Alberta’s First Shipment of Marijuana is Off to Germany

CANNABIS CULTURE- A shipment of 50 kilograms of dried marijuana flowers from an Alberta growing company has been sent to Germany to help start the supply German citizens with medical marijuana while the EU leader builds the capacity to grow their own. The beginning of 2017 marked a monumental occasion in Germany’s medical marijuana history. They legalized cannabis use for medical purposes, and made it easier to both get a prescription from your doctor and…
CANNABIS CULTURE- A shipment of 50 kilograms of dried marijuana flowers from an Alberta growing company has been sent to Germany to help start the supply German citizens with medical marijuana while the EU leader builds the capacity to grow their own. The beginning of 2017 marked a monumental occasion in Germany’s medical marijuana history. They legalized cannabis use for medical purposes, and made it easier to both get a prescription from your doctor and…

How the Medical Monopoly Works

CANNABIS CULTURE- There are medicines that we can supply ourselves – mostly herbal medicines – which also happen to be, on average, safer, cheaper and more effective than the synthetics. The advantage of synthetics seem to be mostly producer advantages…

CANNABIS CULTURE- There are medicines that we can supply ourselves - mostly herbal medicines - which also happen to be, on average, safer, cheaper and more effective than the synthetics. The advantage of synthetics seem to be mostly producer advantages - they can be patented and monopolized. Creating a herb monopoly can be challenging, as the governments faced with cannabis legalization are currently finding. One way synthetics can maintain their artificial advantage over herbs is…

Colorado Dominates Top 150 Ancillary Cannabis Companies

Legalizing cannabis doesn’t just create jobs involving cultivation of the plant; it also creates businesses that aid those cultivations, infused-product manufacturers and dispensaries. Ancillary businesses to the cannabis industry can be in anything fr…

Legalizing cannabis doesn't just create jobs involving cultivation of the plant; it also creates businesses that aid those cultivations, infused-product manufacturers and dispensaries. Ancillary businesses to the cannabis industry can be in anything from extraction technology to industry consulting, with many, many things in between. Ancillary businesses represent the largest and broadest sector of the cannabis industry, according to multiple industry reports, and many of the top companies are based in Colorado. Of the top…

Cannabis Job Fair Part of Effort to Hire Thousands Ahead of Legalization

Growing industry seeks talent at job fair presented by the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education. On Thursday morning, Marco Cacchione put on a black button-up shirt, combed his hair, and walked down Robson Street to a job fair, hoping to snag a gig in an industry that is quickly emerging from the underground. After a decade as a line cook, currently at one of Vancouver’s casual fine-dining chains, the 28-year-old said he is…
Growing industry seeks talent at job fair presented by the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education. On Thursday morning, Marco Cacchione put on a black button-up shirt, combed his hair, and walked down Robson Street to a job fair, hoping to snag a gig in an industry that is quickly emerging from the underground. After a decade as a line cook, currently at one of Vancouver’s casual fine-dining chains, the 28-year-old said he is…

Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP

Members of Congress from across the political spectrum are pushing for pot research – but can they change Jeff Sessions’ mind? Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. The state’s senior senator – an octogenarian who is third in line for the presidency – publicly broke ranks with…
Members of Congress from across the political spectrum are pushing for pot research – but can they change Jeff Sessions' mind? Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. The state's senior senator – an octogenarian who is third in line for the presidency – publicly broke ranks with…

Smoked Pot? Canadians Should ‘Be Honest and Tell the Truth’ at U.S. Border

The parliamentary secretary to Canada’s Minister of Public Safety says Canadians who have used marijuana legally at home should “be honest and tell the truth” when they show up at the U.S. border next year — even if it could mean being turned away. In an interview with The West Block‘s Vassy Kapelos, Mark Holland said Canadian officials have been in “close contact” with their American counterparts about the upcoming legalization of the drug north…
The parliamentary secretary to Canada’s Minister of Public Safety says Canadians who have used marijuana legally at home should “be honest and tell the truth” when they show up at the U.S. border next year — even if it could mean being turned away. In an interview with The West Block‘s Vassy Kapelos, Mark Holland said Canadian officials have been in “close contact” with their American counterparts about the upcoming legalization of the drug north…

77-Year-Old Sentenced to 10 Years for Growing Marijuana

Two plainclothes detectives were driving a white unmarked pickup truck through a heavily forested road in Polk County on an overcast day in March 2012. A woman had called the sheriff’s office in December. Her identity had been stolen, she said, and new…

Two plainclothes detectives were driving a white unmarked pickup truck through a heavily forested road in Polk County on an overcast day in March 2012. A woman had called the sheriff's office in December. Her identity had been stolen, she said, and new credit cards were being sent to an address in Polk County. The detectives couldn't find the home in the rural area 45 miles north of Springfield, so instead they stopped at the…

Marijuana Prevents People From Doing Hard Drugs, Claims Study

Cannabis might still be illegal in the UK, but new research has found that the leafy substance might not be the vilified “gateway drug” it’s widely thought to be. In fact, in might be the key to discouraging users from progressing to “harder” drugs, such as cocaine and ecstasy, claim scientists at the University of New Mexico. The five-year-long study involved 125 participants, all of whom were suffering from chronic pain. 83 were taking cannabis…
Cannabis might still be illegal in the UK, but new research has found that the leafy substance might not be the vilified "gateway drug" it’s widely thought to be. In fact, in might be the key to discouraging users from progressing to "harder" drugs, such as cocaine and ecstasy, claim scientists at the University of New Mexico. The five-year-long study involved 125 participants, all of whom were suffering from chronic pain. 83 were taking cannabis…

A Gram Of Legal Cannabis In Ontario Will Likely Cost $10, According To Reports

A gram of legal cannabis in Ontario is likely to cost you around $10, according to CBC News. Until now, the Ontario government has remained tight-lipped about cannabis pricing, anticipated product demand or potential taxation revenues once cannabis is legalized nationwide next July. On Wednesday at the Legislature, however, Finance Minister Charles Sousa told CBC News that a retail price of $10 per gram is “certainly something we’re giving consideration to.” Cannabis pricing and taxation…
A gram of legal cannabis in Ontario is likely to cost you around $10, according to CBC News. Until now, the Ontario government has remained tight-lipped about cannabis pricing, anticipated product demand or potential taxation revenues once cannabis is legalized nationwide next July. On Wednesday at the Legislature, however, Finance Minister Charles Sousa told CBC News that a retail price of $10 per gram is “certainly something we’re giving consideration to.” Cannabis pricing and taxation…

Video: Cannabis Was My Last Resort, And It Saved My Child’s Life

CANNABIS CULTURE- Meet Carrie and her daughter, Maddie. Maddie suffers from hydrocephalus, which is a buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities (ventricles), ultimately causing an increase in the size of the ventricles and cranial pressure. Maddie was using countless pain medications with little relief until she tried using CBD. Cannabis and CBD may help treat conditions children Maddie like has and let them live decent lives, without the dangers of harsh pharmaceuticals.
CANNABIS CULTURE- Meet Carrie and her daughter, Maddie. Maddie suffers from hydrocephalus, which is a buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities (ventricles), ultimately causing an increase in the size of the ventricles and cranial pressure. Maddie was using countless pain medications with little relief until she tried using CBD. Cannabis and CBD may help treat conditions children Maddie like has and let them live decent lives, without the dangers of harsh pharmaceuticals.