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
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Venerable Councilor Kerry Jang, I am an East Vancouver resident with concerns regarding Federal Regulation of Cannabis.
Philippine Government commits genocide on drug users, Trump promises to continue US support.
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
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment toward major drug law reform is a welcome if belated recognition that when it comes to marijuana, Canada has been an emperor with no clothes for several years.
Today, the House of Commons passed Bill C-2, the Respect for Communities Act. Pretty title, but like so much Conservative legislation, the meaning of the title, like the bill, is cruelly ironic.
Convincing kids that they should stay away from weed can get tricky, the pediatricians acknowledge, especially as support for legalization grows.
Researchers say the substances in synthetic cannabis are difficult to identify and constantly changing, making both treatment and law enforcement difficult
CANNABIS CULTURE - With the Golden State's legislative clock ticking down toward session's end, two harm reduction measures have been approved this week. One would expand access to sterile syringes; the other would expand access to the overdose prevention drug naloxone.