Cannabis Legalization in Mexico Set to Become Reality

Last night history was made in Mexico when lawmakers in the lower legislative chamber, the Chamber of Deputies passed legislation to legalize recreational cannabis. This landmark vote comes in the aftermath of the 2018 ruling by the Mexican Supreme Court that federal prohibition of recreation cannabis use in unconstitutional. Now the bill will be headedContinue reading “Cannabis Legalization in Mexico Set to Become Reality”

The History of Cannabis

Part 3: Ancient Africa Evidence of cannabis in civilization dates back to at 8,000 BCE. First in its native growing region of Central Asia, the plant was spread throughout Asia and the lower Asian subcontinent before making its way to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The plant was used in its entirety. Hemp fabricsContinue reading “The History of Cannabis”

The History of Cannabis

Part 2: Ancient Civilizations Cannabis use dates back to at 8,000 BCE and has been widely used throughout ancient civilizations. As cannabis originated in Central Asia, it spread first through Asia and the lower Asian subcontinent before making its way to the Middle East, Africa and Europe.The plant was used in its entirety; psychoactive propertiesContinue reading “The History of Cannabis”

The History of Cannabis

Part 1: The Roots Modern cannabis is a tricky plant to successfully cultivate. It’s sensitive, requiring precise temperature, humidity, and soil conditions to provide the most bountiful harvest. Beginner home growers may find themselves knee-deep in purchases they didn’t expect to make, and professional growing rooms can house millions of dollars worth of equipment. ButContinue reading “The History of Cannabis”

Becoming a Morning Yoga Person

I felt something foundational shift in me when I started smoking a quick bowl before yoga. Yoga has been in my peripheral for nearly the entirety of my life. My mom was an avid yogi through most of my life, and she encouraged my sisters and I to take up the practice as well. IContinue reading “Becoming a Morning Yoga Person”

On Cannabis and Anxiety and Hiking

When I first began smoking cannabis, I was looking only for an escape from the pressing anxiety and dissatisfaction I felt. I assumed this feeling was my responsibility, my fault, and if I only tried a little harder, worked a little more, coped a little better, it would go away. Spoiler alert: it did not.Continue reading “On Cannabis and Anxiety and Hiking”