Category Archives: Headline News

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 […]

Kansas to Hold Medical Cannabis Hearing This Week

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Kansas State Legislature has begun hearing arguments on House Bill 2184 to decriminalize cannabis for medical use, a bill largely spearheaded by the Kansas Cannabis Business Association (KCBA).  Kansas is one of several states where cannabis is still illegal in all forms with the exception of CBD.   Two years ago the […]

Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club Faces Eviction

CANNABIS CULTURE –  After 25 years of community service, the Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club (VCBC) now faces an eviction order from the BC Solicitor General.  The Provincial Community Safety Unit has ordered the buyer’s club (and the 8000 patients they serve) to vacate their 826 Johnson Street location by March 31. On August 31, 2020, […]

Councillor Bligh Says Fee is Too High

CANNABIS CULTURE – Vancouver City Councillor Rebecca Bligh introduced a motion to change the licensing fee to facilitate the opening of Cannabis retail stores. “The extremely high size of the municipal business license fee for cannabis retailers acts as a significant barrier to entry for businesses seeking to join the legal market, which can incentivize […]

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 […]

Sundial Cannabis Hyped On r/WallStreetBets

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Are they headed for a peak or a cliff? Head-quartered in the Rocky Mountain foothills of Calgary Alberta, Canada — Sundial Cannabis Growers — has been named to the subreddit r/WallStreetBets prestige list of “meme-stocks” by popular poster Swaggy Stocks.  In the past, the company’s total assets have been listed as high […]

“Independent Entity” With Canopy Roots Launches Contract Farming in Lesotho

CANNABIS CULTURE – Highlands Investments (formerly Canopy Africa) has launched Africa´s cannabis contract farming platform called Canna-Tract. Whether this is canna-colonialism or a secure platform for Africa’s cannabis cultivators has yet to be determined.  Name-changing spree Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis corporation headquartered in Ontario, and formerly called Tweed Marijuana Inc, has now assumed the […]

Cannabis Retailers Struggle with Inconsistent Provincial Health Rules

CANNABIS CULTURE  – Dispensaries have switched to a Call-and-Collect or Click-and-Collect model where customers can call the store to pre-order a product or select their purchase on the store website to minimize exposure. However, according to legal cannabis sales rules, every cannabis purchase must be paid in-store and delivery options are still prohibited. “Not everybody […]

Multiple Non-Violent Cannabis Offenders Pardoned on Trump’s Last Day

CANNABIS CULTURE – Former President Donald Trump’s list of last-day pardons included 12 people imprisoned for non-violent cannabis offenses, some of who were under life-without-parole sentences.  Last Prisoner Project Executive Director and General Counsel, Sarah Gersten said in a press release that the act was, “…further evidence of the overwhelming bipartisan support for broad-based cannabis […]

New Zealand Suspends Helicopter Searches for Cannabis Crops

CANNABIS CULTURE – A spokesperson for the New Zealand police was quoted to say, “with the increased harm in many communities arising from other drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a one-size-fits-all annual aerial national cannabis operation no longer represents the most appropriate deployment of police resources.” Light propeller aircraft and helicopters have taken to the skies yearly […]