Cannabis culture section

Culture

Cannabis is nothing new, humans have been using it for millenia. In this section we record the fascinating complex relationship the plant has had with human cultural development and discover the way its use became criminalised. It's a story the government doesn't want you to know.

Cannabis History

Cannabis history
The Cannabis timeline: The history of the weed and its roll in human culture

Cannabis, the first twelve thousand years
Ernest L. Abel The complete history of the cannabis plant and it's relationship with mankind. A major reference work of cannabis history.

Cannabis and People

Pot Culture By Russell Cronin

Cannabis and popular culture: A major article on the influence of cannabis on music from the 30's to the 90's, from the days of "Reefer madness" to the Acid house dance culture revolution at the end of the 1990's.

If you thought "jive" was a dance, you're in for a surprise.

The Effects
Why do people get stoned, just what does cannabis do and how does it make you feel?

UKCIA risks section
What are the risks of using cannabis and how big are they? No-nonsense information on the downsides of using cannabis.

What are the users like?
It has often been stated in the past that cannabis users become de-motivated, they spend all day stoned out of it. Actually, it's not really true.

Using Cannabis

Smoking cannabis
Joints, bongs, buckets, glasses, bottle necks, coke cans, hot knives and fountains.

Eating / Drinking cannabis
How to use cannabis without smoking - Tincture, brownies, bhang, yogurt, ghee, readers recipes.

Growing Securely
UKCIA's advice on growing without getting caught. - or what you're up against if you do, however you want to look at it.

Drug Testing At Work and play
If you have a job where drug testing is required, you will be fired if you refuse to submit to it.


Chillum smoker

A chillum smoker, Amsterdam, 2001