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Fact 020: 789 grams of 2,700 years old marijuana were found in a Chinese tomb in 2008

Researchers say the oldest stash of marijuana in the world was located in a tomb in China. According to research paper in the the journal of Experimental Botany, the cache of marijuana is around 2,700 years old and was obviously ‘cultivated for the purpose of psychoactive,’ instead of clothing fibres or as food. The 789 […]

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Fact 019: A Smoker Would Theoretically Have To Consume Nearly 1,500 Pounds Of Marijuana Within About 15 Minutes To Die Of An Overdose

About one-quarter of the world’s population have tried smoking or smoked marijuana at least once in their lifetime. Although this amount of weed is very impossible to be smoked by someone within fifteen minutes, to any human it is just physically impossible even the rap artiste Snoop Dogg cannot dare. It is impossible and the […]

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Fact 018: In 1970, Bill Murray Jokingly Said To A Fellow Passenger That He Had Two Bombs In His Bag. U.S. Marshals Searched His Luggage And Found US$20,000 Worth Of Marijuana. Murray Was Apprehended

September 21, 1970 was a memorable day for the comedian Bill Murray as an innocent joke gone bad was what landed him behind bars when a ticket agent mistaken his humor and summoned the United States marshal. After a family birthday get together in Chicago, all packed and prepared Murray was ready to fly back […]

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Fact 017: High-Achieving Teenagers Are More Likely To Drink Alcohol And Use Cannabis Than Their Less School Smart Peers, A Study Of British Adolescent Found

The use of cannabis, drinking and smoking cigarettes is common among adolescents. However, high achieving or academically sound teenagers are more likely to smoke marijuana during their years as teenagers owing to their curious minds. Due to the pressure been faced among their friends to be accepted or to belong, especially in their late teens […]

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Fact 016: Rastafarians Are Legally Allowed To Possess Marijuana In Italy Due To It Being A ‘Sacrament’ To The Religion

Rastafari, a religion that started in Jamaica in the early 1930s. About 10 percent of the total Jamaican population are Rastafarians. They also consider Ethiopia to be their Promised Land or spiritual home, they consider the former emperor of Ethiopia to be a divine figure also i.e. Haile Selassie. Smoking of marijuana or the possession […]

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Fact 015: In 2015, the market of marijuana in the United States was larger than wine, organic food and craft beer

In 2018, the sales of marijuana for recreational purposes could beat the sales of marijuana for medical purposes, according to a new information from Marijuana Business Daily. In 2015, Marijuana Business Daily estimates that the retail sales combination of medical and recreational marijuana will be within $3.5 billion and $4.2 billion by the end of […]

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Fact 014: Only about 1%-5% of marijuana users end up developing psychosis

Scientists have continued to disagree over whether psychosis caused by marijuana lasts for a very short time or if there is a more deep connection between them. No one would dispute the fact that marijuana can make some people experience a temporary symptoms of psychotic, says the National Institute of Drug Abuse director, Dr. Nora […]

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Fact 013: In India, it is common to take marijuana in milk shake form

Bhang is a type of cannabis that is edible and it has been in use in India before the Vedic period. It is a very important part of the Hindu culture in India. Hindu monks uses the bhang effects to enhance meditation and to attain transcendental states. In the antique text Atharvaveda, this form of […]

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Fact 012: In Colorado, medical marijuana dispensaries are more than Starbucks locations by 3 to 1

After years of marginalization, medical marijuana is gathering more great acceptance across the country and it is becoming a huge business in the states that have accepted it as a more natural and gentle medication for people suffering from sicknesses like glaucoma, HIV and cancer. 14 states, including Michigan, have decriminalized marijuana for medical use, […]

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Fact 011: 42% of the U.S population have tried marijuana at least once

The Netherlands may be regarded by the world as the capital of cannabis, due to its permissive marijuana laws. But according to a survey published by PLoS medicine, the Netherlands do not really experiment with marijuana as much as we would expect. Even with the tough policies guiding the use of marijuana in the United […]

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