Tag Archives: marijuana legalization

The Stigma Surrounding Cannabis

When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in 2018, there was a sense of victory for many. Vilified for decades, cannabis users finally had the notion that they were about to be vindicated. Emerging from their hot-boxed rooms into a brave new world free of guilt and suspicion. While there is no question that legalization has helped […]

Debunking the top arguments against legalization

As we approach the one-year countdown to cannabis legalization in Canada, it’s time to debunk the top arguments critics make against this move. Cannabis is a gateway drug. False, majorly false. In fact, researchers have been studying this claim for decades and have consistently been proving that this is not the case. A widely published report […]

Research says cannabis does not change your brain

A new research paper released by the University of Colorado, Boulder and the Oregon Health & Science University is debunking a popular myth about cannabis use and your brain. The findings in the report show that alcohol consumption is linked with negative changes in your brain’s gray matter and in white matter integrity, while cannabis is […]

Indica vs Sativa vs Hybrid

Marijuana is categorized into two main species: cannabis indica and cannabis sativa, with cross-breeding leading to a variety of hybrid strains. If you’re still new to cannabis, there are very distinct differences between the two species, and therefore different reasons why you would choose one over the other. Cannabis classifications have actually been around since […]

How to Roll a Joint

There are many different ways to ingest cannabis, the most traditional of which is to smoke a joint. But for those who are delving into weed for the first time, rolling a joint may seem like a tricky task. Not to worry, we’ve got a step-by-step guide to make rolling a joint a breeze. What […]

Cannabis is not like tobacco, it shouldn’t have the same rules.

Music and marijuana have been a match made in heaven since the 1960s, and thus why many music festivals have leaned on cannabis producers and companies to sponsor their events. However, one of the aspects of cannabis legalization being played out right now in Canada, is what the rules will be surrounding advertising and marketing […]

Is Cannabis Legalization the Key to Ending Economic Ruin?

As legalization draws closer in Canada, some people are wondering what economic benefits this federal move will bring (and for good reason). Colorado has been looked to a lot by Canadian leaders as a blueprint for what to expect when legalization hits next year, and they fared well in the way of an economic boost […]

How will Canada deal with stoned drivers; is it a problem at all?

One of the interesting lingering “issues” coming down the pipe with legalization, is how police will deal with people driving under the influence of marijuana. What does it even mean to toke too many before driving? We have some questions regarding this spectacle of an issue, one being: is this even a problem at all? […]