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Cannabis Uses In History
During the period 6000 BCE to 2000 BCE, Most of the Chinese used the seeds of the cannabis plant for the food purpose. First registered use of weed is as remedies for the health problem in China pharmacopoeia. In China, hemp fibers were used for making textiles also. In every country, humankind has used cannabis for a wide range of illnesses. Weed was harvested by Chinese for edible material and fiber.
Cannabis was harvested by Scythians to make cloths from the hemp fiber. Bhang is termed in the Atharva Veda which is the Hindu holy text as “Sacred Grass”. Sacred Grass is one of the five sacred plants of India. It is used practically and medically as a providing to Lord Shiva. Scythians introduced hemp in to the North part of Europe. A vessel having cannabis’s seeds and leaves uncovered near Berlin is dated at this period. Cannabis spreads all over the part of north Europe.
Pedanius Dioscorides stated that the cannabis plant was used as a Roman cosmetics and medicament. The usage of cannabis was spread over the Arabia during this period. The euphorigenic properties of the cannabis were stated by The Jewish Talmud. The learned person starts eating hashish at this time.
The cannabis was spread to Syria, Egypt, Bahrain and Iraq by the Persian legend of the Sufi master Sheik Haidar. The earliest Anecdote told that cannabis is an intoxicating agent. In the region of Caliph Mustansir of Iraq, hashish was introduced.
In the Northeast of Brazil, cannabis was bought to the sugar cultivation by the slaves of Angolan. They were allowed to cultivate marijuana between the sugarcane rows and they were also permitted to smoke it after harvesting.
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Britain's Home Secretary, David Blunkett, proposes relaxing the classification of cannabis from a class B to class C. Canada is first country in the world to offer medical marijuana to its patients.