Dana Larsen

Dana Larsen
Dana Larsen

Dana Larsen is the author of "Green Buds and Hash" and "Hairy Pothead and the Marijuana Stone" and a well-known Vancouver cannabis activist, businessman and politician. He served ten years as editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine, is the co-founder of the Vancouver Seed Bank, founder of the Vancouver Dispensary Society, and Vice President of the Canadian Association of Cannabis Dispensaries. Larsen was a founding member of the BC Marijuana Party and the Canadian Marijuana Party. In 2003 he joined the NDP, running as an NDP candidate in 2008. In 2011, he ran for the Leadership of the BC NDP. Larsen is also founder and director of Sensible BC, Canada’s largest grassroots cannabis reform organization.

CANNABIS CULTURE- Canada’s health and addiction organizations have released new guidelines for cannabis users. Unfortunately their advice is biased against cannabis, and will promote heavier use of the more dangerous drug: alcohol.

Now that 4/20 is over and we’ve had a chance to look back, here’s four things we’ve learned about Vancouver’s massive cannabis protest festival.

CANNABIS CULTURE – Considering how important cannabis is to our province in every way, it’s surprising that legalization hasn’t been a bigger topic in this election.

The effects of cannabis on driving have been extensively studied for decades. Research consistently shows that typical cannabis use causes very little or no impairment to driving ability.
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