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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Fun Facts About Marijuana

Both George Washington and Tomas Jefferson grew marijuana on thier plantations.

Its first recorded use for medicinal purposes was 2727B.C.

Hemp was once considered legal tender in the U.S.

Cannabis and hemp are the same thing.

Sterilized hemp seeds can be turned into bird seed.

14.6 million Americans smoke pot on a regular basis.

The U.S. Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

Given an opportunity deer will chew gum and marijuana.

In Oregon you can't buy or sell marijuana, but you can smoke the drug on your own property.

There are three main types of marijuana. Canabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, Cannabis Ruderalis.

The reason marijuana is illegal is because in the 30's cotton growers lobbied against hemp farmers. They thought that the hemp growing would just be competition for them.

It's all true.


  1. Great post, really interestig

  2. this is all true. and its saddening because the fact that marijuana is still illegala with so many people wanting otherwise just goes to show that the government has to much control and too little power.

    I am not afraid of smoking weed or of people who do. But I am afraid of the government and the repercussions of smoking weed by them.

    And even a blind man can see that that's wrong

  3. Interesting, and not well known facts there. haha nice.

  4. I'd go back to smoking weed if it was legal and give up the beer in a second.

  5. I don't do any drugs at all, but I also know that most of the craziness against weed was because of the hemp lobby, being it a business with high profit possibility in many areas, textile, paper, you name it.