The Rising Popularity of Vaping Cannabis Oil and Dry Herb

CANNABIS CULTURE – Why has vaporization become such a popular method of ingesting cannabis oil or dry herbs? We’ll take a look at a few reasons why vaporizing has become so popular. One reason for the rise in popularity of vaporizing, rather than smoking, marijuana is the perception that it is the healthier choice. Essentially, vaporizing heats the cannabis without carbonizing it, which some people believe reduces the harmful carcinogens inhaled. We know that over…
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Why Cannabis is a Medication Worth Legalizing…

CANNABIS CULTURE- The tide of the times is shifting back to the natural order. The problem is, the image of legalization proposed by regulation barons in Canada and many other geo-political reasons focuses to much on fear, finance and licensed production while downplaying the possible miracles free use of cannabis could bring. Here’s why the legalization model needs to go further. Practicing in the area of drug offences, Toronto Defence Lawyers have successfully defended countless…
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Canopy Growth Signs Deal to Supply Australian Company with Medical Cannabis

Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) has signed an agreement with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. to be its exclusive supplier of medical cannabis for the Australian market. Canada’s largest licensed cannabis producer says it will start with the transfer of a range of medicines for research and commercialization in Australia. The deal allows Canopy to pursue other Australian opportunities. The agreement follows a partnership deal last year that saw Canopy take stake in AusCann in exchange for…
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How Cannabis Can Cure the Opioid Crisis

CANNABIS CULTURE- America is experiencing the worst drug crisis in American history. Overdoses from opioids, oftentimes legally prescribed,  are killing more than 28 thousand people a year, and the death toll is on the rise. In response to the epidemic, doctors are prescribing fewer opioids in smaller doses, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that too many patients are still getting…
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Manitoba Looking for Marijuana Suppliers and Retailers as Legalization Draws Near

The Manitoba government is reaching out to the public to gauge interest on growing and selling marijuana once it’s legalized. On Thursday the justice department said it had issued an expression of interest (EOI) for possible participants in a legalized cannabis industry. For the first time, the Pallister government saying it’s considering the option of allowing private retailers to sell pot. “No options are off the table right now. We are opening this up to…
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Power Plant: Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump and the Future of Legal Cannabis in the USA

CANNABIS CULTURE- The future of cannabis in America hangs in limbo, much like the career of reefer madness 2.0 proponent Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Now, as he and President Trump fuel headlines, the question many cannabis patients are left asking is, “What will happen next?” In the lead up to the 2016 presidential election, many in and out of the marijuana circle believed that Donald Trump might be the best candidate for legalization. Despite the…
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Marijuana taxes are giving Colorado a pot of money to rebuild its crumbling schools

Cannabis taxes are raising tens of millions of dollars that are going straight to the state’s school-building fund. The K-12 school in Deer Trail, Colorado, is in rot. The swimming pool is in such grave shape that students can’t use it anymore. People in wheelchairs have to be lifted up stairs. A sewage leak has closed the coach’s locker room. Even basic security is a problem, as the doors are so out of shape that…
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Canada’s Cannabis Guidelines Driving Us to Drink.

CANNABIS CULTURE- Canada’s health and addiction organizations have released new guidelines for cannabis users. Unfortunately their advice is biased against cannabis, and will promote heavier use of the more dangerous drug: alcohol.  Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health recently joined the Centre on Substance Abuse and Addiction to release new Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines, which claim to teach people how to use cannabis safely and responsibly.  A few years back, they put out similar guidelines…
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4/20 is Cheap, the Weed War is Expensive

CANNABIS CULTURE- Media coverage of Vancouver’s 4/20 protest festival is very different from that given to every other event in the city. While stories about festivals like Vaisakhi or the Pride Parade focus on the revenues generated by local businesses and the economic benefits these community events bring, our cannabis event s viciously attacked in the media as some kind of drain on civic resources. Yet in fact the complete opposite is true. BC’s cannabis…
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TOMORROW: Toronto City Hall Smoke-Out to Protest Project Claudia Raids

CANNABIS CULTURE- Join Cannabis Culture’s exiled Princess of Pot Jodie Emery at Toronto City Hall tomorrow at 11 am to mark the one-year anniversary of the shameful, violent and expensive Project Claudia police raids against marijuana dispensaries. From Jodie’s Instagram: Join me TOMORROW, Friday May 26th 11:00am at Toronto City Hall – I will be marking the one-year anniversary of the brutal Project Claudia mass dispensary raids by holding a peaceful protest calling for an end to…
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