The history of marijuana in Germany dates back to the Late Stone Age, when cannabis seeds were planted at least 7,500 years ago in Thuringia.
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Marijuana in Hawaii has a that dates back to 1842, when it was first featured in the island newspaper Ka Nonanona. The newspaper referred to the drug as “pakalolo”, which is the Hawaiian word for “numbing tobacco”. Advertisements for medical marijuana continued to appear in the newspaper until the state coordinated a program to destroy “pakalolo”, because Hawaii received more money from the federal government than any other state to seize all marijuana.
Arkansas has certainly been focusing on victimless marijuana offenses since it first banned the drug in 1923, though the state has allowed medical marijuana since 2016. Voters approved the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, which allows ill patients to use and safely obtain medical marijuana in Arkansas with a doctor’s approval. Now, the state legislature is implementing changes to the medical marijuana laws to improve the program.
Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, so it isn’t particularly known for its marijuana, but the plant has a history with the state dating back when hemp production was common. Hemp became a cash crop in the state but by 1957, the federal government banned hemp production completely. Many marijuana supporters are fighting to make the law more inclusive and hopefully, to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.
Marijuana has thousands of years of history all across the world and in the United States. In the United States, marijuana has a history of prohibition and legalization both at the state and federal levels. Many southern states are actually taking action to join the fight for legalization. North Carolina is among one of these southern states that is moving forward with marijuana legalization.
Ohioans now can get an education in their state’s medical marijuana program. Richard Pine, an Ohio native, has opened the Cleveland Cannabis College. The college will offer courses in horticulture, history, law and other areas related to medical marijuana. Classes will begin in Fall 2017.
On Jan. 6, 2016, MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT) announced that it will be featured in the History channel’s documentary, “The Marijuana Revolution,” premiering on Jan. 11, 2016, at 9 p.m. EST.
Shareholders may buy into a company based on many factors, but paying off an old debt to one of the founding fathers is probably not one of them.
This is one sector that may have more inherent idealism attached to the product than other sectors because of the culture that evolved with it and its connection to that generation, but some of that might be only nostalgia.
It is no secret that marijuana use spans the globe, but reach of the marijuana plant is probably much more vast than most imagine.
If you are trying to create a picture of a cannabis company, you will definitely need perspective. You might consider these art-related metaphors when compiling your files for the companies you research. What you first learn is only a sketch and needs more detail.
Sometimes the most difficult plight of new investors in the cannabis sector is to know where to start learning and what information to trust.
At the Marijuana Investor Summit on April 22, 2015, attorneys Marc Ross, partner at Sichensia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, and Michael McGrory, partner at SmithAmundsen LLC, explored the history of marijuana laws and the factors that will shape future marijuana legislation.
Cannabis’ rich history of geography informs its place in contemporary culture, but more importantly, its geography directly informs its physiological evolution.
Cannabis was around long before anyone decided to profit from it. It has a rich history of geography that informs its position in agriculture, the economy, politics and medicine.
If you want to enter the legal marijuana space, then know your Marijuana 101. When investors and entrepreneurs learn the fundamentals of cannabis, they empower their possibilities.
What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and well over 100 million Americans all have in common? They’ve all smoked pot. Throughout its history, marijuana has attracted plenty of unexpected users and proponents.
Leafly, a company perhaps most readily explained as “Yelp for weed,” will run a full-page ad in tomorrow’s New York Times.
Ancient remedies reveal medical marijuana is no newcomer. Its history extends far back into the mists of time.