Beyond Big Money: My Medical Cannabis Research Wish List for Santa

Judith Stamps On December 3 2015, The Arthritis Society, a Canadian national organization, hosted a roundtable discussion in Vancouver BC to identify priorities for medical cannabis research.  In the past two years a number of Canadian organizations have held cannabis forums.  Among these are The Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids; Liftcannabis.ca, which hosted […]

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“There is No Research:” Drug Abuse Perspectives and Cannabis Information for Policy Makers

  There is loud minority out there that says: we cannot legalize cannabis because there is no research, and thus no basis for going forward.  Its members include the Harper government, Health Canada, the RCMP, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, select American republicans, the DEA, the National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA), and a […]

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University of California Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research

(website: CMCR) Eliminating the Ignorance and Myth around Medical Marijuana By Dean Schwind In the last month of 2014, quietly and without fanfare or hoopla, the US Federal Government unceremoniously unfunded the war on medical marijuana.  The U.S. House of Representatives’ approval of the landmark Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment to the 1.1 trillion dollar “Cromnibus Spending Bill” […]


100 Mile Hemp House Plantation

By Diane Walsh In British Columbia, the word is now out, thanks to Bill Finley of Victoria’s Hemp & Company, where I got this magnificent lead on the story. Sanctioned by all three levels of government, the successful results from B.C.’s Caribou Region pilot plantation sites has allowed for two impressive scientific studies to be produced, which […]