The Marijuana Facts

What is this site about? Please read, and forgive me, I’m long-winded

I am sure that you can remember the time, place, and circumstances in which you were first introduced to, and experienced, cannabis.

For me, the memory of that experience is as vivid now as it was the night I was first introduced to, and experienced, cannabis.

Just thinking about it is titillating.

I remember the warmth of the evening air, the depth of the darkness of the surrounding night, the heady and intrusive smell of the herb, and being imbued with a warmth upon inhaling the heavy white smoke for the first time.

I felt like I was swimming.

There was an intoxicating head rush, almost a dizziness, followed an intense anxiousness, like butterflies in my stomach.

I was in a physiological and psychological state comprised of equal parts panic and euphoria.

While those manic effects were intense and immediate, they were short-lived.

In a matter of seconds, a literal and figurative haze dissipated.

I wouldn’t describe what I was feeling as mental clarity, I was clearly incapacitated in certain respects, but my thoughts had a fluidity that I had not experienced before.

It was as if all of my preconceptions about the external world had been quieted, and I was experiencing everything for the first time.

I was incredibly high.

That night I began a love-affair with cannabis that has endured to the present day.

However, my relationship with, and view of, cannabis has certainly evolved since my first experience.

In my early years, my use of cannabis was rooted in a desire to recreate the magic of my first experience.

I would say that there was an element of physiological and psychological dependence insofar as I was craving the swooning effects of the first hit as well as the prolonged state of being high afterwards.

For lack of a better description, I was chasing the dragon. I just wanted to spark up as often as I could so that I could feel those immediate and manic effects, and then, a sense of calm and introspectiveness. I loved the roller-coaster of thought and emotion that cannabis put me through.

Then one day, I just stopped craving it.

I don’t think that I grew out of it, and it definitely wasn’t a choice. I still thought of cannabis fondly, I just didn’t have an urge to get or be high anymore.

I wasn’t able to pinpoint exactly what it was that quelled my desire for cannabis, but I was comfortable in my mental state and I didn’t want to disrupt it with cannabis.

The roller coaster of thought and emotion had fallen out of favor with me.

I decided that I would not smoke herb again unless I could compartmentalize my high and shape it into something that served my wants.

I wanted to experience some of the effects elicited by cannabis and not others.

I found hashish.

Smoking hashish was very similar to herb. It elicited similar swooning effects to smoking herb, but much more pronounced. However, it diverged completely when those immediate effects dissipated and I was left with a prolonged high.

While smoking herb put me on a roller coaster of thought and emotion, hashish left me with a sense of soberness. I could finally distinguish between a “body high” and a “mental high”.

This was a defining moment in terms of how I viewed cannabis and its derivatives. The plant was pliable and could be adapted to elicit certain effects.

It was at this point that my desire to use cannabis evolved into a desire to know and understand it; its history, its properties, applications, legalization and regulation.

It is the reason that I have created this site.

I want to share my own experiences, thoughts, and ideas as they pertain to cannabis and related subjects.

I want to engage with likeminded people and contribute to the discourse on cannabis.

I want people to inform themselves so that they are empowered to make better choices as consumers and for their health.

Thank you for visiting my site,

I encourage you to check out one of our articles, blog or vlog roll, or find a retailer or service.

Please reach out if you would like to submit a contribution. I will gladly post it! for sale, inquire

If the discourse on cannabis is to be elevated, content creators must formally align with one another on the web. It is the only way to displace those who spread misinformation. #SEO #contentmarketing #bloggerswanted #bloggingtips #CannabisConversation #CannabisCommunity

If you are an aspiring blogger interested in writing topical posts or articles pertaining to cannabis or the cannabis industry, please reach out to us! We would be happy to collaborate and publish your work! #cannabisculture #blogging #marijuanafacts #freelancewriting

This vape isn't what it looks like... via @YouTube

The internet is a powerful tool, but the process of indexing web pages favours content of little depth. Content creators should appeal to the intellect. Stop peddling click bait. Read the…

Optimal Temperature for Vaping? Check out our response in r/CBD

What is the current state of research pertaining to the use of cannabis or cannabinoids as a treatment for: chronic pain, cancer, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, anorexia and weight loss associated with HIV, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, spasticity ...

Strong voices in Washington pushing toward sensible legislation around states autonomy re: #medicalcannabis and improved safety and legitimacy of banking. Hard to see if momentum can achieve successful passing, but the outspoken campaign & support of improved wellness is nice.

Fingers crossed this bill will move forward and result in law-abiding #MMJ patients and physicians no longer having to worry about federal prosecution. Hopefully it would also be another step towards the demystification of #cannabis and the shattering of stereotypes and stigmas.

I hope that my vote for @fordnation isn't wasted. He said he would be receptive to a free-market scenario for cannabis. Hopefully we see a competitive market for the industry, and not another government monopoly. Say no to the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) #letuscompete

Thank you, Ontario! The party with the taxpayers' money is over. Together, we will get this province back on track. #pcpo #onpoli #onelxn

Voting is open now, until 9pm today! Get out and vote for your local PC Candidate. Find your voting station here: ……

The Opioid Crisis Is The Most Deadly Drug Epidemic In The U.S. - Just Be... via @YouTube

5 tips for travelling with your VAPE! via @YouTube

Can E-Juice EXPIRE?! via @YouTube

3 Types of Being Too Stoned - Cannabis Longley via @YouTube

Load More...