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…

Post-Legalization Pot Activism: Adjustments in Goals and Tactics

CANNABIS CULTURE – “If we don’t take action now We’ll settle for nothing later We settle for nothing now And we’ll settle for nothing later.” – Rage Against The Machine, Settle For Nothing “Bring down the government They don’t, they don’t speak for us”…

CANNABIS CULTURE - "If we don't take action now We'll settle for nothing later We settle for nothing now And we'll settle for nothing later." - Rage Against The Machine, Settle For Nothing “Bring down the government They don't, they don't speak for us” - Radiohead, No Surprises   “I'd like to say that people can change anything they want to; and that means everything in the world.” - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007…

Beyond the Green Glass Ceiling: How Women Cultivate the Future of Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – While women continue to take the lead in the future of cannabis, holding more executive positions than in any other industry, some aspects of the industry continue to revert to antiquated gender expectations. The out-of-date notions …

CANNABIS CULTURE - While women continue to take the lead in the future of cannabis, holding more executive positions than in any other industry, some aspects of the industry continue to revert to antiquated gender expectations. The out-of-date notions claiming that it isn’t “ladylike” to smoke pot or that women aren’t as well-versed as men when it comes to cannabis, are still common attitudes within the industry. Often times, women who have children have it…