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Cantheist Council Gathering January 2018

Cantheism is an ancient belief system that was given its name in 1995 by Chris Conrad. He and Mikki Norris hosted a Cantheist gathering on January 28, 2018. Mike Whitty initiated the event, and a small community of interested persons … Continue reading

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The Cantheist Creed*

Cannabis sativa, L., is the Useful Cane and the True Hemp. Therefore, we honor it with high honor. Cannabis Hemp is a restorative natural resource for all to grow, share and use and humanity has a unique and shared history … Continue reading

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Cantheism and Constitutional law

Sign petition to have Cantheism recognized as a protected religious practice An academic and political treatise by Chris Conrad, to address the question: Is there an ecumenical religious creed common to a significant number of cannabis-based religious beliefs, that can … Continue reading

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Cantheist symbolism

The graphic symbol for Cantheism is modeled after the ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for hemp rope, which was transformed into the letter “h.” It is designed to be discreet, easily sketched and refers both to the ancient roots and the intertwined … Continue reading

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Cantheist Rites, Rituals and Ceremonies

Direct contact with cannabis is an essential aspect Cantheism allows each person to intuitively find their own connection between cannabis sacrament and their other religious beliefs or lack thereof. The only mandatory Cantheist or Cannatheist rite is the possession, sharing … Continue reading

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Cantheism in history and cultures

Cannatheology: Cultural and philosophical roots Cantheism, or Cannatheism, is a sacramental practice that is tolerant and consistent with other churches, faiths, and systems of belief. Anyone may incorporate Cantheism into their current religious persuasion, so long as they adhere to … Continue reading

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California bill to restrict access to butane

The California legislature has passed a bill that will regulate and restrict access to the highly purified butane supply that is used to make BHO, butane hash oil or butane honey oil. AB 1120 will allow those with commercial extraction … Continue reading

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Fears of Prop. 64 fabricated and exaggerated

By Chris Conrad Don’t be afraid of legalization. Little to nothing in the article by Dragonfly de la Luz posted at the Connection magazine’s blog is nearly as bad as she claims in her eight arguments against legalization Proposition 64, … Continue reading

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Business Alliance for Commerce in Hemp (BACH)

BACH is an association of hemp businesses, community trade representatives, and interested citizens working together to bring hemp to a new generation of Americans. It was conceived in 1988 and founded in 1989 by Chris Conrad. The year 1994 was … Continue reading

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Cantheism: Sacramental Use of Cannabis

Sign petition to have Cantheism recognized as a protected religious practice An academic and political treatise by Chris Conrad, to address the question: Is there an ecumenical religious creed common to a significant number of cannabis-based religious beliefs, that can … Continue reading

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