Day: October 23, 2018

Careers Cannabis: An innovative platform helping Canadians find cannabis jobs

TORONTO, ON – An innovative new platform connecting job seekers with employment opportunities in the cannabis industry launched in Canada on Oct. 17. Careers Cannabis is an online job search engine, making it faster for employers and job hunters to find the right match, simplifying and improving the job search process within the cannabis sector. […]

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Dana Larsen on why he wants to end the drug war, use kratom to fight the opioid crisis, & open dispensaries for psychedelics

This is the final part of our series with Dana Larsen. In this interview, Dana tells CLN about the amazing pain-killing effects of a plant known as kratom and how it could help turn the tide against the opioid crisis, his ongoing fight to end the War on Drugs, why he wants to expand the […]

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Mexico’s Relationship to Cannabis Leaves Citizens Uncertain About Legalization

The world has watched the success of Canada’s Bill C-45 and the spread of cannabis regulation across 30 US states. From an outside perspective, it seems Mexico would be soon to follow. But for those living there, general access to dispensaries and regulated cannabis is murky. The country’s population continues to witness the highly publicized arrests of small-time marijuana producers and activists. TV audiences are pounded by hysteric anti-drug moralizing on the news. Despite the progress of recent years, true legalization of mexa-marijuana often seems like a pipe dream.

Mexico’s legalization movement may have begun in 1985 with sociologist Juan Pablo García Vallejo’s Manifesto Pacheco (or, the Stoner’s Manifesto). The text linked the plant to Mexican counterculture and anti-capitalist forces. By the ‘90s, cultural luminaries like novelist Octavio Paz were among those calling for its acceptance. Many cited legalization as a way to reduce the power of drug cartels, whose bloody battle for US market share began to cost even more Mexican lives with the advent of President Felipe Calderon’s War on Drugs. It’s estimated that 120,000 Mexicans were

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