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…

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…

Soft Drugs & The Shift to Natural Economics

CANNABIS CULTURE –  “You may say I’m a dreamer – but I’m not the only one.” – John Lennon, Imagine, 1971 Crazy talk Nothing is more important to do at the moment than to save the world. The key to saving the world at this moment is to shift away from the synthetic economy and take steps towards the natural economy. And the way to do that is to allow teens to smoke pot, and…
CANNABIS CULTURE -  “You may say I’m a dreamer – but I’m not the only one.” – John Lennon, Imagine, 1971 Crazy talk Nothing is more important to do at the moment than to save the world. The key to saving the world at this moment is to shift away from the synthetic economy and take steps towards the natural economy. And the way to do that is to allow teens to smoke pot, and…

Senator Bernie Sanders Releases Cannabis Success Story

CANNABIS CULTURE – Rusty Williams says medical cannabis helped him get through chemotherapy and saved his life. The above video was sent to Cannabis Culture by the office of United States Senator Bernie Sanders (Democrat – Vermont). According to email …

CANNABIS CULTURE - Rusty Williams says medical cannabis helped him get through chemotherapy and saved his life. The above video was sent to Cannabis Culture by the office of United States Senator Bernie Sanders (Democrat - Vermont). According to email correspondence with Senator Sanders' staff, this one story illustrates with the former Presidential Candidate's view on legalization, "We should be allowing states to move forward with legalization efforts, not interfering with the great progress that…

The Great YouTube Purge (Survivor’s Guide to Censorship)

  CANNABIS CULTURE – YouTube has been under scrutiny recently for a number of reasons. In response to advertisers complaints, they demonetized many channels with an Adpocalypse. Next, they implemented algorithms that affected organic reach. Then t…

  CANNABIS CULTURE - YouTube has been under scrutiny recently for a number of reasons. In response to advertisers complaints, they demonetized many channels with an Adpocalypse. Next, they implemented algorithms that affected organic reach. Then they started squeezing out content that isn’t ad friendly. All of these actions taken were reactive, but it is important that they step in to moderate. When a platform hosts and even promotes things like terrorism videos, and footage…

Join Jodie Emery at Toronto’s 20th Anniversary Global Marijuana March

CANNABIS CULTURE – This Saturday, Cannabis Culture’s own Princess of Pot, Jodie Emery, will lead the pack of cannabis activists rising up to take back the streets of Toronto. From Emery’s twitter feed “Tomorrow, Saturday May 5th — join hundreds of thou…

CANNABIS CULTURE - This Saturday, Cannabis Culture's own Princess of Pot, Jodie Emery, will lead the pack of cannabis activists rising up to take back the streets of Toronto. From Emery's twitter feed "Tomorrow, Saturday May 5th — join hundreds of thousands of cannabis advocates, patients & allies rallying worldwide for our annual #GlobalMarijuanaMarch! I’m at the #Toronto @GMMLIVE 2pm march and 4pm @CannabisAmnesty launch & @SensibleON RISE UP rally at #QueensPark! ✌????https://t.co/TqUWprdYZI" This year's…