Category Archives: History

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


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


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


The Face of the Drug Cartel

Face of American Cartel is White

in America is a white dude. The Mexican term “marijuana” was circulated in the 1930’s to vilify the plant and redirect the source to the Hispanic countries, which continues to be a popular belief today. The Marijuana Tax Act of … Continue reading


A Weed by Any Other Name is Still Weed

Alias

Is cannabis marijuana? I know it’s confusing.  Are a blunt and a joint the same thing?  What about ganja or hashish?  If you are scratching your head about all the lingo and what the heck it means, read on….. First … Continue reading


Menace or Medicine?

Cannabis extract was use for a vast variety of ailments on both young and old.

Doctors over the centuries relied upon cannabis. Picture an old fashioned family doctor making his house calls with his little black bag tucked full of the essentials of his trade. One of the weapons against common ailments he relied upon was … Continue reading