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The earliest recorded uses of marijuana come from the 3rd millennium BC. Charred cannabis seeds dating back to that era were found in a ritual brazier at an ancient burial site in today Romania.
Consumption of this drug has been also recorded in ancient China (2800 BC) and Egypt (950 BC). In both cases, the evidence was found in mummies.
Marijuana’s use is not limited to drugs; its fibers can also be made into rope or fabric. Scientists suggest the iconic stones on the Easter Islands might have been moved with the help of such ropes.
Researches indicate that 42% of Americans have tried marijuana at least once.
An indoor grow module housing just 4 plants consumes as much electricity as almost 30 fridges.
In December 2012, the U.S. state of Washington became the first state to officially legalize cannabis in a state law with the state of Colorado following close behind.
Marijuana and beer have more in common than you would think. Beer’s hops are in the same family of flowering plants as cannabis.
Marijuana doesn’t only treat people. Pet owners are already using the drug medicinally to help their suffering cats and dogs. However, in large quantities, cannabis can be deadly to animals.
Toxicity of THC, the principal psychoactive constituent of marijuana is very low making human deaths from overdose extremely rare. If they happen, they usually follow injection of hashish oil.
Legalizing marijuana would generate almost 9 billion dollars in federal and state tax annually.
Over 800,000 people are arrested for marijuana-related criminality in the U.S. every year.
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