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Cannabis Myths and Questions Answered

Despite being the world’s most popular recreationally-used drug, cannabis is still illegal in most countries and remains misunderstood in many minds. Even though medical testing continues to find a host of new...

The A-Z of Cannabis Growing

Growing cannabis needn’t be complicated, but it’s easy to get lost in the sea of jargon that goes with the territory. There are so many terms, techniques, and pieces of equipment that you need to know, or you...

The Best Stoner Art On Instagram

All the best artists produce their finest work when they’ve had a little something to smoke. With that in mind, here are some of our favourite examples of stoner art. View this post on Instagram A post...

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The Hashish Doctors

By the mid-19th century, doctors and psychiatrists in Europe and America started to become aware of the pronounced psychoactive effects of cannabis. Although cannabis had been known and used as a folk-remedy and in...

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Did Jesus Use Cannabis?

Whether religious or not, we have all heard of the miracles attributed to Jesus in the New Testament:  walking on water, turning water into wine,  helping blind men see, mute men speak, exorcising the possessed, and...

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Weed and Witchcraft

Halloween is upon us, once again invoking ideas of spooks, skeletons, and pointy-hatted witches casting spells from their cauldrons – but while the traditional image of witches with their broomsticks and cackling...

Who Were The First Weed Dealers?

An ancient group of people called the Yamnaya are often credited with helping establish the first major civilisation in Eurasia. Some researchers believe they may also have been the world’s first cannabis dealers...

I’m Too High – Now What?

We’ve all been there. Good music, good vibes, and a smoke-filled room full of giggles. You’re having a great time, and then, you’re not. Your eyes are red, your gums are dry, and standing up has gone...

Did Shakespeare Smoke Cannabis?

The greatest playwright of all time may have been high when he wrote his most famous works. According to a study conducted in 2001, researchers detected traces of cannabis in pipes belonging to William Shakespeare[i]...

The Spiritual Benefits Of Cannabis

Like other psychoactive plants, cannabis is often consumed for spiritual purposes. For this reason, it is sometimes referred to as an “entheogen,” which translates to “that which causes man to become possessed by God.”...

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Cannabis Origins: A Recent Study

Across the last twenty or so years numerous chemotaxonomic and genetic studies had attempted to understand cannabis origins, when and where cannabis acquired such different properties, and how the cannabis plant should...

Weed and Working Out

Before we get started, let’s be clear that smoking a bowl and heading to the gym is a terrible idea if you don’t know your tolerance. A gym is loud and bright and full of people and the last place...

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O, Cannabis – Happy Canada Day!

Since becoming the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, Canada has led globally on progressive cannabis use and consumption. While not without its own issues and a black market that...

Top 10 Cannabis World Records

The cannabis world is incredibly diverse. It is made up of growers, breeders, stoners, hippies, medicinal cannabis users, artists, businessmen and more. It is therefore not surprising to find among this mass of people...

Jack Herer – A Hemp Hero

Few who have smoked cannabis and taken an interest in the plant will not have heard of Jack Herer. His name is synonymous with cannabis activism. The role he played in progressing cannabis policy reform in the US and...

Who Really Invented 420?

This Tuesday marks a holy day in the cannabis calendar, with weed aficionados around the world gearing up for the annual 4/20 celebration. As the event’s profile has grown in recent decades, the figure 420 has become...