How I Use Cannabis to Control My Diabetes

CANNABIS CULTURE – Whether it’s taking tinctures or inhaling the flower, cannabis is a part of my daily routine. I’m a type 1 diabetic, there are days when my blood sugar fluctuates. I would feel really tired and get stomach pains. Every time I use cannabis when my sugars are running high, I noticed how I don’t have the stomach pains. I just feel so much more relaxed and not in pain. I also see…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Whether it’s taking tinctures or inhaling the flower, cannabis is a part of my daily routine. I’m a type 1 diabetic, there are days when my blood sugar fluctuates. I would feel really tired and get stomach pains. Every time I use cannabis when my sugars are running high, I noticed how I don’t have the stomach pains. I just feel so much more relaxed and not in pain. I also see…

Canadian Cannabusiness Executives Delayed Crossing Border

CANNABIS CULTURE -Recently, hundreds of Canadians in the cannabis industry headed south for MJBizCon, a massive cannabis conference in Las Vegas. One of the attendees was Matt Maurer, the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, who heard first-hand accounts from executives that were intentionally held up at the Canadian border. “A cannabis executive who flew out of Vancouver was taken into secondary [screening]  once they found out that person was going…
CANNABIS CULTURE -Recently, hundreds of Canadians in the cannabis industry headed south for MJBizCon, a massive cannabis conference in Las Vegas. One of the attendees was Matt Maurer, the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, who heard first-hand accounts from executives that were intentionally held up at the Canadian border. “A cannabis executive who flew out of Vancouver was taken into secondary [screening]  once they found out that person was going…

Growth Potential: How Long Plain First Nation is Betting on Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity. Among First Nations cannabis advocates there is the hope the process could provide First Nation communities with a steady source of jobs and income, allowing them to re-invest in other badly needed economic development projects. If managed correctly, legalization could be a healthy boon to indigenous communities across…
CANNABIS CULTURE - To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity. Among First Nations cannabis advocates there is the hope the process could provide First Nation communities with a steady source of jobs and income, allowing them to re-invest in other badly needed economic development projects. If managed correctly, legalization could be a healthy boon to indigenous communities across…

Barred From Selling Pot, Windsor Man Now Giving It Away

Not even two weeks after being raided by the Windsor police drug squad for allegedly selling cannabis illegally, the Compassion House was packing them in again this week, only now the pot was being given away. Volunteers were busy rolling joints and passing them along to anyone with food or clothing donations for local charities who visited the marijuana-based business at 405 Wyandotte St. W. “This is what it’s all about at Compassion House,” owner…
Not even two weeks after being raided by the Windsor police drug squad for allegedly selling cannabis illegally, the Compassion House was packing them in again this week, only now the pot was being given away. Volunteers were busy rolling joints and passing them along to anyone with food or clothing donations for local charities who visited the marijuana-based business at 405 Wyandotte St. W. “This is what it’s all about at Compassion House,” owner…

As Prohibition Ends, Corporations Eye Profitable Seed Market

CANNABIS CULTURE – European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they’ll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to domina…

CANNABIS CULTURE - European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they'll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to dominate the game with government-friendly corporate culture. There were probably never as many options for cannabis growers as there are right now. New seed banks are springing up like mushrooms, and their catalogues…

Ontario’s Cannabis Regulations Improve But Still a Long Way To Go

CANNABIS CULTURE – Last week, Ontario’s government came out with a series of rules meant to bust up the cannabis monopolies that are developing under legalization.   Most notably, the regulations limit federally licensed producers like, Aurora and Tilray, to operating a single store, and bar them from partnering with a licensed retailer in Ontario beyond a 9.9% ownership stake. “It’s actually looking pretty good” noted Cannabis Culture CEO, Jeremiah Vandermeer, on last Friday’s episode…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Last week, Ontario's government came out with a series of rules meant to bust up the cannabis monopolies that are developing under legalization.   Most notably, the regulations limit federally licensed producers like, Aurora and Tilray, to operating a single store, and bar them from partnering with a licensed retailer in Ontario beyond a 9.9% ownership stake. “It’s actually looking pretty good” noted Cannabis Culture CEO, Jeremiah Vandermeer, on last Friday’s episode…

Supreme Court of Mexico Opens the Way to Legal Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – Following significant regulatory trends in other countries such as the United States and Canada, Mexico has taken steps toward allowing use of cannabis. The legislative process to amend certain provisions of the General Health Law (Ley General de Salud, or “LGS”) resulted in the June 19, 2017 publication of amendments acknowledging the therapeutic benefits of tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”), opening the door to the research and academic study of medicinal cannabis and, subject to…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Following significant regulatory trends in other countries such as the United States and Canada, Mexico has taken steps toward allowing use of cannabis. The legislative process to amend certain provisions of the General Health Law (Ley General de Salud, or “LGS”) resulted in the June 19, 2017 publication of amendments acknowledging the therapeutic benefits of tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”), opening the door to the research and academic study of medicinal cannabis and, subject to…

Police Threaten Seizure but Refuse Arrest Despite Obvious Breaking of Provincial Cannabis Act

CANNABIS CULTURE – On a day reserved to remember those who fought and died for freedom, Cannabis Culture founder Marc Emery took to the streets of Montreal in protest of Quebec’s Cannabis Regulation Act.  “I’m trying to get charged. Please call the authorities. There’s a menace on the loose promoting freedom of expression,” Marc joked. The police made a brief appearance and asked Marc to leave, but they refused to arrest him despite obvious breaking of the…
CANNABIS CULTURE - On a day reserved to remember those who fought and died for freedom, Cannabis Culture founder Marc Emery took to the streets of Montreal in protest of Quebec’s Cannabis Regulation Act.  “I’m trying to get charged. Please call the authorities. There’s a menace on the loose promoting freedom of expression,” Marc joked. The police made a brief appearance and asked Marc to leave, but they refused to arrest him despite obvious breaking of the…

High Rollerz : Cannabis and Brazilian Jui-Jitsu

CANNABIS CULTURE – For many of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cannabis plays an important role in their cognitive and physical recovery process. Amateur and professional practitioners alike find benefits in cannabis that can help their jiu-j…

CANNABIS CULTURE - For many of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cannabis plays an important role in their cognitive and physical recovery process. Amateur and professional practitioners alike find benefits in cannabis that can help their jiu-jitsu creativity, longevity and decompression from hard rolls. As those who "roll" know, cannabis acts as an adviser to the king, staying behind thick red curtains, playing a key role in every conquest and campaign. Fortunately, cannabis in…

Vancouver Votes 2018: Red-Eyed Election Guide

CANNABIS CULTURE – During an escalating housing crisis, and the worst overdose epidemic in the country’s history, in the shadow of a deeply flawed federal cannabis legalization bill, amidst pipeline protests and continued dirty money scandals, Vancouver is having an election. To make matters worse, there are over a hundred names on the ballot running for Mayor, Councillor, Park Board commissioner, and school trustee (a list which includes Mrs Doubtfire). What’s a pothead to do on…
CANNABIS CULTURE - During an escalating housing crisis, and the worst overdose epidemic in the country's history, in the shadow of a deeply flawed federal cannabis legalization bill, amidst pipeline protests and continued dirty money scandals, Vancouver is having an election. To make matters worse, there are over a hundred names on the ballot running for Mayor, Councillor, Park Board commissioner, and school trustee (a list which includes Mrs Doubtfire). What's a pothead to do on…