Tag: Warnings

  • Updates, Warnings and Suggestions #51

    This year promises to be one of the most exciting of my career, as many personal projects will be coming to fruition on the ground while legalization looms in the air.  It is with a bittersweet sadness, though, that I have so much time to devote to the cause, as it is only possible because […]

  • Updates, Warnings and Suggestions # 49

    Ted Smith Well it has been a very busy spring for cannabis activists across Canada. Starting with April 20 celebrations, which were highlighted when Canada’s Minister of Health informed the United Nations that our country was going to introduce laws legalizing cannabis in one year’s time, this spring has been full of excitement. There is […]

  • The Benefits of Eating and Vaporizing Cannabis

    By Owen Smith When doctors talk about cannabis, many agree that although it’s a relatively harmless complex of chemicals, smoking it is an obvious problem. Medical cannabis patients know that the benefits of smoking are an instant relief of their symptoms, and the ability to regulate/titrate doses until their symptoms are relieved. Many patients know […]

  • When Cops Don’t Care – What To Do When Your Rights Are Being Violated

    By Calli Walton My mother always told me as a child that if I needed help I could run to a police officer, but something very unfortunate has been happening as I grow older – Police officers all over the world seem to have regressed away from the friendly lawmen we knew we could trust […]

  • Pharmaceutical Failures: Acomplia and ‘Spice’

    By Owen Smith Through failed attempts to manipulate cannabinoids or their partner receptor system in our body, pharmaceutical companies have learned some valuable lessons about the whole plant synergy of cannabis medicine. The complex chemistry of the cannabis plant is intimately connected to the complex processes and transformations that occur in our bodies’ endocannabinoid system […]

  • Augmented Cannabis Oil

    By David Allen M.D. The new vapor pens are all the craze now and can be seen everywhere.  Originally designed for vaporizing tobacco and nicotine products these pens are great for vaporizing cannabis oils. These pens vaporize the cannabis oils and leave an almost undetectable odor and can be used in public without little or […]

  • Possession Charges Rise; Trafficking Plummets

    By Ted Smith In a recent report, Statistics Canada has revealed numbers that show law enforcement is failing to catch cannabis suppliers, while they continue to focus on the easy prey, pot smokers.  Last year police arrested 1% more citizens for possessing cannabis than they did in 2012.  However, in the same time period there […]

  • No Victim, No Crime – Georgia Toons

    I was watching a documentary recently and they stated, at one point it could be considered a crime to distribute or promote anything that showed an interracial couple in a positive light. Even standing together. WOW I grew up in Toronto – The ‘melting pot’ of Canada  😉 If not the world. We have such a […]

  • Jamaica Amends Its ‘Dangerous’ Drugs Act

    A Rastafari Perspective By Ras Kahleb “The reform measures approved by Cabinet have been primarily driven by the human rights and constitutional considerations prevailing in the Jamaican environment” ~ Mark Golding These were the words of Jamaica’s Minister of Justice, Mark Golding, during his address to the Jamaican people in regards to amendments being made […]

  • Updates, Warnings and Suggestions, Issue 41

    By Gayle Quin What a beautiful spring we have had.  Thanks, Mother Nature, for making up for a horrible winter.  My heart was full of empathy for all of you living in the East.  I hope your summer shines bright on your gardens and on your lives. I have greatly missed seeing all of the […]