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How to Tell Your Parents you Smoke Weed

Telling your parents that you smoke weed can be a daunting prospect. My parents have both passed, but I recently told my older sister that I’ve been an occasional user for a few years. I had no idea what kind...

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...

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...

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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.”...

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...

Women In Weed: A Herstory

Cannabis consuming and weed growing women are on the rise, as are the numbers of us working in all aspects of the cannabis industry. Yet many women feel that this is still a male dominated space and that women’s...

Cannabis in Africa

Globally, cannabis has many associations with Africa, one notable example being in the lyrics of Bob Marley. In another blog (‘How cannabis became illegal’), it was explained how cannabis culture was introduced into the...

Getting High in China

Before 1985, only a small number of tourists were able to get permits to visit a restricted number of places in China. Beginning in1985, it became possible to get an individual tourist visa to visit most places in the...