ForumCategory: GeneralHow was cannabis used in the past?
Dominique Austin asked 2 weeks ago

How did the ancient world use cannabis?

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Weed List Staff answered 2 weeks ago

The widespread outlawing of marijuana and its association with drug subculture is largely a 20th-century invention. This drug has been used for medicinal purposes for longer than recorded history is able to document. Its effects on mood, its ability to relieve pain and its other properties have long been known to people all over the world. In fact, among the first references to medical marijuana dates back to 2900 BC. It comes from a Chinese Emperor who noted that it was a popular medicine.

For literally thousands of years, people knew exactly what modern people are just starting to realize again: marijuana has tremendous medicinal properties without many of the side effects that plague other treatments.

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