Tagged Marijuana

Things to know if you’re thinking of getting your green card

By Lady Marmalade, November 8 2017 — Marijuana legalization is just around the corner. But if you can hardly wait to get your grubby hands on some devil’s lettuce, you may have considered getting your medical marijuana card. Here are a few things you should know before you are handed the golden key to weed paradise….

Hydroponic grow-op discovered in plant biology department

By Derek Baker, October 3 2017 — Some student researchers in the University of Calgary’s plant biology program have been pursuing a slightly different form of higher education. After receiving an anonymous tip — and observing smokey haze emanating from the basement of Biological Sciences — Campus Security has shut down an extensive on-campus hydroponic cannabis…

Know the risks of weed before lighting up

By Kent Wong, September 27 2017 — Weed, marijuana, the Devil’s lettuce, pot, Ganja — all common names for cannabis. Maybe you’re an expert on the stuff or perhaps you’ve only ever taken a puff of someone’s joint at a house party and gagged for the next minute. The pros, cons and risks of using…

Canadian government endorses marijuana use guidelines

By Jennifer Khil, July 26 2017 — According to guidelines endorsed by the Canadian government, you should not smoke weed every day. Federal health minister Jane Philpott is supporting the “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines” (LRCUG) published in June in the American Journal of Public Health. The guidelines were funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health…

What should students expect from marijuana legalization?

June 6, 2017 — The Alberta New Democratic Party launched an online survey last week asking for the province’s opinion on how marijuana legalization should look. It’s a long but extensive survey, focusing on topics like legal age and public consumption. The federal government plans to legalize recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018. However, provinces…

The nine best places to hotbox on the U of C campus

By Rachel Woodward, September 13 2016 — School can be stressful. Luckily, there are plenty of spots around campus that provide ample opportunity to light one up. Here are nine places on campus where you can 4/20 blaze it all-day, everyday.   The Atrium: This is a no-brainer. This place is already filled with greenery,…

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