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  • Oh Canada! Oh Cannabis!

    November 9, 2016

    Justin Trudeau campaigned for “Real Change” and included many platforms differentiating him from the Conservative Party’s message. One real and big change proposal included legalizing adult-use cannabis in Canada. Citizens in Nanaimo believe this campaign issue helped elect Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau as Prime Minister on October 19, 2015. Adhering to his party’s promise, […]

  • Treat Marijuana Like Alcohol… So Where Are The Pot Lounges?

    February 17, 2016

    Throughout the fight to end adult marijuana prohibition, there has been a constant refrain of “treat marijuana like alcohol”. The public is increasingly aware that marijuana is safer than alcohol and it seems only logical that if our society can handle … Read more on Marijuana Politics (blog)

  • Top Indica Strain – Canadian Cannabis Award Winner!

    January 12, 2016

    Top Indica Strain – “Pink Kush” MPN Society is pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded ‘Top Indica Strain’ for our ‘Pink Kush’ strain by the Canadian Cannabis Awards (presented by Lift Cannabis). “The purpose of the Canadian Cannabis Awards is to highlight, unite, and celebrate the exceptional in Canada’s medical marijuana industry.” – Canadian Cannabis […]

  • Canadian Study Supports Safety of Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain

    September 28, 2015

    Recently, a team of Canadian doctors and researchers led by Dr. Mark Ware from McGill University worked with seven clinics across Canada to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of using cannabis to treat chronic pain. Their results, newly published in the Journal of Pain, lend support to the use of cannabis to manage chronic […]

  • Voting has Opened for the 2015 Canadian Cannabis Awards

    September 1, 2015

    The 2015 Canadian Cannabis Awards have begun! Visit www.canadiancannabisawards.com to cast your vote and help highlight the leaders in Canada’s burgeoning cannabis industry. When we put together the inaugural Canadian Cannabis Awards (CCAs) this time last year, we didn’t quite know what to expect. We knew that we wanted to provide a way for patients to […]

  • Canadian cannabis study challenges Indica/Sativa distinctions

    Canadian researchers released a study yesterday comparing the genetic sequences of over 120 different cannabis strains. The largest study of its kind, it looks at three key points; genetic differences between hemp and marijuana*, the genetic relationships between Indica and Sativa types, and genetic stability within commonly-used strain names. Unsurprising, the study confirmed a clear distinction between […]