Watch: “Cannabis: A Lost History”

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Today, we’re sharing this fantastic and insightful cannabis documentary by YouTube user Chris Rice, for your stoned viewing pleasure. Much like civilisation itself, our friendly herbal medicine has a long and storied history; reaching all the way back into Ancient China (and perhaps even further).

According to the commonly accepted historical evidence, ‘ma’ (or ‘hemp’) was but one foundational staple in a selection of over 50 traditional plant medicines used widely throughout China at the time. From here, the plant quickly spread into India and across the Eurasian continent, gaining a sacred place within many religions and faiths.

For more information on the lost history of cannabis, check out our article here. For a history of the Australian cannabis scene, click here.

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Mitch Keys is a young writer from Brisbane, Australia unfolding in a dynamic process of becoming (like everyone else, so don’t go thinking he’s special or anything). He likes being alive.

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Mitch Keys is a young writer from Brisbane, Australia unfolding in a dynamic process of becoming (like everyone else, so don’t go thinking he’s special or anything). He likes being alive.

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1 year ago

Very interesting doco! Another good one to watch (only 20mins) is Netflix’s Explained: Weed ?

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1 year ago

Interesting history you shared here

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