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Brave New Marketplace

The global economy is stalled. There is little argument to be made on that subject. While slow recovery is beginning to peak its head out of the detritus of the banking crisis, there is still endemic unemployment and a marked decline in prosperity across the western world.

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Activism is Warfare

The great annual 4/20 celebration is over. Congratulations to all the people who stepped out around the globe and joined the chorus of voices that said “Cannabis is okay” for our leaders and oppressors alike to see. Damn fine show people!

You’ve proven once again that the rhetoric about cannabis users being lazy and apathetic, unfit to any unified purpose, is complete bunk. You did a thing en masse, and that took organization and effort.

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Judges, Judicial Conduct and General Jackassery

You might have read about the latest outrageous judgement by Judge Bernie Kelly a member of the bench in the United Kingdom. She’s a judge in Derry in Northern Ireland in the event you don’t know, who decided to offer her medical wisdom on the subject of cannabis. It’s become an old story, crotchety old judge hands down ridiculous decision accompanied by a fountain of ignorance on the subject of cannabis.

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Cannabis and Corporations: The Future of Weed

As you may or may not have heard there has recently been a major change in the Canadian Medical Marijuana program. The sitting Conservative government has decided that rather than leave Health Canada to grow low-quality medical cannabis in an old mine in Manitoba, that private industry should be licensed to meet the demand. This is a major change of direction for medical cannabis in Canada, and I believe an indication of the shape of the future cannabis market both medical and recreational.

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