This week, Adam looks into rumours that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is really the son of former Cuban Communist leader Fidel Castro. Cristina blazes through some myths and misconceptions around The Cannabis Act which legalizes the recreational use of cannabis in Canada as of October 17. Finally, Darren wraps up the show with a closer look at Sean Carroll’s book, The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself.
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Is Justin Trudeau Fidel Castro’s Son?
Is Justin Trudeau Fidel Castro’s Love Child? – Snopes
O Canada: Trudeau’s Castro tribute raises eyebrows – CNN
CBC News: Marijuana Myths Debunked
Pipedreemz: 5 myths about cannabis
CityNews: 5 myths about marijuana legalization debunked
CBC: Ontario to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed
Washington Post: Following marijuna legalization
UAlberta: Public Health – Debunking myths about cannabis legalization
Forbes: Legal marijuana states lower opioid use
Marijuana-infused food and Canadian consumers’ willingness to consider recreational marijuana as a food ingredient
Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Reefer Madness Reaches Canada
The Big Picture Book Review
Hold on a minute.. An off the cuff remark caught me off guard. Something along the lines that being addicted to marijuana being better than opioids. So is marijuana addictive? By what standards are you comparing it to? Citation needed! Surely your not implying it is at the same level as opioids?! Whaaaaaaat?! I would like to see the peer reviewed study! And from what college did that study come from, hopefully not Clown college! And who was the peer reviewing it, hopefully not Bozo the clown!
I was going to shrug my shoulders if I saw someone smoking cannabis but now I will slap it out of his hand and shove a cigarette in his mouth instead.
Soon Canada will be in the grips of reefer madness! By Halloween gangs of drug crazed addicts will be rampaging through the streets. I for one will be hiding under the bed trembling in fear. Beware,don’t open the door. Don’t fall for the trick of them pleading for candy….
Referring to a weed smoker as an addict reminds me of this clip from the movie half baked https://youtu.be/uUPHlAbAf2I
I meant to reply to this, Phil, but forgot. Apologies.
In response to your comment we plan to have a neuroscientist on to discuss in the coming weeks.