history

The history of marijuana, including political resistance and social advancements.

Carlos Wilson4 months ago
Injustice and the Gentle Giant
About eighty years ago a giant was framed for murder. The timeline isn't exact but what we do know is this was an inside job stemming from the highest levels of government. With no real evidence of wr...
Mickey Finn5 months ago
Weed vs Alcohol Effects
I just wanted to put down some thoughts about the differences between being high and being drunk. I am not a medical professional, or a biologist, so this is just amateur philosophy in layman’s terms....
Zeena Nackerdien5 months ago
A Brief History of Pot
Gateway drug or non-addictive medical panacea? The pot debate has continued to stoke the passions of recreational and medicinal users and their opponents for millennia. While the fate of marijuana leg...
Johnny Vedmore6 months ago
Stuff That You Really Didn’t Know About Weed!
Lists promise a lot sometimes. The majority of smokers have a wide knowledge of their bud in the modern era. A connoisseur can tell the difference between Blueberry, Blue Cheese, and Triple Cheese wit...
Anthony Gramuglia7 months ago
Did Abraham Lincoln Smoke Pot?
You frequent the internet long enough, and you hear a lot about famous people who smoked pot, like Louis Armstrong, David Bowie, and Kevin Smith. The more well-known, the more shocking it is when you ...
Mickey Finn7 months ago
California's Prop 64
After nearly a century of misinformation, people have finally taken a look at the war on drugs and found that it’s got some serious problems. Especially weed, which has long been touted as a “gateway ...
Anthony Gramuglia7 months ago
Louis Armstrong and Marijuana
Louis Armstrong is often remembered as one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. While others have developed and elevated the art form in different and unique directions, it is undeniable that A...
Brittany McSorley8 months ago
Presidents Who Smoked Weed
There are some presidential facts that we all know by heart: the George Washington cherry tree story; the details of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination; the fact that William Howard Taft was fat and had ...
Anthony Gramuglia8 months ago
Analysis of Reefer Madness
Few movies are as ridiculous as Reefer Madness, a 1936 "documentary" featuring fictionalized characters who, after smoking marijuana once or twice, behave in a manner that would only appear realistic ...
Shinji Kazuma8 months ago
History of Hashish in the 19th Century
Hashish, also known as hash, is a form of cannabis that cannot burn on its own. Well, it can, as all things can burn, but it does not catch fire as easily as regular pot does. It is usually smoked in ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart8 months ago
Why Was Pot Criminalized in the First Place?
Cannabis criminalization is slowly being repealed throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. With researchers proving that science reports were made biased by government bodies in the past, man...
Johnny Hash8 months ago
What Are Cannabis Tinctures?
Even before the ancient Greek Pedanius Dioscorides penned his famous precursor to modern pharmacopoeias, "De Materia Medica,” herbalists and traditional apothecaries have been concentrating the healin...
Randy Cobern8 months ago
History of Sherlock Holmes' Pipe
Neither kith nor kin will turn down a bowl when you flash a classy, well curved glass "Sherlock" pipe coupled with some fine medical greenery. Most of America is controlled by money and pharmaceutical...
Frank White9 months ago
Who Was Fitz Hugh Ludlow?
I was never particularly interested in 19th-century literature. There were so many things our English teachers didn't tell us, especially when it came to the counterculture underground books of the Vi...
Anthony Gramuglia9 months ago
Literature and Marijuana: Counter-Culture History Through the Years
America's literary counter-culture movement began after the Mexican Revolution in 1910, when those to our South came northward, and, in turn, brought their natural relaxant with them: marijuana. Grant...
Johnny Hash10 months ago
Gas Mask Bongs for Cannabis Connoisseurs
Gas masks and bongs are two favorite methods that heavy-duty tokers use to elevate themselves to the outer limits of their mind. It was only natural that someone somewhere would combine both ideas, wh...
Rachel Colic10 months ago
How To Use Cannabis As Medicine
Cannabis has been used as a medicinal plant for millennia. Across continents and throughout every type of society, humans have been using cannabis for health and wellness for longer than mankind has b...
Hyapatia Leea year ago
Cannabis and Native Americans
Native Americans have always respected and used “teaching plants.” By far the most commonly used and most beneficial plant is cannabis or marijuana. Whether it was smoked or eaten, its use has been ve...