Category: Lifestyle

  • Thai man spends 48 hours on roof in protest

    Thai man spends 48 hours on roof in protest

    A Thai man spent 48 hours on a roof after protesting against his family who wouldn’t allow him to smoke cannabis. The 42 year old man is known as Kantaphi and having been described by his wife as a “weed addict” she sent him to stay with his father in the Kantharalk district. The intent […]

  • Should Cannabis fear becoming the new Oxycontin?

    Should Cannabis fear becoming the new Oxycontin?

    Oxycontin exploded onto the American market in the late 1990’s as a solution to not just major pain but mild pain. Since then the US has undergone one of the biggest medical crises in it’s history. Now that the dangers of Oxycontin are known and the money pharmaceutical companies begins to dry up is cannabis […]

  • More Americans smoke cannabis than cigarettes

    More Americans smoke cannabis than cigarettes

    More Americans smoke cannabis than they do cigarettes according to the latest poll conducted by Gallup. The numbers are also the highest that Gallup has ever recorded for cannabis use. Of the adults how took the poll 16% said that they were currently smokers of cannabis. Nearly half of those polled said that they had […]

  • CBD facing Kratom competition

    CBD facing Kratom competition

    CBD is facing increasing competition from Kratom, a drug that originated in Southeast Asia and has been used for centuries. Kratom is a herbal drug that is either chewed, taken via a capsule or can be added to tea for users to drink. In small doses Kratom can behave as a stimulant but in higher […]

  • Grassroots campaign “End Cannabis Prohibition Jersey” turning the tide on the island

    Grassroots campaign “End Cannabis Prohibition Jersey” turning the tide on the island

    End Cannabis Prohibition on the island of Jersey started as a loose group of Facebook commentators but has since come together to form a cohesive campaign on the island. The Leaf Desk sat down with one of the coordinators Simon Harrison to discuss how this grassroots campaign came about, their goals and their successes so […]

  • Will CBD show up on a drugs test?

    Will CBD show up on a drugs test?

    With more of the public worldwide trying a CBD for the first time there might be some concern about whether your employer may find traces should they perform a drugs test. Let us explore whether you can take CBDs without fear of the possible employee consequences. CBD differs from cannabis in that there is usually […]

  • Rap stars band together to join “Cannabis in Common”

    Rap stars band together to join “Cannabis in Common”

    Rap stars such as Pusha T, Beanie Sigel and Hitboy have come together to voice their support for Cannabis In Common a project launched by Headcount to push law makers to legalise cannabis. The video which features numerous rap stars urges people to join the cause, to make their voice heard and urge senators to […]

  • Ricky Williams opens up on cannabis use in the NFL

    Ricky Williams opens up on cannabis use in the NFL

    Ricky Williams recently opened up discussing how cannabis was used in his rookie year and how the league has evolved since then with regards to cannabis. At the time of his rookie year of 1999, cannabis was still a banned substance but the league has since taken a softer stance. Speaking to USA Today the […]

  • Rugby League star discusses how cannabis has helped through retirement

    Rugby League star discusses how cannabis has helped through retirement

    Andrew Johns, former Australian Rugby League superstar has discussed his use of medicinal cannabis since retirement. Johns played over 300 games of Rugby League at the highest level representing Australia at two World Cups and amassing 23 State of Origin caps in a career spanning 14 years. Since his retirement he has spoken of the […]

  • Best video games for a smoking session

    Best video games for a smoking session

    Sometimes there is nothing better than inviting a few friends round to your place for a smoke and to play some video games. Here are five of our top choices for a gaming smoking session. Trackmania A racing game with a similar premise, get from the start to finish line as quickly as possible. Unlike […]