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CANNABIS CULTURE- There are medicines that we can supply ourselves – mostly herbal medicines – which also happen to be, on average, safer, cheaper and more effective than the synthetics. The advantage of synthetics seem to be mostly producer advantages – they can be patented and monopolized. Creating a herb monopoly can be challenging, asRead More

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
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Thousands of hastily scribbled signatures fill boxes in the basement of Ian James’ 7,800-square-foot restored Victorian home in the historic Franklin Park neighborhood. James needs these names to win a place on Ohio’s November ballot for a measure to legalize medical and recreational marijuana.
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This is the longer version of an article that appeared in the 35th anniversary issue of High Times magazine - Lester and I were told that the original version would be put up on their website but so far they haven't done so and we both felt the information was too important to keep to ourselves any longer so here it is! Patented Pot vs. the Herbal Gold Standard