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Portrait of the Artist, RIP Alan Sayers

CANNABIS CULTURE -  Prolific Downtown East -Side Artist Alan Sayers has died. You may not know his name, but if you are Vancouver resident or a regular follower of this magazine -- you've seen his work. Celebrated for his "rockstar"…

Humboldt County Grows On

CANNABIS CULTURE - Despite dubious hemp ban. California’s cannabis mecca, Humboldt County, banned hemp farming last month, but local cannabis and hemp growers know this issue is far from over.  “What’s the rationale here? If people are…

Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club Faces Eviction

CANNABIS CULTURE -  After 25 years of community service, the Victoria Cannabis Buyer's Club (VCBC) now faces an eviction order from the BC Solicitor General.  The Provincial Community Safety Unit has ordered the buyer's club (and the 8000…

Do They Drug Test?

CANNABIS CULTURE - For many the answer is make or break. Imagine you are a job seeker who has been laid off because of the pandemic. You are checking  your phone and email constantly as today is the day you learn if you are offered…

Shemshemet: Cannabis in Ancient Egypt

CANNABIS CULTURE - Up until recent times, many Egyptologists, failed to acknowledge much of a role for cannabis in ancient Egypt beyond that of a source of fiber for ropes, but recent research identifying a plant in the Egyptian texts with…