Why You Can't Get Stoned from Smoking Hemp

It's an honest mistake, thinking that marijuana and industrial hemp are one and the same. And in some ways they are: both are species of the genus cannabis, they both have the iconic five-fingered pot leafs, and both are widely sought after the world over. But aside from their outward appearance, they two have very… » 6/25/13 4:26pm 6/25/13 4:26pm

Albert Hofmann, the Guy That Invented LSD, Has Died (Update)

Albert Hofmann, the Swiss chemist credited with first synthesizing LSD, died this morning of a heart attack at the age of 102 (Update: four years ago, in 2008. - Thanks Brose). During his work at Sandoz Pharmaceutical in Basel, Switzerland, Hofmann earned the title "the father of LSD" in 1938 when he first derived… » 4/30/13 12:10am 4/30/13 12:10am