In 1963 I took my first hit of LSD, which in a way saved my life, since it stirred in me a desire for adventure that forced me to move out of the nest and away from the Bronx. The Bronx I left is now virtually gone, save for the few ghosts that remained out of fear. Most of my old Bronx ghetto friends from the dope dealer days are now either burnt out zombies, in prison, or dead.
For decades, Chamroon Pachandra was feeding a mysterious and ancient Siamese herbal mixture to those who wanted relief from the “Opium Devil,” and 30,000 ex-addicts swear to its amazing power.
Psilocybin mushrooms are nature's own psychedelic, more visual in their hallucinations and smoother and shorter-lasting in their effects than LSD. The principal genera of Psilocybe cubensis mushrooms can be found growing wild in most parts of the world, or can be cultivated with relative ease in the home. Their possession and use aren't technically illegal in Florida based on a 1978 case, Fiske v Florida, which ruled that wild picked psilocybin mushrooms weren't illegal. The police can still arrest you, but supposedly this case can help your case.
“I feel like I’m part of a gathering of the most exquisite rascals of the age!” Ram Dass exclaimed at a colloquium in 1977 at the University of Santa Cruz entitled “LSD—A Generation Later,” featuring the man who discovered the king of the psychedelics himself, Dr. Albert Hofmann. With dozens of acid aficionados attending, it was the first time to get public record of the thoughts and feelings these masterminds had on what could be considered a miracle drug.
With marijuana becoming legalized worldwide, it is not surprising to see the stunning evolution it has taken. But one of the most exciting advancements in the cannabis community goes to hash oil. Although it still derives from the original form of cannabis flowers, hash oil yields higher potency when it comes down to ingesting thc.
Ganja, reefer, pot, green gold, sticky icky, skunk, tree. There’s a million different ways to say it, and there’s a million different ways to smoke it, but there’s still one major problem with the bubonic chronic: It’s illegal. Even though laws are not current with the views of the people; for years, centuries even, there has been high praise for weed. Coming from activists as well known as Bob Marley, Snoop Dogg, and Willie Nelson, to some of our country’s founding fathers, to scientists, actors, and the average man, our country has united around the timeless herb. So while we sit around our backyards, passing around our bongs and J’s, let’s celebrate the loud history of laughing grass. We’re bringing you our favorite quotes about Kush, Mary Jane, ganja greens, broccoli, gasolina, our bud, cannabis.