5 July at 9:52

Double Celebration for the International Church of Cannabis in Denver

For the most part, the Colorado cannabis community has had a lot to celebrate as of late. What’s been a figuratively religious experience for some, has recently become an actual religious experience – for the people of Denver, at least. This April brought about two more well justified reasons for celebration for the International Church [...]

20 June at 4:18

Mexico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

In December 2016, the Mexican Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of passing medical cannabis laws. This was achieved with a yes vote wining by a margin of 98-7. On April 28th, 2017 legalization moved a step closer when the lower house voted 374-7 in favour of legalization. This just left the Mexican president to officially sign [...]

1 June at 3:12

Could Cannabis Cure Alzheimer’s? Study Suggests It Can

It’s becoming clear that when it comes to the incredible medicinal properties of cannabis, we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s truly possible. Just when it seems as if scientists have made the most extraordinary breakthrough to date, along comes another handful to take things several steps further. Even in the instances of certain diseases [...]

16 May at 1:00

Theresa May Won’t Legalise Because Cannabis is a Gateway Drug

British Prime Minister Theresa May, yesterday said that she will not be legalizing cannabis in the UK because she believes that cannabis can lead to mental health problems and acts as a gateway to Heroin use. This comes hot on the heels of the Liberal Democrats pledge to legalise cannabis if elected. Yesterday on a Facebook [...]

12 May at 3:44

Liberal Democrats Pledge to Legalise Cannabis in UK if Elected

Julian Huppert of the Liberal Democrats in a recent interview with BuzzFeed News has said that his party manifesto will pledge to fully legalise cannabis in the UK. This comes after former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, last year said “British politicians need to open their eyes to what is happening in the rest of the world”. Now [...]

16 March at 10:23

How to Make Pot Safer? Take Tobacco Out of the Picture

One of the primary arguments in support of cannabis legalization is the way in which growing evidence suggests that it is in fact nowhere near as harmful as critics suggest. Quite to the contrary, it’s become blindingly obvious these days that cannabis has the potential to serve as a safe and effective treatment for an [...]

15 March at 10:27

Oakland Strips Non-Residents of Marijuana Business Licenses

As things stand right now, the North American states that have legalized recreational cannabis have opened their doors and kick-started something of a free for all licensing for anyone looking to get involved. You might not happen to live in Boston for example, but just as long as you’re within a realistic commuting distance, there’s [...]

13 March at 10:32

Newly Formed US Cannabis Caucus the People’s Trump Card?

From an outsider’s perspective, the cannabis community in the United States is right now just about the luckiest in the entire world. They might not have gone quite so far as Uruguay, but the pot policy reforms rolled out of the last few months have been both historic and life-changing for millions. It’s the dawn [...]

8 March at 10:23

Study Shows Patients Prefer Medical Cannabis to Prescription Painkillers

The current situation with regard to cannabis policy in the United Kingdom is nothing short of embarrassing. And even if you were to take recreational cannabis entirely out of the question, the fact that there is so much concrete evidence supporting the value and importance of medical marijuana paints a rather appalling picture. Brits in [...]

6 March at 10:38

Jeff Sessions Believes Cannabis Causes “Real Violence”

The US government continues to flex its bureaucratic muscle and engage in the kind of rhetoric that really isn’t doing anyone any favours. You wouldn’t expect hardcore critics like Attorney General Jeff Sessions to suddenly turn around and throw his weight behind cannabis legalization, but given the facts on the table, you’d also think it [...]

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