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Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business

Julian Fantino, a former federal cabinet minister who opposed the legalization of marijuana, is now running a marijuana-linked business. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) The former Toronto police chief and politician who once compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder is defending his decision to open a company connecting patients with medical marijuana. Julian Fantino, a former Ontario Provincial Police […]

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Once, he favoured treating marijuana like heroin. Now, he stands to profit from the recreational market Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, shown here giving testimony to a U.S. Senate committee on NAFTA earlier this year, has joined the board of directors of Acreage Holdings, an American cannabis company. (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press) Former prime minister Brian […]

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Jamaica makes first legal export of marijuana extracted oil to Canada

KINGSTON – Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday announced that Jamaican has made its legal export of medical marijuana extracted oil to Canada, marking the first step in positioning Jamaica as the world’s medical marijuana hub. According to Shaw, the shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health […]

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Meet the Back-to-Africa activist from Ghana who was the first to send a ship to the U.S. for blacks to voyage back to Africa

Chief Alfred Sam…Black America Web In 1913, after traveling to the United States, gold coast merchant and Chief Alfred Sam began a quest to recall African-Americans back to their ancestral home.  He enticed prospects by stating that there were “diamonds lying on the ground after a rain, trees that produced bread, and sugar cane as large […]

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BuzzTV XPL-3000 Review

If you are very enthusiastic about purchasing a brand new IPTV box, then the Android / IPTV Box may just be the thing for you that deviate from the usual. The set-top-box market is influenced by a couple of big names; however, competition will always be good for all, and BuzzTV definitely knows how to […]

Article content With the spotlight heavily focused on shopping local this year, the London Free Press is highlighting seven Black entrepreneurs in London who have weathered the storm throughout the pandemic and are continuing to offer unique, high-quality products and services to all Londoners. See how you can support the Black community in London by […]

Nationwide — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, a Jamaican sprinter, has been named the fastest woman in the world after her recent victory in the 100-meter final at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar. At the age of 32, she has also made history as the oldest woman to ever win the title. Fraser-Pryce sprinted pass her contenders and […]

“GANJA IS the healing of the nation” – a phrase that I am all too familiar hearing, due to my love of reggae and dancehall music. Singing about ganja rates as one of the top five topics in such music, the others being bad mind, girls, gangster lifestyle and Father God. The relationship between marijuana […]

With every new day comes the inevitable promises to yourself that you’ll do an at-home workout, take longer walks with the dog or actually go on a hike for once. Trying to fit exercise into our daily lives can feel like a chore, which is why having something cute to wear while working out is […]

[LOS ANGELES] – Toots and The Maytals won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album with Got to be Tough here March 14, six months after its legendary lead singer died from complications of the Coronavirus. The announcement was made from the Staples Center where the 63rd Grammys were held virtually. Got to be Tough […]

Slaves cutting sugarcane on the Caribbean island of Antigua, aquatint from Ten Views of the Island of Antigua by William Clark, 1832. Barbados became the world’s first slave society when Britain’s first slave owners built the land on slavery. Prof. Hilary Beckles of the University of the West Indies noted it was a historical event […]

The media buried long-standing scientific concerns that Anthony Fauci had been ‘sucking money away from work to understand and counter natural disease outbreaks.’ In 2003, terrorism was a more immediate national danger than infectious diseases. Dr. Anthony Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) had just redirected $117 million from infectious diseases to […]

A Canadian company is working on ultra-lightweight, all-hemp plane that runs on hemp fuel! Canadian cannabis firm Hempearth has designed a plane made from and fueled by hemp oil. The body and wings of the plane are made from composite hemp fibers that are 10 times stronger than steel, according to the company. Even the […]

By Stephanie Kramer For decades, the share of U.S. children living with a single parent has been rising, accompanied by a decline in marriage rates and a rise in births outside of marriage. A new Pew Research Center study of 130 countries and territories shows that the U.S. has the world’s highest rate of children […]

Jamaican stoner babies are happy and smarter—and this is not some one-off study done by amateurs. Completed by Dr. Melanie Creagan Dreher PhD, RN FAAN, the study widely contradicts many American studies of similar nature. Read on to see what Dr. Dreher discovered during her time in Jamaica. It’s true– this is not some one-off […]