Make Money With Pot, Not War

Monday, 29, April , 2013 by

Are we about to see the end of the war on drugs? Following ballot measures last November, producing and selling marijuana are now legal in both Colorado and Washington state.  Several other U.S.  states have decriminalized simple possession of marijuana, or allowed its medical usage.  The latter is also the case in Canada. The financial [...]

4/20.  New numbers released ahead of yearly smoke-out in city show majority warming to marijuana legalization in B.C. There will be more than just a pungent aroma wafting over the Vancouver Art Gallery at Saturday’s annual 4/20 protest. Activists say a new wave of optimism has been lit under them by more polls showing overwhelming [...]

On Saturday April 20th, activists and cannabis enthusiasts will gather in cities across Canada, including Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax and Yellowknife. It is hoped the events will be a watershed moment for cannabis law reform as Canadians seek to follow their American counterparts and end the social injustice of cannabis prohibition. This year, [...]

Ralph Miller was barely 30 years when he was hand-picked to lead a Canadian commission on whether marijuana should be legalized. As research director, it was his job to guide a small army of scientists to investigate the nonmedicinal impact of a much-demonized drug during the late 1960s and early 1970s. On May 29, 1969, [...]

The high rate of marijuana use among Canada’s youth is a by-product of strict drug control, pot activist and BC Green Party candidate Jodie Emery said. Canada has the highest rate of cannabis use among young people in developed countries, according to a recent report by UNICEF. In Canada, 28 per cent of kids aged [...]