Day: June 18, 2017

Avicenna’s Cannabis Medicine and Mysticism

Regarded as one of the greatest intellects of Islam’s Golden Age, the geographer, astronomer, poet, theologian, Avicenna, Ibn Sina, (980-1030) is probably best known for his contributions to medicine, and his works, after being translated into Latin became deeply influential in Medieval and renaissance Europe. “In his Canon on pharmacology he named over 760 drugs […]

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Cool Off With This Cannabis-Infused Thai Treat | Recipe

It doesn’t feel like a full Thai meal without a giant glass filled with the ruddy red sweet milky goodness of iced tea. I’ve never been to Thailand, but this is touted as a street-food classic. On the hottest summer days, strolling home with takeout while sucking down the brightly colored stuff at breakneck speed […]

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‘Superstar’ Business Grad from White Rock Lauded by SFU

Graduate Garrett Downes created a consultation company to support pot manufacturers. Simon Fraser University is celebrating graduate Garrett Downes, 26, for the cannabis-infused candy business he co-founded while attending classes at the university. SFU sent Peace Arch News a news release Monday about the “superstar student,” saying the White Rock man – who graduated the […]

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Medical Marijuana Advocate Continues His Fight After 2 Years in Prison

odd Stimson got out of prison in late April, after spending two years and one month at Foothills Correctional Institute in Morganton. Less than two months later, the medical marijuana advocate is back in the fight. But this time, he’s obeying the law, and not taking any chances with a grow operation that earned him […]

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State Lists Applicants to Grow Medical Cannabis in Pa.

A complete list of companies that want to grow and process medical marijuana in Pennsylvania was released Friday by the state Department of Health. If all goes as planned, the state will award 12 of the coveted growing permits by the end of June. An announcement of the winners could come as soon as next […]

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