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Cannabis: a Brief History

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We all know that cannabis has been around for a while. But how long? Researchers have actually been studying this and published a fascinating study in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology in 2018. The purpose was to “provide a critical and comprehensive evaluation, from the ancient times to our days, of the ethnological, botanical, chemical and pharmacological aspects of [cannabis], with a vision for promoting further pharmaceutical research to explore its complete potential as a therapeutic agent.” So what did it find? According to research, it’s believed that cannabis and hemp were first used and grown domestically in Central and Southeast...

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