Kanapinis: Return of the Hemp Man

Posing with the Hemp Man   Kanapinis: Return of the Hemp Man What if I told you there was a day where from sun up to sun down you were not only offered but expected to eat delicious fried pancakes 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 …

Halloween’s Hemp Seed Sow, 1850

Some merry friendly country folks Together did convene, To burn their nits upon their stocks, An hold their Halloween. – Robert Burns, 1855   Tam O’Shanter and the Witches, illustration by John Faed to the poem of Robert Burns 1855 Read More …

Gather Marijuana, 1970

Gather Marijuana Four Indiana State Police Troopers, from left, Ronald Albright, Det. Sgt. Robert Zack, Edward Galloway and Robert Candler, clear a building near North Liberty, Sunday, of marijuana where three laskens(?) had stored it. The large cache was valued Read More …

Chicago World’s Fair, 1893

“If it comes to please then it will be through the process similar to the taste for opium or hashish.” – observations of a Worlds Fair visitor in 1893   Crowd waiting for the opening of the gates at the Read More …

Ganja smoked by the Uralis, 1934

“Cannabis sativa “ganja”, smoked by Uralis, Penyan Lake, Travancore, Kerala; March 9, 1934″     “Gift from Miss Hazel Bartlett, 1961.” Tag attached reads: “Cannabis sativa “ganja”, smoked by Uralis, Penyan Lake, Travancore; March 9, 1934, E.W. Erlanson.” Probably refers Read More …

Hemp Trading Card, 1904

When we knew who our hero’s should be…   John Player & Sons: useful plants and fruits – Tobacco Trading Cards, 1904     Share page on:

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 …

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