CANNABIS CULTURE – Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: Rebecca Ambrose of The Vancouver Seed Bank joins the show to talk about Canada’s proposed ban on salvia, and lawyer Kirk Tousaw and members of the North Island Compassion Club discuss a recent police raid on their medical marijuana facility in Courtenay, BC.
Cannabis Culture editor Jeremiah Vandermeer talks to Rebecca Ambrose, owner of The Vancouver Seed Bank (and the new Victoria Seed Bank) about the recent proposal by the Canadian government to ban Salvia divinorum, a psychoactive plant thought to have been used for hundreds of years to induce visions and other hallucinatory experiences.
Also on the show: Canada’s latest raid on a medical marijuana dispensary. Ernie Yacub and Bill Myers of the North Island Compassion Club and their lawyer Kirk Tousaw join by phone to discuss the recent raid on their 10-year-old medical marijuana dispensary in Courtenay, British Columbia.
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Articles discussed in this episode:
Canadian Ship, Planes Participate in Caribbean Drug Bust
33 Men and Their Marijuana
Ecstasy Does Not Wreck the Mind, Study Finds
Health Canada Proposes Ban on Hallucinogen Salvia
No Need to Ban Salvia
Police Recommend Drug Trafficking Charges for B.C. Compassion Club Members
VIDEO: North Island Compassion Club Raided
Miley Cyrus Takes A Bong Hit Of Salvia
Driving on Salvia
Contact info for Stephanie Chandler, Regulatory Policy Division, Office of Controlled Substances, Address Locator: 3503D, 123 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1B9, by fax at 613-946-4224 or by email at [email protected]