Combining Kava & Cannabis

Combining Kava & Cannabis

Now that Cannabis is legal for recreational use in three states as of the writing of this article, it feels important to address what will undoubtedly be a continuing flood of questions regarding combining kava and cannabis (marijuana).  Customers from both Washington State and Colorado, have asked this question, as have a number of medical marijuana patients […]

Food of the Gods: The Role of Kava in Hawaiian Myth and Legend

Food of the Gods: The Role of Kava in Hawaiian Myth and Legend

To indigenous peoples throughout the South Pacific, kava is a central aspect of social and religious life. In the spirit of exploring the lesser-known aspects of kava, this article brings you a collection of the myths, legends, and rituals surrounding kava in Hawaii—that piece of the South Pacific closest to our shores!

Kava: A Spiritual Unifier

Kava: A Spiritual Unifier

Deep, deep in the South Pacific amidst its islands and throughout the villages nestled within those islands lie intricately dynamic social circles that operate upon unique cultural principles and activities. It is there, deeply embedded within those cultural circles and their localized folklore that the drinking of kava kava is said to have originated – […]

What Kratom Is and Is Not

What Kratom Is and Is Not

Kratom has recently been mis-categorized as a “synthetic” and a “synthetic street drug”.  It absolutely is not; Kratom is a 100% natural plant and herbal supplement that has been used safely for thousands of years.  There is also a growing body of clinical studies that outline Kratom’s potential life-saving medicinal properties. Entheology has long been […]

The McKenna Brothers and the Birth of the Psychedelic Movement: A Review of The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss

The McKenna Brothers and the Birth of the Psychedelic Movement: A Review of The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss

The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss is autobiography, family history, adventure tale, and mystical discourse all in one.


Recent Articles

Florida Officials Push New Kratom Education Initiative

Florida Officials Push New Kratom Education Initiative

Recent developments in Florida indicate that Palm Beach County officials are backing away from an outright ban on kratom and may instead implement educational initiatives to teach consumers about kratom, its effects, and its potential risks. The initiative would include warning labels on packages of kratom, partnerships with schools, and distributing information at community events and through social media.

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Combining Kava & Cannabis

Combining Kava & Cannabis

Now that Cannabis is legal for recreational use in three states as of the writing of this article, it feels important to address what will undoubtedly be a continuing flood of questions regarding combining kava and cannabis (marijuana).  Customers from both Washington State and Colorado, have asked this question, as have a number of medical marijuana patients […]

read more

Food of the Gods: The Role of Kava in Hawaiian Myth and Legend

Food of the Gods: The Role of Kava in Hawaiian Myth and Legend

To indigenous peoples throughout the South Pacific, kava is a central aspect of social and religious life. In the spirit of exploring the lesser-known aspects of kava, this article brings you a collection of the myths, legends, and rituals surrounding kava in Hawaii—that piece of the South Pacific closest to our shores!

read more

Kava: A Spiritual Unifier

Kava: A Spiritual Unifier

Deep, deep in the South Pacific amidst its islands and throughout the villages nestled within those islands lie intricately dynamic social circles that operate upon unique cultural principles and activities. It is there, deeply embedded within those cultural circles and their localized folklore that the drinking of kava kava is said to have originated – […]

read more

Victory for Kratom In Illinois

Victory for Kratom In Illinois

We regularly peruse the Botanical Legal Defense website, and recently found this gem of an announcement that any business in Illinois should take note of: The Botanical Legal Defense is proud to share another hard-fought victory!  This time is the State of Illinois and HB5526 that sought to make Kratom, it’s alkaloids and the entire […]

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Summary of Kratom Medical Value

Summary of Kratom Medical Value

This page is simply a summary of the current medical benefits of Kratom as provided by the Botanical Legal Defense. These medical benefits are described in various medical studies conducted in relation to this non-synthetic, natural plant that has been used safely for literally thousands of years. For a growing list of the 150+ medical […]

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Join the Fight: KRATOM ACTION ITEMS

Join the Fight: KRATOM ACTION ITEMS

You can join the fight to keep Kratom legal today! Below is a copy of each newsletter as it gets sent out to the general public.  Attached to each is a form letter to send the appropriate Senator.  All you need to do is add your name and address onto the letter, and snail mail, […]

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REVIEW – Buy Kratom

REVIEW – Buy Kratom

Just when it seems the internet is saturated with new stores selling Kratom, every once in a while a diamond appears in the rough.  One example of this is BuyKratom.com, who has made a lasting impression on us, not by what they do, but by the things they DON’T do. Unless you’ve got stellar product […]

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Obama to Reclassify Marijuana?

Obama to Reclassify Marijuana?

In short, the Letter from Congress to Reclassify Marijuana, in no uncertain terms, urges President Obama to immediately reclassify marijuana, stating; “Classifying marijuana as Schedule I at the Federal level perpetuates an unjust and irrational system.”

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Marijuana Reduces Suicide Rates?

Marijuana Reduces Suicide Rates?

In yet another groundbreaking study (Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicides by Gender and Age) by a team at San Diego State University, researchers have discovered that there’s an undeniable link between suicide rates and marijuana consumption.  By looking at existing statistics regarding states that legalized marijuana for medical use between 1990 to 2007, a very […]

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