Dr. Francois Lallemand and the Prophecies of ‘Le Hachych’

CANNABIS CULTURE – The 19th century French Physician Francois Lallemand (1790-1854) was one of the first people in France to write about his experiences with hashish in Asia. Lallemand submitted a thesis on the subject for the Doctor of Medicine degree…

Biblical Scholar John Kitto on the origins of the word “Hashish”

CANNABIS CULTURE – In different publications of A Cyclopaedia of Biblical Literature, the 19th century scholar John Kitto put forth two, potentially related, etymologies for “hashish”, through Hebrew terms Shesh, which originates in reference to some s…