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  • Titus Toledo @3:25AM, 2016-04-21
    Tags: , baudelaire, cannabis, hashish   

    Baudelaire’s Artificial Paradises 

    From Les Paradis Artificiels (Artificial Paradises), Baudelaire’s 1860 book on hashish, a drug he referred to as “the playground of the seraphim” and “a little green sweetmeat.” Along with Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Honoré de Balzac, and others, Baudelaire belonged to Club des Hashischins, a Paris group that conducted monthly séances at the Hôtel de Lauzun to experiment with drugs. Translated from French by Aleister Crowley, 1895.

    Generally speaking, there are three phases in hashish intoxication, easy enough to distinguish … Most novices, on their first initiation, complain of the slowness of the effects: they wait for them with a puerile impatience, and, the drug not acting quickly enough for their liking, they bluster long rigmaroles of incredulity, which are amusing enough for the old hands who know how hashish acts. The first attacks, like the symptoms of a storm which has held off for a long while, appear and multiply themselves in the bosom of this very incredulity. At first it is a certain hilarity, absurdly irresistible, which possesses you. These accesses of gaiety, without due cause, of which you are almost ashamed, frequently occur and divide the intervals of stupor, during which you seek in vain to pull yourself together. The simplest words, the most trivial ideas, take on a new and strange physiognomy.

    —Read the rest from The Paris Review

  • Spread @5:40AM, 2016-01-13
    Tags: , cannabis, high art   

    Cannabis + Art 

    Calling all artists! The Natural Cannabis Company’s third annual High Art challenge launches February 11th, 2016. The annual global arts collaborative invites artists from around the world to submit art designs in hopes of winning top prizes that include $10k in cash and a year’s worth of marketing and promotional support celebrating the winning designs. Don’t miss out! Details and info at http://www.naturalcannabis.com/highart

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  • Spread @2:55AM, 2016-01-06
    Tags: cannabis, , ,   

    Top 11 Grow Hacks of 2015 

    We’d like to think we impart wisdom to our readers every day – but some pieces of advice are better than others. Want to grow better marijuana? Get to know these Grow Hacks. From solutions for simple issues like a dry growroom to methods of water-saving cultivation techniques that are poised to revolutionize modern agriculture, keep informed on the latest tried-and-true techniques for making growing plants a little, or a whole lot, easier.

    Read the rest from High Times

  • Spread @1:53AM, 2015-05-27
    Tags: , cannabis, thc   

    Molecular Biologist Explains How THC Completely Kills Cancer Cells 

    Dr. Christina Sanchez is a molecular biologist at Compultense University in Madrid Spain, her research led to the findings that THC does indeed kill cancer cells.

  • Spread @12:59AM, 2015-05-11
    Tags: cannabis   

    The Most Important Vegetable On The Planet 

  • Spread @3:48AM, 2014-03-04
    Tags: cannabis,   

    Clearing The Smoke 

    “Clearing the Smoke” reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer.

    Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis. Even though the video has an American perspective, marijuana use is illegal throughout many countries of the world for reasons that are not clear.

    This video is important because it mainly investigates the scientific basis underlying the medical benefits of marijuana use instead of focusing on the social, political and legal hysteria that have been attached to it.

    The paper mentioned in this video, Marihuana Reconsidered, was published in book form. The author, Dr Lester Grinspoon, is the world’s leading authority on marijuana. In this book, Dr Grinspoon examines– and debunks– many of the common misconceptions about marijuana.

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