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  • What the Judge Said on Patients’ Rights, and What Health Canada Can Do Next

    What the Judge Said on Patients’ Rights, and What Health Canada Can Do Next Judith Stamps Canadians who are ill, and who believe they are obtaining relief from cannabis, have a constitutionally protected right to grow their own medicine. So said Justice Michael Phelan of the BC Federal Court on February 24 2016. At least […]

  • 5 Reasons Why Cannabis Activists In Canada Will Be Upset In 2016

    Ted Smith Last week I posted a blog highlighting many developments that I expect will make 2016 the best year ever for cannabis activism.  However, we do not live in a perfect world, and after being called an optimist by the editor, Judith Stamps, I felt it was necessary to expose my darker thoughts about […]

  • Cannabis and the Rabbi: Reflections on a Most Unusual Forum

    Judith Stamps Last Tuesday evening, November 24 2015, I had the unique privilege of speaking at a forum on cannabis held at the Temple Emanu-El, the conservative Jewish synagogue in Victoria BC.  The event was planned and hosted by the congregation’s spiritual leader, Rabbi Harry Brechner.  On the panel with me were Dieter MacPherson, president […]

  • How I Made My Own Hemp Paper

    By Kristen Mann The International Hempology 101 Society has provided me the opportunity to continue my post secondary education by sponsoring one course a semester for the last two years. This has not only encouraged me to continue working towards my goal of achieving a bachelor’s degree and enhanced my work with the Cannabis Buyers’ […]

  • Cannabis in Native American’s Culture and Religion

    By M. Allister Greene Less than 500 years ago, this land had tens of millions of people, from thousands of different cultures that lived from the Arctic to the tip of South America, and spread from one coast to the other, in every environment on these continents. We lived, we breathed, we fought, we loved, […]

  • Gayle Quin: Cannabis Medicine Woman

    (Gayle in her backyard overlooking her pond) I owe my introduction to preparing cannabis medicines to one woman, Gayle Quin.  Years before I began my work as a cannabis baker at the local dispensary, I met Gayle at a series of Hempology101 student club meetings at my college. Gayle is the life partner of Ted […]

  • ‘O Cannabis Tree’

    (Sung to the Tune of O Christmas Tree) by Ted Smith   Oh Cannabis Tree, Oh Cannabis Tree, Thy buds are so enlightening You get me high when summer’s here, but also when ’tis cold and drear. Oh Cannabis Tree, Oh Cannabis Tree, Thy buds are so enlightening   Oh Cannabis Tree, Oh Cannabis Tree, […]

  • Medical Marijuana Regulation: A Call for Standards

    A Call for Standards   By Dean Schwind It makes me feel old to start off a story with, “back in the day”. But I suppose managing to stay alive as long as I have, I’ve earned the right to start off my stories with that old guy phrase. With the recent U.S. House of […]

  • Cannabis and the Foundation of Civilization

    (image: Cannabis Digest) By Ted Smith As early hunter-gatherers began to unlock the secrets of civilization, they also began forming symbiotic relationships with the plants that provided the fundamental resources necessary for survival. Primary among these symbiotic plants is Cannabis Sativa, whose relationship with humankind is hundreds of thousands of years old. The seeds of […]

  • Chinese Hemp Company to Build Factory in Alberta

    By Diane Walsh If you are an investor and have a firm eye on the hemp industry in Western or Central Canada, this might just be the ideal time to jump in with both feet. Alberta Knee Deep in Hemp Alberta appears poised to be a leader for hemp firms which are diversifying processing and […]

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