After 2 years, legalization of cannabis in Canada is a success. ‘It’s changed so much’: Alberta cannabis retailers, growers reflect on success as legal industry turns 2

They ruined it in Quebec though by creating a monopoly so that only the government and its friends profit from it. Which results in overpriced bad quality products. I try…

Cannabis Canada: Two years after Canada legalized pot and the country is awash with the stuff

Oregon and many other legal states have a similar problem–According to this article, Canada has 506 producer licenses…Oregon alone has over 1200, and that is NOT counting retail licenses. This…

Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis. Join me for my Crowdcast presentation on Wednesday October 14, 2020 from 7-8pm sponsored by the Toronto Public Library.

As a diehard cannabis advocate, I was at first skeptical of Mr. Wigmore’s work and stance on cannabis, just being that he is a forensic toxicologist and views cannabis through…

THC versus Total THC. What do the Cannabis Labels Mean?

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“Detectives hunt source of 'cannabis sweets' after 13 students at Catholic school taken to hospital.” Another reason for legalization, regulation and control of cannabis. These “candies” contained 600 mg of THC. In Canada the max is 10 mg.

But at least it is legal and the products are all tested. And especially important do not have peanut contamination! Perhaps that is why the kids became sick, the untested…

Cannabinoids linked to negative respiratory health, death in older adults with COPD, study finds. The headline is a bit misleading, the patients used either nabilone or dranabinol not cannabis.

Abstract Introduction Respiratory-related morbidity and mortality were evaluated in relation to incident prescription oral synthetic cannabinoid (nabilone, dronabinol) use among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Methods This…

Cannabis should not be used during pregnancy, which is also the same recommendations as for drinking or smoking.

I read through the JAMA study, but there was no real control group cited showing the increased likelihood of psychosis from cannabis alone. From the study text: “Covariates included familial…

Crossfading is the consumption of alcohol and cannabis together which causes greater impairment of driving ability than either drug alone. In Canada the BAC limit of .08 is reduced to .05 if the blood THC > 2.5 ng/mL.

Does anyone happen to know if you are in a USA state where cannabis is illegal, and you cross fad but end up having alcohol poisoning , call an ambulance…

Cannabis prohibition has failed just like alcohol prohibition.

Prohibition has failed completely, for all drugs. The same logic that makes so much sense for cannabis also works for other drugs, even hard drugs like heroin or methamphetamine. First…

What is the most common sign of cannabis-impaired driving observed by police. If you said “slower driving” guess again and check out my article.

Sorry I don’t trust data from police stations for obvious reasons. I was pulled over for failure to maintain lane. Then the officer told me he had to give a…

Alcohol is still by far the major drug causing fatal motor vehicle collisions compared to cannabis.

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