Tag: Pot

  • “Hey, Let’s Put On A Vapor Lounge Show!”

    Russell Barth The Story Of Ottawa’s First Weekly Marijuana-Themed Youtube Series For those unfamiliar with my previous activism work, I make a lot of videos. My Youtube page has over 370 videos, 1,782 subscribers, and it gets over 1,200 hits every day, with a total of over 3 million views. Almost all of those hits […]

  • Kris Shares his Medicinal Cannabis Story

      Thanks for taking the time to read the first article I’ve penned for any publication, so I appreciate your generous compassion. As I gave much thought to what to write about first; almost too many topics on medical cannabis but yet which was the one to begin with? I decided to write on what […]

  • Weed Out Punishment for Athletes Using Medicinal Marijuana

    Weed Out Punishment for Athletes Using Medicinal Marijuana  Jason Heit When will the sports governing bodies recognize medical marijuana as an alternative to prescription painkillers? Failed drug tests for marijuana consumption have been a consistent problem in sports. Sports leagues and governing bodies like the NFL, NBA, UFC, Athletic Commissions, World Anti-doping Association, International Olympic Committee and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cannabis in Ireland – Part 2 – The Law Today

    (This is Part 2 of a 3 Part series on Cannabis in Ireland Read Part 1 Here) Owen Smith Despite claiming independence from British rule in the 20th century, the Republic of Ireland’s approach to cannabis prohibition has remained in step with the Empire. The Misuse of Drugs Act was created in the 1970s, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Medicated Cookies Face Possible Extinction In Victoria Dispensaries

    Ted Smith Proposed regulations for dispensaries drafted by staff for the Victoria city council suggest following the lead of Vancouver to prohibit cannabis edibles, but there is another option council may take.  Instead of an outright ban of anything but basic oils infused with cannabis, the city could adopt regulations that follow the policies laid […]

  • The Cannabis Swing Vote

    By Jerry Golick Depending on who you talk to, and whose statistics you follow, there are anywhere between one and two million Canadian citizens who use cannabis on a regular basis (for details on how I arrived at this see “Cannabis by the Numbers”:  Add to this the number of people who use it infrequently […]

  • Updates, Warnings and Suggestions # 44

    By Ted Smith It has been a busy winter preparing for the Supreme Court of Canada trial and there is much relief that it is over.  At least the hard work is over and now we are preparing to celebrate when the decision comes down.  Owen Smith has gone from our head baker to a […]

  • The Dawn of Corporate Pot

    (image CBC – the Current) By Dean Schwind I have been ranting about the coming corporate pot apocalypse for a little while now. Any OG will tell you that they can sniff out a cartel in the pot world like they can sniff out mold in the grow room. It clear to many of us […]

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