fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or fiction explores the lesser known truths in the cannabis universe.

Bethany Tiamat2 years ago
How Weed Affects Your 5 Senses
Your five senses change when you smoke weed. Obvious statement is obvious, but let's break that down for a second. Weed makes you feel happier—more loose, more free. This is because cannabis affects y...
Wendy Weedler2 years ago
Does Marijuana Affect Brain Development?
Marijuana can be a very useful substance, but given the relative lack of knowledge about long-term effects, we could all stand to be as educated as possible before engaging. A little cannabis can be great for social gatherings, as it reduces anxiety and temporarily improves mood. However, Mary Jane doesn’t always treat its users fairly. This beautiful plant can turn into a flower of doom amongst younger smokers. It's pretty well-established at this point that cannabis use will not cause the any ...
Sigmund Fried2 years ago
Are You Inhaling Wrong?
Weed costs money, and money can be hard to come by, so if you’re short on cash but still want to catch the best buzz possible you need to ask yourself “are you inhaling wrong?” Most people who consume...
Ed Green2 years ago
Should You Be Eating Raw Weed?
As the wave of marijuana reform spreads across the country, people everywhere are beginning to explore the different properties of this intriguing plant, and one of the many questions people are askin...
Wendy Weedler2 years ago
Why Marijuana Gives You the Munchies
Everyone is familiar with the munchies; that intense, gotta-have-some-snacks-now feeling you get from using marijuana. However, not many people know why marijuana gives you the munchies. In order to provide some edutainment, we will explore the science behind cannabis and its connection to the salty, sticky, sweet snacks that so often follow. There are many different explanations for why cannabis causes the munchies, and each one may just be playing a part in a larger system that we do not yet u...
Frank White2 years ago
What is Yage?
An Amazonian Indian paddles a heavy canoe downriver, deep in the hold of South America. The Tunchis, spirits of the dead, call out to him in the medium of bird whistles from the jungle banks. Chullach...
Johnny Hash2 years ago
Marijuana Growing FAQ
Once again I find myself answering a slew of questions that readers are asking Potent staff about all things cannabis. I am always fascinated by the questions. With all the possible answers one can lo...
Aunt Mary2 years ago
How to Travel With Weed
Traveling with weed is actually easier today then it was in the late 20th century. Technology has certainly played a part, but attitudes at security checks have eased as regards to weed. The combinati...
Johnny Hash2 years ago
Cannabis Questions and Answers
Once again I find myself answering emails that come to the Potent staff about all things cannabis. I am always fascinated by the questions. With all the possible answers one can look up on line, I thi...
Barbaro Paesano2 years ago
The Weed Ate My Homework
Let’s talk about stereotypes for a second. When you think of the stereotypical stoner, what comes to mind? Dreadlocked men and Rasta flags? Deadbeat hippies listening to The Grateful Dead in an old Vo...
Wendy Weedler2 years ago
How to Introduce Cannabis to Your Gen X Parents
People do care about smoking good pot. And the people who can afford it will fork over as much as it costs. These days many of the 16 - 20 year old kids, first time users are learning from parents of ...
Aunt Mary2 years ago
Inca Ink From Mama Coca by Antonil
A first-rate book can also be a letdown when seeds of greatness sprout in the opening leaves only to wither before harvest. Mama Coca is the best on the subject since W. Golden Mortimer's turn-of-the-...
Jeremy Frommer2 years ago
How to Train a Dog to Sniff Weed
The US Customs Service has intercepted hundreds of millions of dollars of marijuana each year with the super-smelling ability of specially trained dogs, who essentially think finding weed is but a gam...
David McCleary2 years ago
Can You Smoke Lettuce?
Not everyone who probably would benefit from cannabis products is prepared to to do something illegal. Others have neither the time for meditation nor an appetite for abstinence. The logical solution,...
Johnny Hash2 years ago
Frequently Asked Marijuana Questions
Potent media sends me all the inbound emails to Potent asking for cannabis guidance. I fashion myself more of a cannabis connoisseur then a marijuana advice column, but I am happy to answer the consta...
Eddie Wong2 years ago
From 'Reefer Madness' to Marijuana Legalization
Imagine—if you can—a social gathering of young millennials enjoying a pseudo intellectual debate while passing around the vape. Consider the affluent suburbs, where pre-rolled joints from Willie's Res...
Ed Green2 years ago
History of the Occult, Marijuana and Other Drugs
Inward expansion of human consciousness is never stronger than in times of outward rationalism when the artists, the romantics and the adventurers of society rebel against complacency, against mine gr...
Aunt Mary2 years ago
History of the Opium Wars 
In the 24th of May, 1839, perhaps in honor of Queen Victoria's birthday, the sun rose confidently over London and shone steadily throughout the day, uninterrupted by the clouds which plague even the b...