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The Fascinating History of Durban Poison and the Origins of Cannabis

by Charles McElroy on

What’s the difference between Panama Red and White Widow? What makes Afghani distinct from Northern Lights? How about Durban Poison and Trainwreck? If you’re a breeder or just...

10 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Are Against The War on Drugs

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

The days of cannabis reform being an issue advanced solely by countercultural types are long gone. A rapidly increasing number of people from all walks of life—including from...

30 Provocative Quotes from Celebrities Who Love Cannabis

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Cannabis has a longstanding and powerful association with the arts. It’s no surprise that many famous actors, musicians, writers, artists, and comedians have been some of the most...

11 Politicians Share Why They Support Cannabis Reform

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Without a doubt, there are many issues that we disagree on. We can debate the virtues of economic policy based on a Keynesian approach versus one influenced by...

Is The Smokers’ Circle Doomed in a Post-COVID World?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Introduction When was the last time that you were in a smokers’ circle? I suspect it’s been a while. You almost certainly haven’t been in one during the...

How Do I Change Someone's Mind About Cannabis?

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

My cousin chose to medicate his terminal cancer with cannabis. In response, his mother chose to call the police. Despite medical cannabis not yet having been enacted in...

8 Things Standing in the Way of the Popularization of Hemp Products

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Industrial hemp can be used for a plethora of environmentally-friendly applications. The widespread adoption of industrial uses of hemp can also provide a huge boost to the economy...

The 2020 Wildfires: Wreaking Havoc in the Cannabis Space

by Charles McElroy on

Introduction The West Coast is in flames. An assortment of wildfires blazing out of control are leaving unprecedented devastation across large swaths of California, Oregon, and Washington. At...

Sex on Cannabis: A Pleasure Study

by Alfonso Colasuonno on

Introduction Here’s an icebreaker for your next office Zoom party: Sex, cannabis, or rock and roll? I know what my answer would be—sex on cannabis. Apparently, I’m hardly...

Rooting Out Racial Disparities in the Legal Cannabis Industry

by Elizabeth Cunningham on

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. These are three names out of many—all of them unjustly murdered for the “crime” of being black in America. Protests have erupted...