University that Teaches the Benefit of Pot

A university of a different kind and quite unique. Dedicated to the study of medical use of marijuana, this private university in Oakland, California, is giving a whole new meaning to higher education. Started in 2007, Oaksterdam University teaches students how to grow, harvest and cook marijuana, as well as dispense it to others. The purpose is simple – to spread awareness on the benefits o... »

Smoke Cannabis, No Tobacco in Amsterdam

You can toke, but you can’t smoke, says the Dutch government, who has banned smoking tobacco in public places from July 1st. Amsterdam is known for its open culture towards cannabis and the notorious coffee shops where marijuana and hashish can be smoked legally. So from next month onwards, if you want to smoke a joint it has to be pure and not mixed with tobacco. This seems quite ironical b... »

Holi: The Festival of Spring

Holi: The Festival of Spring

What is Holi? Holi is originally the festival of spring, but now its just called the festival of colors. It takes place over two days in the later part of February or early March. As per the Hindu calendar, it falls on the Phalgun Purnima (Full Moon) How is Holi Celebrated? On the first day of Holi, a born fire is lit in the night as a symbol of to signify the triumph of good over evil, is also kn... »

Smoke Cannabis, Fight Cancer!

It’s been used for ages by man, for purposes of getting high and reaching enlightenment. Does the Cannabis Sativa, a plant that has been used for centuries by Africans and Indians hold the key to something that the American Government may never understand? In a series of funded tests it has been found that Marijuana may even lower the chances of cancer occurring in a marijuana smoker as compared t... »

Jamaica in The Eyes of a Jamaican

Jamaica in The Eyes of a Jamaican

My job gives me the opportunity to interact with people from around the world, which is one of its plus points. I have a friend so to say, who goes by the name of Kayode Anthony (Ka), who has been living his life in the Caribbean Islands, I know him because of this website. I happened to have a deep eccentric conversation with him, as we jumped from topics like life there and here in Mumbai, trave... »