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No, Nixon is not usually considered the worst US president. Presidential rankings are inherently subjective, and opinions often vary wildly for recent presidents, where they tend to fall along partisan lines. Sometimes opinions are highly convergent; Lincoln is often considered the best whilst the few preceding presidents the worst, all tied to how well ...


Hashish was known in the West as early as 1596, when it was described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten in a book describing his travels in Egypt and Turkey. But it wasn't until the 19th century that smoking cannabis became widely known in the West, through portrayals of oriental exoticism by writers such as Dumas. Hemp was grown in the British colonies ...

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