Swami Chaitanya
Swami Chaitanya
Swami Chaitanya, aka “The Swami of Pot” (Rolling Stone Magazine), is a radical classical: he started his life as an East Coast academic and now in his early seventies is a West Coast Cannabis Holy Man. A self-described “original hippie,” Swami moved to San Francisco in 1967. He went on to live in South America, Europe and India for many years, settling eventually in Mendocino County, California, the heart of the Emerald Triangle. Swami is a well-known figure on the music festival scene and offers teachings and discourses on spirituality.

The Value of Terroir and Appellations

Terroir is everything that makes a place unique. Every place is special, but what exactly are the conditions that make each place different?

In order to qualify for Appellation of Origin (AO), California cannabis must be cultivated outdoors, in full sun and in the ground.

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To Talk of Cannabis

Over the last 50 years, thanks to scientific achievements made in the field of cannabis research, the language we use to discuss our favorite plant has undergone a revealing transformation. In the ’60s and ’70s, my generation referred to it as grass, pot, weed, herb, sinsemillia, and, of course, marijuana. When it came to strain […]

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