Here’s what you’re thinking: Isn’t smoking to get high hemp’s most modern use? Not even close! In fact, according to Phytanna, a producer of hemp-based topical oil, hemp is a far cry from marijuana, its psychoactive, THC bearing cousin. For centuries in the United States and around the world, hemp has been used to create a variety of useful goods such as rope, clothing ... Read More
“Double, double toil and trouble”: Did William Shakespeare Smoketh Cannabis for Inspiration?
Probably not much, but it’s fun to imagine… A recent foray into the home of William Shakespeare has turned up some surprising evidence. Researchers investigating Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon home have uncovered clay pipes in his garden with evidence they may have been used to smoke cannabis. Cannabis use in Elizabethan England in of itself is not shocking, at least ... Read More