Jazz- Soaked Cannabis Slang from the 20s and 30s “Everything will seem so funny. Darkest days will seem so sunny. That feeling will arrive when you smoke that killin' jive.” -- Cats and the Fiddles’ Killin’ Jive Viper, tea, reefer, gage, nickel, weeds, roach, muggles. These terms from the 1920s and 30s confirm that cannabis users have a long history of … [Read more...] about Are You a Viper?
The Cannabis industry’s occupation rainbow was displayed in its full spectrum on June 12-14 at the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), Cannabis Business Summit and Expo. As the organization’s largest meeting yet, 4,500 people gathered at the Oakland Marriott City Center. Medical experts, attorneys, technology and software specialists, and public policy advocates … [Read more...] about 2017 National Cannabis Industry Association Summit & Expo
“What is a weed? A plant whose virtue has not yet been discovered.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Herbalists have long been aware of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis. For much of history, many medicine gardens contained a cannabis plant where it was used for tinctures, salves and smoke. Modern herbalists tend to view cannabis as an important one, but by no means … [Read more...] about Incorporating Cannabis into Healing Blends
Cannabis in India Although cannabis is currently illegal in India, it has a long history of widespread use. It’s been an essential ingredient in Ayurveda, an ancient and holistic system of medicine, for thousands of years. An article in India Today cites the 4,000 year old Bhaishajya Ratanavali, a compilation of Ayurvedic formulas that mentions cannabis as a healing aid … [Read more...] about Lord of Bhang
Insights into the Yoga-Cannabis Contradiction Cannabis-friendly yoga is getting as hot as “hot yoga” once was, grabbing press attention across the U.S. However, it’s undeniable that an overwhelming majority of “yogis” are anti-cannabis. This makes some of their alarming condemnations every bit as unsubstantiated and biased as anything Nancy Reagan ever put out, with extra … [Read more...] about Can I Light Up on the Way to Enlightenment?