Newsweek Reefer Madness Edition 2017

As you guys know, I’m always scouring the internet for reefer madness articles because it helps me to provide counter arguments to the insanity they project. Lately though, I’ve been noticing fewer of these kinds of articles on the internet.

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Will Cannabis Be Legalised in the UK, Which Celebrities Support it and Where is Marijuana Legal?

You could still face a maximum five years in jail for possessing cannabis – but a campaign to decriminalise the drug is gaining momentum and is being backed by a number of famous faces. But will the regulations around the drug be relaxed in the UK and where in the world is it already legal? Will cannabis be legalised in the UK? Currently anyone found possessing cannabis can be sentenced to a maximum of five…

Julian Fantino, Who Once Compared Weed to Murder, Defends Opening Medical Marijuana Business

The former Toronto police chief and politician who once compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder is defending his decision to open a company connecting patients with medical marijuana. Julian Fantino, a former Ontario Provincial Police commissioner and Conservative veterans affairs minister, cut the ribbon for his new business Tuesday with his partner, former RCMP deputy commissioner Raf Souccar. Aleafia Total Health Network bills itself as a company that will connect patients to the “most effective…

Quebec Unveils ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Marijuana Plan: No Home-Grown Cannabis Allowed

Quebec will have zero tolerance for driving-while-high under its plan for legalized marijuana use and sale. Under draft legislation introduced Thursday, the province’s Liberal government would authorize police to test saliva samples from drivers and allow police to immediately suspend the licence of anyone driving with a trace of cannabis or illicit drugs for 90 days. “Our bill introduces a new principle of zero tolerance for drugs for all drivers,” said Public Health Minister Lucie…

Pot Advent Calendar Sales on Fire, Buyers Pay Up to $230 for Marijuana Holiday Treat

‘We actually didn’t think it was going to take off like this,’ says pot vendor. An unlicensed marijuana dispensary in Vancouver is struggling to keep up with sales after taking advantage of what it terms a “legal grey area” by selling a Christmas advent calendar full of medicinal pot and marijuana edibles. So far, Coast to Coast Medicinals says it’s sold more than 125 of the calendars for between $200 and $230 each. The calendars…

The Nature of Effective Regulation

CANNABIS CULTURE – First of all, as I believe all cannabis use to be “medical” to some extent, it should definitely be the case that consumers should be getting the best product possible. This means no pathogens (mold, mildew, bacteria etc.), no heavy metals and no traces of harmful pesticides, herbicides and other industrial chemicals. I also firmly believe in people’s right to grow their own cannabis, and feel that any state that legalizes cannabis without…