History of marijuana

What is marijuana?.... It is mixture dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant.
It has been around for thousands of years, with many different kinds of uses. In the early 7000 B.C. It is believed that much of the fabric was made of dried hemp. Around 6000 B.C. Chinese began to use hemp seeds as a food source, and around four thousand years later it was documented as a medication and pain reliever to treat many different kinds of health problems. Smoking marijuana became popular in the mid 900’s when it became accessible to the Middle East because of Muslims who were forbidden to drink alcohol, began to smoke marijuana. In 1492 Christopher Columbus brought ...

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to occur. Mexican immigrants began to come to the U.S. and look for work and many found it as farm hands at different farms and plantations. After long, hard days in the field many of the Mexicans workers smoked marijuana. In 1914 though, a Mexican worker who had “gone crazy” after smoking the “loco weed” attacked some Caucasian males in El Paso, Texas. This lead to the city banning all possession of marijuana. Other states then decided to follow California’s lead and ban all use of the “drug” starting with Utah in 1915, then followed by Texas in 1919, then Louisiana in 1924, and New York in 1927 and so on and so forth. The federal government eventually created the Federal Bureau of Narcotics in 1930 to keep control of marijuana and other drug ...

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