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Cannabis psychosis connection

Cannabis psychosis connection
Cannabis psychosis connection. As Canada prepares to legalise cannabis, there are concerns about its connection with psychosis. Experts are trying to work out how best to educate people about the mental health risks of using cannabis. Cannabis psychosis connection In the case of Anita Smith, she had never used cannabis until she went to film school. There was no mental illness in her background. She used it daily for two years and constantly heard voices. In fact, she had an alternate reality where she was an A list actress in demand in Hollywood. She was the only one of her group...
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New Liberal government backflips on war on drugs

New Liberal government backflips on war on drugs
New Liberal government backflips on war on drugs. As part of the Liberal government's election campaign, the promised to declare a war on drugs. This is as progressive countries around the world relax cannabis laws as declaring war does not work. New Liberal government backflips on war on drugs And, the Liberal government now runs South Australia and is true to its word. But, at what cost. Decriminalisation of cannabis possession came into effect in 1987 in the state. The government recently announced jail terms and quadrupling fines for illegal cannabis possession. This is not a popular move in a state...
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Ontario pot shops up in the air

Ontario pot shops up in the air
Ontario pot shops up in the air. With under three months before cannabis becomes legal, Ontario has announced few retail stores. Ontario intends to control all cannabis sales once it becomes legal, but its pot shops are up in the air. Currently there are more questions than answers about its brick and mortar stores. Canada is set to legalise recreational pot on October 17. Ontario was the first province to announce a detailed plan for the government to open 40 stores in 2018. Under the umbrella of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), it set up a new agency called...
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Portugal’s drug experiment leads the way for the rest of the world

Portugal’s drug experiment leads the way for the rest of the world
Portugal’s drug experiment leads the way for the rest of the world. Portugal is winning its war on drugs, leading the way for the rest of the world. Not as you would expect with harsher penalties for users, but by decriminalising cannabis and other drugs. Surprising for a country renowned for being conservative. So, what changed? After the Portuguese Colonial War (1961 to 1974) in Angola, the people of Portugal fell off the straight and narrow path. Soldiers returned home with drug addictions. And then the military staged a coup in 1974 in Lisbon to overthrow the dictatorship which ended 40...
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Canada legalises recreational cannabis

Canada legalises recreational cannabis
Canada legalises recreational cannabis Recreational cannabis has overcome its final hurdle with the Cannabis Act recently passing in the senate. Within three months, it will be legal for Canadians to use cannabis for recreational purposes. Senators passed the federal government’s bill with a vote of 53 to 29. The three-month lead time gives the police and industry time to prepare for the new laws. Senator Tony Dean sponsored the bill in the Senate and said he was happy it had passed. He said this was a historic move for Canada that ends 90 years of cannabis prohibition. He told the...
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