Weed. Cannabis. Pot. That smelly green stuff. Whatever you call it, you probably have an opinion on it. But where did weed come from? (Other than the ground, duh.) It wasn’t ’60s hippies who started the craze during the height of the counterculture. Cannabis was discovered way before Allen Ginsberg started preaching about it, and the long history of its use is filled with surprising stories.
500 B.C. Residue found in tombs deep in a Central Asian mountain range suggests that strong cannabis was used in ancient burial rites
Read at The New York Times: Scientists Find Ancient Humans Used Weed 2,500 Years Ago
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