Historical Figures Who Smoked Weed
William Shakespeare was a 16th the century play writer. Considered to be one of the best play writers of all time. His works include classics like Romeo and Juliet and King Lear. Both plays are still replicated today. Researchers found traces of cannabis on clay pipes uncovered in the garden of Shakespeare home. These pipe date back to this time period. The weed found is over 300 years old. I wonder could you still smoke it. I just might have tried to smoke it. Don’t judge me lls
Queen Victoria ruled British Empire from 1837-1901. She was Britain’s longest ruling queen. She also help with Britain’s industrialization and their modernization. Victoria doctor prescribed marijuana for her menstrual cramps in 1823. Victoria have said that marijuana was her only source of comfort from the pain.
Egyptian Pharaohs also loved Mary Jane. They used this plant to treat a wide variety of illnesses. Cannabis was found on the mummy of one pharaoh Ramesses II. Keep in mind these are the same people who built empires and pyramids. Even with today’s technology we still couldn’t recreate an actual pyramid. They were able to use marijuana to gain hidden knowledge that today’s world has long forgot. Please somebody smoke a blunt and figur this shit out and get back to me.
George Washington know as our first president who freed the slaves. That’s a whole other conversation. George led American colonies in their fight for independence from Britain. After successfully helping America become an independent country. Washington was chosen to be the first president. Washington grew and cultivated hemp on his farm. He would soon become intrigue with its medical healing properties. So he started to grown his own marijuana. With different variation all with very high THC counts. Washington documented his studies. This part of history is not taught. The true question is why not?
Queen Elizabeth of England took her seat as head of England in 1558-1603. Queen Elizabeth ordered any landowners with over 60 acres of land, to grow cannabis or face a fine. Elizabeth was well aware of marijuana physical and spiritual benefits.
Shennong a legendary Chinese emperor from 5,000 years ago in 2700 BC. Ancient China was the first to see marijuana for it full potential. At this point people were using hemp for ropes and different material. China saw the other side. China was the first to see marijuana for its place in the world. China saw both its spiritual and physical benefits of this plant. Most of this information has been lost in time or manipulated in some form or another.
If something has been around for thousands of years and society is treating it as if it’s a new problem or situation. The government is fully aware of marijuana an its capabilities. In this situation the true question is why is so much of our history hidden. It’s not truly just a means to get high but breaking free.
Bob Marley “Herb? Herb is a plant. Herb is so good for everything. Why these people who want to do so much good for everyone, who call themselves government and this and that, why them say you must not use the herb? You see, them say you must not use the herb because it makes you a rebel. Against what?”
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