How the Drug War & Foster System Intersect to Harm Black, Brown & Low-Income Families

CANNABIS CULTURE – MOVEMENT FOR FAMILY POWER, WITH DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE AND NYU FAMILY DEFENSE CLINIC, RELEASE A NEW REPORT ON HOW THE DRUG WAR AND FOSTER SYSTEM INTERSECT TO HARM BLACK, BROWN, AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIES. Webinar on the Report to Be Held …

Generation Legal (Talking to Your Kids About Cannabis)

CANNABIS CULTURE – In a town of less than 15,000 people, I now have access to 11 liquor stores, 3 cannabis stores, and tobacco is sold at every corner store.  Living in Alberta, when my children turn 18 they will have unlimited access to all of these. …

Ancient Judaic Use of Cannabis for Shamanic Ecstasy Verified by Archeological Evidence

For more than a quarter century, I have been writing about a theorized role of cannabis in ancient Judaic temple worship. Cannabis Culture published one of my first articles on this in 1996, Kaneh Bosm: Cannabis in the Old Testament. Many disputed thes…

Global Pandemic Forces Jamaicans Out of the Closet on Cannabis Use

CANNABIS CULTURE – Jamaica has long been associated with cannabis. Reggae music, Bob Marley, Dreadlocks all celebrate the use of the ganja plant. Yet what most foreigners dont know,  is cannabis use is frowned on by most Jamaicans. The remnants of the …

Dr. Francois Lallemand and the Prophecies of ‘Le Hachych’

CANNABIS CULTURE – The 19th century French Physician Francois Lallemand (1790-1854) was one of the first people in France to write about his experiences with hashish in Asia. Lallemand submitted a thesis on the subject for the Doctor of Medicine degree…

From Fool to Cool (Or, how people’s attitude towards these three letters – CBD – have changed)

SPONSORED CONTENT  – A true Cinderella story in the pharmaceutical world. Global drug prohibition policy in brief The first anti-drug laws go back to the late 19th century America and span over a century: The 1870s – anti-opium laws directed at Chinese…

Colorado Extract Maker Gifts Masks to Denver Health Trauma Center and Meals to Food Bank of the Rockies

CANNABIS CULTURE – Terpenes and flavors company gifts masks to Denver Health Trauma Center and makes financial contribution to Food Bank of the Rockies for 12,000 meals. DENVER, Co. – May 19, 2020 – Extract Consultants, a leading provider of flavors an…

COVID-19 Reveals the Absurd Injustice of Cannabis Prohibition

COVID-19 is spreading through the U.S. prison system like wildfire and people who remain locked up on cannabis and nonviolent drug charges are being forced to face their mortality. Cannabis prisoners in the U.S. — whether they are pre-trial or serving …

Call to ACTION: LEGALIZE All Plant Medicines

CANNABIS CULTURE – A new petition I helped to get started, with Jovian Francey of messengersofgaia.net that Green MP Paul Manly agreed to sponsor has taken off and is now online. Trevor Millar of decriminalizenature.ca picked up the torch and brought s…

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019

CANNABIS CULTURE – Federal law enforcement agents and their partners made fewer marijuana-related arrests in 2019, but seized a far greater number of plants than they did the year before, according to annual data compiled by US Drug Enforcement Adminis…