Cannabis and the concept of “Drugs”

Is cannabis a drug? To properly frame the issue, a hint to the definition of the concept of “drugs” is essential. From a pharmacological point of view, it is a drug “Any chemical, natural or artificial, that modifies the psychology or mental activity of human beings” (J. Delay). This definition includes, in addition to drugs …

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KALAMATA RED

Genetics: Greek Kalamata Red landrace  drug cultivar Sourcing: Delicorganic’s Greek landrace collection Purpose: Bud Latitude: 37° N Elevation: 600-800m Grow type: Outdoor, Greenhouse, indoors Regional Harvest: End of October – Early November Height: 3,5 – 5 meters in optimal conditions in natural outdoor environment Outdoor Yield: 600-750g of dried flowers per plant in natural outdoor …

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Cannabis, history, the plant and more

The exact place of origin of cannabis has not been clarified so far, it is generally believed to correspond to Central Asia. While the use of the plant for the manufacture of fabrics is witnessed by finds from the Neolithic era in China (5200-6200 years ago), the medicinal use is documented in a famous writing …

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The new European cannabis phase

1798: Napoleon Bonaparte lands in Alexandria with thirty thousand French soldiers and two thousand cannons. He defeats the Mamelukes’ army near the Pyramids, and conquers Cairo, all through one of those flash wars of which the French general was a specialist. Two years earlier, with a similar military operation, it had conquered the Lombardy region …

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Lebanese Hash: The entire production chain

Lebanon is a country that has fascinated us deeply. As soon as we landed in the middle of the night, we took a local mini bus that took us straight into the heart of the Bekaa valley. Arriving in the early hours of the morning with the sun just starting to illuminate the peaks of …

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Cannabis: A plant with enigmatic origins

In recent years, in several regions of the world, there has been a revaluation of the medicinal and food properties of Cannabis, as well as of its use as a raw material in the industrial sectors (textiles, construction, paper, energy, etc.), teaches about better eco-sustainability compared to the “traditional” oil and deforestation industries. Hemp is …

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Cannabis in Ethiopia

While slowly descending, we realize for the first time how huge  Africa must be. We are only going to one of its Countries, Ethiopia, and the view from above is majestic, vast, huge land. Ethiopia is a mix of cultures and races, their pace of life is gentle, calm, peaceful, the sunlight very intense. You …

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Cannabis in Iran: Questions and answers by religious scholars on the use of Cannabis in Iran

Questions Questions sent to the Marja’s. Question 1. Is the consumption of cannabis and its derivatives permitted? Question 2. If cannabis and its derivatives are consumed for treatment of diseases, what is the judgement? Question 3. Is the cultivation of cannabis for the purpose of production of legal medical and pharmacological products permitted? Question  4. …

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Punto Rojo by The Landrace Team

The name Punto Rojo speaks for itself. The pistils of the flowers of these plants are red. This is why it’s called so. It comes from the mountains of the interior of the country. In Colombia the area is called Tierradentro an it literally means The Land of the interior. Plants are, or should we …

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Drugs and drug policy in the islamic republic of Iran

Drugs and drug policy in the islamic republic of Iran In 2018 a judicial order issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran chief justice, Sadeq Larijani, amended the country’s strict drug trafficking laws, raising the threshold that triggers the death penalty in drug possession cases. The new order set the stage for several thousand prisoners …

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