Luther Burbank, the legendary horticulturist, was a big fan of cannabis sativa, breeding it and promoting its many uses.Original Article
Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, visited his ancestral homeland In West Africa, where cannabis had long been linked to animist spiritual beliefs.Original Article
An excerpt from Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational & Scientific by Martin A. Lee.
A growing number of countries in Africa are looking to cannabis as the ticket out of poverty, and foreign investment for this sector has flooded in. Activists who pushed for legal commercial cultivation now face the challenge of crafting a cannabis economy that empowers small farmers and rural communities, rather than replicating the elitist forms of past agro-export industries.
Therapeutic horticulture & regenerative cannabis farmingOriginal Article
Virtually overnight, gardening has become a big thing. In the U.S. and beyond, people are sheltered at home, unemployed, and unable to venture far beyond their own abodes. Out of worry, boredom, food insecurity, or just a nascent desire to get their hands in the soil, “victory gardens” are sprouting up everywhere, according to The New York Times.
Could cannabidiol be a breakthrough therapy to replace or lessen the use of steroids?Original Article