Written by Ashley Priest Cannabis prohibition is coming to an end in many places throughout the world, allowing the doors to open for international trade. Five countries are taking the lead: Israel, Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, and Uruguay. The Netherlands Amsterdam has long been known for its cannabis cafés and semilegal cannabis market. What many people don’t … [Read more...] about Making The World A Greener Place
What About the Children?
War, Weed and PTSD in Palestine Playgrounds for Palestine.org is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to provide areas for play in the devastated region, as the effects of its never-ending war have taken its toll on the children of Palestine. British researcher, Lydia Dimitry, of Imperial College of London, reported in 2011 that 99 percent of … [Read more...] about What About the Children?
Can Canna-Kibbutzim Restore Zion’s Vision of Agrarian Utopia? It sounds like a quiz show brain teaser: what links late 19th Century Russian anarchist theory with Rastafarianism, 1970s hippie communes, the foundation of the modern state of Israel, and a new agricultural movement there today? The surprising answer is cannabis. Thanks to an astonishing … [Read more...] about CANNABBUTZ
Anti-tobacco activists have long wished Big Tobacco would just disappear, but that’s not the corporate way; when one’s core product line falls out of fashion, diversification is the name of the game. So as cigarette manufacturers look for their next cash crop, it’s no shocker that another smokeable substance should catch their fancy. The cannabis-growing community has long … [Read more...] about Smokescreen
Four at the Forefront
With Cannabis Given the Green Light, Four Israeli Pharmaceutical Companies Race Down the Pipeline By Paul Pot Israel’s Ministry of Health takes the morality issue out of pot by putting government support behind real scientific research. Hundreds of trials are conducted and sanctioned by the government, drawing millions of dollars in research and development so far. Israel … [Read more...] about Four at the Forefront