Health and Wellness

Brazil court approves home grown cannabis for medical use

Associated PressJune 18, 2022

A top court in Brazil on Tuesday authorized three patients to grow cannabis for medical treatment, a decision that is…

‘Anxiety’ over 3-year decriminalization plan in B.C.: former federal health minister

The Canadian PressJune 11, 2022

A former federal health minister who championed decriminalization in Canada says a three-year model approved for British Columbia may not…

‘This is the Renaissance:’ Retired NFLer Ricky Williams shares story at cannabis conference

mcclatchyJune 5, 2022

By Daniel Oyefusi, Miami Herald Ricky Williams landed in Miami Thursday night and in the middle of a blunt, he…

2.5-gram threshold for decriminalized drugs ‘a floor not a ceiling,’ B.C. minister pledges

Tyler HarperJune 4, 2022

B.C.’s mental health and addictions minister is deflecting criticism that the amount of illicit drugs being decriminalized is too little…

5 ways moms can feel better with cannabis

By Shannon Chiarenza As a mom of two kids, I know the intense stress that comes with parenting in this…

First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

The Canadian PressMay 17, 2022

When Thomas Hartle indulges in a session of psilocybin treatment, the end-of-life anxiety, distractions and noises associated with his terminal…

RCMP veteran kicked out of 2nd B.C. pub for rolling medical cannabis joint wins case

Ashley WadhwaniMay 4, 2022

A retired RCMP officer has been awarded $2,500 in a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal ruling in what appears to be…

PHOTOS: 420 rally at B.C. legislature calls for reduced cannabis regulation

Members and supporters of the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club gathered at the B.C. legislature Wednesday to draw attention to issues…

‘Magic mushrooms’ for therapy? Vets help sway conservatives

Associated PressApril 17, 2022

Matthew Butler spent 27 years in the Army, but it took a day in jail to convince him his post-traumatic…

Clinic for psychedelic therapy a 1st for Okanagan

Jacqueline GelineauMarch 23, 2022

Promising research and a new clinic are making ketamine psychotherapy more accessible for Okanagan residents. Research out of UBC Okanagan…

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