Is the preference for natural over synthetic drugs ubiquitous? Photo credit: Envato. There is a common error in reasoning called the naturalistic fallacy. It occurs when one conflates what is natural with what is good. The issue is that oftentimes, the one deploying this argument determines exactly what natural means. One bigoted example is the homophobic argument … [Read more...] about Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?
Legalization is allowing for a budding new industry: cannabis weddings. From flower arrangements, to organizing a budtender for the celebration, there are seemingly an infinite amount of possibilities for couples taking the plunge. Vanessa Oliver, CEO of Cannabis Wedding Expo (CWE), said that the market for cannabis-themed weddings is growing. While they have … [Read more...] about Taking the Plunge With pot: the Rise of Cannabis Weddings
Drug use for Grown-ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear by Dr. Carl Hart. Photo credit: Penguin Random House. According to the world-renowned intellectual Dr. Carl Hart, using drugs is a healthy part of some adult’s lives, and they are happier because of them. Hart is a neuroscientist, tenured psychology professor at Columbia University, author, and drug-reform … [Read more...] about Book Review: Drug use for Grown-ups
Doreen Sullivan has grown My Bud Vase into a million dollar bong company. She owes it all to the appreciation of a single flower, she says. My Bud Vase is a luxury cannabis brand. The company offers a series of antique and custom bud vases that also function as water pipes. Smoking Made Beautiful As the story goes, Sullivan was hitting her bong when a … [Read more...] about Flower Power: Growing a Million Dollar Bong Company
Amongst the densely rich landscape of cannabis culture, the blunt, an enduring symbol of cannabis, has entranced and enveloped many smokers young and old. The weighted delivery of rolling a blunt and lighting it up. The camaraderie of passing it around. The deep high accented by the buzz of tobacco. The many songs to play while burning. The essence of what a … [Read more...] about The Origin Story of the Blunt