Interesting facts about cannabis you should know

As we all know cannabis is very popular across the country. You can purchase it in different forms such as carts, disposables, edibles, tinctures, creams, lotions, dab, etc..Cannabis is a plant that is processed from the dried leaves, flowers, stems, roots, and seeds to make products with THC and CBD. Cannabis contains more than one hundred cannabinoids such at THC and CBD. THC is the main ingredient and it produces the high you feel. CBD offers many therapeutic effects. Your body has an ECS, which stands for endocannabinoid system. When you use a product it attaches to your CB1 and CB2 receptors. Your CB1 receptor absorbs most of the psychoactive effect and your CB2 receptor takes on the immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory actions.

Some interesting facts about cannabis are that it goes back to around twelve thousand years ago and is one of the oldest crops. You can eat raw cannabis but you will only get the nutritional medical benefits of it, not the high. The female plant is what growers want due to the buds it produces and the potent effects. The male plants only produce a small trace of THC and does not produce any buds. There are several different slang words for cannabis such as good-good, dank, doobi, weed, grass, hash, skunk, Mary Jane, and many more. I found a short post that stated Shakespeare smoked cannabis and they found residue of it in his home. It also stated that cannabis could have been the inspiration behind his writing for poems and screenplays. When Bob Marley passed away, he was buried with a cannabis bud, a guitar, and a Bible. George Washington, the firsts president of the United States grew cannabis so he could make things such as nets for fishing, clothes, sail canvas, rope, and paper. The four twenty is a code to let one know they are consuming cannabis. Your average recreational user will spend roughly fifty dollars every couple of weeks and the average medical cannabis buyer will spend one hundred thirty six dollars every ten days. The sales of cannabis for medical and recreational use was about nine times higher than the sales of oreo cookies. We all know oreo cookies are a great seller.  Alaska has been a legal state since 1975 and to this day they still are and its for personal use. Cannabis stuns the growth of cancer by freezing the cells to keep it from spreading. The U.S. Military created a synthetic called dimethylheptylpyran and the effects of it would last for up to three days. On October 2, 1937 there was an arrest made for the first time for possession with intent to sell in Denver, Colorado. There was a Chinese tomb found in 2008 that had twenty seven hundred year old cannabis in it that weighed eighty nine grams. Back in 1971 the first purchase made on the internet was cannabis by a student at Stanford. There are many people that say you can overdose on cannabis but that is not possible. You would have to smoke over one thousand five hundred pounds of cannabis within fifteen minutes for that to happen. Therefore this is impossible for anyone to do. Betsy Ross make the first flag for the United Stated and it was made of hemp.

As you can see, cannabis has been around for many years. It has many uses that are beneficial medically even though many use it recreationally. It all goes back to years and years ago. It was used in many different ways from smoking it, to making products from it. To this day, it is still used in the same way. You can smoke it, eat it, buy lotions or creams, clothing, and so much more. Not to mention all the medical benefits on can get from it. Whatever you decide to try, start off with a small dose and work your way up the desired effect you want to feel.

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Author: OpenLeaf CBD

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