Hybridization is the main cause of extinction and biodiversity loss in Cannabis. Indigenous Asian populations hold the vast majority of Cannabis biodiversity. For “drug-type” Cannabis (aka, subsp. indica) that particularly […]
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. ‘A classification of endangered high-THC cannabis (Cannabis sativa subsp. indica) domesticates and […]
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.