Oct 21, 2012
On this week's episode of the Web's Favourite Cannabis Podcast,
the Dopefiend talks about the pervasive culture that has grown
around cannabis, and how it is this rather than the plant's effects
that draws so many of us into habitual use. With this in mind, the
Dopefiend talks to Martin A. Lee, the author of the fascinating new
social history of cannabis, Smoke Signals, about the heroes and
villains of the story of cannabis, why the War on Drugs has always
been a racial issue and a civil rights issue, how the biphasic,
seemingly contradictory effects of cannabis are borne out in the
story of cannabis itself, the astonishing medicinal properties of
cannabinoids, including the often forgotten CBD, about which Martin
works hard to educate, and why it is that cannabis has such a
mindblowing variety of medical applications, and whether our body
politic is capable of healing itself of the pathology of
prohibition. Heading into the VaporLounge, the Dopefiend heads into
the VaporLounge to sample a little bit of DopeCave Cup winner
TopMonkeyBoy's latest Great White Shark. After a musican interlude,
Homer brings us the latest Cannabis News from his sickbed,
including the growers busted after growing a six-foot cannabis
plant, the unwitting elderly couple shocked by the monstrous growth
of their own cannabis plant, the increasing popularity of cannabis
growing in Afghanistan, and yet another advisory committee
recommends that the British government should decriminalise drug
use, while another report suggests alcohol-related hospital
admissions are an unnecessary burden on the health service. Email
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@dopefiend and the new
VaporLounge on twitter, and check out the forum.
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Don't miss this week's DopeTribe Live! here on Dopefiend.co.uk on Sunday at 7pm UK time, or at these times around the world: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?day=7&month=10&year=2012&hour=19&min=0&sec=0&p1=136
For more about Martin A. Lee's book, Smoke Signals, go to http://www.smokesignalsthebook.com/
And for more about Martin's work to spread the CBD gospel, go to www.projectcbd.org
Podcast Image: Martin A. Lee, author of Smoke Signals. Submit your pics here: http://www.thegrowreport.com/showthread.php?13-Podcast-Images-wanted-Grows-bongs-pipes-etc-etc
Playlist: Mohn - M.O.H.N. (Original Mix); Three20 - Sensation (Original); Samilla Roberts - Techno Groove; Nanda - Amazing Grace; Klake - You; Tatsuro Kojima - 423 fredricson mix; Charlie Mars - How I Roll; Isso é Samba de Rainha - Reclama; Tibless - Menina das Candeia
from "M.O.H.N. - Single"
from "Spend My Days"
"Techno Groove" (mp3)
from "Techno Party"
"Amazing Grace" (mp3)
from "Cry Of The Ages"
from "Chasing Silence"
"423 fredricson mix" (mp3)
Samba de Rainha
from "Isso Ã© Samba de Rainha"
"Menina das Candeia" (mp3)