CANADA: The highly successful Treating Yourself Expo was off the hook in 2013. Thousands attended Canada’s largest marijuana trade show this year at the Metro Toronto convention centre and Marco Renda and the TY team did not disappoint.
Hemp is a plant with a massive historical significance, dating back thousands of years. In the U.S., it was once used as currency – in colonial times, hemp production was mandated in order to assure a steady supply of easily the most diverse plant on the planet.
Edwards is frustrated with Iowa’s pace on the issue. In 2010 the Iowa Board of Pharmacy formally stated marijuana has medicinal uses, but left it to the legislature to take action on how it could be used by patients. The legislature has not done so.