A Head Scratcher, 1904

A Head Scratcher I have witnessed all kinds of tray’s to break up ones cannabis on, small hand held ones you could cup in your palm, large tv dinner type trays, fine crystal antique pieces intended for sweets or even Read More …

Hemp Santa

“he looked like a pedler just opening his pack. His eyes—how they twinkled! His dimples, how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard Read More …

Cohoon’s Broadcast Seed Sower, 1862

  Cohoon’s Broadcast Seed Sower For Sowing Wheat, Hemp, Grass, Oats, Barley, Seeds & More “It saves four – Fifths of the labor and time – enables anyone, with a little experience, to sow with perfect regularity… This Machine is Read More …

Don’t Mind if I Do, 1994

“Hunter S. Thompson was on a panel discussing the influence of the Beats in America. There were 500 people in the audience when he nonchalantly took out a bowl, packed it with his stash, lit up and started passing it Read More …

The Prime Minister’s Cow, 1970

“I was in Turkey and these guys invited me into one of the coffee shops and passed the hookah around and I smoked it. What was in it, I don’t know, probably some hash. Same thing in India (and) China. Read More …

The American Dope Party, 1906

‘The American dope party’ “A lesson in practical patriotism taught by the Boston tea party.” Illustration shows many men dressed as Native Americans on board a ship labeled “The Good Ship Dope”, throwing cartons and boxes of adulterated and unhealthy Read More …

Marihuana Smokers Arrested, 1913

Marihuana Smokers Arrested Even before cannabis became illegal under a local El Paso city ordinance in 1914, El Paso police found a way to enforce the imaginary… My favorite form of cannabis measurement…   The “Bucket”   Marihuana Smokers Arrested Charged Read More …

The Expectant Hand, 1909

Union Square at the Broadway Bowery by Artist Albertus Del Orient Browere painted it from memory in 1885     The Expectant Hand   One of my favorite articles from yesteryear… This story takes place right in present day Union Read More …

The Vicious Part that Potent Marihuana Plays, 1938

“The vicious part that potent marihuana plays in stimulating certain melody makers to fantastic heights of inspiration and the efforts made to eliminate the evil.” – A 1938 illustration from an article in the San Francisco Chronicle connects marijuana use Read More …

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