Category Archives: Activist Resources

How Texans Fight for Medical Cannabis Access

CANNABIS CULTURE – Despite barriers to advancing medical legislation in Texas, there are over 30 organizations dedicated to justice surrounding cannabis laws and regulations.  One is an advocacy group based in the Dallas area, called Safe Access Texas. The chapter’s Director, Nico Murillo indicates the struggle is “not just about cannabis. It’s about people that […]

Last Prisoner Project Publishes 2020 Annual Report

LAST PRISONER PROJECT – Our 2020 Annual Report highlights the successes achieved, as well as the challenges faced, by LPP in 2020. The detailed report also provides our supporters with information about our finances, operations and plans for the future.  There’s no doubt that 2020 was a year marked by tremendous challenges. At the same time, the […]

Prison-Grown Pot Profits Fight The Drug War

CANNABIS CULTURE – How many businesses use their earnings to fight the Drug War? And how many grow their cannabis in an old private prison? “There are victims of the war on drugs, and they deserve a seat at the table,” says Casey Dalton, co-owner of Ocean Grown Extracts. Casey and her brother, Dan Dalton, […]

“Lung Damaging Agent” Approved By Health Canada

CANNABIS CULTURE – Previously stockpiled by the US military, chloropicrin was used as a chemical weapon with effects similar to tear gas.  Minimal exposure has been associated with acute eye irritation, coughing, and severe gastrointestinal effects, such as extreme nausea, colic, and diarrhea.   Health Canada’s Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has added chloropicrin to […]

5 Psychedelics Friendly Countries | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Recently, a lot of countries and states with very strict psychedelic laws are relaxing them. This is to encourage research on the health benefits of some of these drugs. In Canada, for instance, while psychedelics remain controlled substances, some are allowed by Health Canada among the country’s Prescription Drug List (PDL) for […]

Portrait of the Artist, RIP Alan Sayers

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Prolific Downtown East -Side Artist Alan Sayers has died. You may not know his name, but if you are Vancouver resident or a regular follower of this magazine — you’ve seen his work. Celebrated for his “rockstar” portraits and gritty depictions of the architecture and individuals of Vancouver’s core communities, Sayers and […]

Cancer Patients Sue the DEA, Demand Psilocybin

CANNABIS CULTURE – Attorney Kathryn Tucker, who filed the petition said this is a first-of-its-kind lawsuit. “The case is about seeking to ensure that patients with serious, life-threatening illness are able to realize the promise of state and federal Right to Try laws and access psilocybin for therapeutic purposes.” Attorney Tucker: “In these jurisdictions, one […]

Humboldt County Grows On | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Despite dubious hemp ban. California’s cannabis mecca, Humboldt County, banned hemp farming last month, but local cannabis and hemp growers know this issue is far from over.  “What’s the rationale here? If people are growing feminized hemp flower, there should be no problem,” says Chris Boucher, CEO of Farmtiva, a hemp seed […]

The Proto-Indo Europeans and Indo-European Cannabis Cult

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Indo-European language is the mother tongue of many modern dialects. Even before this language was spoken the ancestors of these people, the proto-Indo-europeans, were ritually using cannabis — a technique of worship that continued for thousands of years and spread throughout the ancient world, leading to its continued use in various […]

Psychedelic Summit Talks Legalization Prep

CANNABIS CULTURE – Speakers from across North America connected at the first-ever Psychedelic Summit to provide education to the public on the new wave of modern consciousness-expanding medicine. To begin the summit, which took place on February 25, 2021, Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Development Officer, Liana Gillooly, said her organization’s goal is to […]