Category Archives: Activist Resources

History of Cannabis Tours at Calgary’s Heritage Park

CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis connoisseurs in Calgary have a new option for an entertaining, educational and socially-distant evening out, where consumption will be allowed. Cannanaskis, Alberta’s first cannabis tourism operator, is expanding to offer History of Cannabis Tours at Calgary’s historic Heritage Park. This three-hour, outdoor, adult-only tour is led by Dave Dormer, a journalist and […]

Do They Drug Test? | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – For many the answer is make or break. Imagine you are a job seeker who has been laid off because of the pandemic. You are checking  your phone and email constantly as today is the day you learn if you are offered employment from the company you interviewed with last week. The […]

Shemshemet: Cannabis in Ancient Egypt

CANNABIS CULTURE – Up until recent times, many Egyptologists, failed to acknowledge much of a role for cannabis in ancient Egypt beyond that of a source of fiber for ropes, but recent research identifying a plant in the Egyptian texts with fibrous and medicinal properties, as well as edible seeds, under the name shemshemet, or […]

Under the Influence “Marijuana Man” Memorial

CANNABIS CULTURE –  With the deepest of broken-hearted sadness, I am very sad to share the news that our beloved friend Greg “Marijuana Man” Williams passed away this Tuesday February 16th.⁣⁣ He was not alone.  He was held by his friends and loved ones Rose and Vicky in a private hospital room, knowing about the […]

Highlights from Grower’s Source Expo 2021

CANNABIS CULTURE – The “passionate fanatics” that have grown pot in their basements for decades were given a voice and an ear at the Growers Source 2021 Expo held in cyberspace due to Covid restrictions.  Make no mistake this virtual conference was sponsored by the corporate big guys with the purse strings–nutrient company CANNA and […]

Web Series Explores the World of Psychedelic Medicine

CANNABIS CULTURE – A Medicine Hunter and a non-profit organization promoting psychedelic healing will be providing free education on psychoactive plants to the global community. According to a press release by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada (MAPS Canada), the “The Ethnobotany of Psychoactive Plants with Chris Kilham” is a four-episode mini-series, focusing on the […]

One Man’s Journey From Injustice to Advocacy

CANNABIS CULTURE – “You build perseverance, and no one can take that away from you. They can take your money, take your bank account, they can change legislation, but they can’t take away your perseverance. They cannot take away your will,” Earl Carruthers says of his journey from injustice to advocacy. See, Earl wasn’t always […]

Cannabis Grower Released from Life-Sentence, Says More Prisoners Should Go Home

CANNABIS CULTURE –   “I’m so blessed to be released but there are still a lot (of cannabis prisoners) that are still there,” says Andy Cox — now reunited with his mother, two children, and extended family in Florida after 13 years in federal lock-up. In 2004, Cox began growing cannabis plants in the Chattahoochee National […]

Medical Cannabis in Scotland | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – A look back to the mid 19th Century when cannabis extract (AKA ‘Rick Simpson Oil’) was being administered in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Scotland is making a return to growing cannabis, with medical production starting at Hilltop Leaf Ltd in Dumfries and Galloway, and the developments of farmers in Angus and Aberdeenshire […]

Playboy Documentary About Mickey—The Pope of Dope—Cesar is Joyful, And Leaves Us Wanting More

CANNABIS CULTURE –  “There are certain figures in the history of marijuana that loom large—that no one is aware of. I want to make sure that they are not forgotten,” says Nico Ponce de Leon Dios, Co-Founder of Foxy and Executive Producer of the short film, The Pope Of Dope: The Story of NYC’s First […]