Let’s Talk Sex: F*cking with Cannabis Panel

Let’s Talk Sex: F*cking with Cannabis Panel

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Let’s Talk Sex: F*cking with Cannabis Panel

SEX!!!

Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about it. Sex and cannabis, that is, and how combining the two can help you improve your relationship with both yourself and your partner.

Moderated by Melissa Rolston, the co-chairwoman of Women Grow Toronto, the panel features Antuanette Gomez, the founder and CEO of Pleasure Peaks (a line of cannabis lubricants), Dr. Jordan Tishler, from InhaleMD, and Virginia Vidal, the founder of Mary’s Wellness.

The panelists begin by telling us about their first encounter combining cannabis and f*cking- and it includes triplets, multiple orgasms, and pleading the 5th!

But it’s also important not to overlook cannabis in solo efforts either. Antuanette Gomez says cannabis topicals can help women gain a greater awareness of their bodies and can really help promote positive self love and sexual healing (cue the Marvin Gaye!).

Dr. Tishler adds that cannabis can elevate the mind and even help you get past a lot of the sexual stigma and thoughts that people may have concerning masturbation.

Speaking of topicals, it’s important to remember that regardless of what (or who) it’s on top of, they do have a very localized effect, and when it comes to the biology and psychology of sex, much of it does happen above the neck (in the head). That’s why Dr. Tishler will often recommend inhalation (and by that he means vaporization- don’t smoke!) to his patients who are looking for a deeper connection.

When it comes to dosing and getting intimate, the panelists recommend inhalation because other forms, such as edibles, can take a much longer time to kick in and will often kick in at different times and at different strengths for different people. Inhalation avoids that issue, keeping you more in sync with your partner, which is key to connecting, and it can easily be worked into foreplay.

It’s also interesting that when it comes to women, dosing is not as important. A little less or a little more- it’s all good. For men though, less is more. You want to be energized and slightly buzzed, not stoned outta your gourd!

Also if you’ve ever wondered if cannabis was better than Viagra, or how cannabis can help with menstrual cramps, menopausal symptoms, and even endometriosis, check out the video!

(Why?)

Published at Sat, 17 Jun 2017 13:52:39 +0000

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LP Cannabis Shortage Inevitable

LP Cannabis Shortage Inevitable

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LP Cannabis Shortage Inevitable

The Liberals are quite adamant that the goal of legalization is to “stamp out the black market.” What they mean by “stamp out” is anybody’s guess, but it doesn’t sound too great.

The Liberals have claimed a special spot for “small growers” in the Cannabis Act. There is a provision for 4 plants per household, and the task force even recommended legalizing sharing.

Home-growing and “sharing” (wink-wink) will create all sorts of loopholes and workarounds for people already used to ignoring cannabis laws. And they’ll need these loopholes, for Liberal legalization is cultivating cannabis shortages.

It is the same problem the Soviet Union was tasked with. Given the infinite complexity in the economic options one can take, how do you know which is the right course of action?

Individuals in private enterprise have competition. They have the price system which originates from mutual trade, through the discovery of value.

Confiscation is categorically different from free trade.

Since the Liberals are running a tax-funded monopoly, they too will face the supply/demand problem that plagues every statist regime.

Many people intuitively understand this. Or see it right before their eyes even when it has yet to materialize.

Aaron Salz is an investment analyst on Bay Street. He is a consultant to some of the larger licensed producers. Salz said: “We are going to have a supply shortage. I’m highly confident of that.”

Since taking over the government, the Liberals have yet to dismantle the LP-scheme. The safety and security codes (borrowed from a nuclear power plant design template) still apply. However, tweaks have been made so the current LPs can expand easier.

Still, cannabis consultant and investor Paul Rosen says, “I think we will be critically short.”

There are more Canadians that want to buy cannabis than the LPs can produce currently or even by July 2018.

Of course, this has never been an issue in the “black market,” where, for the last couple decades, consumers have more-or-less ruled. Cannabis entrepreneurs have crowded out most of the gangs. The rules are unwritten, they have developed organically over time.

Now, all that needs to be done is the legalization of this existing market.

The uproar over the LPs and Harper’s original overhaul of the medical regime was the fact that he ignored this BC Bud market.

He tried to physically remove $5 billion from the BC economy and replace it with Ottawa-connected pot producers. Kind of like what Pierre Elliot Trudeau did with Alberta oil.

Now, it’s Justin’s turn.

He may have lifted the boot slightly, but the heel is still pressing hard. Perhaps he’s cool and is just moderating his message for the base, bro, calm down, brah, be patient… Perhaps the government will eventually respect the “small growers” by decentralizing control, even if it means successive battles after the initial Act is given Royal Assent.

Either way, markets always prevail.

(Why?)

Published at Tue, 13 Jun 2017 22:51:03 +0000

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Toronto Board of Health says “Decriminalize now”

Toronto Board of Health says “Decriminalize now”

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Toronto Board of Health says “Decriminalize now”

On June 12, 2017, Toronto’s Board of Health voted unanimously to “immediately decriminalize the possession of non-medical cannabis for personal use” on the recommendation of Dr. Eileen de Villa, the Medical Officer of Health for Toronto.

The board also endorsed her proposals that the minimum age to buy cannabis in Ontario be set at 19 which puts it on the same page as alcohol, and also supported her call for equity training for cannabis law enforcement to ensure fair treatment of groups already disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system.

Finally, common sense prevails! Is this a sign of things to come? Only time will tell because whether or not the federal government will heed their call is still up in the air since PM Trudeau has not only asked police to continue enforcing the current laws up until legalization, he has said the Liberals will not decriminalize in the lead up to it.

I think the question to ask here is “Why ruin more lives, especially when it will be legal in a year?”.

This question was one of the main reasons for Dr. de Villa’s recommendations to the board as she wrote “a significant number of young Canadians will continue to obtain criminal charges before cannabis is legalized” in a late May report.

Is the government’s refusal to decriminalize cannabis just one last hurrah for Prohibition as Bill Blair throws a bone to his buddies in law enforcement? 

Also, it’s worth noting that in the name of protecting health and minimizing the harms of use, not everything the Toronto Board of Health supports is going to make cannabis businesses or enthusiasts happy- the board also wants strict controls on marketing and advertising (such as plain packaging) and the regulation of edibles (including setting maximum amounts of THC and banning products that may be too appealing to children).