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CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s been a lot of talk in the media about cannabis “overdoses” at public events like 420. This language, particularly as we face a continent wide opioid crisis, is entirely irresponsible. An overdose, is serious and tragic. People die from overdoses. And while, “greening out” can be a very unpleasant consequence ofRead More

In 1969, Maclean’s interviewed a lawyer, a doctor, a professor and a psychologist who all smoked pot, proving the drug had shown a tremendous upward mobility.

I remember my first time buying cannabis. I was 15 years old. It was in Edmonton, Alberta, in the summer of 1986. I was sent on my bike by my friend to purchase 20 dollars worth of hashish. Cannabis flowers were a rare treat in those days. Teens either had a family member purchase forRead More
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