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Cannabis Researcher Suing Federal Government Over Bad Weed

Cannabis Researcher Suing Federal Government Over Bad Weed

Dr. Suzanne Sisley has been the subject of quite a few articles regarding cannabis research and legalization. She has long been one of the only respected academics willing to jump through all the hoops necessary with various federal organizations to perform cannabis-related medical research with an okay by the federal government. Unfortunately, the University of […]

Finding Hope for IBS with CBD

Finding Hope for IBS with CBD

Thirty-six-year-old Cassandra Hope is a happy, healthy registered holistic nutritionist (RHN), certified life coach and certified personal trainer, based out of Leslieville, Toronto. She is also the founder of The IBS Academy, the founder of Healthstyle by Cassandra Hope and an award-winning entrepreneur (Notable.ca 2015 entrepreneur of the year). Today, Cassandra lives a positive, uplifting […]

Why Rape-Related PTSD is the Ultimate Legalization Argument

Why Rape-Related PTSD is the Ultimate Legalization Argument

Trigger Warning: This article discusses rape, sexual assault, abuse and institutionalized sexism. Can you imagine sitting in a court room, answering detailed questions about your sexual assault, reliving every single detail in front of a jury who has been told to treat your story with skepticism? Can you imagine a prosecutor waving his hands dramatically, […]

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

It has only been two months since the Cannabis Consumers Coalition’s official launch and the organization has reached national attention. In July, the Cannabis Consumers Coalition announced its official launch with a press release, and within one week received a cease and desist letter from Consumer Reports, who has trademarked the name “Consumers Union.” Not […]

There is No Easy Check Box for This: Stigma, Mental Health, and Silence

There is No Easy Check Box for This: Stigma, Mental Health, and Silence

Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, suicidal thoughts, and similar concepts. The nightmares, they really fuck me up. Two or three times a night, I’m jerked out of a sound sleep into immediate full wakefulness. Heart pounding, I come to, like a fish yanked out of water. Desperately gasping to find my breath. Every. Single. […]