Tracking the changes through time can also provide insight into how societies utilize cannabis as a fibre, medicine and recreational drug.
Cannabis is an old, old plant. Its use as a medicinal substance and spiritual enhancer have been documented in ancient times and found in archeological sites in Asia dating back thousands of years.
Cannabis was mentioned in the sacred Hindu texts known as The Vedas, estimated to have been produced around 2000 to 1400 B.C., and woven hemp fibres were found at an ancient burial site in Taiwan dating back 10,000 years.
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