Cannabis guru lives in Okanagan

Cannabis guru lives in Okanagan

Dennis Cooper shows pictures of his cannabis plants like a proud father. “This one is about ready to harvest and it’s only about two feet tall,” said Cooper, 72. The long-time Lake Country resident isn’t a scientist. “I worked for 30 years for Canada Post,” said Cooper. READ MORE: China …

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Hemp Shop Owners Explain Differences In Cannabis

Hemp Shop Owners Explain Differences In Cannabis

Betty-Jean and Shawn Maclachlan opened Watertown’s CBD American Shaman store in August. “This is our water soluble, what most people take as a dietary supplement every day, and topicals for site-specific pain,” said Betty-Jean. They sell CBD products there, which contain hemp oil. CBD is short for cannabidiol, where the oil …

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Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law

Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law

Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt Councillor Sandra Joe and Cheam Councillor Darwin Douglas at the Indigenous Bloom cannabis retail store near Chilliwack. PNG The Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt First Nation near Chilliwack has written its own cannabis law to replace the federal Cannabis Act and licensed its own cannabis store on reserve land. They are not alone. …

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Teen Cannabis Use May Increase Adult Psychosis Risk

Teen Cannabis Use May Increase Adult Psychosis Risk

Exposure of adolescents to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component in cannabis, may lead to disturbances in neuronal structure and gene expression in the prefrontal cortex (PFC) in adulthood, new research suggests. Using cell type– and layer-specific high-resolution microscopy, dissection aided by laser capture, and next-generation RNA sequencing, investigators examined …

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