Christmas Eve Hemp Carol

Christmas Eve Hemp Carol In many hemp growing regions of Europe it was very bad luck for the women to spin or work on their hemp starting Christmas Eve and lasting until “Distaff Day” (January 7)… Much like in my Read More …

The Hemp: A Virginia Legend, 1916

“For all he had one word alone, One clod of dirt in their faces thrown, “The hemp that shall hang me is not grown!” His name bestrode the seas like Death. The waters trembled at his breath. This is the Read More …

The English Patient, 1840

“The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them.” – Queen Victoria     Queen Victoria by RafkinsWarning   The English Patient In the middle of the 19th century, Queen Victoria had very Read More …

The Start of America’s war on Cannabis, 1860

The Nation Makers, by Howard Pyle, c. 1902   First shot’s in America’s war on Cannabis That single moment, however dilute, that wars are started… That moment was when the United States declared cannabis as a “Poison”, April 16, 1860… Read More …

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