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21 Interesting quirky facts on Marijuana

21 Interesting quirky facts you probably didn’t know about Marijuana

 

 

[1] Cannabis is the fastest growing industry.

[2] Only about 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent, according to a study.

[3] Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.

[4] Legalizing marijuana in all U.S states would generate $10+ billion in tax revenue.

[5] Marijuana has been legal for personal use in Alaska since 1975, and it’s still legal today.

[6] A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading.

[7] 44 percent of adults in the U.S who tried marijuana, still use it today.

[8] Uruguay became, in 2013, the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana.

[9] In Colorado, medical marijuana dispensaries outnumber Starbucks locations 3 to 1.

[10] 789 grams of 2,700-year-old marijuana were found in a Chinese tomb in 2008.

[11] The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.

[12] Bob Marley was buried with his red Gibson guitar, a Bible open to Psalms 23 and a bud of marijuana.

[13] A smoker would theoretically have to consume nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana within about 15 minutes to die of an overdose.

[14] The Hollywood sign was changed by a prankster in 1976 to read “Hollyweed”, after the passage of a state law decriminalizing marijuana.

[15] There are now more U.S. states that have legalized cannabis than states that completely ban it.

[16] The woman who made cannabis brownies famous by baking and distributing them to AIDS patients was actually called Mary Jane.

[17] In 2015, several of William Shakespeare’s pipe fragments tested positive for cannabis residue.

[18] Both Thomas Jefferson and George Washington grew hemp on their plantations. The British crown even ordered the colonists to grow the plant.

[19] After Tupac Shakur’s murder, members of his music group mixed Tupac’s ashes with marijuana and smoked the concoction.

[20] Betsy Ross’s first flag of the U.S. was made of hemp.

[21] Every hemp plant could save 12 trees.


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