Weediquette #6: The Cannabis Congo

Join Krishna in the exploration of a Congo village in this episode of Weediquette, with its economy and productivity fueled by sun-grown cannabis.

Jun 13, 2016

The Cannabis Congo is the sixth episode of the “Weediquette” series by VICE, hosted by Krishna Andavolu. This episode takes Krishna into the central African country of Congo, where he explores the impact of cannabis in a 3rd world environment. Whether cannabis is smoked for recreation or traded for resources, the people in the small villages all agree that it is essential for African life. Check out the episode below for an inside scoop on the cannabis market in Congo.

The Herb of the Hunter

Many workers in more developed countries swear by using cannabis to be more productive, efficient, and happy in the workplace. Whether your employer knows it or not, using the right strain of cannabis can fuel a new type of productivity that could potentially score you a raise.

The hunters in the small Congo villages are similar, they find that cannabis helps with efficiency in building traps, as well as understanding the environment better to catch their prey with precision. It is simply a part of their life, whether it is consumed or traded, the Congo populous thrives with the cultivation of marijuana.

Weed is the most important thing that gives me strength to work and to hunt without the animal getting away. – Aaron Mahindule, Chief Hunter

How do you feel about marijuana use on the job? Does it only benefit certain careers? Join the discussion on social media or in the comments below!

Jun 13, 2016