Chris Bennett is a long-standing Cannabis activist and historian. He is also the man behind Vancouver’s premiere herbal entheogen shop, Urban Shaman Ethnobotanicals. He is a prolific writer on the topics of Cannabis in politics and activism, as well as its ancient history. He is the author of Cannabis and the Soma Solution and Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible.
He joins us on the show to talk about the role Cannabis played in the early Abrahamic religions as the fabled Kaneh Bosm. Clearing up very old misinformation and carrying us from the historical origins of humilities relationship to Cannabis all the way the pending national legalization of Cannabis in Canada. A wealth of extremely interesting and transgressive information, Bennet has got something special Adventures Through The Mind.
*** We mention a researcher, Mike Crowley, who has a different take on the history Bennet discusses, you can check out my interview with him here.
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