Tag: Book

  • A Review of Dana Larsen’s Cannabis in Canada: The Illustrated History

    Judith Stamps Some authors weave their chronicles into geometric shapes, presenting history as a long, upward trudge toward progress, usually via reason, and science; or portraying it as the steady, moral and physical decline of humanity from a nobler past; or showing a never ending round, as Mark Twain liked to say, of ‘one damned […]

  • Herb of Life – Chapter 2

    By Owen Smith Based in a mythical pre-historic Costa Rica, two young men discover the miraculous healing properties of a special herb and begin a quest to bring it’s material and health benefits to the people of their kingdom. Loosely based on the constitutional challenge to legalize extracts for medical patients in Canada, Owen has written […]

  • The Cops Came Back

    (sung to The Cat Came Back) By Carol Pudwell   Our friend, Ted, had troubles with the law He was arrested one November for giving out some pot He tried and he tried to give cookies away He tried to give them out at the library that day   But the cops showed up to […]

  • Ancient North American Hempsters

    Hopewell Mound Builders, Did Native Americans grow cannabis? The use of hemp throughout the ancient world is extensive and diverse.  Even in North America there is solid proof that indigenous people were making hemp fabric thousands of years ago.  In this first video of the second chapter of my book, HEMPOLOGY 101: THE HISTORY AND […]

  • The Highway to Hempology 101

      As part of a mission to educate the public about the cannabis plant, the International Hempology 101 Society–a non-profit group of which I am the general manager–will produce a series of videos to complement a textbook written by me, Ted Smith.  HEMPOLOGY 101: THE HISTORY AND USES OF CANNABIS SATIVA is the most comprehensive […]