Sativa vs Indica: An Easy to Understand Guide

If you're in a dispensary buying cannabis, you might peep the budtender ask: indica or sativa? "What's the difference?" - is the first thing I asked. Come to find out, it’s essential to understand the differences in order to respond to the question to get the best medicine for your needs. So we're going to … Continue reading Sativa vs Indica: An Easy to Understand Guide

1619: The Summer That Connects America, Hemp and African-Americans Forever

Here's a piece of history in the United States that ties slavery and the hemp industry. Interestingly, these two go hand - in - hand. At the hand of one man in 1619, to add to that. I imagine you've heard of the year before, but here's how it applies to African-Americans and to American … Continue reading 1619: The Summer That Connects America, Hemp and African-Americans Forever

Little Known Facts About Hemp and African-Americans

There were 8,000+ hemp plantations , of at least 2000 acres in the U. S. in 1850. It was thought no one had as much skill with hemp than the Negro. For this reason, hemp was sometimes referred to as a "n***** crop". The hemp duties were dirty and so labor - intensive that few … Continue reading Little Known Facts About Hemp and African-Americans

Here’s What Happened to Slaves During Processing Procedures on Hemp Plantations

Did you know enslaved African Americans worked, or were leased for hemp processing on plantations?  . The work was arduous labor, made more miserable by the dust and pollen stirred up as the hemp was handled. . It was said that many of the hemp slaves developed coughs that took months to go away. Resource: http://www.edisonhouse.org