Tag: legislation

  • Jamaica Rising: From Legislation to Regulation

    Ras Kahleb In 2015 Jamaica became the first Caribbean country to decriminalize cannabis, despite its obligation to international drug treaties and pressure from the US. Given the fascinating and popular musical culture associated with heavy uses of ganja, either through a chillum and steam pipe, or a big head spliff, this legislation, according to many, […]

  • Phantasmagorical Barriers to Legal Cannabis: A Gallery

    Phantasmagoria:  1a. Images seen with the magic lantern, 19th century precursor to moving pictures 2a. A constantly shifting, complex succession of things seen or imagined as in a dream or fever state… Spinners of future tales on cannabis history—fictional or non—will need to draw on the succession of dreams and fever states that have created […]

  • The Time has Come for C-10

    By Amie Gravell “In the interest of democracy I ask: How can members represent their constituents on these various areas when they are forced to vote in a block on such legislation and on such concerns? We can agree with some of the measures but oppose others. How do we express our views and the […]