Open in Barcelona Hemp Museum Gallery, dedicated to the culture of cannabis
The Hemp Museum Gallery, dedicated to the cannabis culture, will open its doors next Friday, May 11, in a sixteenth century palace in the historic center of Barcelona, the Palau Mornau, which has been restored and fitted out to house the museum center .
Barcelona, Reuters May 7, 2012
As reported today the promoters of the initiative, the Hemp Museum Gallery, opens with the intent to "inform and bring visitors about the past, present and future of the cannabis plant as a versatile source for industrial, nutritional , medicinal, sacramental and recreational. "
This space dedicated to the cannabis culture opens the image of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam (Netherlands), opened in 1985 by Ben Dronkers, founder and main driving force, and was the first in the world on this subject.
Some supporters of legalizing marijuana in New Zealand, have challenged the authorities with the placement of a vending machine of cannabis in a club in Auckland at a price similar to the black market.
The device is similar to machines sold "grass" for medicinal purposes in California and where the price of a gram of marijuana rises to 20 New Zealand dollars (about 12.3 euros).
A student from San Diego who is 23 years, Daniel Chong, denounced the DEA (the U.S. drug agency) it was held in a cell at least, incommunicado and without food or drink for five days. Chong was even forced to drink their own urine to survive.
According to his complaint, Young was arrested in a raid in San Diego on 21 April. He had apparently gone to a party where there was a drug raid. He has admitted that the party was smoking marijuana.
The ancestors of Cannabis originated in Asia, possibly in the Himalayan slopes kinder or north of the Altai Mountains. The exact origin, obscured by the great migrations of the Stone Age who crossed the continent, is not known.
It is not known when the Cannabis and humanity first met. Given the growth habit of the plant and the curiosity of mankind, such a meeting was inevitable. In the plant world, Cannabis is a colonizer. Set your new territory when running water or seed-eating animals carry their seeds to clear fertile land open to the sun. The fertile land, free of competing plants, is rare and short lived in nature, often commonly caused by disasters such as floods or landslides. The natural spread is slow and plants tend to grow in dense clusters to propagate seeds from its branches. the origin of the cultivation of hemp refers to China. The first remains of the fiber (datable to 4000 BC) have been found there, a millennium later in Turkestan (Afghanistan). A Chinese medical treatise, written in the first century, on materials that say go back to the legendary Shen Nung, written 30 centuries before, says that "taken in excess hemp does see monsters, but if used long can communicate with spirits and lighten the body. "Immemorial is also the hemp in India. The Atharva Veda considers that the plant broke out when they fell from the sky drops of ambrosia. The Brahmanical tradition believes that streamlines the mind, giving long life and enhanced sexual desires. Also the main branches of Buddhism held its virtues for meditation. In medical applications, the plant was part of treatments for ophthalmia, fever, insomnia, dry cough and dysentery.
Indian hemp (cannabis sativa variety)
The referendum held on April 10 in Rasquera (municipality that intends to lease land for cultivation of cannabis for a partnership Barcelona), although positive with 56% voting in favor, it will be very difficult to eventually succeed, for justice continues to tighten the siege.
Starting with two of our best mothers, Northern Light and Big Bud, that we have worked for four generations, then we make a retro-cross each of them separately, using a selection of the best specimens, to produce the perfect automatic plant. With a suitable size for growing indoor and outdoor, and it can reach a height of 1.7m. outdoors, and 1.3m indoors, depending on the size of the pot used.
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