Topic: cannabisaudio

Bud and Breakfast: Canada's cannabis tourism industry is about to take off

Sean Roby, founder and CEO of Bud and Breakfast, takes us on a tour of the burgeoning cannabis tourism industry, from 'bud bars' to ganja ziplines.

Toronto man with pot convictions says a pardon isn't enough to clear his name

Toronto carpenter Kani Malale says his marijuana convictions have made it hard for him to travel or find work — and he's not sure a pardon will make it any better.

Proud Newfoundland dad explains what it was like to buy legal weed from his son

​At one minute past midnight Wednesday in Newfoundland, Thomas H. Clarke sold weed to his dad.

Newfoundlander once jailed for pot charge makes his 1st legal cannabis sale

"I can't wait to sell weed tonight," says Thomas H. Clarke, who was once arrested for selling cannabis, told As It Happens before the big moment.

What Canada can learn about legal pot from Colorado

Cannabis will be legal and regulated across Canada tomorrow, but Colorado has a four-year head start on ending prohibition. Host Geoff Turner travelled to Colorado to see what legalization looks like.

Five surprising things we learned about cannabis from our experts

Why the legalization of marijuana may make it less addictive and more myth busting

Everything you want to know about pot: Your questions answered

The lowdown on getting high from CBC's White Coat, Black Art.
Dr. Goldman's blog

If pot use increases, government should amend legislation, says CMAJ

An editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says Canada should actively monitor the use of cannabis following legalization. Dr.Brian Goldman (@NightshiftMD) explains why.

Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is unclear

Despite legalization, issues such as revenue sharing and a lack of funding for community safety are roadblocks for Indigenous-led cannabis businesses.

How do you feel about marijuana legalization?

When cannabis becomes legal across the country next week, a new reality will hit every corner of your life — at school, on campus, at work, in your backyard and on the road.
Bob McDonald's blog

Canada's cannabis experiment: Scientists are excited about legalization

The end of prohibition opens the door to research to understand this fascinating plant

'We can mitigate the consequences': How parents are grappling with legal pot

With just days until cannabis is legalized in Canada, some parents are struggling with how to talk about it with their kids. Meanwhile, others see it as an opportunity for open dialogue.

Oct.13, 2018: The Great Canadian Ganja Experiment

Quirks & Quarks explores the science of cannabis now that our entire country is legalizing it for recreational use.

Addiction and cannabis: it's real and this is what you need to know about it

A user's propensity to becoming addicted varies according to their genetics, age, and personal history

Cannabis and the brain: the knowns and the big unknowns

There's still a lot we don't know about the effects of cannabis on regular users because research was so difficult during prohibition

Can this small town rebound as Canada's cannabis capital?

In an exclusive digital extra for On Drugs, host Geoff Turner takes you on a guided tour of Smiths Falls, a town ready to capitalize on legal weed.

The long, strange story of pot prohibition in Canada

This episode of On Drugs explores how cannabis went from unknown, illegal and vilified to the present day, where it’s considered medicine and the foundation of a multi-billion dollar industry.
On Drugs

Just say no: How some communities are fighting pot legalization

Legalization is imminent but several Canadian towns and cities aren't keen on selling cannabis in their communities. Here's why they are fighting back.