In 2012, Washington State voted to legalize marijuana. By 2014, the world’s first system for legally growing, processing and retailing cannabis was operating.
CANNABIS CULTURE – On January 21 2018, Jake Honig passed away peacefully in his bed at the age of seven. His life and his legacy further exposed his home state of New Jersey to the miraculous medical potential of cannabis, And his death forever changed the laws, and the public perception of cannabis.
The Truth About Cannabis & Kids (Everything You Wanted to Know But Prohibition Made You Afraid to Ask)
CANNABIS CULTURE – “What about the children. Oh, why won’t anyone think about the children?” A common refrain amongst opponents of cannabis legalization. However, opponents of cannabis legalization didn’t bank on the idea that the pro-legalization side would actually start thinking about the children.
CANNABIS CULTURE- With all the evidence we have so far, marijuana, cannabis, pot, weed, tea or whatever you want to call it, is orders of magnitude safer than alcohol on pretty much every metric, from health harms to social harms.
This article details my analysis of the recommendations brought forward by the Liberal Government’s “Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation.” Full text of the report can be found here: Task force recommendations. As I see, and perhaps you’ll agree, their advice is based on “reefer madness 2.0” – the myth of inherent harm doneRead More
‘There is no conclusive evidence that the drug effects of marijuana are causally linked to the subsequent abuse of other illicit drugs’
Medicinal cannabis is being used instead of prescription drugs including opiate pain killers, according to a study conducted jointly by UBC Okanagan and the University of Victoria.
A new study by the Treasury has revealed that legalising cannabiswould have huge economic benefits for the UK. The move would raise hundreds of millions of pounds in taxes and ease the burden on the criminal justice system.
As a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London, I study the impact of drug use on the brain.
The text of my speech at the Vancouver Art Gallery for the anniversary of September 11th, 2011.