Mess with Your Pain, Not Your Brain

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We understand; it’s kind of like decaf coffee or near beer – What’s the point? However, there is a real demand for natural pain relief and most do not want to be stoned dawn to dusk. The cannabis plant is so very versatile that it … Continue reading


The Social-ness of Marijuana

The Social Aspect of Marijuana

has brought people together for centuries. In early Eurasia, festivals celebrated hopes for bountiful harvests with participants dancing in the hemp fields.  The toast “To have hemp in your pocket” was a toast for good luck in days to come. Hemp seeds … Continue reading


Don’t Worry ~ Be Hempy

Hemp - The Workhorse of Cannabis

Hemp – The Workhorse of the Marijuana World – Cannabis Sativa L. is the botanist term for marijuana in it’s many forms.  It is related botanically to hops.  Underneath this large umbrella lies the misunderstood Hemp plant. It’s cousins, Indica … Continue reading


Weed Snobs

The female flower of a high bred strain.

are among us.  I consistently shake my head when I hear the word ‘cartel’. The truth in many regions of the good ‘ole U.S. of A. is the cannabis cottage industry undercut the ‘drug cartel’s’ hold upon the trade of marijuana decades ago. Like … Continue reading


The World is Watching Seattle

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn spoke at the Seattle NCIA event.

as the legal marijuana train stokes it’s long silent engines and prepares to barrel across the country with it’s vision of hope and a virgin industry born. A vibrant gathering recently took place at the swanky address of the Washington Athletic Club … Continue reading


Marijuana is Fundamentally Medicinal

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Human beings are genetically wired to marijuana.  It is a fact in the scientific community bold enough to lead the investigation that we human beings are fundamentally wired to respond to compounds found in cannabis (marijuana).  In fact, all other life forms … Continue reading


The Car from the Soil vs Oil

Hemp vs Oil

A fascinating story of hemp bumping into oil interests revolves around the visionary Henry Ford. In 1929, he began to research hemp and other annual crop’s potential in the automobile’s future.  Twelve years of research and development from their bio-conversion plant in Michigan, … Continue reading


DARE to Seek the Truth

Just Say No was an failed abstinent approach

A brain washing era crafted in 1983 by an over zealous California group began waving it’s heavy hand through the elementary schools of the USA with the D.A.R.E. program.  The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program began with the intention to give children the … Continue reading


“We Must Change”

Gun Violence

says President Obama. I agree.  This recent tragedy in Connecticut reminds me of a young man I witnessed this summer.  I was attending a City Council meeting as they discussed the value of having a Medical Marijuana Safe Access Point in their Seattle … Continue reading


Why Marijuana?

Yangshao Hempcord Marked Amphora Jar

The earliest archaeological findings show that cannabis (marijuana) has danced within the lives of mankind since the dawn of time.  A jar bound by hemp rope imprints was found in a tomb from the Neolithic period. It seems pretty significant … Continue reading