Tag: Recreational

  • Melding Medical and Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries: A Pragmatic View

    Judith Stamps On the Melding Medical and Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries: A Pragmatic View Interviews with Dana Larsen and Dori Dempster, with input from Neil Allard; Jason Balaam; Maureen Bourke; Sarah Campbell; Marc Emery; Nicholas Fraleigh; and Martin Lee. The Backstory. Cannabis is an ancient medicine and spiritual balm. During its prohibition in the early 20th […]

  • Thoughts on the Distinction Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis Use

    Judith Stamps Last month in her article for Canlio, The Trouble With Defining Cannabis Use, Jamie Shaw walked us through some of the difficulties in deciding how to divide the medical uses of cannabis from the recreational.  As we approach legalization, this distinction takes on new and urgent meanings.  In the upcoming system, there should […]

  • Marijuana in Washington State II: The Recreational Side

    Last week’s blog described medical marijuana in Washington State as a program in peril, due mainly to the peculiar implementation of I-502. This week I analyze the recreational side of things. As we know, the Initiative accorded the power to plan and regulate the new system to the State LCB. In what follows, I argue […]