CANNABIS CULTURE – On Tuesday January 8, thousands of people gathered in the streets of Vancouver to demonstrate communal opposition to actions taken by the RCMP, Superior Courts and Federal Government imposing pipelines on unceded First Nations land.
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CANNABIS CULTURE – Most marijuana-related news focuses on how to invest, tax revenue for states, shops and growers. But there’s a lot missing from this conversation. How are states legalizing marijuana in ways that protect public health based on facts, science, and rational analysis?
CANNABIS CULTURE – The beer´s name is cheeky and daring: “Durban Poison.” This heralds South Africa´s first Cannabis beer after marijuana use was legalized in Africa´s richest country. Now, there are daring ambitions to shift South Africa´s largely young drinkers away from intoxicating, unregulated traditional wheat beers towards less “harmful” cannabis beer alternatives in a countryRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change.” – Gandhi, 1913 (1)
CANNABIS CULTURE -Recently, hundreds of Canadians in the cannabis industry headed south for MJBizCon, a massive cannabis conference in Las Vegas. One of the attendees was Matt Maurer, the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, who heard first-hand accounts from executives that were intentionally held up at the Canadian border.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Friday was Industry Day at the second annual Ottawa Cannabis and Hemp Expo. Nick Pateras of Growth Lift and Co was the emcee and moderator for the hundred buck a plate lunch.
CANNABIS CULTURE – It comes as no surprise that regular exercise enhances good health, but staying committed to a physically active lifestyle isn’t as easy as you might think.
CANNABIS CULTURE – To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity.
Not even two weeks after being raided by the Windsor police drug squad for allegedly selling cannabis illegally, the Compassion House was packing them in again this week, only now the pot was being given away.
CANNABIS CULTURE – European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they’ll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to dominate the game with government-friendly corporate culture.