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History of Medical Marijuana For More Info San Francisco Medical Marijuana


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Preface History of Marijuana 6000 B.C.-100 B.C. Before 1500 Before 1900 Before 2000 Finale


Preface • The oldest known written record on cannabis use comes from the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung in 2727 B.C. • Ancient Greeks and Romans were also familiar with cannabis, while in the Middle East, use spread throughout the Islamic empire to North Africa.


History of Marijuana


6000 B.c.-100 B.c. • Cannabis are used for food, medicines, fiber and clothes in China. • Bhang is mentioned in the Hindu sacred text Atharva Veda as "Sacred Grass", one of the five sacred plants of India. • Hemp spreads throughout northern Europe.


Before 1500 • Dioscorides mentions the use of Marijuana as a Roman medicament. • Persian legend of the Sufi master Sheik Haidar's of Khorasan's personal discovery of Cannabis and its subsequent spread to Iraq, Bahrain, Egypt and Syria. • Hashish introduced to Iraq in the reign of Caliph Mustansir.


Before 1900

• French and British cultivate Cannabis for hemp at their colonies. • Hashish becomes a major trade item between Central Asia and South Asia. • 70,000 to 80,000 kg of hashish legally imported into India from Central Asia each year.


Before 2000 • "Smash", the first hashish oil appears. • FDA establishes Compassionate Use program for medical marijuana. • Canada is first country in the world to offer medical marijuana to its patients.


finale • Nowadays:

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History of Medical Marijuana  

The oldest known written record on cannabis use comes from the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung in 2727 B.C. For more info: http://www.herbalmissio...

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