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BC Bud is a generic term for several varieties of potent cannabis grown in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The term has become almost a brand name, especially in California, Oregon, Alaska and Washington, where most of the province's cannabis exports end up. The United States Drug Enforcement Agency considers BC production to be a major problem, given the porous United States-Canada border, and has launched several major initiatives to cut down on its flow, including collaborative operations targeting marijuana activists such as Marc Emery. // Look up Cannabis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages English Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 5th 944,735 km² 925,186 km² 19,549 km... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Area  Ranked 1st  - Total 663,267 sq mi (1,717,855 km²)  - Width 808 miles (1,300 km)  - Length 1,479 miles (2,380 km)  - % water 13. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Cannabis sativa Look up marijuana in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Since 1973, the DEA has enforced the drug laws in the United States. ... Canada and the United States of America share the longest common border among any two countries that is not militarized or actively patrolled. ... Marc Emery wearing his 420 jersey. ...


A study released on October 4, 2006 by the University of Victoria Centre for Addictions Research of BC and Simon Fraser University Applied Research on Mental Health and Addictions indicated Cannabis use is more widespread among British Columbians than the rest of Canadians. [1] The University of Victoria (usually known as UVic, though originally as U of V) is located in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (northeast of Victoria). ... Simon Fraser University (SFU) is located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, part of the metropolitan area of Vancouver, British Columbia. ...


However, a high tolerance for cannabis use in BC and an awareness of the role of it as an export cash crop (worth an estimated $6 billion annually) has tended to make it difficult for Canadian or American authorities to interfere effectively. This remains a significant bone of contention between the US and Canada, and is one of many US-Canada border problems driving changes to both nations' policies. In agriculture, a cash crop is a crop which is grown for money. ...


The early history of cannabis production was centered in hippie communities in the Gulf Islands and Kootenay area, in climate conditions perfect for outdoor growing. It is believed that much of it currently sold for export originates from hydroponic grow-ops in the Lower Mainland, with significant amounts still added by outdoor growers throughout the province. Singer at contemporary Russian Rainbow gathering Hippie, often spelled hippy outside the United States, refers to a subgroup of the 1960s and early 1970s counterculture that began in the United States, becoming an established social group by 1965 before declining during the mid-1970s. ... Map showing the location of the Southern Gulf Islands The Gulf Islands is the name collectively given to the islands in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver Island and the mainland Pacific coast of British Columbia, Canada. ... The Kootenay Region (in common parlance The Kootenays) comprises the southeastern portion of British Columbia. ... Hydroponics is the growing of plants without soil. ... A grow-op is a short term for a marijuana grow operation in which cannabis plants are grown in a (usually domestic) setting, sometimes with the intent of creating large amounts of marijuana for commercial purposes. ... The Lower Mainland is the name that residents of British Columbia apply to the region surrounding the City of Vancouver. ...


BC has many compassion clubs, head shops and activists challenging the current legal and social views on cannabis. Vancouver's former Mayor, Larry Campbell, has called for the legalization of cannabis in British Columbia. A head shop in Florence, Italy. ... The Honourable Larry W. Campbell, MBA (born February 28, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario) is the outgoing Mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and a Member of the Canadian Senate. ...


From a commercial point of view, the fact that many growers in BC informally cooperate to keep quality high, while competing fiercely in an illegal business, is of interest to some in the agricultural economics community, as well as students of trademarks, agricultural policy, black markets, and agorism. Like Bordeaux, France, a region synonymous worldwide with an intoxicating export, in this case Bordeaux wine, British Columbia is increasingly known for the premium quality of its marijuana. The quality of BC bud is unmatched in the world, usually around 27.5% THC or more. Agricultural economics applies the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock. ... A trademark or trade mark[1] is a distinctive sign of some kind which is used by an individual, business organization or other legal entity to uniquely identify the source of its products and/or services to consumers, and to distinguish its products or services from those of other entities. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Agorism is a radical left-libertarian political philosophy popularized by Samuel Edward Konkin III, who defined an agorist as a conscious practitioner of counter-economics (peaceful black markets and grey markets). ... Bordeaux (Bordèu in Gascon) is a France. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


See also

Cannabis Resources
Uses: Recreational drug | Pharmaceutical drug | Spiritual | Culture | Health issues | Legal issues | Cultivation
Preparations: Bhang | Hashish | Kief | Shake | Hash oil
Smoking: 420 | Blunt | Bong | Bowl | Chillum | Dugout | Gravity bong | Hot knife | Hookah | Joint | Shotgun | Smoking pipe | Steamroller | Rolling papers
Vaporization: Vaporizer | Scrapings | Browns
Cannabis Food: Cannabutter | Dope cake | Ganja goo ball | Hash cookie | Green Dragon | Leary biscuit | Cannabis brownie | Cannabis tea

These lollipops were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US DEA The illegal drug trade is a global black market consisting of production, distribution, packaging and sale of illegal psychoactive substances. ... // Look up Cannabis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Cannabis sativa Look up marijuana in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A catalog page offering Cannabis sativa extract. ... Cannabis has an ancient history of ritual usage as a trance inducing drug and is found in pharmacological cults around the world. ... Bob Marley on the cover of The Wailers 1973 album Catch a Fire. ... A cannabis plant Although there are many conflicting studies involving health issues and the effects of cannabis, certain physical and mental health effects conclusions have been reached. ... World laws on cannabis possession (small amount). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... A bhang shop in India Bhang (Siddhi) is a derivative of the leaf and flower of a female cannabis plant. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In cannabis culture, shake refers to the small, leafy fragments of cannabis that gather at the bottom of a bag, which are said to result, putatively, of it having been shaken in handling. ... Hash oil is a solution of tetrahydrocannabinol, but is a misnomer in suggesting any resemblance to hashish. ... A: A cigarette rolling machine. ... A Cannabis sativa plant 420 (pronounced four-twenty) is a term used in Cannabis culture to describe the use of cannabis, and elements of its associated culture. ... A blunt made from a Dutch Master cigarillo A blunt is a cigar which is usually machine-rolled. ... A bong, also commonly known as a water pipe, is a smoking device, generally used to smoke cannabis, but also other substances[1][2][3]. It is sometimes confused with a hookah pipe. ... Bowl used for smoking marijuana Bowl is used by smokers of cannabis to indicate one of two different things: The bowl-shaped receptacle in which marijuana is placed prior to smoking which forms part of a marijuana pipe or bong. ... There is also a Chillum, Maryland, a suburb North of Washington, D.C. Two small glass chillums, with bottle cap for size comparison. ... A dugout, sometimes called a one-hitter, is a device used to facilitate discreet personal use of marijuana. ... In cannabis culture, gravity bong is a term that can refer to either of two devices used for smoking cannabis that use the gravitational force of water to create a vacuum whereby the suction created draws air through a bowl to fill the container with smoke. ... A hot knife is a blade of heated metal, used to smoke Hashish, marijuana buds or hash oil. ... Man holding a water pipe (hookah) This article is about a traditional smoking pipe. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In the slang of consumers of cannabis, shotgun can have one of a number of meanings. ... Metal Metal pipes are more generally associated with cannabis and other drugs than tobacco use. ... A common glass steamroller. ... George Washington Rolling Papers Rolling papers are small sheets, rolls, or leaves of paper which are sold for rolling ones own cigarettes either by hand or with a rolling machine. ... A conduction-style vaporizer. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Cleveland Browns are a National Football League team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Cannabutter is an oil/fat/butter based solution which has been infused with cannabinoids. ... A Dope Cake is method of taking cannabis without smoking it. ... Ganja goo ball is a catch-all term for any gooey or sticky sweet ball-shaped dessert containing cannabis; this is usually referring to desserts that do not need to be baked, and are made out of either powdered cannabis or cannabutter. ... Hash cookies, Space Cookie, hash cakes or space cakes are relatively common in regions with liberal drugs policies, including much of Europe (particularly the Netherlands). ... This article is about the drink. ... A Leary biscuit is a snack consisting of a cracker, cheese, and ground up marijuana bud. ... Wikibooks Cookbook has more about this subject: Magic Brownie Cannabis or hashish can be cooked into a sweet cake, cookie, brownie, or other baked product to produce a psychoactive food. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cannabis (drug). ...

External links

  • Dopefiend.co.uk: The Cannabis Podcast Network - audio shows for the discerning stoner
  • Cannabis Coalition
  • Pot T.V. Marc Emery, the founder of the Marijuana Party of Canada.
  • Holy Smoke Culture Shop Nelson head shop and advocacy.

  Results from FactBites:
 
BC Bud: Growth of the Canadian Marijuana Trade (2007 words)
While the term BC Bud literally refers to the bud of the female cannabis plant grown in British Columbia, the term has become synonymous in the popular media for high-potency Canadian-grown marijuana.
Although Canada is not a primary supplier of marijuana to the United States, the smuggling of BC Bud from British Columbia is burgeoning, as are shipments of Quebec Gold to the northeastern United States.
For example, on March 22, 2000, approximately 1,100 pounds of BC Bud and $30,000 2 in drug proceeds were seized in Manhattan by officers of the New York Police Department.
BC Bud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (381 words)
BC Bud is a generic term for several varieties of potent cannabis grown in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
It is believed that much of BC Bud currently sold for export originates from hydroponic grow-ops in the Lower Mainland, with significant amounts still added by outdoor growers throughout the province.
From a commercial point of view, the fact that many growers in BC informally cooperate to keep quality high, while competing fiercely in an illegal business, is of interest to some in the agricultural economics community, as well as students of trademarks, agricultural policy, competition, and fl markets.
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