Blue Dream Encounter

Stoned agin! [8.3] I’ve mentioned that starting to use a new strain means you’re ingesting different cannabinoids at different levels. That also activates different receptors in your brain, generally ones you’re not used to. That means you have no tolerance buildup in those receptors. I think you see where I’m going with this. Just two […]

Old Hippie Kenobi

Ask Old Hippie: Should I Smoke An Indica Or Sativa?

Dear Old Hippie: Now that medical marijuana strains are finding their way to people in less-enlightened states, even back alley dealers are claiming their weed to be “genuine Super Sour Diesel Sufferin’ Succotash Lazy Hazy Kush” or whatever. WTF does any of this mean to someone who just wants to know how it will make […]

How To Cannabinize Yourself To Prevent Marijuana Deficiency

Recently, I began a light detoxifying regimen, meant to gently clean out “stuff” that’s built up in my body over the last six decades without causing undue gastric distress (the dreaded “colon cleanse”). As I’m pretty sensitive to the effects of everything going on in my body, I noticed an inability to focus and mental […]

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 […]

Eight States Have Banned Tylenol In Anti-Marijuana Hysteria

It’s called the Law Of Unintended Consequences, also known as “what happens when a bunch of ignorant legislators try to interfere with people’s lives without having a clue.” According to a press release apparently from the Retail Compliance Association (a trade association for sellers of “synthetic marijuana”, a.k.a. “spice”), eight states, including Texas, Wisconsin, and […]

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Old Hippie’s Definitive Guide To CBD

If you’re one of the people who needs cannabis regularly for medical purposes, you should know that the wonderful healing substance dismissed by the government as “weed” is made of a number of compounds known as cannabinoids, which all have different effects on the human body. If you’re someone looking out for a good time…stick […]

Tripping Balls, Whee!

OK, it is possible to get to tripping status with cannabis. It’s even possible to do this by smoking it, although it’s quite difficult to smoke that much, in general. The way to do that is to eat it. Not raw marijuana itself, but cooked into something edible containing oil or fat (and preferably yummy) […]