Posts Tagged ‘cannabis’

Jobs, Taxes and Crime: Keys to California’s Pot Vote

Jobs, Taxes and Crime: Keys to California’s Pot Vote
Getty Images Inside City Hall in Oakland, Calif., Jim Wilcox explained his plan for a commercial marijuana farm. “My idea was a Silicon Valley of cannabis,” he told the city council recently. “An office park for pot.” The council has approved the creation, licensing...
July 28th, 2010 | Drug Policy | Read More

Galileo 2010 – The New Inquisition

Galileo 2010 – The New Inquisition
Today, a struggle is taking place in Great Britain between prejudice and science. The Conservatives have attacked a major scientist and are attempting to humiliate him through a trial-by-tabloid of dogma versus science. Here is a brief backstory. Exactly four hundred years ago in 1610, Galileo Galilei...
April 12th, 2010 | Social Insight | Read More

It’s lack of balance that makes skunk cannabis do harm

It’s lack of balance that makes skunk cannabis do harm
THE effects of cannabis on mental health have attracted much attention over the years. As far back as the 19th century it was recognised that cannabis could induce a transient psychosis which mimics the symptoms of schizophrenia. Despite this, until the last decade or so, most psychiatrists regarded...
January 29th, 2010 | Drug Policy | Read More