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In the weeks after Canada became the first G7 country to legalize cannabis, many stores, both physical and digital, are struggling to meet the unexpectedly high demand. Canada’s cannabis shortage is so bad many consumers have turned back to the black market. Some blame the new regulations for the shortage.
With reports of cannabidiol (CBD) products being pulled from shop shelves in Valencia by police, and CBD exhibitors at Spannabis Barcelona 2019 being limited to companies selling creams, is Spain’s CBD market in chaos? Or do these changes signal the arrival of much-needed regulation?
My stomach problems started in my mid-twenties, the cramps, constant bloating, and fatigue after eating. I often avoided food as a solution, or if the pain was bad, drank a cup of mint and smoked a joint. To this day, I still use the same system, but have to wonder am I self-medicating or aggravating a vicious cycle?
Cannabis stocks, known as pot stocks, are hot news on Wall Street right now. With massive spikes in share prices over the last twelve months, along with eye-watering profit projections it’s safe to say cannabis is buzzing. But who are the pot-stocks? Which are the best performers? And is now the right time to invest?
Because no two stoners are alike, and some of you find it hard to spend more than fifteen minutes away from your phone, this list is split into indoor and outdoor options. Yes, there are plenty of ways to meet other stoners without leaving the comfort of your phone. Here you go. You’re welcome.
Vera Twomey is the mother of Ava, a little girl who developed Dravet’s Syndrome at four months old. For the first seven years of her life, Ava suffered up to 400 seizures a month until 2016 when Vera turned to cannabis for help. That decision changed their lives. Today, Ava is “pharma-free.”
To the members of Marijuana Anonymous (MA), an offshoot of the addiction recovery program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), cannabis is a dangerous drug, as destructive as crack, more callous than cocaine. But is this the right way to think about cannabis? Is it contrary to the ongoing research that demonstrates the health benefits of marijuana?
“Hemp could revive rural Ireland,” says Jim Miller, one of the co-founders and chairman of Ireland’s Hemp Co-operative. “It’s an opportunity we’ve yet to harness, but right now, our biggest challenge is to develop the industry in a sustainable way that energizes Ireland’s cottage industries and supports small business. That’s our goal.”
The term ‘craft cannabis’ originated in California to describe sun-grown marijuana farmed sustainably to produce potent bud. By adapting the farm-to-table restaurant model, forward-thinking brokers created a seed-to-shelf service to supply dispensaries with top shelf flower, and promote craft cannabis. But is it a gimmick, or a bid to save an industry in crisis?
Puffyapp is a new dating app launched to help potheads connect, and meet a dope soul-mate. It’s the latest in a stream of cannabis dating apps including HighThere!, 420 Singles, and My 420 Mate designed for stoners who want to break out of the cannabis closet, and share their enthusiasm for getting high. Maybe they can also end stoner stigma?
To those who prefer a nice sunny afternoon to a cozy day indoors while it’s raining outside, Barcelona is the new Amsterdam. Plan your next visit and check out the best cannabis social clubs in the city.
Reviride is an eco-project by Italian company Hesalis that uses industrial hemp to decontaminate polluted soil and inspire people to live healthier lives. The goal is re-green Italy and stop rising cancer rates.
Colombia is in the midst of a cannabis boom that could see the country become one of the largest exporters of medical marijuana in the world but has left Colombian small farmers worried for their future. One Italian company, Hesalis, believes coffee, that old Colombian staple, might be a solution.
Jahki Revi, president of La Kalada cannabis club stands on the sides of the indoor football pitch egging on his team who, with minutes to go before the game’s end are two goals down. Defeat is certain but Revi is upbeat, happy his club is part of Barcelona’s Mary Jane Football League.
“Can Ireland afford to miss out on The Green Rush?” asks Niall Neligan, lawyer, academic, and founder of drug policy law reform group, Fweed, in a recently published booklet entitled A 21st Century Approach to Regulating Cannabis, an ambitious legal framework, which could inject €300 million into the Irish economy by 2025.
On the 25th of May 2018, when 66.4 per cent of the Irish people voted to repeal the 8th Amendment, the constitutional clause that banned abortion, it was clear that Ireland, a country previously known for its repressive social policies, had entered a new era of openness and compassion. The question now is, will this new era pave the way for the regulation and decriminalization of medical cannabis?
For decades, Spanish women have been quietly advancing cannabis legalization and normalization via legal initiatives, medical marijuana research, private cultivation, political lobbying, activism and more. These women of weed want to overhaul Spain’s drug laws and restrictive policies to ensure a safe, inclusive and representative consumption environment for everyone.
On both sides of the street, shoppers stop to watch in amazement at the brazen display of law breaking during Madrid’s 22nd global Marijuana March on Saturday May 5th. Sitting cross-legged on the tarmac in the middle of Gran Via, Javi Puig, president of Galicia’s branch of the Federation of Cannabis Associations (ConFAC), is the first to pull out his papers and roll a joint.