Ancient Chinese Tomb Shows Evidence Of Cannabis Use

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Despite the country’s history with cannabis, China has some of the strictest marijuana laws around, with it being illegal to consume or possess it. A new archeological study suggests cannabis was a very important plant for people of the era. Obviously, the descendants of Guo Xing buried cannabis as an important food crop,” said Jin Guiyun, professor of history at Shandong University. RELATED: Archaeologists Discover That Ancient Israelites Used Marijuana To Worship God Photo by China Photos/Stringer/Getty Images RELATED: You Probably Didn’t Realize Cannabis Was Domesticated This Long Ago In Chinese history, cannabis was considered one of the five staple food crops, having a long history. According to an archeological study conducted in central China, members of the Tang Dynasty were big cannabis users.

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A new archeological study suggests cannabis was a very important plant for people of the era.

According to an archeological study conducted in central China, members of the Tang Dynasty were big cannabis users. While the plant was long believed to be used in clothes and food, the study confirmed that the people of the era used the plant for nutritional value and that considered it an important crop.

The South China Morning Post reports that the discovery of cannabis was made when researchers uncovered a tomb that had...

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