CANNABIS CULTURE – Zach Galifianakis smokes so much pot, sometimes he forgets to smoke it. At least that's what he told the audience of Saturday Night Live last weekend during his opening monologue.
An addictions expert in Alberta says the federal government needs to do more homework before it bans salvia, a potent hallucinogenic herb that's currently classified as a natural health product.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: Rebecca Ambrose of The Vancouver Seed Bank joins the show to talk about Canada's proposed ban on salvia, and lawyer Kirk Tousaw and members of the North Island Compassion Club discuss a recent police raid on their medical marijuana facility in Courtenay, BC.
There is little science that says salvia divinorum is dangerous to human health or safety, and there is no reason for the hallucinogen to be banned.
The federal government is proposing to ground "pyschonauts" from taking any more psychedelic trips on salvia divinorum.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Footage of teenie-pop sensation Miley Cyrus smoking salvia out of a bong has boosted sales of the drug and ignited comments from euphoria-phobic Drug Warriors who would love to see the legal substance banned.
Early research has found that salvia may treat Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, dementia, pain and substance abuse.