Ancient Judaic Use of Cannabis for Shamanic Ecstasy Verified by Archeological Evidence

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Prophets practiced  ecstasy states and may have used incense and narcotics to produce impressive effects…. For more than a quarter century, I have been writing about a theorized role of cannabis in ancient Judaic temple worship. There are many varieties, coming from different regions along the ancient incense route, and some of the more potent ones may not be available any more. Cannabis Culture published one of my first articles on this in 1996, Kaneh Bosm: Cannabis in the Old Testament. Others have suggested that the Important Biblical and Apocrypha figure Ezra, consumed a cannabis infused wine.

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For more than a quarter century, I have been writing about a theorized role of cannabis in ancient Judaic temple worship. Cannabis Culture published one of my first articles on this in 1996, Kaneh Bosm: Cannabis in the Old Testament. Many disputed these claims, and rejected my work, others however embraced it, and word spread around enough on this, that the work took on a life of its own. Now the theory, has become a historical reality, through new archeological evidence.

The Journal of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University, Volume 47, 2020 – Issue 1, published the...

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