Category Archives: History

The Ancient Origins Of Cannabis, According To Science

Trying to tell the story of ancient cannabis is like trying to guess the picture on a puzzle with the majority of the pieces missing. Most of what we know about the historic uses of cannabis come from sparse archaeological evidence and oft doggy translations of texts that are thousands of years old. We can […]

Hemp Seeds An Excellent Source Of Omega-3 And Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Hemp seeds are from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, the same species (but different variety) of cannabis, or marijuana. Hemp seeds do not contain the psychoactive cannabinoids tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Hemp is back! This variety of the cannabis plant, not to be confused with its intoxicating cousin (marijuana), is one of the most […]

Cannanaskis Hopes To Blaze A New Trail With Cannabis Tourism Through Kananaskis Country

Cannanaskis steers pot-imbibing guests through the scenic foothills and mountains west of Calgary while regaling them with 12,000 years of marijuana history. Dave Dormer admits to a tinge of reefer sadness in the reluctance of Alberta tourism promoters to embrace his dream. But his high hopes for a Kananaskis Country cannabis tour are nonetheless coming […]