Which Countries are Most Likely to Legalize Cannabis Next?

2019 was an incredible year for the cannabis legalization effort, with landmark victories in countries like Canada, Ireland, Israel and Australia. Since then, an increasing number of countries — along with U.S. states — have reassessed legislation around the cannabis…

The Social-Distancer’s Guide To B.C.’s Top Weekend Getaway

2020 has been a real sunavabitch. It’s not news, it’s hardly even worth the breath it takes to point that out anymore. Nonetheless, it’s been an undeniably overwhelming time for most. More than ever, folks are realizing how necessary a little…

A marijuana company is turning this 19th century ghost town into a stoner’s paradise

American Green has created the chillest Westworld park yet – by turning an abandoned ghost town from the 19th century into a Marijuana Elysium. An abandoned town called Nipton, which sits in the middle of nowhere, in the state of…

Component in Marijuana could treat a rare form of epilepsy

BY: NADIA ZAIDI  Dravet syndrome. If you know what this is at the top of your head, I’m seriously impressed. For the rest of us, it’s a rare epileptic syndrome that affects infants in the first year of life and…

This intensive cannabis index will help you find the perfect strain for any condition, symptom or mood

As Cannabis becomes legalized in more and more states, as well as Canada, more and more strains have been made available to the public. With wonderfully organized websites like Leafly, customers can be directed towards the strains of cannabis that…

Cannabis has now been proven to treat a rare and severe form of epilepsy

Marijuana remains one of the most controversial plants on Earth. Is it a miracle cure-all for society’s ills or the gateway drug to the root of all evil? Proponents of both sides have debated just how quantifiable marijuana’s effects can…

At this rehab centre, cannabis is used as an exit drug for addicts

BY SYDNEY KEEFE Joe Schrank co-founded the rehab facility, High Sobriety that uses cannabis as an exit drug. The philosophy behind the rehab is that AA will not work all the time for everyone, in fact it is only estimated…

Weed-infused cotton candy is a thing now and it’s absolutely magical

Gone are the days when you needed to pass around a joint in your cousin’s dark and damp basement to get some kind of high. Today, you can get that same sweet feeling a number of different ways – gummy…

Smoke pot? Researchers looking for 25,000 recreational cannabis users for study

BY: JARED BEAUBIEN-TAYLOR Researchers are looking for 25,000 participants to take part in a recreational marijuana study. It aims to study the effects of pot on long-term recreational users. Berlin’s Research initiative on Cannabis Consumption submitted the “Scientific Study on…

These Kentucky farmers are growing and harvesting hemp more than ever before

BY: QUENTIN STUCKEY It’s high time (pun intended) that the global and legal scrutiny of cannabis comes to an effective end. Like so many things, we are conditioned to fear what we do not fully understand. At this point though, it…

Hunter S. Thompson’s widow is making his personal cannabis strains available to the public

After years of legal battles over the proper ownership of Hunter S. Thompson’s (HST) estate, his widow, Anita Thompson announced that she will be making Hunter’s personal strains of cannabis available to the public. Having spent more than ten years…

How LED Grow Lights will help you grow the best weed indoors

BY: TED. S The advancement in grow light technology has made it possible to take the growing of plants indoors. If you are located where marijuana is legal and you want to become an indoor growing expert – read on.…

You can now watch this amazing 1936 anti-weed propaganda film on YouTube

BY: RHIANN MOORE Weed may still have a stigma against it, but maybe we should consider ourselves lucky based on the 1936 film, “Marihuana: The Devil’s Weed”. The foreword statement, as a foreshadowing of the insanity of the entire film…

This former prison is about to be turned into a giant cannabis oil lab

It’s not every day you get to start a drug lab in a former prison. Last week the Coalinga City Council voted 4-1 in favour of selling the Claremont Custody Center for $4.1 million US to Ocean Grown Extracts, a…

Meet the 69-year-old ordained minister opening America’s first weed dispensary for seniors

BY: JESSICA BEUKER At 69 years old, Sue Taylor is extremely healthy. A former catholic school principal and ordained minister, the mother of three attributes her good health to eating right, lots of exercise and cannabis. Last month, the city…

Will Canada’s Cannabis Future Be a Stoner’s Paradise or Corporate Nightmare?

M.TOMOSKI In the Nixon administration’s hallmark hammering tone, John Ehrlichman, a former aide to the President, summed up the motivation behind the War on Drugs by saying, “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had…

Weed-infused gelato is helping Italy to legalize marijuana one scoop at a time

BY: CAROLINE ROLF You can smoke it, eat it, drink it, rub it in and insert it – and now you can get a nice cold scoop of it. Just ask for “Marley” (do you know Bob?) at Perlecò, a…

This peaceful village overlooks the world’s most spectacular mountainside marijuana grow-op

BY: CAROLINE ROLF Nine thousand feet up the Indian Himalayas, small villages thrive on what little is able to grow there. What is able to grow in the wild has police searching the cliffs with saws to stop its illegal…

The Church of Cannabis is now a legally recognized religion and weed is its holy sacrament

BY: MATTHEW CHIN In Indianapolis, Indiana, following the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a controversial law that has been known to deliberately suppress LGBT rights, has unintentionally helped The First Church of Cannabis become a legitimate establishment. The RFRA states that…

New cannabis coffee lets drinkers start their day on a “high note”

BY: MATTHEW CHIN With the legalization of recreational marijuana use in some states, the pot industry is rapidly expanding. In a study by The ArcView Group, the marijuana industry is one of the fastest growing markets in the U.S. with…