Pot Activist Calls for Pardons, Compensation for Those with Cannabis Convictions

With marijuana set to become legal in July, a prominent cannabis activist is calling on the Canadian government to clear the criminal records of those convicted of pot-related offences and to compensate them if they served jail time. “If I was in charge, we would vacate all convictions for any cannabis-related offence of any kind,” Dana Larsen told CTV News. “As far as I’m concerned, cannabis prohibition has always been wrong and immoral…They should at…
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Employers Blocked from Discriminating Against Staff Using Marijuana in Maine

The state voted to legalize recreational marijuana use in 2016. Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time. Employers in the state will no longer be able to discriminate against employees for using marijuana or marijuana by-products outside after new laws went into effect, and the state’s Labour Department has removed the drug from its list of substances that employers can test…

Pleasure Your Palate with Lemon CBD Bliss Bars This Valentine’s Day

Every year, we are blessed with Winter’s seasonal offerings of lemon, lime, and other fresh citrus. During the colder months, these refreshing fruits have reached their optimal ripeness, making them a perfect ingredient for combining into a wide array of recipes. Desserts are especially delicious when it comes to this bountiful season, and with just the right amount of zest, you can create some heavenly confections that please the palate and seduce your taste buds…

Access to Medicinal Marijuana a Struggle for Woman with Chronic Pain

“I hate the thought that somebody else could be suffering and not have to.” Karen Klassen has been emerging of late from her condo unit, socializing with her neighbours over coffee and when they ask what’s brought her out more, she’s been reluctant to answer. For at least 25 years, Klassen has endured chronic pain and she believes medicinal marijuana is what has been helping her. It began with fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis, but Klassen later…