CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis Culture contributor the Urban Shaman aka Chris Bennett was the featured guest on the 420 edition of comedian Sam Tripoli’s Tin Foil Hat Podcast.
The topic of Bennett’s talk was “Cannabis Shamans and Hashashin Assassins.”
The full video can be found above, or on the Podcast’s website here.
Bennett was also featured in a zoom discussion presented by the University of Oklahoma that same day. In this presentation for the Oklahoma State University’s Religious Studies Program, Chris Bennett will explore the archeological evidence for the ritual use of cannabis in the ancient world, beginning over 5,000 years ago, and continuing for thousands of years.
Evidence indicates that cannabis was an ingredient in the original Vedic Soma, and the Temple Incenses and Holy Oils of Judaism. Discussion will include Biblical references to cannabis, including the question of how to understand .30:23 Kaneh Bosm) in Exodus.
Chris Bennett is co-author of Green Gold the Tree of Life: Marijuana in Magic and Religion (1995), and Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible (2001). He is the author of Cannabis and the Soma Solution (2010), and Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal herbs and the Occult (2018). He has also