Opium Capital Punishment, 1937

‘Three Chinese men about to be executed because their opium rehabilitation in prison hasn’t had any effect’  Beijing, China 1937   Share page on:

The Immortal Cannabis Goddess

Immortal Magu, Qing Dynasty (18th century) ink and watercolor on silk     Magu: The Immortal Cannabis Goddess In Chinese mythology, a immortal Taoist xian is the protector of women, the Goddess of longevity and is able to brew the Read More …

A British Surgeon puts Ganjah on the Medical Map, 1813

Untitled watercolor by Anon, 1820. Captioned – A European, probably Sir David Ochterlony (1758-1825), in Indian dress, smoking a hookah and watching a nautch in his house at Delhi.   A British Surgeon puts Ganjah on the Medical Map In Read More …

I Think I’m Learning Chinese, I Really Think So…

I think I’m learning Chinese, I think I’m learning Chinese, I really think so… Today we are not only going to learn a Chinese symbol but actually understand it! Better yet its the symbol for Hemp… Although the symbol has Read More …

Jump into the New Year, 1100

  Chinese boys jump rope, Song Dynasty, ca. 1100 AD     Jump into the New Year In ancient China, the only way to celebrate the passing of the old Year was to jump into the new… For this traditional Read More …

Road Through Hemp Fields, 1932

Hemp fields to the right and left of the new motorable road from Hinnen to Thai-lyung-then.  China – before 1932       Three mandarin farmers from the area around Hinnen, China 1902   Share page on:

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