Canada’s Liberal Party victory for cannabis means that legalization is all but a sure thing.
Browsing: History of Cannabis in Canada
CANNABIS CULTURE - Despite draconian laws, cannabis use dramatically increased in Canada during the 1960s.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The close of World War II marked the end of cannabis hemp cultivation in Canada, but also the start of marijuana smoking becoming mainstream.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Although "marihuana" had been banned, cannabis hemp was still being grown across the country for industrial purposes, but the market for commercial cannabis products had been shrinking for decades.
CANNABIS CULTURE - In the 1920s, Maclean's magazine and other media portrayed opium and marijuana as tools used by Chinese and blacks to snare white women and dominate the white race.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The late 1800s was a peak time for cannabis in Canada. Along with widespread production of hemp textiles, cannabis tincture was also becoming a popular medicine.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The history of Canada is deeply intertwined with the story of cannabis. This most wonderful of plants has shaped our country in many important ways.