Policy & Politics


Health & Science

Zinc: Innovation for Unmet Mental Health Needs

A new innovation system that looks to tackle chronic social problems in the developed world has been launched by Paul Kirby, Saul Klein and Ella Goldner. Their new venture, Zinc, builds tech businesses through the process of a six month programme, focused around a single mission. Their first mission is focused on mental health. At … Continued

Addiction: A Creative Solution

Peru’s National Institute of Mental Health has been pioneering a new way of treating addiction. Dr. Valladolid is at the forefront the controversial method, which is based on art therapy. Patients are ‘abducted’ from their homes with the help of family members before being admitted into hospital. There they will receive artistic and holistic addiction … Continued


Families & Education

Addiction: A Creative Solution

Peru’s National Institute of Mental Health has been pioneering a new way of treating addiction. Dr. Valladolid is at the forefront the controversial method, which is based on art therapy. Patients are ‘abducted’ from their homes with the help of family members before being admitted into hospital. There they will receive artistic and holistic addiction … Continued


Business & Profit

Taking Care of ‘Canna-Business’

The legal cannabis industry was last weekend the subject of a lavish profile in the business section of The Telegraph. The article, which features comments from a wide range of major industry figures, marks a proud moment for ‘canna-business’ as it crosses over into mainstream business media. Focusing on the emerging legal cannabis industries in the US and … Continued

Tax Attacks

Ask most people what the current single greatest threat to the blossoming US marijuana market is, and you’re likely to hear one of two names in reply: Donald Trump or Jeff Sessions. Despite Trump’s insistence that he is 100% behind medical marijuana, he is seen – naturally – as unpredictable; just as likely to order … Continued


Arts & Culture

Baked On 420

The sun peeked through the clouds as thousands descended on Hyde Park yesterday for the annual 420 celebrations. It felt like a festival with everyone sitting on the grass, smoking weed, eating snacks and listening to music. We even saw a group who had brought a tent and were happily having a barbecue.  420, which is … Continued

4/20/2017

April 20th is a special date in any cannabis consumer’s diary. For reasons that, though debated, are believed to revolve around a group of students from San Rafael known as ‘The Waldos,’ who would spark up religiously at 16:20 back in the ‘70s, the numbers 420 have come to stand for all things marijuana-related the … Continued

Why Couples Are Turning to Marijuana for Happy and Healthy Relationships

This article originally appeared on KINDLAND Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional well-being of groups of men over 75 years. The research showed something maybe obvious and interesting: Good and healthy relationships are the key to happiness. What does it take to have a healthy and happy relationship? Many factors go into keeping a … Continued