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CANNABIS CULTURE- Here at CCHQ (Cannabis Culture Headquarters), we are always after the most in-depth, expert analysis to help you, our tribe, get all the facts. In this spirit, meet the newest columnist to harmonize in the Cannabis Culture chorus, Doctor Frank.

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.

Regarded as one of the greatest intellects of Islam’s Golden Age, the geographer, astronomer, poet, theologian, Avicenna, Ibn Sina, (980-1030) is probably best known for his contributions to medicine, and his works, after being translated into Latin became deeply influential in Medieval and renaissance Europe.

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 – The techniques of preparation for disease fighting, life preserving elixirs was the core for many medieval and renaissance alchemists, and this was an adaption from Islamic influences that came into Europe following the Crusades.

In the world of addiction and drug abuse Cannabis can be a very effective harm reduction tool and, as shown in a recent UBC study, it can also be an effective substitute for opioids and other “street drugs.” I learned this back in 2004 when I was running the “Vancouver school of drug war historyRead More

Dear Reader, Do you ever get tired of hearing white journalists blame dark skinned people for the illegal drug problem? Do you suspect white people are also to blame for illegal drugs coming into North America? Do you hear rumors of CIA involvement in drug smuggling, but don’t feel like diving into a 2000 hourRead More
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