Author Archives: Lottie
In the 60’s and 70’s, the world was wildly different from what it is today in terms of drug use. During those decades, a lot of experimental research was done on the effects of psychedelics and other drugs had on the human psyche. One of the pioneers of that kind of research, was Timothy Leary. […]
When it comes to marijuana addiction, the verdict is confusing at best. Those set on demonizing any and every drug use will often mix truth with myth and offer no real help. In turn, marijuana advocates put weed on a pedestal and spread the rumor that addiction is never an option, which is just as […]
When it comes to using marijuana, most people automatically associate the experience with a circle and a joint. Almost everyone’s first time is in a circle of friends. Someone lights up, smokes and passes it along in between coughs and giggles. Tough smoking cannabis isn’t technically as bad as smoking a cigarette, it’s still not […]
Whatever your opinion on the use of cannabis for recreational or medicinal use, there’s no doubt that this plant has inspired some legendary movies over the years. Outside of its obvious influence in television, and beyond the many documentaries that have been filmed about the divisive herb, it’s also made a big impact on Hollywood.
It’s impossible to have a conversation about cannabis nowadays without making a distinction between medicinal and recreational use. Those who are still hesitant about the benefits of the drug are always quick to point out that medicinal marijuana should not be treated as recreational marijuana, which always leads to the question: is there really a […]
Nowadays it seems every state in the US is looking to decriminalize marijuana use, whether recreational or medicinal. We’ve come a long way since the 70’s when all marijuana was demonized, and the drug was prohibited as if it was the most dangerous substance out there.
A lot of the mainstream “facts” about marijuana come from well-meaning but ultimately ignorant attempts to dissuade consumption. Sadly, this has resulted in a lot of misinformation that has done nothing to keep people from trying the drug themselves but has done a great job in diminishing the credibility of anti-drug organizations. What’s worse, these […]
We’ve all known at least one person who swears by cannabis when it comes to sleeping aids, and since it’s become legal many scientists have taken to investigate the claim. What have they found? In a nutshell, that we need more studies. There’s nothing conclusive. Let’s take a look at the science and leave the […]
Since pot became illegal in the 1930’s more and more countries have worked hard to reverse the ruling. Whether as a part of reversing the damage the war on drugs caused in society, decriminalizing recreational use or as an effort to normalize medicinal marihuana, it seems like every year a new country is making marihuana […]
Let’s face it: our Latino culture has never been upfront about its Marijuana use (probably because Latina mothers would scold us in a heartbeat) but the advent of the Latin trap phenomenon has certainly changed things around for the better this time. Adopting what is definitely a custom influenced by Anglo Trap music, Latin trap, […]