Oruzgan, Afghanistan Landrace Domesticate “Zala”

ORUZGAN - AFGHANISTAN

The Chora agricultural district of Oruzgan (Urõzgãn) province in Afghanistan sits atop the centre of southern Afghanistan like a cultural time capsule, a wadi (valley) rich with culture, tradition and practices. Protected by ridges of steep mountains, breaking only to indicate the direction of rugged passes, fertile streams and bumpy roads. Chora district of Oruzgan …

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CHARAS PART 01

Charas - TLT Blog

Charas is often considered the oldest form of hashish. While there are several theories from different researchers and authors, it is commonly accepted that this type of hand-rubbed hash is, indeed, much older than any other form of collecting resin glands from the cannabis plant such as dry sieving, which is likely to be the …

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Origins of cannabis in Turkey

Turkish seeds - Kurdistan

Cannabis cultivation in Turkey is one of the oldest in Europe, which is not strange since it is a plant originary from Asia that spread from East to West. According to evidence found, cannabis tradition in Turkey may date back to 1000BC, being highly valued for its multiple uses. Over the course of the centuries, …

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Sri Lanka cannabis

SRI LANKA - CENTRAL PROVINCE

Sri Lanka, or in English, ” Resplendent Isle ” is indeed a real paradise. Incredible beaches, dramatic hills and deep jungle are the backdrop to an amazingly compact and diverse ecology second to none. Cannabis is but one of a huge variety of crops grown on the island. Home to some of the world’s best …

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The arrival of cannabis in New Caledonia

NEW CALEDONIA - ILE LOYAUTE

Cannabis arrived only a few decades ago on this French Pacific island, some tribal elders talk about 1950 (World War II) with the presence of Americans. Others evoke the 60’s and 70’s with the Hippie / Woodstock period; There are many legends about it and some even speak of several hundred years, something that could …

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Cretan cannabis

Crete cultivar

The Cretan is another classic heirloom strain from Greece, the seeds from this domesticate plant were collected in the early 90’s from mountainous villages of Rethymno area on the island of Crete.These 90’s Cretan genetics, due to the outdoor open pollination techniques, contain high genetic diversity and expressing various phenotypes with similar characteristics and superior …

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Lebanese Red and Blonde hash plants

Lebanese cannabis plants

The origins of cannabis cultivation in Lebanon date back several centuries ago, being a major tradinggood already in Ottoman times. Indeed, the Ottoman Empire was in constant need of cannabis fibre tosupply its Navy, thus developing a huge hemp industry throughout its territories. Traditionally, cannabishas been grown in Lebanon in different areas, although it is …

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Mauritius Landrace Cannabis

Mauritius Landrace Cannabis

In Mauritius, almost everyone smokes … but the law is very strict, even disproportionate. it is possible to be locked up in prison for a year for just having few seeds or a single joint or to come across as Pablo Escobar if you have more than 6 grams on you. The sentences are all …

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