Canard: (noun) a : a false or unfounded report or story; especially : a fabricated report e.g., “The report about a conspiracy proved to be a canard.” b: a groundless rumor or belief, e.g., “the widespread canard that every lawyer is dishonest.” [source: Merriam-Webster]
“Cannabis canards” are cleverly designed propaganda repeated or placed in the media, which are either misquoted, exaggerated, or completely untrue. When planted, it's usually by people with an economic interest in keeping cannabis illegal.
Cannabis canards fall into 6 categories - read more here. The American Cannabis Report will endeavor to expose these falsehoods whenever possible.