Stropharia cubensis can be found in appropriate habitats throughout the Southern US, all through the coastal regions of Mexico, and throughout coastal and equatorial regions of South America. In the US, it has been reported from Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia. Its distribution would probably be even greater were it not for the fact that its environmental requirements limit it to regions of mild temperatures and high humidity.
Juan Emiliano Ortiz-Guerrero classed himself a thoughtful man. But that was mainly image. What Ortiz meant was, he spent much of his slow-paced days ruminating, fantasying, fancying, wondering, remembering, daydreaming.
Cairo, the violent sun can broil the brains of a field worker or tourist, but there is soothing relief in the secret shadows of Cairo's famous hash cafes. The workers who pick produce in the relentless heat, the cab drivers, the engineers, the rootless young men, the slow-moving old men, all who have the half dollar for the cup of strong tea and a pipeful of rich Lebanese hash, men of all ages come to relax in the forbidden comfort of camaraderie and cannabis in the comfort of the hash cafes of Cairo.
2016 is brewing up to be one of the most vital years for marijuana reform to date. While many states avidly tried to collect enough signatures to make it to the November 2016 ballot, the following states are the only ones confirmed to vote on marijuana reform this up-coming election. Whether it be for medicinal or recreational use, these stoner states will do whatever it takes to move forward with marijuana reform and will pave the way for America’s future.
Hawaii, fabled land of Paradise, where exotic fruit can be picked all year 'round and the weed is so sticky that you can't roll a joint with it. When Ed Rosenthal went there one March, he expected to see the small but well developed buds of the winter crop. But his friends on the island of Maui were actually smoking Colombia and were happy to see his homegrown. (Not everybody grows in Hawaii). Outdoors, cannabis must be planted in remote areas or it will be stolen). Rather what Ed found were the magic mushrooms of Hawaii. Ed Rosenthal, noted horticulturist and marijuana advocate spent the 80s and 90s writing for High Times magazine and devoted his work to the legalization and growing of marijuana and studying other various drugs.
One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks, apart from the Olympics and Donald Trump, has been the revelation of the Obama children being caught smoking marijuana. In a country where pot smoking is a decisive issue, having a child of the First Family smoking pot can be a serious issue for some. The question is though, is the Obama Family the first to start smoking marijuana in the White House? With pot use something that has been done for decades, isn’t it possible that another presidential family member smoked pot before Obama and his family?