Marijuana History & Marijuana Facts

Marijuana History

A Closer Look At Marijuana History

The birth of Marijuana. Marijuana History dates back to 2737 bc. Chinese emperor Shen Nung, offers cannabis as a treatment for various illnesses including gout, malaria, and this might sound crazy but even for absent-mindedness. They believed marijuana could help a person to become more creative and self-aware. 

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6000 B.C.
China used cannabis seeds for cooking different meals

700-300 B.C.
Scythian tribes would give cannabis seeds as a gift to the gods

500-100 B.C
Cannabis goes abroad being introduced to northern Europe.

1300s
Arab traders brought the new plant to the Mozambique coast of Africa

1700
Marijuana became a form of currency between Central and South Asia

1840
American started to take a closer look at marijuana for its medical use

1928
The use of cannabis is banned in Britain

1945
Legal marijuana is plentiful in Greece

1972
President Nixon urged use of cannabis be re-legalized but this didn’t happen.

1975
FDA approved program for medical marijuana use

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