CANNABIS CULTURE – North America wide, we are in a opioid crisis. In every city and many small towns, people die everyday from overdoses of patented pharmaceutical drugs. In response, a growing movement of critical thinkers use cannabis to free themselves from addiction. While big pharmaceutical talking heads scoff at this anecdotal evidence, more andRead More
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CANNABIS CULTURE – At best, it’s a tragic blunder that cannabis is listed as a Schedule I drug. The DEA labels a Schedule I drug as having a high potential for abuse. When cannabis’s lack of actual physical dependency is compared to the likelihood of addiction posed by drugs such as OxyContin (Schedule II) andRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – Jodie Emery is among those endorsing Mary Jean “Watermelon” Dunsdon for a seat on Vancouver’s city council ahead of the October 14 by-election.
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
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.