Opposing Views, 5/9/2016
A 39-year-old French beekeeper has reportedly trained his bees to make "cannahoney." A video (below) of Nicolas, also known as Nicolas Trainerbees, posted on the NowThis Weed Facebook page in March has garnered over 22 million views as of May 10.
"I have trained bees to do several things, such as collect sugar from fruits, instead of using flowers," Nicolas told DINAFEM in February.
Nicolas said the "cannahoney" is created by a "training technique whereby the bees collect the resin [nectar from cannabis plants] and use it in the beehive."
Nicolas said when he was a child, he was hyperactive and deemed "unsuitable" by France's education system; as a result, he left school. He later found that marijuana helped him to deal with his hyperactivity: "I began consuming before the age of 10."
"For some time I had known about the health benefits of bee products such as honey, propolis, pollen, wax and royal jelly and also about the benefits of cannabis," Nicolas added...