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Over the past few decades, the world has changed its mind about the plant known as Cannabis. Join us as we delve deeper into this Cannabis leaf wonder.

Over the course of the last several decades, the world has changed its views on the usage and the use of a plant known as cannabis

No matter what you call it – cannabis, marijuana, pot, herb, hemp – there's one thing that's becoming crystal clear

It's becoming one of the single most beneficial substances in the world

Join us for a deeper look into this leafy wonder

Scientifically speaking, cannabis is a group of flowering plants in the family known as Cannabaceae

The number of different species within the group has long been debated, but there are three species that are without question the most popular – cannabis sativa, cannabis indica, and cannabis ruderalis

You can find the ruderalis species sometimes included within sativa, and all three types may be treated as a subspecies of a single species

Sativa can be accepted as a single undivided species

The genus is popularly known for being indigenous to and originating from Central Asia

Some researchers also include Upper South Asia when detailing the plant's origin

Cannabis is also known as marijuana alongside several other names

It's a psychoactive drug derived from the cannabis plant and can be used for either medical or for recreational purposes

The main psychoactive part of cannabis is a substance known as tetrahydrocannabinol or just simply THC

THC is one of the 483 known compounds that exists within the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids

Cannabis has many different uses such as smoking, vapourising, with food, or even as an extract

Cannabis has been known to have both mental and physical effects, such as creating a high or stoned feeling, a general change in perception, heightened mood, and an increase in appetite

A user will feel its effects within minutes when smoked or about 30 to 60 minutes when cooked and eaten

The effects can last anywhere from 2 to 6 hours

Long-term side effects can include a decrease in short-term memory, dry mouth, impaired motor skills, red eyes, and feelings of paranoia or anxiety

Long-term side effects may include addiction, decreased mental ability in those who started regular use as teenagers, and behavioural problems in children whose mothers used cannabis during pregnancy

Cannabis is mostly used for recreation or as a medicine or drug, although it may also be used for spiritual purposes

In 2013, between 128 and 232 million people used cannabis, that's 2

7% to 4

9% of the global population between the ages of 15 and 65

It is the most commonly used illegal drug both in the world and the United States, though it is also legal in some jurisdictions

The countries with the highest use among adults as of 2018 are Zambia, the United States, Canada, and Nigeria

In 2016, 51% of people in the United States had used cannabis in their lifetimes

About 12% had used it in the past year, and 7

3% had used it in the past month

While cannabis plants have been growing since at least the third millennium BCE, evidence suggests it was being smoked for psychoactive effects at least 2,500 years ago in the Pamir Mountains

Since the early 20th century, cannabis has been subject to legal restrictions

The possession, use, and cultivation of cannabis is illegal in most countries of the world

In 2013, Uruguay became the first country to legalize recreational use of cannabis

Other countries to do so are Canada, Georgia, and South Africa, plus 11 states and the District of Columbia in the United States, even though the drug remains federally illegal

Medical use of cannabis requiring the approval of a physician has been legalized in a greater number of countries

Medical cannabis or medical marijuana can refer to the use of cannabis and its cannabinoids to treat disease or improve symptoms, however there is no single agreed upon definition

The rigorous scientific study of cannabis as a medicine has been hampered by production restrictions and by the fact that it is classified as an illegal drug by the many governments

There is limited evidence suggesting cannabis can be used to reduce nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy, to improve appetite in people with HIV and AIDS, or to treat chronic pain and muscle spasms

Its use for other medical applications is insufficient for drawing conclusions about safety or efficacy

Short term use increases the risk of both minor and major adverse effects

Some side effects include dizziness, feeling tired and vomiting

The long term effects of cannabis are not clear

There are concerns surrounding memory and cognition problems, risk of addiction, schizophrenia in young people, and the risk of children taking it by accident

Cannabis has psychoactive and physiological effects when consumed

The immediate desired effects from consuming cannabis include relaxation and euphoria, a general alteration of conscious perception, increased awareness of sensation, increased libido and distortions in the perception of space and time

At higher doses, effects can include altered body image, auditory or visual illusions, pseudo hallucinations, and ataxia from selective impairment of polysynaptic reflexes

In some cases, cannabis can lead to dissociative states such as depersonalization and derealization

Some immediate undesired side effects include a decrease in short term memory, dry mouth, impaired motor skills, and reddening of the eyes

Aside from a subjective change in perception and mood, the most common short term physical and neurological effects include increased heart rate, increased appetite and consumption of food, lowered blood pressure, impairment of short term and working memory, psychomotor coordination and concentration

Some users may experience an episode of acute psychosis, which usually abates after 6 hours, but in rare instances, heavy users may find the symptoms continuing for many days

A reduced quality of life is associated with heavy cannabis use, although the relationship is inconsistent and weaker than for tobacco and other substances

The direction of cause and effect relationship, however, is unclear

Cannabis has held sacred status in several religions and has served as an entheogen, a chemical substance used in religious, shamanic or spiritual contexts in the Indian subcontinent since the Vedic period, dating back to approximately 1500 BCE but perhaps as far back as 2000 BCE

There are several references in Greek mythology to a powerful drug that eliminated anguish and sorrow

Herodotus wrote about early ceremonial practices by the Scythians, thought to have occurred from the 5th to 2nd century BCE

In modern culture, the spiritual use of cannabis has been spread by the disciples of the Rastafari movement who use cannabis as a sacrament and as an aid to meditation

The earliest known reports regarding the sacred status of cannabis in the Indian subcontinent come from the Atharva Veda, estimated to have been written sometime around 2000-1400 BCE

Cannabis is also known as hemp, but this term is frequently used to talk about varieties of cannabis that are cultivated for non-drug use

Cannabis has been used to make hemp fiber for a very long time

Hemp seeds, leaves and their oils have many uses, like juice, medicinal purposes and of course as a recreational drug

Traditional hemp products come from cannabis plants that are selected to produce an abundance of fiber

As a means to comply with the UN Narcotics Convention, some cannabis strains have been specifically created to produce small levels of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC for short

THC acts as the main psychoactive constituent in cannabis

On the other side of the spectrum, there are some strains that have been selectively bred to produce an abundance of THC

The strength of THC can be enhanced by curing the fruits

Other compounds can be extracted from the plant, such as hashish and hash oil

In 2013, 60,400 kg of cannabis were produced legally worldwide

In the year 2014, an estimated 182

5 million people were using cannabis regularly

Cannabis flowers annually

The leaves grow outward radially from a single point

A flower's first pair of leaves begins with just one leaflet

As it grows, the number of leaflets will gradually increase up to a maximum of around 13 leaflets per leaf, but the usual number ranges from 7 or 9 depending on the species of cannabis and its growing conditions

Cannabis leaves are serrated, and one thing that is common in serrated leaves is that each serration has a central vein that extends to a tip

It should be noted that the serration vein actually originates lower down the central vein of the leaflet

It extends typically opposite to the position of not the first notch down but the next notch

This means that on its way from the midrib of the leaflet to the point of the serration, the vein serving the tip of the serration passes close by the intervening notch

Sometimes the vein will actually pass tangent to the notch, but often it will pass by at a small distance, and when that happens, a spur vein branches off and joins the leaf margin at the deepest point of the notch

This venation pattern varies slightly among varieties, but in general it enables one to tell cannabis leaves from superficially similar leaves without difficulty and without special equipment

Tiny samples of cannabis plants also can be identified with precision by microscopic examination of leaf cells and similar features, but that requires special expertise and equipment

Ever wonder how this amazing plant reproduces? It may surprise you to learn that every known strain of cannabis is wind-pollinated and its fruit is dry and single-seeded

The fruit does not open to release the seed inside

Most strains of cannabis are short-day plants

That means that the plant does not require a massive exposure to light to grow and can thrive with less than 12 hours of sunlight

Sativa, however, is known to auto-flower regardless of how much light it gets or time it spends in the dark

Cannabis is usually a dioecious plant

That means that male and female organs are grown in separate individuals

Its imperfect flowers can be home to staminate male and pistulate female flowers that will occur on separate plants

Male flowers are normally born on loose branching clusters known as panicles and female flowers are born on flower clusters with separate flowers attached by short but equal sized stalks known as racemies

There are many strains of cannabis that are mono-oecious

This means that an individual plant can bear both male and female flowers at the same time

Mono-oecious plants are frequently called hermaphrodites, but true hermaphrodites are less common in cannabis flowers, which bear male and female flowers at different parts of the same plant

Sometimes mono-oecious plants and dioecious plants will flower within the same population

This is called sub-diocese and it is a widespread occurrence

Because of intensive selection in cultivation, cannabis shows that it has many sexual characteristics that can be described in terms of the ratio of female to male flowers occurring in the individual or typical in the cultivar

Dioecious varieties of the plants are preferred for drug production for the female produced fruits

It's the dioecious varieties that are favoured for textile fibre production and the mono-oecious varieties are used for both pulp and paper production

Scientists have speculated that the presence of mono-oeasy can be used to differentiate approved crops of mono-oecious hemp from illegal drug crops

That being said, sativa strains of cannabis are the ones which frequently produce mono-oecious plants probably as a result of inbreeding

Cannabis plants create a group of chemicals known as cannabinoids

It's these cannabinoids which produce the plant's mental and physical effects when they are used

Cannabinoids and other compounds are secreted by glandular trichomes that occur in abundance on the floral calyxes and bracts of female plants

As a drug, cannabis frequently comes in the form of dried buds that are known as marijuana, in resin that is known as hashish, or various extracts that are collectively known as hashish oil

It was during the 20th century that it became illegal in most of the world to grow or be in the possession of cannabis with the intent to sell

Even personal use was forbidden from time to time

Since the beginning of the 20th century, most countries have enacted laws against the cultivation, possession or transfer of cannabis

These laws have impacted adversely on cannabis cultivation for non-recreational purposes, but there are many regions where handling of cannabis is legal or licensed

Many jurisdictions have lessened the penalties for possession of smaller quantities of cannabis so that it is punished by confiscation and sometimes a fine rather than imprisonment, focusing more on those who traffic the drug on the black market

In some areas where cannabis use had been historically tolerated, new restrictions were instituted, such as the closing of cannabis coffee shops near the borders of the Netherlands and closing of coffee shops near secondary schools in the Netherlands

In Copenhagen, Denmark in 2014, Mayor Frank Jensen discussed possibilities for the city to legalize cannabis production and commerce

Some jurisdictions use free voluntary treatment programs and or mandatory treatment programs for frequent known users

Legal possession can carry long prison terms in some countries, particularly in East Asia, where the sale of cannabis may lead to a sentence of life in prison or even execution

Political parties, non-profit organizations and causes based on the legalization of medicinal cannabis and or legalizing the plant entirely, with some restrictions, have emerged in such countries as China and Thailand

In December 2012, the US state of Washington became the first state to officially legalize cannabis in a state law, with the state of Colorado following closely behind

On January 1, 2013, the first marijuana club for private marijuana smoking was allowed for the first time in Colorado

The California Supreme Court decided in May 2013 that local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, despite a state law in California that permits the use of cannabis for medical purposes

At least 180 cities across California have enacted bans in recent years

In December 2013, Uruguay became the first country to legalize the growing sale and use of cannabis

After a long delay in implementing the retail component of the law, in 2017, 16 pharmacies were authorized to sell cannabis commercially

On June 19, 2018, the Canadian Senate passed a bill, and the Prime Minister announced the effective legalization date as October 17, 2018, Canada is the second nation to legalize the drug

In November 2015, Uttarakhand became the first state of India to legalize the cultivation of hemp for industrial purposes

Usage within the Hindu and Buddhist cultures of the Indian subcontinent is common, with many street vendors in India openly selling products infused with cannabis, and traditional medical practitioners in Sri Lanka selling products infused with cannabis for recreational purposes as well as for religious celebrations

It was criminalized in the Indian subcontinent by the Dutch and then the British

India and Sri Lanka have allowed cannabis to be taken in the context of traditional culture for recreational or celebratory purposes and also for medicinal purposes

On October 17, 2015, Australian Health Minister Susan Lay presented a new law that will allow the cultivation of cannabis for scientific research and medical trials on patients

On October 17, 2018, Canada legalized cannabis for recreational adult use, making it the second country in the world to do so after Uruguay and the first G7 nation

The Canadian licensed producer system aims to become the gold standard in the world for safe and secure cannabis production, including provisions for a robust craft cannabis industry where many expect opportunities for experimenting with different strains

Laws around use vary from province to province, including age limits, retail structure and growing at home

As the drug has increasingly been seen as a health issue instead of criminal behavior, marijuana has also been legalized or decriminalized in the Czech Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Portugal, South Africa and Canada

Before marijuana was legalized in Mexico in mid-2017, legislators planned to legalize its recreational use by late 2019

During the 1970s, the taxonomic classification of cannabis took on a new added significance in North America

Laws which prohibited cannabis in America and Canada specifically deemed sativa products as prohibited materials

Crafty attorneys for the defense in a few drug cases contended that the seized cannabis materials may not have been sativa and were therefore not prohibited by law

Attorneys on both sides of these cases then recruited botanists to provide expert testimony before the court

Many respected botanists testified in the case for the prosecution, including Dr

Ernest Small and Dr

Richard E

Schultz and others testified on behalf of the defense

Outside of the court, botanists took part in heated arguments and both camps disputed the other's integrity

At the end of the defense, attorneys employing this strategy were not often successful in winning their case as the intent of the law was clear

Special molecular analytical techniques developed in the late 20th century are currently being applied to questions of taxonomic classification

Because of this, many reclassifications based on evolutionary systematics have taken place

Numerous studies of Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA, or RAPD for short, and other types of genetic markers have been performed on drug and fiber strains of cannabis, mainly for forensic and plant breeding purposes

Dutch cannabis researcher EPM de Meijer and co-workers described some of their RAPD studies as showing an extremely high degree of genetic polymorphism between and within populations, suggesting a high degree of potential variation for selection, even in heavily selected hemp cultivars

They also mentioned that these analyses give clear confirmation that the continuity of the cannabis gene pool throughout the studied accessions, and provide further confirmation that the genus consists of a single species, although theirs was not a systematic study per se

Regardless of the advanced analytical techniques, much of the cannabis used recreationally today is classified inaccurately

One laboratory at the University of British Columbia concluded that Jamaican lamb's bread was supposedly 100% sativa, but was in fact almost 100% the opposite strain, indica

There are hopes amongst the scientific community that the legalization of cannabis in Canada, which took effect on October 17, 2018, will serve to encourage more private sector studies that could lead to a clearer and far more accurate diversification of strains

Legalization, coupled with the Health Canada branch of the Canadian government overseeing the production of labelling in the country, will result in more testing to figure out exact strains and content of specific plants

In addition to that, the rise of craft cannabis growers in Canada should ensure quality and experimentation and research of strains that are prevalent among private sector producers

Despite the constant scientific debate regarding the taxonomy of cannabis, recreational users couldn't care less about all the terms of strains

Cannabis aficionados look for only three distinct types of things when picking their substance of choice like native range, aroma and subjective psychoactive characteristics that the plant will yield when consumed

The sativa strain is the most widespread variety of cannabis

It is usually tall, laxly branched and found growing in warm lowland regions

The indica strain is mainly comprised of bushier plants which adapt to cooler climates and as a result can be grown in highland environments

Ruderalis is the informal name for the short plants that grow wild in Europe and Central Asia

Seed companies, breeders and cultivators of drug type cannabis often describe the ancestry or gross phenotypic characteristics of their crops as pure indica, mostly indica, indica stroke sativa, mostly sativa or pure sativa

The usage of cannabis as a mind-altering drug has been well documented by archaeological finds in prehistoric societies which existed in Africa and Eurasia

The oldest written recording of cannabis usage can be found in the Greek historian Herodotus's reference to the Central Eurasian Scythians taking cannabis-laden steam baths

In 440 BCE Herodotus wrote, The Scythians, as I said, take some of this hemp seed, presumably flowers, and creeping under the felt coverings throw it upon the red-hot stones

Immediately it smokes and gives out such a vapour as no Greek vapour bath can exceed

The Scythians delighted, shout for joy

Classical Romans and Greeks were using cannabis during their time in the Middle East, and from there its usage spread throughout the Islamic Empire and into North Africa

By the year 1545, cannabis usage had spread to the Western Hemisphere where the Spaniards began the practice of importing it to Chile to be used as fibre

In North America cannabis in the form of hemp was grown for use in rope, clothing and paper

In fact, the first and second drafts of America's Declaration of Independence were written upon Dutch hemp paper during the summer of 1776

And that's not the only famous usage of hemp in the early United States either

The American flag knitted by Betsy Ross, which was designed during the American Revolution, was made of hemp

Thinking back on these historic facts, it's hard to imagine that cannabis has been vilified over the years as much as it has been, even being widely considered to be a gateway drug which leads to far more harmful drugs

This led in part to something popularised as the War on Drugs

The US federal government has led the War on Drugs with the stated aim being to cut down on the illegal drug trade that runs rampant in the United States

The War on Drugs is home to a set of drug policies that are designed to discourage the production, distribution and consumption of psychoactive drugs that both America and other participating governments have deemed to be illegal

The term the War on Drugs was made popular by the media after a press conference that President Richard Nixon gave on June 18, 1971

In his speech, Nixon declared that drug abuse was public enemy number one

Nixon sent a stern message to Congress in which he asked that they devote more federal resources to the prevention of new addicts and the rehabilitation of those who are addicted

Unfortunately, that part of his message didn't receive the same public attention as the catchier term War on Drugs

But Nixon's war actually began two years prior to this, when he formally declared a War on Drugs that would be directed towards interdiction, eradication and incarceration

Today the Drug Policy Alliance, which calls for an end to the War on Drugs, estimates that America spends $51 billion annually on these initiatives that have unfortunately yielded a far more negative effect than they have a positive one

On May 13, 2009, Jill Kurlykowski, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, known as ONDCP for short, mentioned that the Obama administration didn't plan to significantly change the drug enforcement policy and that the administration would not use the term War on Drugs because Kurlykowski considered the term to be counterproductive

ONDCP has stated that their view is that drug addiction is a disease that can be successfully prevented and treated

Making drugs more available will make it harder to keep our communities healthy and safe

In June of 2011, the Global Commission on Drug Policy put out a critical report on the War on Drugs, which stated, The Global War on Drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world

Fifty years after the initiation of the UN's Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, and years after President Nixon launched the U


government's War on Drugs, fundamental reforms in national and global drug control policies are urgently needed

The report was immediately denounced by organizations who stand in opposition to a general legalization of drugs

Even though Nixon declared that drug abuse was public enemy number one back in 1971, the policies that his administration put into use as part of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 were a continuation of drug prohibition policies in the United States, which started way back in the year 1914

With the election of Ronald Reagan, the War on Drugs saw an expansion in the federal focus of preventing drug abuse and for prosecuting offenders

In the first term, Reagan signed the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984

This act expanded criminal penalties towards possession of cannabis and established a federal system of mandatory minimum sentences and established procedures for civil asset forfeiture

As a direct result of cannabis' new strict inclusion in the War on Drugs, the federal annual budget of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Drug Enforcement Units went from $8 million to a staggering $95 million during the years 1980 to 1984

In 1982, Vice President George H


Bush and his staff began to push for the involvement of the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States military in drug interdiction efforts

So, is cannabis as deadly as everyone made it out to be? It depends on who you ask

In the 1930s, the world as we know it was about to experience the horrors of reefer madness

Don't worry, it's not as scary as it sounds

In fact, it's pretty damned hilarious

Reefer Madness originally went by several different titles, such as The Burning Question, Tell Your Children, Doped Youth, Dope Addict and Love Madness

In reality, Reefer Madness is little more than a 1936 American propaganda flick which showed off the evils of smoking marijuana, which resulted in all manners of absurd melodramatic events that happened when average high school students are lured by pushers to try the deadly mind-altering drug that could only have been grown from the fields of the devil himself

If it was bad and could happen, it was well represented in Reefer Madness

Everything from suicide to a hit-and-run accident, an attempted rape to manslaughter were all caused by the hallucinations that resulted from smoking reefer and the eventual descent into madness that followed the user on their road to addiction

Reefer Madness was directed by Louis J

Gasnier and it starred a cast of people who were little known at best

The flick was originally financed by a church group under the title Tell Your Children

It was supposed to serve as a tool to teach parents about the dangers of cannabis use

Producer Dwayne Esper had other plans for the film

Soon after it was shot, Esper bought the film and then recut it for distribution on the Exploitation Film Circuit, which, as its name indicates, exploited vulgar interests while dodging censorship by distributing the film under the guise of moral guidance

Reefer Madness sank into relative obscurity but was rediscovered during the early 1970s

Since then, the flick has gained new life as an unintentional satire among advocates of cannabis policy reform

Today, Reefer Madness is widely considered to be a cult classic and one of the most popular examples of a true midnight movie

Modern fans of it enjoy the film for the very same unintentionally campy production values that made it a hit in the 1970s

Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 42% approval rating for Reefer Madness, which averages a rating of 4

4 out of 10 based on 26 reviews

However, another popular site known as Metacritic has given the film a score of 70 out of 100 based on 4 critics, indicating generally favorable reviews

It's all subjective, but wow, is it funny

Newspaper the Los Angeles Times has declared that Reefer Madness is the first film that a generation has embraced as being the worst

Esteemed critic Leonard Maltin called it the granddaddy of all worst movies

Las Vegas City Life has called it the worst ever runner-up to Plan 9 from outer space

And the AMC network describes it as one of the worst movies ever made

The subject of cannabis was extremely popular during the period of hysteria surrounding the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act

Education exploitation films like Reefer Madness became more and more common in the years following the adoption of a stricter version of the production code in 1934

The concept of releasing aftermarket films in film distribution hadn't been developed yet, especially when concerning films which existed outside the confines of the studio system

These films were considered to be forbidden fruit

For this reason, neither Esper nor the original producer George Hurleyman bothered to ever protect the film's copyright and it languished in public domain

Over 30 years later, during the spring of 1972, Keith Stroop, the founder of Normall, a company that is working to reform marijuana laws, procured a copy of Reefer Madness from the Library of Congress archives for $297

As part of a fundraising campaign, Normall showed Reefer Madness on college campuses up and down California, asking for a $1 donation for admission

At the end of the day, Stroop and company raised $16,000 towards support for the California Marijuana Initiative, a political group that sought to legalize marijuana in the 1972 fall elections

In the modern-day United States, the non-medical use of cannabis has already been decriminalized in 15 states, in addition to the U


Virgin Islands, and legalized in another 11 states, plus Guam, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands

Decriminalization refers to a policy of reduced penalties for cannabis offenses, typically involving a civil penalty for possession of small amounts, similar to how a minor traffic violation is treated instead of criminal prosecution or the threat of arrest

In jurisdictions without any penalties, the policy is referred to as legalization, although the term decriminalization is sometimes broadly used for this purpose as well

The movement to decriminalize cannabis in the U


emerged during the 1970s, when a total of 11 states decriminalized, beginning with Oregon in 1973

The findings of the 1972 Schaeffer Commission helped provide momentum to these efforts, as did the 1976 election of President Jimmy Carter, who spoke in favor of decriminalization and endorsed legislation to federally decriminalize

By the end of the decade, the tide had turned strongly in the other direction, however, and no state would decriminalize again until 2001

Efforts to legalize cannabis in the U


included a number of ballot initiatives leading up to 2012, but none succeeded

In 2012, success was finally achieved when Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalize

In 2014 and 2016, several more states followed, and in 2018, Vermont became the first to legalize through an act of state legislature

All jurisdictions that have legalized allow for the commercial distribution of cannabis except Vermont and the District of Columbia

All allow for personal cultivation except Washington State

At the federal level, cannabis remains prohibited for any use under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970

The Justice Department has generally not enforced federal law in states that have legalized cannabis under the guidance of the Cole Memorandum that was adopted in August 2013

The Cole Memo was rescinded by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in January 2018, however, granting U


attorneys greater authority to enforce federal law

Today, cannabis is a super-popular recreational drug around the world, trailing in popularity only behind alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco

In the United States alone, it is believed that over 100 million Americans have tried cannabis, with 25 million Americans having used it within the past year

Hemp has been used by many civilizations from China to Europe and later North America during the last 12,000 years

In modern times, novel applications and improvements have been explored with modest commercial success

It seems as if cannabis in many ways has spent more time changing or altering the world in which we live than it has our minds

Some consider it a miracle drug, while others still believe in its demonization

The next few decades should prove to be pivotal in terms of direction, and it's because of that cannabis has never been more important

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