Cannabis Time Capsule, 1905: Mad scientist doctor will kill you with hash

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We know, we know: Halloween took place over a week ago.

But this strange story out of the Eagle County Blade from 1905 about a real life mad scientist is just too good to not pass on to you, dear Colorado Cannabis Time Capsule reader.

While what the doctor about inducing hallucinations through drugs and blows to the noggin' is most true, his comments on hash are particularly chilling.

"Human Brain at the Mercy of Scientists," screams the headline, which is followed by quote straight out of a Fritz Lang film: "Ghosts, hallucinations -- pah! I can make ghosts.... It is a mere matter of drugs and knocks on the head."

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He's right, obviously. But this was probably a new concept to some people in Eagle County at the time, and the doctor goes into detail about how the brain can be manipulated by all sorts of things. In his words, "What is it that does our feeling, rejoicing, mourning, hoping, fearing, thinking for us? It is a mass of fat, of phosphorized fat, two pounds in weight called the brain."

And that's where he could have left it. But instead, he takes the lecture to a much stranger place: "And the time is now come when we can play tricks on it -- when we can deluge it with ghosts, poultergorsts [sic], djinns, hobgoblins, doppelgangers, phantoms."

That's when the lecture on how to make the Bishop of Esk hallucinate hot babes for a half hour using belladonna begins. After that, he quickly turns to a discussion on how to make you think you're in paradise after opium-induced hypnosis. He could blame it on ghosts and you'd believe it, he asserts.

Then back to the evil: "If I had an enemy and wished to drive him to suicide, I would give him hasheesh on the quiet."

Seriously. Read on:

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It's not so much that he's wrong. But he's clearly thought out how to kill his enemies using his obtained medical knowledge. Or at least he thinks he's thought it out.

The unnamed mad doctor winds things up with a lecture on how to make people have auditory and olfactory hallucinations using a club to the cranium: "A whack in a third place would give you phantom sensations of cold."

Apparently it took a medical degree to determine that in 1905.

"Therefore, don't have a superstitious belief in ghosts or hallucinations," he concluded.

But clearly have a healthy fear of batshit crazy brain doctors.

More from our Colorado Cannabis Time Capsule archive: "1901: Stoner fisherman tells a whopper of a tale" and "1904: Dockworker's secret stash makes him talk like a god."


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McShyster
McShyster

Look everyone, I know how to copy and paste!

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 *** 3 held in plot to kidnap, sexually mutilate pot dispensary owner ***

November 8, 2013

Two men and a woman were arrested this week on kidnapping and torture charges for burning the owner of a lucrative medical marijuana dispensary with a blowtorch, then cutting off his penis in an attempt to force him to disclose where he supposedly had buried bags of cash in the desert, authorities said.

Ryan Kevorkian, 34, and Naomi Kevorkian, 33, were arrested Friday in Fresno; a third suspect, Hossein Nayeri, 34, was arrested Thursday by FBI agents in Prague and will face extradition proceedings.

The three — along with 34-year-old Kyle Handley, who was arrested last year — all face the possibility of life in prison without parole if convicted.

Handley is a marijuana grower who supplied the victim’s clinic, according to authorities. He, along with other growers, had accompanied the victim, whose name has not been released, on an “extravagant and expensive trip” to Las Vegas, authorities said.

When Handley returned from the trip, he allegedly told his co-defendants that the victim was “extremely wealthy” and the four began plotting to rob him, according to a joint statement from the Newport Beach Police Department and the Orange County district attorney’s office.

The four are accused of watching the victim’s house for weeks and observing him drive to the desert, where he had been discussing a possible investment deal. The defendants mistakenly concluded that he had been burying money, police and prosecutors said.

Authorities allege the four went to the victim’s home with the intent of robbing him. Once there, they severely beat the man. They then placed him and his female roommate in zip tie handcuffs and took them from the home in a van.

They drove to the area in the desert where they believed the money was buried, according to authorities. After allegedly burning the male victim with a blowtorch and sexually mutilating him, authorities said, the assailants poured bleach on him in an effort to destroy any DNA evidence connecting them to the crime.

They then left both victims on the side of the road, taking the male victim’s penis with them so that it could not be reattached, according to police and prosecutors.

The female victim, still bound in zip ties, ran over a mile in the dark and flagged down a police car. She was unharmed; her name has not been released. The male victim spent “an extensive period of time in the hospital recovering from his injuries,” authorities said.

McShyster
McShyster

          *** Chief Keef ordered to Drug Rehab for Marijuana *** 

Chief Keef’s a free man again ... sorta ... TMZ has learned he's been released from jail in Chicago and is supposed to check into rehab in California for his weed problems.


As TMZ reported … the 18-year-old rapper had been on probation for speeding ... but landed back in court this week after testing positive for marijuana on three random drug tests.

A Chicago judge ordered Keef to rehab ... 'cause he clearly can't stop smoking bud.  But ... there's still the matter of his community service ... which he'll begin serving in Chicago after he finishes his stint at the California facility

Read more: http://www.tmz.com#ixzz2k6rX6erC

McShyster
McShyster

Man charged with child abuse for providing pot cookies to teens

DENVER — The Denver District Attorney formally charged a 40-year-old man with child abuse after police said he gave cookies laced with marijuana to two teenagers.

Ky gave the cookies to the teens, a 13- and 15-year-old boy, on Nov. 2., said DA spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough.

According to the probable cause statement, the boy’s mother called police after Ky brought cookie dough to bake cookies for the boys.

After they ate the cookies, both boys “became ‘giggly’ and aggitated,” the statement said.

Both boys became sick and had to go to a hospital, she said.

While at the hospital, the doctor reported the boys had high blood pressure and an irregular heart beat, which is not normally caused by marijuana alone, the statement said.

Two other teens also ate the cookies and had to be taken to the hospital, but Kimbrough said charges have not been filed on their behalf likely because lab results were still pending.

After testing the cookie dough, police arrested Ky on the 4th.

He faces two counts each of child abuse, second-degree assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

stuka1
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@McShyster <---- Spams reefer madness propaganda for the ONDCP, goes home to the alley off Colfax to suck Christard Turdstone's dick

McShyster
McShyster

Do you often argue with yourself in public?

McShyster
McShyster

@DipShitDoug  ... do you pick your feet in Poughkeepsie  ??

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