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.
CANNABIS CULTURE – “You may say I’m a dreamer – but I’m not the only one.” – John Lennon, Imagine, 1971
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau left the door open Wednesday to a possible delay in enacting his government’s cannabis legalization bill — a move recommended by a Senate committee concerned with Indigenous issues.
As provinces begin drafting laws for the control and sale of cannabis on their territories, a case that the Supreme Court of Canada will hear in a few weeks threatens to derail their plans.
Intervention in Cross-Border Beer Case Could Affect Plans for Provincial Cannabis Monopolies, says Jodie Emery
Will a Supreme Court of Canada case dealing with interprovincial alcohol import limits have implications for provinces that plan to monopolize legal cannabis? Jodie Emery thinks it might.
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
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.
Uruguay has long been at the vanguard of social reform in Latin America. Today, it is on the verge of passing into law one of its most radical ideas yet.
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