Monthly Archives: June 2019

The effects of smoking low-THC, high-CBD cannabis

CBD is one of the most therapeutic parts of the plant For decades, growers have been focused on producing cannabis strains with the highest THC content possible, and many still are. High-THC means you’re getting baked, whether sativa, indica or a mix of the two. Now, however, we know that CBD is one of the […]

Snoop Dogg’s cannabis advocacy isn’t going very well

In a presumed attempt to show pot is safer than alcohol, it’s the rapper who comes off worse for wear Snoop Dogg is facing a backlash on social media after posting what appeared to be a “case” for the safety of marijuana versus alcohol consumption. On Instagram, the rapper and entrepreneur posted photos of both […]

7 Factors That Affect Your Cannabis High

Ask a dozen smokers what their favorite strain is, and you may receive a dozen different answers. Some prefer their high to be mellow, others like it buzzy, some want to feel it in their body, and others yet, in their head. There are a lot of factors that go into personal preferences when it […]

The History of Cannabis Day

The Origin of Cannabis Day by David Malmo-Levine, Cannabis Culture Cannabis Day has grown from a small gathering of enthusiastic potheads in the 1970s into a full-fledged marijuana festival and open Cannabis Farmers Market. CC presents a detailed history of Canada’s annual cannabis celebration/birthday party. “It was tokin’ time Sunday afternoon. Despite heavy police scrutiny, about […]

Featuring the new Rolling Stones: “No Filter” tour and no cannabis at Canada Rocks

Canada Rocks, featuring the Rolling Stones, has a slew of rules, including banning cannabis smoking/vaping on venue grounds Canada Rocks, featuring The Rolling Stones, is kicking off soon and the country is abuzz with excitement as the band promotes its  “No Filter” tour. In line with a bucket full of rules for the event, including […]

Pot producer Aurora Cannabis pulls a ‘Breaking Bad’ – grows weed out of a trailer in Alberta

The temporary 5,000 square-foot setup will also feature a staff room, offices, storage space, and a production room.  Canadian licensed producer Aurora Cannabis Inc. will be living its best Breaking Bad life during the production of its $130 million Aurora Sunproduction facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Nope, they aren’t expanding to methamphetamine production – but they will […]

‘We’re Pretty Proud of It’: BC’s First Indigenous-Owned Legal Pot Shop Opens

Owners Carrie and Adam Mussell say the hard work was worth it. Carrie and Adam Mussell celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day by opening B.C.’s first Indigenous-owned licensed cannabis retail store. As co-owners of the Kure Cannabis Society, Carrie and Adam spent months preparing for the June 21 re-opening of their former store, located on the Skwah […]

Here’s Why the Hottest Marijuana Debut of 2019 Is Bad News

Marijuana is arguably the hottest investment on Wall Street right now. Although cannabis stocks have underperformed a bit since the beginning of May, their performance, when looked at over the past couple of years, has run circles around broader-market returns. Within the next decade, the global cannabis industry could be generating north of $50 billion, […]