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Rise of Marijuana Dispensaries in Canada

The recent developments in legal mandates surrounding marijuana usage in Canada come from a history that depicts introduction, prohibition, and legalization. The current effort by the Canadian government to legalize medical and recreational…

Common Myths of Legal Marijuana

For decades, there has always been a negative stigma about cannabis. As the 1930 brought various "brainwashing" propaganda about marijuana and it's evil ways, so did a long lasting negative stigma carry on all the way to the modern day; the…

The Marijuana Tax of 1937

The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was primarily the unholy creation of Harry J. Anslinger, head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics from 1930 to 1962. Anslinger had made his career enforcing alcohol prohibition, but when that was repealed in…

Marijuana: Since 8000-5000 BC

Marijuana use can be traced as far back as the Neolithic era (8,000-5,000 BC), where charred remains of cannabis seeds have been unearthed in ancient braziers of present day Romania.   Evidence of marijuana cultivation reaches back as…