David Malmo-Levine

David Malmo-Levine

Photo courtesy Canadian Press Everything you need to know about the money, power and public relations behind the attempted monopolization of Canadian cannabis. “As for adopting the ways of the State has provided for remedying the evil, I know not of such ways. They take too much time, and a man’s life will be gone.”Read More

When criminals attempted to rob me personally, my co-worker chose to fight back and I backed him up – they fled with nothing and left behind a hat, a gold necklace, and a gun. Real gun, fake bullets. Fighting back felt good but had the gun contained real bullets we could have been shot andRead More

The incident in this article, although a few months back, it remains relevant and will continue to be relevant as long as the Prohibitionist side pushes lies and false science onto the public. Allow me to introduce you all to one of the most effective liars on their side – she’s attractive, well-spoken, good atRead More

I remember my first time buying cannabis. I was 15 years old. It was in Edmonton, Alberta, in the summer of 1986. I was sent on my bike by my friend to purchase 20 dollars worth of hashish. Cannabis flowers were a rare treat in those days. Teens either had a family member purchase forRead More
Activism

This article details my analysis of the recommendations brought forward by the Liberal Government’s “Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation.” Full text of the report can be found here: Task force recommendations. As I see, and perhaps you’ll agree, their advice is based on “reefer madness 2.0” – the myth of inherent harm doneRead More
Activism

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. 

CANNABIS CULTURE – It’s not the smoke that causes harm, but the radioactive chemical fertilizers. But try telling that to the Vancouver Municipal Government. Once again, Vancouver City Council has been deaf to reason, looking for any excuse to shut down businesses that cater to the hookah smoking crowd. But this time it’s not the “bring-your- own-bud” vapor loungesRead More
Activism

CANNABIS CULTURE – The raids against medical cannabis dispensaries and pot cafes – dubbed the “second round” of Project Claudia by the CBC, occurred on June 23nd, 2016. The first round occurred on May 26th. The rationale for the raids given by the Chief of Toronto Police the day after the first round of raidsRead More
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