Cannabis, Politics, and Scientific Revisionism

It seems like it was just yesterday that I wrote an article on The 420 Times about how great it was that the U.S. Government was starting to publicly acknowledge some of the benefits of cannabis (a.k.a. medical marijuana). Oh, wait…it was just yesterday. In an amazing, almost real-time drama, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), mentioned prominently […]

Discovered: Legal Precedent For Medical Marijuana At the Federal Level

Exhibit A: That’s right. During alcohol prohibition in the United States, your doctor could use one of these forms to prescribe alcohol for whatever medical condition he thought was necessary, and the Federal Government allowed it, in spite of the fact that alcohol was illegal anywhere in the United States based on the 18th Amendment […]

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Tylenol: The Synthesized Painkiller That Works Like Medical Marijuana

If you’re into brand names, you call it Tylenol; if you’re into generics, it’s acetaminophen; if you’re from almost anywhere else in the world but North America, it’s called paracetamol. But it’s one of the most widely-selling pain relievers on the market, and (relatively) recently, researchers finally discovered how it works. And it works a […]

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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 […]

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There’s No Such Thing As Marijuana

You know how everyone seems to say either, “Marijuana is bad” or “Marijuana is good”? You know how some people say, “People can get paranoid from smoking pot” or “Medical marijuana helps people with paranoia, anxiety, and depression”? You know how one person can say, “I got really screwed up after smoking weed and passed […]

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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 […]

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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 […]