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The Origins of 420

The Origins of 420

Mark April 11, 2016 0

The Origins of 420 It’s almost that time of year again.  Spring starts springing, the birds are chirping. That can mean only one thing, 420 is almost upon us!  The “high holiday”.  There is

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Marijuana Prohibition Turns 75 This Month

Marijuana Prohibition Turns 75 This Month

Jayyy October 7, 2012 0

It was in October of 1937 that the federal government passed a law making it illegal to grow, possess and use marijuana. It has been classified by the DEA as a level one substance,

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The Failed War on Drugs Infograph

The Failed War on Drugs Infograph

WSJ Team September 21, 2012 0

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Cannabis and Spirituality: The Rastafari Movement

Cannabis and Spirituality: The Rastafari Movement

Jayyy August 25, 2012 1

  Probably everyone reading this knows the words to at least one Bob Marley song. But do you know what he means when he refers to Jah, Zion and redemption? What about those dreadlocks?

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Marijuana: A Schedule I Drug

Marijuana: A Schedule I Drug

Jayyy January 19, 2011 0

Tetrahedracanabinol, commonly referred to as THC, is the main psychoactive chemical compound found in cannabis.  Now how would you go about labeling this type of drug? Since the Controlled Substances Act came into legislation

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Video Timeline: The History of Marijuana

Video Timeline: The History of Marijuana

Jayyy January 13, 2011 1

The Weed Street Journal Team is proud to bring you an equally interesting, informative, and thought provoking video timeline of the history of cannabis. Enjoy! To read more about the history of cannabis please

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American Marijuana History

American Marijuana History

Jayyy September 17, 2010 4

In 1549 Angolan slaves brought cannabis with them to the sugar plantations of North-Eastern Brazil where they were permitted to plant their cannabis in between rows of sugar cane and allowed to smoke it

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Ancient Marijuana History

Ancient Marijuana History

Jayyy September 8, 2010 1

The earliest recorded use of cannabis dates back 10,000 years to an ancient village in the island of Taiwan off the coast of mainland China. The Chinese would use the cannabis hemp plant to

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