A History of Cannabis in the U.S.

Even the Egyptians used cannabis for inflammation, glaucoma, and as enemas. Archaeologist found cannabis pollen on Ramesses II’s mummy who died in 1213 BC. It took years to decipher some of the hieroglyphs in ancient tombs and buildings in Egypt, but cannabis was referenced in several medical scripts such as, “The Ramesseum III Papyrus (1700 BC), Eber’s Papyrus (1600 BC), The Berlin Papyrus (1300 BC), and The Chester Beatty VI Papyrus (1300 BC).”

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