Old friends of ours in Chitral are organising food aid to the hardest-hit households along Yarkhun and other valleys. Jason has made a page at Curious About Cannabis where you can donate. […]
Hybridization is the main cause of extinction and biodiversity loss in Cannabis. Indigenous Asian populations hold the vast majority of Cannabis biodiversity, particularly the wild-types var. himalayensis and var. asperrima. […]
The new Curious About Cannabis episode with Jason and Angus on endangered landraces and wild-type populations of subsp. indica is out! Get access to an exclusive extended 2.5 hour version […]
Among the earliest evidence of Cannabis cultivation are finds of domesticated pollen from sites on the Western Steppe associated with the Yamnaya culture (3300–2600 BCE). Recent studies indicate the Yamnaya […]
According to Genesys, of some 1400 Cannabis accessions in global genebanks, as few as five are of subsp. indica. Let that sink in… ‘A classification of endangered high-THC cannabis (Cannabis sativa […]
The Scythians were history’s original dope fiends. First-class Scythian chat here from Barry Cunliffe, ace archaeologist. Check out his new book, The Scythians: Nomad Warriors of the Steppe.
Well, the previous post may be the least timely in the history of blogging. It turns out that on April 3rd 2020, John McPartland and Ernest Small published a new […]