Category Archives: Blog

How One Man’s Psychedelic Journey May Change the Face of Schizophrenia Treatment

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is well understood that people with schizophrenia should not take large dosages of psychedelics because it is destabilizing,” says Mark Haden, Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in Canada.  “But we don’t know the effect of small dosages and how that can impact them.” The future of […]

What Bill Weinberg Misunderstands About Hemp Ethanol

CANNABIS CULTURE – “Now that hemp has finally arrived at its long-sought status as a legal crop and commodity, to what extent will it deviate from the utopian vision that animated the advocates who fought for it a generation ago?” – Bill Weinberg, HEMP: FROM MYTHOS TO MONOCULTURE, August 27th, 2020 Bill Weinberg is a […]

Corporate Cannabis Struggles While Craft Producers Thrive

CANNABIS CULTURE – Financial experts blame price wars with the legacy market, increased competition, and unexpected consumer disinterest in Cannabis 2.0 products for the plummeting stocks of corporate LPs like Aurora and Canopy. However, with the number of sales at legal retailers being higher than ever, their return on investment issues may be as much […]

Five Questions With Green Party Candidate Scott Bernstein

CANNABIS CULTURE – British Columbia is holding a snap election. In my riding of Vancouver-Kingsway, I finally have a chance to vote for a real progressive drug peace activist, who is saying all the right stuff about drug policy. I asked Scott Bernstein of the BC Green Party some of the questions that are on […]

Cannabis Cultivators Suffer Devastation as Wildfires Rage in the West

CANNABIS CULTURE – Wildfires are still ravaging the western portion of the United States, where nearly 60 percent of the cannabis industry’s operations are located. This is potentially a crushing blow to smaller cannabis cultivators who don’t have the enormous financial backing of corporations like Cronos Group or GW Pharmaceuticals; but community and grit keep […]

New Zealanders Eye Opportunities as Vote on Cannabis Legalization Nears

CANNABIS CULTURE – New Zealand is set to vote next week on the legislation of a new adult use cannabis program. Activists, people and politicians have argued the legal framework will create opportunity where once there was only despair. “I hope to see our people thriving on their land not behind bars for the use […]

COVID-19, Cannabis & Herbal Medicine Part 2: Gain-Of-Function

CANNABIS CULTURE – A DEEP dive into the relevant facts – and predictions for the near future – regarding the pandemic of 2020.  Image #1 from Bartholomew and the Oobleck, by Dr. Seuss, 1949   “We are men of groans and howls,  Mystic men who eat boiled owls,  Tell us what you wish oh King,  […]

Transcendent Solution (Psilocybin Mushrooms and Human Health)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  “I felt just generally happier right away, and by week 2 I was feeling a more general calmness when I normally have a floating anxiety all the time. I have noticed that talking about things related to my traumas has been much easier. I can speak about things more matter of fact […]

The Angry Hippy Finds Relief (Parkinson’s Disease & Cannabis – My Journey)

CANNABIS CULTURE – Struggle, stress, and emotional confusion and guilt. Just a few words to describe growing up in conservative America when it comes to Cannabis. I was born in 1966 and grew up in the Southern States. Each Sunday service guaranteed you reminders about living the straight and narrow. One subject I remember well from […]

Auto-Farmer Grows Good Times (But the Rulebook is Tough to Dig Into)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Growing up I board games were my jam. Whether is was your typical game of life or even a campaign in D & D at the local comic book store, I spent lots of time trying different styles of games. I was delighted to try out Auto Farmer a Card/Dice game where […]