In his classic essay Civil Disobedience, OG transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau wrote that “if a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so too a man.” Thoreau didn’t have cannabis in mind, particularly, but his larger point—that it’s the sacred duty of all citizens to live according to our natures, and resist […]

But many people are just curious to try it again, and wish to do it safely. To reduce the risks, it’s recommended you start very slowly. Vaping exposes you to a lot fewer chemicals per puff than smoking — be it in a joint, spliff or pipe — but look for a strain with the […]

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