Lectures on Cannabis and Hemp in the Ancient World

Here are two recent lectures I gave for Ted Smith’s Hempology 101, discussing cannabis and hemp in the ancient world.
Here are two recent lectures I gave for Ted Smith’s Hempology 101, discussing cannabis and hemp in the ancient world.

The first video was filmed at the 2nd Annual Cannabis Convention at the University of British Columbia:

This second video, on the topic of cannabis in Islam, was filmed at the 2nd Annual Cannabis Convention at Vancouver Island University:

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Chris Bennett
Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett has been researching the historical role of cannabis in the spiritual life of humanity for more than a quarter of a century. He is co-author of Green Gold the Tree of Life: Marijuana in Magic and Religion (1995); Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible (2001); and author of Cannabis and the Soma Solution (2010); and Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal herbs and the Occult (2018) . He has also contributed chapters on the the historical role of cannabis in spiritual practices in books such as The Pot Book (2010), Entheogens and the Development of Culture (2013), Seeking the Sacred with Psychoactive Substances (2014), One Toke Closer to God (2017), Cannabis and Spirituality (2016) and Psychedelics Reimagined (1999). Bennett’s research has received international attention from the BBC , Guardian, Sunday Times, Washington Post, Vice and other media sources. He currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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