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TV/Movie Review – The First Purge- by PSY23

In our current climate it would be far too easy to dismiss this as a B-Movie with more balls than brains, yet the decision to look back on the initiation of the ‘annual purge’ holds a fictional mirror to our society which is worryingly plausible. That’s not to look past the fact that this is a dist...

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Cannabis & Yoga Is a Match Made in Heaven, Say Many Enthusiasts

The connection between cannabis and yoga stretches back centuries. Hindu scriptures hold that Shiva, the third god in the Hindu triumvirate, ingested a cannabis-infused drink called bhang to focus inward and harness his divine powers. Shiva is also known as the originator of yoga. Bhang is not wel...

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TV/Movie Review – The Meg – by PSY23

While this film has quite possibly the worst title of any film ever, it’s just about better than its name might cause you to expect. Stuck in some kind of limbo between an all-out monster movie and a tongue-in-cheek satire of the genre, The Meg, goes down the route of mankind awakening an ancient b...

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Cannabis Reclassification Delayed

WHO Disappointed Faces in Vienna: Contrary to what many activists were expecting, cannabis is not going to be reclassified any time soon. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it would not be presenting its recommendation to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on schedule. Some say t...

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The Cannabis Conjuror – CBD Rich Strains by JB Haze

Last column, we looked at some of the myths surrounding our lovely Cannabis plant and how opinions (and the accepted body of wisdom) has evolved over the decades. One of the more recent developments we touched on was the introduction of CBD-rich strains. Now-a-days you see advertisements for seeds...

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Sicily to House Europe’s Largest Cannabis Cultivation Site

Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSXV: RIV) has announced it will produce 600,000 kilos of cannabis per year at a cultivation site in Sicily. The Toronto-based firm has an Italian subsidiary called Canapar and it has put together a network of more than 1,000 hectares on which contracted farmers will produce hemp...

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Erdogan Aims to Make Turkey a World Cannabis Leader

Turkey president Recep Erdogan has announced that the country will return to widespread cannabis cultivation and he urged regional leaders to promote the crop. “We destroyed cannabis in this country because of some enemies who were disguised as friends.” – Recep Erdogan Marijuana was prominent in Tu...

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San Fernando Valley OG “Def Star” Bubble Hash By the Dank Duchess

California is where I live, but, as time goes by, Barcelona, Spain, is where my heart wants to be. The social club scene in the densely packed city is unparalleled – elevating the communal smoking ritual into a daily eagerly anticipated event. The people I have met have been incredibly warm and ope...

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Ohio's First 4 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open to Crowds

CLEVELAND — One of the first people, if not the very first person, to purchase medical marijuana in Ohio on Jan. 16, 2019, thinks the much-anticipated opening of dispensaries is a “great day” for the state. “I think it's a big win for patients in Ohio,” said Joan Caleodis, who has primary progressi...

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5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

Cannabis—like asparagus, dates, mulberry, ginkgo, persimmons, and spinach—is a dioecious species, meaning that the male and female reproductive structures involved in propagation are typically found on different individual plants, rather than on a single plant (as in a monoecious species). Cannab...