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Public Recreational Medicinal Cannabis

Public sales.  What’s the difference?

Since public sales started selling in 2018 Canada this question has been asked by many regarding Medicinal and Recreational Cannabis.  Canadians above a certain age were suddenly allowed with various restrictions, no medical restriction or reason needed.  People as a collective play with pharmaceutical grade drugs, some facing addictions with deadly consequences for nations.  It does not only affect addicts.  Pharmaceuticals sometimes kill simply by using as directed.  Canada was overly cautious about Refer Madness infused Cannabis.  It has undergone many changes and laws since that day, thanks in part by being spearheaded by Canada’s former ‘RCMP Drug Task Force‘ heads.  They and their staff were also called the Gestapo by many Canadians puffing and growing the weed through prohibition.  The force is funded by that Refer Madness infection affecting society at large thanks to educating youth fears about Cannabis among other not so natural drugs now killing young adults today with programs like DARE, and adult programs like MADD which focused Cannabis above other drugs when driving.

Medical beginnings to legalization and sales

Prior to 2018 medicinal allowances were considered confusingly legal for very few since the mid 1970’s at least, and had exploded to many patients by 2009 for many people with diverse life and medical experiences in Canada.  Strata’s and other multi family dwellings tried to ban Cannabis consumption inside and were successful by society restrictions banning Cannabis above any smoking laws in public or rented areas inside prior to legalization.  In years before legalization many patents had to provide the Doctor’s actual prescription for proof of need.  Civic properties outside like parks and courtyards post legalization imposed complete smoking bans, prior to legalization had the law backing them with draconian actions when enforced and allowed tobacco only.  It is a true medicine not restricted by any law when prescribed by forward thinking medical professionals above that all use is somehow medicinal in more than my thoughts.  For a short time after legalisation and long before that, a patient could authorize a grower to supply their daily amount locally.  Some patients could even grow their own according to their daily limit.  Since then, the patients have to go through a registered Licenced Producer or their personal LP became that foundation for the only legal way to obtain Medical Cannabis.  That same product filled the shelves for recreational public sales after 2018, from those LP’s.  More on that next para.  I saw that patient medicine was reduced from the federal supply, well at first.  There is a form on Health Canada’s website  which is the official medical document authorizing the use of cannabis for medical purposes.  It’s recognized Canada wide and another form is needed to authorize growing, it may only be submitted once the property is properly prepared with security through environmental design in mind focused on refer madness thoughts of high profile crime attractants.  Long term patients still have designated growers locked in thanks to an Injunction made by Cannabis Lawyer John Conroy before 2010.  The growers became federal Licenced Producers if they qualified.

One source for all legal Cannabis, Medical and Recreational

With Legalization, you are allowed to grow 4 Cannabis plants per household but they must not be visible to anyone public, particularly those under the legal age of the province.  Canada has a set of laws, provinces handle Cannabis laws provincially and local communities have their own regulations concerning sales and use.  Legalization became Prohibition 2.0.  Some Strata’s, other multi family dwellings and individual rented living spaces can outright ban growing even one plant, even as a regular attractive house plant. Only plants that grow is grown from ‘starter material’ (IE seeds and clones) must be from a licenced producer who’s starter material was from the same national stockpile of starter material.   I do think it’s the final version of that medical form, imho strictly used for research purposes with controlled subjects from a controlled supply.  There is a larger ‘weeducation’ research project using public with recreational Cannabis in the wild to which the conclusion may be proven ‘all use is medicinal‘.  Efforts to research it’s effects on the Opium epidemic in East Vancouver were halted by said Gestapo aka Community Safety Unit or other branch’s in the 2 police forces (City Police and RCMP) of Vancouver.

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Prior to legalisation and public sales, this sight brought fear into the hearts of recreational tokers of all ages

 

Beyond Recreational and Medicinal

In previous posts, I covered some of the industrial benefits.  Housing, food, vehicles, fuel, replacing our demand on forests.  That’s just a start, way more products can be made.  The food and shelter forms of it will increase health, recreational may just provide a defence against the need to use it medicinally.  With society health, we can be more productive in many areas beyond the Cannabis field.

 

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Food- Cannabis potential

Food non-Cannabis

So for the last post on Cannabis I’ll write it’ll be on it’s most basic use and likely the most important use. Food. We all need to eat.  Not only do we need to eat, the food must be wholesome and filled with nutrients.  Most food today meets that criteria but much of that is genetically altered and suspected to cause many ills in consumers.  The consumers are also the domestic animals we eat like bovine and sheep, pigs.  Pesticides meant to kill pests infused within the growing plant and more chemicals to preserve the food so it’s fresh on the table is suspected of making more and more people sick. Returning to basic farming to provide local vegetables and other produce with none of the added chemicals or preservatives as well as livestock and fowls fed organically  to local farmers markets and to feed their families makes sense.  Consumers do have a choice and local is reputably better.  Cannabis should be available there imho as it is grown locally.  Did you know Cannabis oils both activated and raw can be infused into or onto any food and many recipes replacing butter and blended into most if not all beverages?  It is a healthy additive in pure form.

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Cannabis, the diet for wellness

Well, a Cannabis plant starts as a seed which in itself is food.  It can also make a beverage, a ‘Nut Milk‘.  Its use into other products like fuel for your vehicles creates an editable Hemp Seed Cake for humans and animals both domestic and ferial.  That seed is full of everything an animal IE the human animal could need in nutrition and minerals.  But it’s not the only part to eat.  The whole plant, both genders can be eaten from the roots & stalk to leaf and Cola.

None of it will make you high unless it’s a female plant and the Cola is prepared ahead of time by Decarbing, which removes an acid molecule that prevents the psychotropic effects of Cannabis, and CBD (Cannabidiol) Oil will not make you high even after Decarbing.  For medicine, it’s only part of the whole picture.  The plant defines what it means to be sustainable for our use, fast growing, versatile/diverse in its use providing employment for generations of humans from seed to consumer with thousands of end products helping communities and individuals.

The End?

Not for Cannabis for sure, the plant has no end except winter when it must go doment being a fair weather plant outdoors.  This is November don’t forget.  It is the last planned post focused on Cannabis but many will be written heavily influenced by it.  If you want to see more posts on it, or have questions on anything I wrote on a previous post please contact me below and I do thank you in advance.  Any other family safe subject you may want me to research (*with Google of course) just ask or suggest it and I’ll write about it in a future post.  Refer to my Privacy Policy for your assurance of confidentiality

 

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Plant with diverse uses- Cannabis potential 4

Plant diversity 1

We’ve looked at Wood and Fuel replacement for Cannabis.  It is such a versatile plant with a million end uses.  It does those jobs very well, and can be used today.

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A multitude of Cannabis leaves on a grey specked background

Have you heard about Hemp Clothing?  Well first, we have clothing already, why would we need Hemp Clothing?  One use for Hemp is single use clothing like Halloween Costumes.

The problems with Clothing today

The problems begin before an article of clothing is cut from the cloth it’s made from.  It’s not plant based or recyclable.  The cloth itself is created with the aid of Fossil fuels and other hard to recycle materials, bleaches and chemicals.  Over 700 strands of a plastic ‘string’ is often spun into a cloth cut to a pattern.  The creation gets to the end user who lives the life.  The end user replaces and disposes of the clothing when its life is no longer useful.  The article of clothing takes decades to be recycled when disposed at end of life, as damaging to the environment as any artificial creation we dispose of.  It leaches chemicals like dyes, bleaches and more into the soil as it decomposes slowly.  End user acquires another piece of clothing to replace and repeats that cycle, till the end user’s last days.  That could be you I’m describing.  I’m actually guilty of that myself but I know my dumpster is sorted and separated by the collection company that services my apartment building, at this point in my life.  Perhaps your community or multi family dwelling residence has recycling too?  Comment below.  But what if they biodegraded quickly and helped the soil?  Read on

Providing alternative clothing

The Cannabis plant is pretty diverse as I hope you are starting to realize.  Remember its end product is called Hemp.  Hemp clothing is far superior in my humble opinion then cotton.  In fact I found a study comparing those two fabrics both created from natural plants. Fascinating!  Why aren’t we all wearing Hemp clothing?  Levi Jeans may even start designing in Hemp too!  Likely all that is needed is for a local person to plant some seeds to create clothing and sell those in your community, perhaps for your community or region ‘locally’.  With several generations in a growing season, much cloth could be developed by just one stand.  This is true for every Hemp product.  Land that is presently unproductive, producing and contributing to local economies in a sustainable way who are able to pay federal commitments as a collective through Provinces and States.  That’s the beginning of sustainability in a nation and freedom for people.  To empower everyone to have the means to sustain themselves with excess to donate to others who cannot, the emerging Cannabis industry can provide those means sustainably over generations of humans starting with your personal donation to the Genepool.  It would be providing us with food and clothing to do that work, and branch off to create and grow spin off industries, supplementing existing trades as well as creating new ones.  Clothing that could survive to pass off to offspring who would love new, perhaps that they create.  As a side effect of the food and clothing industry, health of mind and body would prosper too, society would overcome and solve most problems I think.  Read the next in the series about the food it can create.  Actually, that you can create.  That’s the beauty of Cannabis.  Subscribe today!  My subscription list is ‘budding’ too. Thank you for doing that!

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Be active

Get Moving… Be active

A little diversion from my usual posts, but a slight mention of Cannabis can’t be avoided.  For many it helps to build an active life.  I’m speaking about putting one foot in front of the other.  Walking.  Left foot, right foot, repeat.  Many health professionals across the nation will recommend a walk often, well at least will not recommend sitting behind a desk for hours even writing a blog post.  The word for that is ‘a sedentary lifestyle‘ and it’s not recommended.  Well if your doctor does recommend a sedentary lifestyle, find a new doctor!  Get Active!

Benefits of an active life

The health benefits of an active life are numerous and diverse.  The community you live in benefits when it’s residents and visitors can get out and about, people are usually more productive after they walk.  It benefits with reduced health care costs for many problems.  Less wear and tear on roads often leads to reduced infrastructure costs.  Who’da though wearing out shoe leather with an active life would save your community money?  The facts about productivity prompts your employer to encourage you to step outside and take a walk.  Your personal wellness is improved with a regular walk.  A walk in nature impacts mental health positively, more so than a walk on a city block but both are good for all your ails.

Ignore the car, walk not to far

Perhaps not to the Bar…  The distance you walk is not all that important a destination could be an incentive.  An active lifestyle leads a healthy life.  Perhaps your property manager, your job or your household makes you consume ‘smokables’ like Cannabis or Tobacco outside.  That’s a short walk, ability to live in a residence is a great incentive imho.  An apartment and business might have a smoking area away from a building.  A house often sits on a block and a ‘Participaction‘ focus I saw years ago recommended a simple ‘walk around the block’.  I call it stinking up my neighborhood no one seems to mind my smoke as long as it’s out there!  A fun activity is counting your steps.  Count my steps?  What’s that?

Healthy apps

One way to keep any fitness goal you have is to count how many steps you take per day.  You could have a wearable device, like the famous “fitbit“.  A wearable device imho is better than an app on your phone as it stays with you during all the steps of your active life, can also accurately chart your sleep.  Some can count calories as well as other healthy activities.  I use a trio of apps on my phone.  Your phone may have one preinstalled, I’ve got a Samsung and Samsung Health includes a basic Pedometer among other functions.  Google has one called “Google Fit” which yea, does the same and more.   Carrot is one I’ve used for over a decade, actually it went dormant for a while and changed some features to become better. Download and use ‘Carrot Rewards‘ today available (link was to a news story last January, it’s now live) from the App and Play Store!  If you do that, it’s best to sync all your activity apps together with an app like ‘Health Sync‘.  Health Sync is not exactly free though, but a nominal one time fee of $3.79cdn can be paid or a recurring 0.99 charge every 6 months will let you use it forever.

 

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Cannabis Potential part 3 B

If you missed the first episode in the series, it can be found here.

If you missed the first of Part 3, it’s here.  The second part is here.  The 3rd Part A is here.

This is:

Where do we grow all this Cannabis?  Part ‘B’

Uses

Fuel

We suspect that Cannabis could reduce our dependence on “Big Oil“, with just one use.  Some call it a wasteful use, as there is information out there that claims a ton of dry biomass is burned to produce about 80 US Gallons of Gasoline type fuel and a pile of charcoal is produced referring to Cannabis Fuel.  The charcoal in that purpose is 100% useful as fertilizing material for new plants, it could also be used in heating to replace coal use, being very similar but being wasteful not worth thinking about. Same as for capacitor use where Carbon Graphite (from the remains of burned Cannabis fiber) rods make the components of that device.   However that is not how Hemp biofuel is made, that thinking is archaic and reminiscent of a Refer Madness infection.  Any vegetation could be our Biomass, but in this example our Biomass is Cannabis dba Hemp.  The pluses outweigh the negatives as far as I can see, just the seeds are used with the oils squeezed out.  This produces a ‘cold pressed seed cake’.  This Seed Cake is completely editable, it’s sold as domestic animal feed but it is edible for us as well.  The fuel itself is non toxic and can be consumed but is said to be unpleasant in taste, an alcohol stronger and less toxic than rubbing alcohol.  A spill would be good for the environment, fertilizing soils, leading to the next part where Cannabis will help.

The Forest Industry

It could replace the need to rape the forests industrially as another use.  Today, industry replants pure stands of Pine and Spruce trees after clearcutting, creating firestorms that grow humongous and some endanger communitiesDeciduous trees and shrubs are eradicated with prejudiced practices done by industry that threaten natural forests.  Feral animals are nature’s tools, the shrubs are berries and other seed bearing plants planted by nature in the circle of life.  Nature is out of balance.  Any non conifer plant growing near a ‘treated pure stand’ is growing in pesticide residue, usually deformed and is toxic to life.  It struggles to exist in a pure stand.  We do need big industry to step out of the forests for at least one generation of humans.  But…  We use forests for recreation, we use forests for employmentWe use the resources the forest produces in construction, paper products,school projects, hygiene (toothpicks) and way more even in some very wasteful ways, like toilet paper. With Cannabis:  Hempcrete, Hemp Lumber, Hemp Paper, Hemp Toilet Paper, napkins and more paper products, no toxic chemicals needed.  Everything wood can be replaced by a Hemp product in fact, all that can be safely tossed when its useful life ends.  It returns to the soil a lot faster than wood, most won’t have been preserved in toxic chemicals.  Every product employs an army in a sustainable workforce from seed to consumer.  There is much more it can do, I could describe Plastic and Food, The problems about Batteries and a Capacitor which is all it can be at present, but I won’t on this post.  I hope it inspired you to do some research and expand your ‘Weeducation‘, it isn’t always learned on the first puff.  The Industrial end of things is a whole other class in the school of Weeducation  Thank you for following so far, Hope you’ve been paying attention.  Keep reading for Cannabis Potential part 3-c, it needs not cut into agricultural land, well fertil soils overall excluding ferial…  Subscribe if you haven’t yet.  Next week that post will be uploaded

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Cannabis Potential part 3 A

Where do we grow all this Cannabis?  Part ‘A’

If you need to start at the first post in this series, that is here.  This is part A of Where to Grow, Explaining “Feral Cannabis” which is beyond first generation growth and appears to be ‘naturally seeded’ by animal and bird droppings. Usually when I start a conversation about Cannabis and promoting my vast awareness of the plant with my limited understanding someone askes about land needed.  Most of my early knowledge I learned listening to the stories of weeducated individuals in all sorts of worlds during the last of the illegal years from about 1977 in a Northern British Columbia small town, then researching truths online after 2005.  The community I grew up in was rumored to have supplied the Cannabis to Prince George and points east west north and south of the hub city during many of the Prohibition years ending in 2018 in Canada.  In return, before the hype of today with the opiate problem, Cannabis was often traded for Cocaine and Heroin and the community was said to be layered a foot thick with those drugs.  It has grown up since then but that I feel it created the problems today, entirely created by an insane law that lumped Cannabis worse than those 2 drugs.  But that’s so far from the question I added it to show background as I listened to many stories that were proven as fact as I became as weeducated with no growing experiences.  I’ll break this in 2 parts so you see my reasoning of where to grow and how it adds, not takes away from, exising Biomass by filling a niche in agriculture today.

Cannabis in the wild

Early settlers to North America first settled here because the land was prime to grow Cannabis for the homeland and their own needs as they settled.  Land was hard to secure and grow Cannabis in the ‘Homeland’ due to conflicts changing borders and taking prime farmland during times of conquest.  In the decades before the ‘European invasion‘ created the United States which used Cannabis in part to break free from Europe and become independent, the plant was used diversely and for the most part, needed very little human intervention allowing settlers to shape the country.   Cannabis’s end product of Hemp was needed for war efforts at home and supplied material like rope and sails needed to explore, food and materials for settlements among all the other resources the new land offered.  Most of that early Cannabis escaped the plantations which were often abandoned and forgotten as generations progressed.  Speed further to 1899 to well after 2000 in North America, law enforcers took care of ‘ditch’ or wild Cannabis with prejudice where and when they noticed it.

It still grows all the globe including North America. Unseen in a ditch, spread free and proud perhaps on a remote mountainside or sheltered in an unseen valley it grows.  Studies show the Feral Cannabis to be very low quality and could be industrial class for at least the seeds, much more with awareness.  Seed eating small animals sitting around the bottom of the food chain and birds love Cannabis seed in their diet.  So do larger creatures who eat seed and those also eat those creatures.  Cannabis Seed survives the digestive track and is deposited in a smelly pile of nutritious fresh fertiliser, even when going through the predator as a second digestive track.  They found the plant most often in areas of disturbed and compacted soils like ditches and industrial lands abandoned, perhaps deposited by a rodent or bird chasing a rodent, perhaps by both while and after consumption of the smaller prey.  Where Feral Cannabis grew, it tolerated other species native to the environment and appeared to improve the soil and enhance surrounding biodiversity.  Refer Madness calls it invasive.  In the wild it exists peacefully coexisting naturally globally, flourishing strong without any human intervention.  Including in North America where Refer Madness laws calls it a ‘Noxious Weed’, but not officially as the Google keyword used on Google brought up all sorts of government websites and info suggesting toxic and noxious weed info links, but no mention of Ferial or wild Cannabis, Hemp at their websites on the subject.  Stay tuned for part ‘B’ in about an hour!

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Cannabis potential part 2

Cannabis, or how to restore the Forests ‘The Why’

Continued from PART ONE of “Cannabis Potential”  If you need to read that one, the link will take you there.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait for you to return….   Welcome back.  Before that though, its good to see why we need it to happen.  This is a ‘Weeducation‘ class, by the end I hope you know Cannabis Potential

Prelude to why we need Cannabis

Perhaps as early as 1940 or sooner, the industrial impact on British Columbia’s (mis)managed forests growing in our province has made an impact on the world’s environment.  The forests are a form of life on the planet, with succeeding generations like us.  Fast forward to the year 2000 and 2 decades more, and we have threats like Old Growth Forests being harvested for their ‘Net Worth’ to the economies of BC and Canada.  It’s BC’s 2nd leading industry behind Mining, another forest damaging industry but resoritive in most cases, no threat to ‘Old Growth’ as far as I know.  Those Old Growth trees are very important to the entire ecosystem of the forest working in harmony with the rooted plants, animal births and while they grew, other trees of the forest.  It likely ‘fathered’ and sheltered multi species life for better than 2 centuries.

Random thought

When I die, I would like to be a tree growing wild.  If everyone had that thought, cemeteries could be new forests, trees lining streets providing shade began with bodies as fertiliser legally.  It worked for at least one gardner who was a Serial Killer who’s flowers grew strong and healthy in a competitive market before it was discovered, I read soon after he was caught.   Back to forests then Cannabis potential…

Back to the reason

The governments of BC over the decades have allowed the harvest of many of these founding trees to the detriment of the forests whole, it must end now.  A recent plan to cut them into pellets is so wasteful even for industry imho.  2020 sees many mill closures and raw log exports.  This leads to high unemployment, social discomforts and perhaps even poverty.  The forests need to recover, we need to step back industrially from the forests for at least 2 generations of humans.  Nature has a job to balance and we need to assist it.  But we need wood.  It has so many uses in our society.  Housing.  Fences.  Construction.  Toothpicks.  Toilet Paper.  Whatever would we do without Toilet Paper! Ok well bidets are popular in most parts of the world, we’d survive.  But what of the rest?  Do we have an alternative fiber that would replace our basic needs for wood c/w employment for the workers displaced?  This is the first Cannabis potential I’ll write about, but it’s not the first use BC will recognize shortly.

A Cannabis leaf, a symbol of its potential
Cannabis leaf, full of its potential for earth and animal health including human

Cannabis, or how to restore the  Forests ‘The How’

Concrete traditionally made and widely used in construction alongside wood develops cracks over time, crumbles bad with water, not breathable and is not real good for the environment when disposed at the end of its usefulness.  Cannabis creates a perfectly recyclable “Hempcrete” replacementHemp lumber is a thing too.  Building with fire resistant Hemp materials makes sense living in flammable forests as they rebuild themselves naturally.  Even Hemp toilet paper.  This product as well can be infused with CBD and THC for a medicinal aid for problems at both ends of your plumbing. Top it with Hemp foods for complete health through the digestive track, clean with a medicated wipe to make your butt happy.  Your mouth and butt and everything between will thank and be smiling with you!  Oh, and you mentioned employment…  There is a ton of employment from supervisors to laborers from seed to consumer, with every processed use of Cannabis to Hemp.  Don’t forget the spin off businesses perhaps selling Hemp food and clothing (and the million other items made from Hemp), they need employees too.  As this happens, less people work in the forests.  Work in the forests becomes research as it regrows naturally with our educated assistance, recreation becomes the forest’s main industry.  Stay tuned for part 3 arriving soon!

 

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Education-Lessons learned…

Education.  Bleh.  Even I can learn lessons.  Yea. I’m Supposed to be ‘educating you’ with the blog.  More education. OK, Teachers themselves can make mistakes with education and we’re all teachers for sure, we are always learning too. I do not consider myself a ‘Professional’ in the field respectively just because I have a blog, that profession I do respect.  That does not mean I cannot teach.  A fish cannot learn to climb a tree but the simpleset of the creatures can teach others of the same or predatory species how to do new things, sharing new knowledge in familiar medium.  This includes the human collective. We all accept education in unique ways.  Right now I’m focused on the Cannabis thing, but I’ll need you to ask questions in your comments to inspire new posts, or deeper into the posts I do write.   This is education for me, then hopefully education for you.  Those will be limited as I see interests sway, or perhaps put new series inspired by you on a new schedule of posts or adventure in my MS’ed up life!. Thank you for staying tuned. Just spent the day installing server recommended plugins changing the seat (always read server emails of support and follow simple instructions) is my first lesson if I don’t have to upgrade vi emails warning me of the restrictive limits * Limits Exceeded* sorry if you got that message sometimes.  They are very touchy on a basic ‘shared’ account.  I’ve got a feeling I’ll be learning lots through this host and the info for your questions, a part of my education.

Ok for my future reference and your knowledge, here is a list of plugins I recommend, some were recommended by my server and I used them successfully while sitting on this host.  Note, some if not used will generate intensive sales pressure for site upgrades as a ‘Shared Domain’ can affect other sites on the host when approaching server limits

    • WP Force SSL Should have installed this one first but it’s now a recent upgrade to this website and an update to this post.  I began this site with an unsecured ‘HTTP’ domain.  HTTPS is the standard today, if you sell anything you are much more likely to have a dedicated selection of visitors not shy about buying from you.  It is way more secure.  This plugin took about 24 hrs to completely transfer all my pages, posts, pictures and files to the HTTPS domain, all I had to do was sit back and wait.
    • Akismet Anti-Spam  This plugin keeps your site free of spam, hackers looking to break into my website’s inner workings and typically ruin your visit here by placing spam comments. Search for it in your WordPress Plugin directory.
    • AMP  This plugin manages your small browser when you view my posts on your cellphone or mobile device.  Designed for developers down to siteowners with less experience then me, it’s very simple to install and use.  It installs another theme to host an identical accessible version of your website.  Search for it in your WordPress Plugin directory.
    • Broken Link Checker This powerful plugin scans your website for links that are broken.  Sometimes site owners change their sites from ‘HTTP’ to ‘HTTPS’ which is a more secure domain setting. Sometimes site owners change site names.  Often their site goes down sometimes permanently.  You linked to those sites from somewhere in your ramblings and without this plugin Google gives you a bad report for broken links that you have to manually find in perhaps a thousand ‘Text Links‘ a very simple way to add to your Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).  As soon as you notice the bad link through the report, you search for a new one if it exists and repair remove your link before Google notices.  Your website’s integrity is safe. Search for it in your WordPress Plugin directory.
    • Classic Editor.  In Late 2019 or early 2020, WordPress auto installed the Gutenberg Upgrade with version 5.5 for all the dashboards hosting a WordPress website.  Some users like myself and perhaps you are unfamiliar with ‘Block’ style writing found in this upgrade.  This plugin allows the writing field to look familiar to old time users like me. Search for it in your WordPress Plugin directory until 2022, it could be supported past then if needed and we support it.
    • Creative Email by Constant Contact is my mass mailer, automatically sending my posts to you who subscribe to the website, when it is written.  Look for it in your WordPress Plugin directory
    • Jetpack.  This is a very powerful multifunction plugin created by WordPress.com.  It is a ‘must have’ plugin for your WordPress website.  Defiantly install this first before other plugins; easily found in your Plugin’s directory.
    • Loginizer This plugin secures your site against Brute force attacks as its main goal but has other security features you should have.  It is free in your WordPress Plugin directory.
    • Smush This plugin was suggested by my server.  It takes your images and compresseses them to sizes your shared server doesn’t complain about and enables you to stay within limits imposed by your ‘affordable’ server.  It can also be found within your plugin Directory and does so much more
    • UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore This is a plugin I’ve used for many years.  It backs up my website and some others I manage using WordPress.  Very reliable with the backups and quick restores, even when transferring hosts which I’ll try on the next host in just over 2 years.  Make it your second installation of a plugin, backups are so very important to do.
    • W3 Total Cache.  Every time your website is viewed by a ‘Unique’ user, it uses resources of the server.  If the page is not stored in memory each visit is ‘new’.  With an influx of visitors it can overwhelm servers and visitors, search engine traffic can get error pages throughout all the websites on the server.  It is imperative to Cache your webpages and posts which makes your website more attractive and smoother for all visitors.  This was the other one recommended by my server who also mentioned one I already had above, I think it was Jetpack.
    • Just added Yoast SEO, a plugin I discovered on my last host and remembered as I put it on the other WordPress websites I manage.  It makes good authors better by adding SEO reminders to posts and pages as you write or edit them.  Better SEO with focused and high ranking keywords some linked, better rankings at search engines!  It is free in your WordPress Plugin directory.  Hey- I just remembered a post I wrote on SEO as one of the first ones on this server, I’ll have to link it here to remember to update it! 

That concludes the plugins I recommend so far.  I’ll take this opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to my server for leading me to those plugins.  Which ones do you use and what do they do?  Comment on my post below, perhaps subscribe as well!  My site will change from the Cannabis theme after a short series finishes.  OK, here’s an Image for SEO…

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A nice summer late morning shot, what can you see in the clouds? Some say a dog. Educate yourself by studying the sky. That’s education?

 

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Cannabis potential part one

Mixed Industrial stand of Cannabis
Back in history, this could be a prehistoric scene of life before it crawled ashore.

History

Cannabis was perhaps the first plant on the planet.  No one knows for certain when plant life grew on earth first or which plant, but it came long before and evolved before any animal came ashore and crawled upon the rocky or early sandy beaches.  The animals and air breathing fish came ashore in search of air, freedom of mobility and another creature for a multitude of reasons.  They might consume the other who may have been looking for seeds, or to mate with a like species creature perhaps dropping eggs or birthing on land.  What we suspect with an educated guess is that Cannabis began like all life in the oceans and likely supplemented the health of first biological starts on earth before coming ashore.  It would have preceded life on earth on solid land, its seeds contain all the nutrients animal life would need when they arrived.  The nature of the plant is to terraform soil, kind of like dandelions so in all likelihood it joined with those ground breaking  first plants, creating soil from the bare surface of our dead planet preceding the advance of other plant and advanced tree species.  It contains a high concentration of all the essential nutrient needs of life. It likely prepared soils for the first plants too, the first trees, the first animals and ‘land fish‘  to feed on the seeds and green fibers of the first generation plants, or the animals that consumed them.  Consequentially most life today has Endocannabinoid receptors which accept Cannabinoids from the plant.  Eons after that, society was forming communities.  Cannabis was employed in many human rituals plus making hempen materials to prosper and explore the planet.  Rope for example, sails way more on land including homes and meals. We learned long ago how to separate the genders of the plant for medicinal and religious effects (all female for the stuff of ‘Reefer Madness‘ sorry for that link, a reminder of the “RM” years that we cannot forget for fear we repeat) and the value of a mixed stand now called ‘Industrial Cannabis’, not Hemp while growing but it creates a ‘Hempen’ end product once harvested either as seed or fiber or even both.

One use for Industrial Cannabis is Fuel

Around the time 1899 turned 1900 on January 1st & during the decades to come, Henry Ford was building vehicles out of Cannabis and fueling them with the plant.  He sold his vehicles amid the early electric vehicles that were threatening to take over the auto market.  He had the idea people could grow Industrial Cannabis to power his internal combustion engine (ICE).  He swayed away from those thoughts before 1945 and we began the short run to today’s environmental problems that we see no end to, thanks in a large part to fossil fuels being damaging from extraction to consumption.   We should return to that Biofuel to phase out the internal combustion engine and the EV’s take over. Predictions have it phased out of most nations by 2040, certainly by 2100 we may all be using autonomous electric vehicles, which a combination of technologies developing individual power sources for all our power needs, individual to national will power.  That dream in another post I’ll make, we have so much more awareness now about clean renewable energyIs it hype to think that can solve our problems?  Not in my thoughts and many thinkers like a forward thinking corporation in my community.  This one function temporary as the ICE may fade into human history sometime in a predictable future, although perhaps as a heating oil that use will continue.  The fuel is multipurpose in itself, non toxic but unpleasant to consume.  A spill would actually help the environment, fertilizing the soil for other plants.  It’s not the only thing Cannabis can do.  Stay tuned, subscribe for more!

 

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Food services in Canada

Meals

There are food services actually “Meal Kit Food Delivery” services  that save you time from meal planning, targeted for the busy person perhaps with a family, with perhaps more than one mouth to feed.  Different services from raw ingredients with recipes to match, some provincial here in Canada to home delivery within an hour from local diners and grocery stores c/w alcohol and I hope in some near almost predicable future, ‘Cannafood‘.

Here in Canada, if one went out for Cannafood, they would have to walk home or hire a cab.  Driving while under the influence of Cannabis or ‘Drugged Driving‘ is illegal.  Odd that the law enforcement of North America consider Cannabis a drug in the same or worse category than Cocaine or Heroin particularly with driving but times are changing with what I call #Weeducation.  Nothing like home made though, while you wait for delivery.  In some areas, raw and concentrated Cannabis could be delivered too, locally and discreetly perhaps not legally but fresher and more affordable.  Stay tuned for the future!

Canada wide delivery

There is a particular service I used for a few months.  GoodFood I can truly rate.  Their food arrives fresh on Dry Ice, the recipes are easy to follow and depending on basic skill level, always comes out perfect.  They have a multitude of dinner meals, lunch brunch and breakfast beverages and meals including vegan/vegetarianism options to choose from.  Good idea to know your protein substitutes as a vegan vegetarianism diet is lacking as a major source of that overall, GoodFood has that info too as they appear to care about you.  They are just one federal service though.

Another one but I am not familiar with I first saw on Facebook was “Hello Fresh“.  They appear to offer the same services as GoodFood above, likely with different meal choices.  I would expect that most of them offer about the same service with their own diverse menus, but some are based within the province and imho better as the food does not travel as far from farm to table.  That has to be a consideration in this age of Environmental awareness as ‘Local’ is best, Provincial is second.  Nation should be last choice although some international foods are good as they have unique tastes.  Never get international food as a ‘Meal Kit’ unless it’s prepared fresh, flash frozen raw, cold transported and your tastes demand it.  There are stores and diners likely local to you with the flavors you desire, perhaps deliver, and as above homemade is always best.

BC Provincial

It seems in the city of Vancouver, BC there is local BC Wide Meal Delivery Kits, a new one opened up delivering to Canada beginning here in BC.  Many Vancouver diners, grocery stores, and farmers markets appear to be listed to send meal kits to customers perhaps across our province.  Check the websites linked to those places in the above link for more info.  Google or use your favorite search engine the keywords “Provincial Meal Kits” for your province to see if you have any choices.  In grocery stores you may have other shops that deliver, but many “Save On Foods” have a delivery service available, most have park and shop online shopping too, select your groceries online through the app or website and select a time to park and wait for them to be brought to your vehicle

Local

Well, Local I will limit to Delivery services from Diners you might or might not have in your community, I am sure you know the minor strictly local services like the locally named Dial a Brew company delivering more than just alcohol or your buddy Ralph who charges a gas fee…  Here in Canada we have services such as “Uber Eats” where they operate, same as Skip the Dishes operates in more communities sometimes delivering groceries too through phone and computer apps like InstacartPizza Hut finally got delivery in my town likely had it in yours from long ago.  Pizza places of course you have your local shops delivering in all communities perhaps as well as the big name ones like “Little Cesars“, “Dominos Delivery (avoid the ‘noid, order tonight) and others in a chain across the nation