Why Remembering the Grasstown Riot is Important

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Gastown Riot – or Grasstown Riot – of August 7, 1971, was the first major battle for drug peace in Canada. There were earlier “smoke-ins”, to be sure, but this was the first confrontation between protesters and police. Despite the brutality of the police, they lost this battle. 

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An Open Letter to Canada’s Licensed Marijuana Producers

CANNABIS CULTURE – After a long and very tiring day sitting at Old City Hall in Toronto (again) waiting for members of my canna-family to be released from jail (again) I have decided enough is enough!