Ancient Israelites burned cannabis during worship. Cannabis residue was first discovered in a 2700 year old temple in Tel Arad. It was important for rituals and was a very important ingredient as shown by ancient holy texts. Not only that, but it gave a feeling of bliss among worshippers.
“Hemp for Victory” is a short film made by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to promote farmers growing Cannabis Sativa for WWII. It’s existence was denied by the US Govt until VHS copied were eventually sourced.
In 2015, the Dutch police caught cannabis growers because their house was the only one in the street without snow on the roof.
South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes excavated from the garden of William Shakespeare contained cannabis, suggesting the playwright might have written some of his famous works while high.
In 1977 a plane crashed into Yosemite Park, containing almost 10,000 pounds of marijuana. Local rock climbers were first on the scene and amassed a fortune from the wreckage.
Maned wolf pee smells like cannabis, so much so that the police once searched the Rotterdam Zoo for pot smokers because someone mistook the pee smell for marijuana.
In 1970 cannabis was placed in Schedule-1 category of controlled drugs “Temporarily” while the Nixon Administration awaited the Shafer Report, which ended up calling for the immediate end to cannabis prohibition.
The only country where cannabis is completely legal and du jure is North Korea.
North Korea doesn’t consider marijuana a drug.
A man near the Canadian border crushed 8 police cars with his tractor because he was angry about a marijuana arrest.
Carl Sagan was an avid marijuana user his entire life. “I am convinced that there are genuine and valid levels of perception available with cannabis (and probably with other drugs) which are, through the defects of our society and our educational system, unavailable to us without such drugs“.
789 grams of potent dried cannabis were found buried alongside a 2700 year old light-haired, blue-eyed Caucasian man in Northwestern China.