Cannabis Culture’s Olympic Coverage

CANNABIS CULTURE – The 2010 Olympics have come to Vansterdam, home of Cannabis Culture. Read the latest from CC about the Winter Games.

Cannabis Culture Headquarters is in the heart of Olympic central in downtown Vancouver. As a well-known Vancouver tourist destination, news reporters from around the world often stop by to speak with marijuana activist Marc Emery (former owner of CCHQ – now owned his wife Jodie Emery) and use the Volcano Vaporizers in our BCMP office and smoking room.

Read our coverage of the 2010 Winter games, and the international media’s coverage of Vancouver’s pot community!

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Olympic Green: Cannabis Culture on CBC

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – In search of businesses that have benefited from the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, CBC’s The National stopped by Cannabis Culture Headquarters and spoke with activist Marc Emery about high profits.



Canadian Marijuana Activist Getting His Share of Olympic Media Attention

by William Skordelis, The Examiner

As Olympic visitors approach 307 West Hasting Street in downtown Vancouver, they may wonder which venue or event all the people are lined up to see?



Reality Check – Marc’s Olympic Hockey Episode

by Mandy Potter, Cannabis Culture

Today Marc Emery enjoyed Olympic hockey with this supporters at the BCMP Lounge. Marc ended up going to the Canada vs. Russia game so Marijuana Man made sure a joint was lit every time Canada scored against Russia. Canada won 7-3! Go Canada!



High Scores at the BCMP Lounge

by Marc Emery, Cannabis Culture

I am going to have 1/4 ounce joints to pass around for every goal Canada scores today against Russia, and a 1/4 ounce joint for every goal the Swiss score against Team USA!I am going to have 1/4 ounce joints to pass around for every goal Canada scores today against Russia, and a 1/4 ounce joint for every goal the Swiss score against Team USA!



Pot City: Vancouver Gives Games a Distinctive Odor

by Joseph White, Associated Press

Walk downtown around midnight and take a deep breath – but not too deep – and you’ll experience the unofficial odor of the Vancouver Olympics.

And it’s not maple syrup.



The People’s Podium Salutes the Prince of Pot for His Hospitality

by The Tyee

The Tyee gives a Gold Medal to Marc Emery for his generosity with the bong and mistreatment at the hands of Olympic organizers.



Banned From The Hockey Tent

by Marc Emery, Cannabis Culture

I’m choked that VANOC officially refused to let Jodie and I in the Molson Hockey Tent as guests of CNN’s i-Reporter to watch the US-Canada game because they are afraid to have “The Prince of Pot” near the Olympic athletes who are there.



Norway TV Comes To Cannabis Culture HQ

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – In Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Norway’s TV 2 Nyhetene stopped by Cannabis Culture Headquarters to speak with Marc Emery and take a tour of the BCMP vaporizer lounge.



Postcard from Vancouver

by Wayne Fish, Bucks County Courier Times

Hey, man, where was this place back in the ’60s college days when we needed it? A marijuana-friendly cafe right in the heart of downtown Vancouver? You must be high.



Stephen Colbert Conquers Vancouver

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Stephen Colbert wants to defeat the world, and he is starting with Vancouver.



Weed This Week: Vancouver’s Olympic High

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

Though they may try, Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada will never kill our cannabis culture, and the 2010 Winter Olympics are proof!



Revelers Say Whistler Cops Are Killing The Buzz

by Joji Sakurai, The Washington Post

The Washington Post says Whistler’s famous cannabis culture has gone underground due to increased police presence for the Olympics.



Olympic Torch Lights Up The Pot Block

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – The spliff-shaped Olympic torch burned through the Pot Block, Vancouver’s marijuana-friendly district, during the launch of the 2010 Winter Games on Friday.



Canada Sporting a New Attitude

by Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports

When asked if the $118 million government-funded movement to encourage Canadian athletes to win the most medals at these Olympics was a good idea, Catherine Weller put her lips up to a bong and inhaled.



Cool Canadians Are Flying High in Olympic Media Coverage

by Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun

International media are buzzing about Vancouver’s leniency towards marijuana use.



Vancouver: ‘Drug Central’ of North America

by Rajesh Mirchandani, BBC News

BBC News says Winter Olympic Games host Vancouver is fighting a vicious drug war that has its roots in Mexico.



Progressive Laws in Vancouver Make Next Month’s Winter Games the Pot Olympics

by Nathaniel Vinton, New York Daily News

The Winter Games commence Feb. 12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, the most marijuana-friendly host city in Olympic history.



Drug Issue Chases Gold-Medal Snowboarder

by Marsha Lederman, The Globe & Mail

Canadian Olympic gold medalist turned Liberal politician says marijuana prohibition doesn’t work.



Marc Emery and CCHQ on Finnish TV

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – One of Finland’s largest television channels recently paid a visit to CCHQ to talk to Marc Emery about cannabis legalization, pot politics, and the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.



Police to Continue Permissive Approach to Pot During Games in the Home of BC Bud

by Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

That sweet scent in the air during next month’s Olympic Games might be the smell of success. Then again, it could just be the weed.



2010 Vansterdam Winter Olympic Mascots Get High

by Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Hilarious parody animations featuring Olympic mascots smoking marijuana have been released on the Internet just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.



Spliffy-Looking Torch, Eh?

by Bartley Kives, Winnipeg Free Press

If Canadians need something to feel proud about this winter, it’s the sight of a giant spliff being handed from person to person along a 45,000- kilometre route encompassing 1,000 communities.



Canadian Snowboarder Ross Rebagliati Aims for Political High Life

by Ian Chadband, The Telegraph

Olympic Snowboarder turned Liberal politician Ross Rebagliati says he will not hide his support for cannabis legalization.



Olympic Deals at the Cannabis Culture Store

by Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – In Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics? Stop by CCHQ for great deals on pot products!


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