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“Isn’t it beautiful?” a friend once asked me as we shared a joint in The Netherlands. “We’re only smoking flowers.”
She was right. Marijuana, the dried and processed product of Cannabis sativa plants, is the flowery part, as opposed to tobacco or tea leaves. When people say they enjoy smoking “bud,” it’s meant literally. Despite how obvious this may seem, it’s always struck me as quietly awe-inspiring.
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