Old Hippie’s Guide To Growing – How To Grow Your Own Cannabis Medicine

In the July 2011 issue of The 420 Times, I finally reveal the secrets of growing your own medical marijuana legally in California, based largely on research I’ve done for my buddy The Ninja Grower. It’s the first of a four-month series where I take you as a complete newbie through all the equipment you […]

Filling cannabis oil capsules AKA canna caps source: BeyondChronic.com

How To Make Pot Painkiller Pills

Cannabis (medical marijuana) can be a perfectly good and safe medicine when used correctly. But there are always people who find fault with everything, and they complain: It’s unsafe (not really) It’s illegal (not in 16 states) It’s not effective (that’s not what dozens of studies have shown) People will pretend they are sick to […]

Use a teaspoon of ground marijuana or AVB, or even ABV

Updated Nutella Firecracker Recipe

A while ago, I published my story of making and eating Nutella-based firecrackers (those wonderful little edibles you can make any time without making the kitchen smell like weed). Well, it turns out that MrDubious, the Ent who made an awesome illustrated guide to making Nutella firecrackers has now used my article to update his […]

Nutiva coconut oil

How To Make Your Own Canna Caps

Many medical marijuana dispensaries sell Canna Caps, which has quickly become a generic name for any capsule filled with cannabis since its association with the groundbreaking work of Dr. Paul Hornby. Dr. Hornby’s original idea was for Canna Caps to have standardized doses of THC, and all ingredients tested for pesticides, heavy metals, and other […]

Announcing OHCULS: Old Hippie’s Compact Universal Lighting System

OHCULS (pronounced Oh, coolz!) is an inexpensive, efficient grow light system intended for small closet grows for individual, legal medical marijuana patients (not for “grow ops” or commercial-scale setups). Heat and electricity usage is minimal, so it makes things simpler than almost any other method. The OHCULS concept will work with any indoor growing setup, not […]

Put the two halves into intimate Nutella-to-Nutella contact

Old Hippie Makes Nutella Firecrackers

So there I was, just sitting around after going shopping. Some thought was annoying me, attempting to claw its way into my consciousness…wait! My wife had asked me to pick her up some graham crackers, and I just realized that those are the base ingrediENT in firecrackers! Now, back in the sixties and seventies, nobody cooked […]