From ancient Egyptians, to Vikings, and into the modern day, humans have consumed cannabis to get high and as medicine since at least 500 B.C. One plant has traveled throughout the world with quite a fight as lawmakers try to prevent their citizens from roaming freely with cannabis. Now, that is changing. Here is a look into the history of cannabis and the roadblocks it … [Read more...] about The History of Cannabis: a Timeline of one Plant Throughout the Years
The Emerald Triangle is 11,138 square miles of redwood forests, coastlines, rolling hillsides and mountains located in Northern California. It consists of Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino — a trio of counties that make up the cannabis capital of the U.S. The Emerald Triangle is home to more than 20,000 cannabis farmers, as stated in The Emerald Farm Tours. It is … [Read more...] about Homesteaders, Pioneers and Outlaws: a Brief History of Humboldt County, California
In 1937, congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act , a law which made cannabis restrictive in the U.S. The act was passed because it “seemed to be that addicts would move from one drug, like heroin, to others, like marijuana, in search of a legal and accessible high,” said Erin Krcatovich, political science professor on Study.com. In order to eliminate drug use, the government … [Read more...] about Did the Du Pont Family Catalyze Cannabis Prohibition?
The ancient Greeks believed in at least eight different forms of love, including: romantic, familiar, enduring, self-love—and more. Despite the various forms of affection, the heart shape connotes them all. The heart is perhaps the most iconic, enduring ideograph in human history. But, how did it come to epitomize love? There are a few different theories as to how that … [Read more...] about Do This High: Learn how the Heart Become the Symbol of Love
Just this week, The New Scientist published some of the coolest new info on the genesis of cannabis. The latest speculation is that as suspected, cannabis could have grown into the psychoactive wonder plant it is today during its prehistoric time on the Tibetan Plateau. This brings the plant in close proximity with early humans the Denisovans, who are now extinct, but coexisted … [Read more...] about Did The Denisovans Love Weed?