University should extend and deepen human understanding, but critical thinking requires ideological diversity.
Toronto, Ontario: On February 12, 2018, a panel of experts gathered before a discerning audience of professionals to deliberate Canada’s imminent legalisation of recreational marijuana. The discussion, moderated by Andrea Mandel-Campbell of the Canadian Club, navigated the turbid waters surrounding the impending overnight flip of an illicit narcotic into a legal product. The dialogue in…Read more »
On January 30, 2018, Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp., a provider of funding to marijuana producers in exchange for equity, struck an interim deal with Inverell Corp., an Uruguayan-based marijuana producer. Inverell agrees to cede 80% of their shares to Cannabis Wheaton in exchange for approximately 15 million dollars in cash and capital. This newest acquisition…Read more »
Toronto, Ontario: On May 26, 2017, Chuck Rifici, Chairman and CEO of Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. strode onto the stage of the Lift Cannabis Business Conference to the tune of Bruno Mars’ 24k Magic. Hand in pocket and a grin beaming through his ginger hipster beard, Rifici positioned himself behind the podium and declared, “Legalisation…Read more »
“Come on then, love,” Poppa calls from his armchair in the warm living room of my grandparents’ Gold Coast waterfront apartment. Home lies a thousand kilometres to the cooler south. I love the heat of Australia’s Queensland. “Coming, Poppa,” I call. I slip my nightdress over my head and skip into the breezy front…Read more »
Chronic smoking blackens your lungs, blocks your arteries, and causes bad breath. But how does excessive pregnant puffing affect the unborn child? Could the drag of a smoke while pregnant cause Tourette’s syndrome? Between 1996 and 2002, the Danish National Birth Cohort (DNBC) interviewed, observed, and collected data about the lifestyle, health, and habits of…Read more »
Learning generates squirming in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), finds a 2017 study by researchers at the University of Central Florida. Children with ADHD experience deficits in attention, combined with excess physical activity. The new findings show that children with ADHD wriggle and squirm twice as much as typically developing children when attempting…Read more »