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Education
// October 4, 2017

Cannabis is a substance of ideas and creative impulse. It’s a cataleptic hurricane, but no steady tortoise. If you want to grind out a paper while high, forget it. Best used for inspiration and reward. To win in the long run, you’ll want to start with a stimulant which provides slow and steady energy and…

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Education
// September 15, 2017

‘Is cannabis a psychedelic?’ The short answer is yes. Let’s take a look at what the word psychedelic means, and whether or not cannabis fits the description. Next, we’ll go over some historical facts and writings and discover that cannabis in its edible form was often used as a psychedelic. Terrence McKenna, in his book…

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Education
// September 9, 2017
The hand (your higher self) feeds the cannabis cookie (reward) to the little dog (your chaotic nature)

Cannabis is serious and you should treat it with respect. And you should also treat yourself with respect. That’s why you should know how to use it responsibly. And I’m not saying you should do this for the greater good of humanity–you owe it to yourself to know how to use it properly because it…

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Education
// September 4, 2017
Cannabis Dispensary

Stepping into a cannabis dispensary and seeing all the canisters on the wall can petrify anyone but the most inveterate cannabis smokers. But if you educate yourself on the types of strains, the way they are grown and harvested, and most importantly your own preferences, you can have an exhilarating experience akin to a bright-eyed…

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Education
// August 9, 2017
Weed Conspiracy Theories

It is easier to fool someone than to convince him he is being fooled. I asked my relatively rational, well-rounded friend what he thinks weed does for the average consumer and he replied, “it makes them question authority.” He wasn’t just referring to the “fuck the police” attitude that stoners and non-stoners alike may resonate…

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Education
// July 31, 2017
mounted police beach

Weed has been illegal around North America since the 1930s, and there are likely dozens of reasons for this. The true cultural and political motivations for cannabis prohibition have developed a mythical dimension in public discourse. Class, race and gender figure into the removal of weed from public life and the role of these factors…

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Education
// June 16, 2017
Close up Psychologist's chair

Modeled after the work of Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst C.G. Jung, the proverbial “big 5” personality measure lists five traits through which our personalities are formed. Openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism, or “OCEAN” are the five main personality characteristics which build the widely popular 16 Myers-Briggs personality types. Jung’s theory of personality types spawned…

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Education
// May 19, 2017
THC CBD Tincture

What is CBD? CBD has been a hot topic in the medical marijuana community recently, and for good reason. The compound cannabidiol (commonly referred to as CBD) has a remarkable potential to combat a plethora of ailments, from depression to epilepsy and depression. You probably already know that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the active compound in…

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Education
// May 4, 2017
shiva statue

Cannabis has been utilized in spiritual practices for centuries, spanning cultures throughout the world. Its earliest known roots are in Hinduism, and it has touched Muslim and Taoist traditions. Its latest and most infamous influence is in Rastafarianism. From ancient India to Greece to the Caribbean, Cannabis has connected people to God, nature, and the…

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Education
// April 18, 2017
mantra meditation yoga master

Yoga means “union [between the self and God].” If you’re of a more secular persuasion, you can interpret the union as being between the body and mind. The words used in Mantra meditation tend to express either gratitude towards the Godhead/mind (e.g. “I bow to the great teacher”) or contemplation regarding virtuous behaviour (e.g. “I…

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