The elephant in the room: Cannabis prohibition and mental health

There seems to be a grave misunderstanding about the relationship between cannabis and mental health in this country and the wider world. This week on the ISMOKE channel...

Telegrass by Telegram is an app to anonymously buy weed in Israel

Yes, you read that correctly. There is a public app that has been set up by private messaging company Telegram in Israel that lets tourists connect with...

Cannabis MythBusters : Challenging myths and stereo-types

Today on ISMOKE we’ll be taking a look at how the mainstream media’s negative stereotyping and far too often derogatory portrayal of Cannabis consumers is causing far...

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet – The etymology of...

This week on ISMOKE we’ll be looking at the etymology, the origins of the word Marijuana and why this antiquated and racist term should be removed from...
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Cannabis and sleep

It will come as no surprise to the initiated amongst you that the consumption of Cannabis before bed will have you sleeping on a cloud of smoke...

Psychoactive Substances Act – One Year On

One year ago, the Psychoactive Substances Act came into force after months of legal wrangling, set-backs, and delays. The law has been widely ridiculed by policy experts,...

An Interview with Stormin MC

Few people can lift a crowd the way Stormin can. One of the most distinctive voices in grime and DnB, he is a masterful solo MC and was...

Cannabis vs Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the UK. According to mentalhealth.org, depression is the predominant mental health problem worldwide. Nearly 20% of the...
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We Met UK Cannabis Extractor TG Botanical Extracts

Last week we travelled to a secret location to meet UK Cannabis Extractor TG Botanical Extracts. The UK cannabis extracts scene is growing nicely now, after hitting the US a...

Discovery Proves We Have Been Using Cannabis for at Least 2,400 Years

Archaeologists in China recently discovered evidence indicating humans have been using cannabis as medicine and employing it in spiritual rituals for over 2,400 years. According to “Ancient Cannabis...

The Many Uses of Hemp Part 4 – Cannabis, Spirituality & Religion

Over the past few weeks, our many uses of hemp series has covered the use of the cannabis plant in Fuel, Paper, Textiles, Building Materials, Food and Medicine. Finally, we...
The Many Uses of Hemp

The Many Uses of Hemp Part 3 – Food and Medicine

In the last two articles in our Many Uses of Hemp series I covered some of the main uses for the cannabis (hemp) plant.  I wrote about...
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The Many Uses of Hemp Part 2 – Textiles and Building

Last week we took a look at just a couple of the benefits of hemp – Hemp for fuel and Hemp for paper.  In this article we...

The Many Uses of Hemp (Part 1) Fuel & Paper

Hemp is quite probably the most useful raw material on the planet. In this four part series, we are going to be taking a look at all...

THC Lean Cannabis Syrup

Have You ever tried Cannabis Syrup? Did you know you can consume your cannabis in liquid form? Today we want to talk about THC Lean, the drink everybody is talking...