Cannabis Culture Blogs

Jeremiah Vandermeer
Apr 10 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - Here's the official poster for Vancouver 4/20 2014. If you live in greater Vancouver, please download this PDF, print, and hang at your pleasure.
Marc Emery
Apr 10 2014
Hemp BC, our original retail store that opened on July 2nd, 1994 at 324 West Hastings Street in Vancouver, launched the first cannabis website in the world on September 30th, 1994. The World Wide Web had gone live in August of 1994, and now web sites could actually be created and put "online". In fact, our launch party for Hemp BC was shared at a location where our Hemp BC site was 'launched' in tandem with CBC.ca, Canada's largest national TV and Radio network.
Jeremiah Vandermeer
Apr 3 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - Yep, it's official: the US Drug Enforcement Administration has completely run out of good anti-pot ideas.
Vapor Central
Mar 19 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - So I received a cease and desist order via registered mail today from ZIG ZAG. It's 3 pages of their request, followed by 50 pages of their copyrights they own. In one part their letter mentions "Even though your use of our client's copyrighted works make a political spoof of Mr.
Marc Emery
Mar 17 2014
This is a story about how I was with Dennis Peron at a pivotal moment in the 1996 campaign for proposition 215 in California, even though Dennis was actually in Vancouver. He had been invited up to participate with me in a protest and commemoration of an anti-pot police brutality incident that had happened twenty-five years earlier.
Matt Mernagh
Mar 17 2014
No real shocking news, but CBC is reporting established Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow inhaled cannabis. Her journey included some minor experimenting with marihuana, but she stresses she preferred camping, hiking and biking to buds. A cannabis enthusiasts will tell you - all these activities go great with ganja!
David Malmo-Levine
Mar 6 2014
"I've been studying marijuana professionally for eight years now and have read more reports, studies, and data than most of you put together." – Russ Belville, Sept. 26 at 10:20am, Facebook CANNABIS CULTURE - I am saddened when pot activists do sloppy research and hold it out to the public as the truth. I am even more saddened when it takes the form of an attack on other pot activists.
Marc Emery
Feb 27 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis were banned in Canada – in essence, there was nothing. Over the next few months I'll tell you about great moments in my life where I contributed to the marijuana movement and helped changed several laws.
Vapor Central
Feb 11 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are planning to target Justin Trudeau at the upcoming Liberal convention with “more gimmicky ideas,” such as distributing ZigZag rolling papers screened with Trudeau’s face and the Liberal logo to put a focus on the Liberal leader’s comments about the legalization of marijuana. The note makes clear that the Conservatives see Trudeau’s position on marijuana as a wedge issue they hope to exploit. “There is an opportunity to keep the focus on this poor policy decision.
Vapor Central
Jan 29 2014
 CANNABIS CULTURE - Today on the Brian The Hammer Show Brian welcomes Matt Mernagh, Toronto Candidate for Mayor, Canadian cannabis culture hero Matt Mernagh, Author of "The Marijuana Smoker's Guidebook" whose case R V Mernagh almost struck down the marijuana law is running for Mayor of Toronto taking on "Crack Mayor" Rob Ford. Matt says it's time to stop talking about crack and the personality of the current mayor, and start talking about cannabis, as well as other serious municipal issues.
Britney Anne
Jan 21 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - This story begins back in March 2011, when an idea had just struck my business partner Ryan Steplock and I. Former Cannabis Culture editor and all-around superactivist Dana Larsen had inspired us to open a medicinal dispensary in the Greater Vancouver Area. Once I met Dana, and I explained my ambitions to him and received his blessing, we had a plan. We were going to open a dispensary. Finding a Place
Vapor Central
Jan 17 2014
January 14, 2014 - Freedom Party of Ontario's candidate in the Thornhill by-election will be Erin Goodwin. "Freedom Party is proud to endorse the candidacy of this exceptional, outgoing individual" says Freedom Party leader Paul McKeever. "With years of experience both as a business manager and a community events coordinator, Erin offers not only the willingness to listen, but the commitment to plan and to act.
Jeremiah Vandermeer
Jan 17 2014
CANNABIS CULTURE - Canadian Minister of Justice Peter MacKay says medical marijuana is a-okay: Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay is defending the use of medical marijuana. His remarks follow news a British Columbia-based company promoting the medicinal drug plans to expand into Nova Scotia.
Marc Emery
Jan 13 2014
"Marijuana is a societal ill." - Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay

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