Original cannabis journalism for Canadians

Dear Herb: Some cannabis-derived medications are government-approved prescriptions, but the cannabis plant isn't. Why?

As far as government regulators are concerned, not all plant-based medicines are created equal

Dear Herb: I'm going camping with cannabis. Will a bear smell it and attack me?

Herb sniffs out the answer to an ursine inquiry

Dear Herb: Can medical cannabis be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes?

Herb puts on his green eyeshades to answer a question about tax accounting and cannabis

Dear Herb: I'm legally allowed to buy medical cannabis. Does that mean I can grow my own?

Registering to legally produce your own medical cannabis is a separate process that requires its own special application


Dear Herb: I'm licensed to grow medical cannabis. Can I also grow four plants for recreational use?

Dear Herb: What's the difference between medical and recreational cannabis?

Dear Herb: Can I smoke my medical marijuana in public?

Dear Herb: How do I know if the grow-op across the street is legal and safe?

Dear Herb: I use cannabis daily. How will I know if I'm above the legal limits for driving?

Dear Herb: What will happen to my favourite dispensary after legalization?

Dear Herb: What do we know about the effects of marijuana during pregnancy?

Dear Herb: I'm confused — are head shops legal or not?