Culture

Weed culture is a complex and multi-faceted area with misrepresentation and misinformation all too common.

We offer an unbiased and self-critical angle on marijuana culture in South Africa, and the world, to try to help everyone better understand the culture around cannabis in the modern era.

Take a look at some of our pieces on Cannabis Culture below:

Debunking Marijuana Myths

We all know too well the history of the stigma surrounding marijuana. From people telling you that it kills your brain cells, to the idea that it’s some hyper-addictive, lazy-maker drug, you’ve surely heard it all. The name, Marijuana, was ...

What is Rooibaard? A South African Urban Weed Legend

Since a few countries began to re-legalize cannabis for cultivation and consumption, the search for specialty strains has become a hot topic amongst those obsessed with growing. From recreating strains from past experiences, to creating new ...

Dab Rigs 101: a Guide to Modern-Day Cannabis Culture

Dabs are a not-so-recent addition to the myriad ways to smoke Cannabis. In essence, it’s a highly concentrated form of Cannabis extract which is smoked through a bong-like device called a Dab Rig, using a heated nail or glass bowl to combust the dab ...

Bongs 101: A Marijuana Culture Guide

One of the oldest and easiest ways of smoking, the use of bongs has been traced back hundreds of years. A record in 1944 states that the name comes from the Thai and means “a bamboo water pipe for smoking hashish or hemp”. They’re synonymous with ...