History of Medical Marijuana

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

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History of Medical Marijuana

  1. 1. History Of Medical Marijuana For More InfoSan Francisco Medical Marijuana
  2. 2. INDEX• Preface• History of Marijuana• 6000 B.C.-100 B.C.• Before 1500• Before 1900• Before 2000• Finale
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. History of Marijuana
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. Before 1500• Dioscorides mentions the use of Marijuana as a Roman medicament.• Persian legend of the Sufi master Sheik Haidars of Khorasans personal discovery of Cannabis and its subsequent spread to Iraq, Bahrain, Egypt and Syria.• Hashish introduced to Iraq in the reign of Caliph Mustansir.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. FINALE• Nowadays:For More Info: San Francisco Medical Marijuana

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