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. 

By Britney Anne on

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!