Cannabis in the Greek world

The Greek World In ancient Greece, hemp was probably already used in Dionysian rites and, as J.L. Brau says, everything suggests that it was also used in the Eleusinian liturgies to reveal to the initiates the arcana of the myth of Demeter. The priests, who bore the name Eumolpidae (= singers of beneficial melodies), were …

Read moreCannabis in the Greek world

Northern Africa: Egypt and Morocco

Northern Africa: Egypt and Morocco A good example of cultural imperialism towards cannabis culture is provided by Napoleon, who during the Egyptian campaign published a proclamation in which he ordered that: 1) The use of the drink that some Muslims prepare with hemp, and the smoking of hemp flowers are prohibited throughout Egypt. Those who …

Read moreNorthern Africa: Egypt and Morocco

From Landraces to the present day. The Importance of starting from seeds grown outdoors

It is called ‘landrace’ or ‘ecotype’, a variety of Cannabis that constitutes a group of populations that in a very long period of time have adapted to the environmental conditions of a given region, or a portion of territory that has a defined microclimate and characteristics. The natural selection, the climatic conditions, the nature and …

Read moreFrom Landraces to the present day. The Importance of starting from seeds grown outdoors

Cannabis: Why Choose Seeds from Plants Grown Outdoors

The plants that grow and develop in large populations under natural conditions and that manage to overcome the various stages of growth until they reach the flowering phase with minimum human intervention, are the most vigorous plants, they are the ‘winners’. These characteristics will be transmitted to the following generations and after a few years …

Read moreCannabis: Why Choose Seeds from Plants Grown Outdoors