Eight Cannabis Strains Named After Other Drugs

BY: HERBERT FUEGO | The strain name game is a fun, complicated mess of cannabis genetics, nomenclature and overzealous salespeople. You can find strains named after celebrities, candy, presidents, mountain ranges and everything in between. Since they’re dealing with a psychoactive substance, it’s not surprising that strain breeders and pot dealers…

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Why are so many countries now saying cannabis is OK?

By Dr John Collins | Around the world attitudes towards the use of cannabis are shifting. Mexico’s new government plans to legalise recreational cannabis use, as does the incoming government of Luxembourg. Meanwhile, New Zealand’s leaders are considering a referendum on what their approach should be. As public opinion –…

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Craft Cannabis Growers say “Better Bud will be key to thriving in the legal market”

By: SARAH EFRON | While Canada’s licensed cannabis producers are in a frenzy of deal-making, jockeying to take control of rivals and massive greenhouses ahead of legalization, cannabis entrepreneurs like Kelly Coulter are operating at a different pace. This spring, she leased two acres of farmland in Vancouver Island’s Cowichan…

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Craft cannabis producers are running into unexpected roadblocks

By: Laura Kane Yan Boissonneault’s daughter was turning blue. Without warning, his baby had stopped breathing, and he frantically performed CPR while his friend James Gallagher called 911. Years later, the men still become emotional remembering that day. Boissonneault learned that his daughter had a rare disorder that caused epilepsy, and…

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