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World's Oldest Marijuana Stash Totally Busted
http://www.msnbc.msn.com ^ | updated 12/3/2008 1:19:15 PM ET | Jennifer Viegas

Posted on 03/08/2012 5:11:16 AM PST by AnTiw1

Nearly two pounds of still-green plant material found in a 2,700-year-old grave in the Gobi Desert has just been identified as the world's oldest marijuana stash, according to a paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Botany.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: ancienthistory; gobi; godsgravesglyphs; hemp; marijuana; pothunters; potshard; rockthejoint; stoneage Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: SunkenCiv

/mark


2 posted on 03/08/2012 5:12:33 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: AnTiw1

Still green? After 2700 years?


3 posted on 03/08/2012 5:20:50 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: AnTiw1

Nowadays, in most US states, that two pounds would get our Celtic friend thrown in the clink for many years under intent to distribute...


4 posted on 03/08/2012 5:21:56 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

only if they survived the initial swat team raid...


5 posted on 03/08/2012 5:23:55 AM PST by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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To: AnTiw1

The Stoned Age.


6 posted on 03/08/2012 5:24:07 AM PST by Third Person
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To: AnTiw1
It was found lightly pounded in a wooden bowl in a leather basket near the head of a blue-eyed Caucasian man who died when he was about 45.

(snip)

The scientists are unsure if the marijuana was grown for more spiritual or medical purposes, but it's evident that the blue-eyed man was buried with a lot of it.




Hmmphh ... Had to be a Republican ... too many mentions of "blue eyed white man"

with dope

Hey Farrakan ... y'phone's ringin'

7 posted on 03/08/2012 5:26:09 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: joe fonebone

Was there a dog skeleton with it’s skull crushed
in there too?


8 posted on 03/08/2012 5:26:52 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: knarf

Why does it have to be spiritual or medicinal? Maybe... just maybe... they used it to... *gasp*... get high?

These “scientists” always stand on the side of political correctness, but you know damn well their first response was, “Duuuuude! That’s some sticky green!”


9 posted on 03/08/2012 5:27:51 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: knarf
Oh my God!

When did Willie Nelson die? I didn't even know he was sick!

10 posted on 03/08/2012 5:29:16 AM PST by Dick Holmes
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To: joe fonebone
!!!!!!

I hear they also found a pallet of Funyuns nearby . . .

11 posted on 03/08/2012 5:29:32 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Dick Holmes

HAH! ... LMAO !


12 posted on 03/08/2012 5:30:25 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: KoRn

Who is gonna smoke it? For research purposes, of course.


13 posted on 03/08/2012 5:35:37 AM PST by IamCenny
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To: tet68

No, that was in the “wrong” tomb they raided last week.


14 posted on 03/08/2012 5:36:03 AM PST by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: KoRn

I didn’t know Ron Paul was running that long for office.


15 posted on 03/08/2012 5:48:18 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: KoRn

I guess nobody explained to him that you don’t “Bogart that reefer.”


16 posted on 03/08/2012 5:51:44 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Dick Holmes
Oh my God!

When did Willie Nelson die? I didn't even know he was sick!

Post of The Day nominee!

17 posted on 03/08/2012 6:15:55 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: KoRn

We just smiled and waved/Sittin’ on that sack of seeds.


18 posted on 03/08/2012 6:21:00 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: KoRn
From the article: "This individual was buried with an unusual number of high value, rare items," Russo said, mentioning that the objects included a make-up bag, bridles, pots, archery equipment and a kongou harp.

Just as I suspected! A dirt-bag harp picker! Probably a bass-harp! And he wore too much eye-liner from the sounds of that makeup bag!

19 posted on 03/08/2012 6:28:52 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: KoRn

Are these the last reminants of the “Occupy Gobi” movement?

Did they find an “I am the 99%” sign?

“I am an unemployeed, harp-picking, migrant farmer. I live in an unair-conditioned cave near a desert. I am well educated, and some consider me a religious figure, but I have enormous debts to repay. I have lots of friends who trade me their cool stuff for this dern good herb I have discovered. I am the 99%”


20 posted on 03/08/2012 7:02:41 AM PST by Coffee... Black... No Sugar (I'm gonna' BICKER!)
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To: knarf
"...too many mentions of "blue eyed white man""

With that much pot, I'm surprised his eyes weren't described as, "bloodshot."

21 posted on 03/08/2012 7:06:00 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: KoRn

i saw another discovery channel special on the red haired mummies found in china

and my first thought was Norse ancestors like the Rus who got down to China
sure enough DNA said northern European

then they came out w the DNA studies of Native Americans that showed the massive influx of N. European DNA *during* the ice age...which means they
had to cross the Atlantic

Lief Ericson said that he didn’t discover Vinland, he had heard about it from other adventurers old stories...

just how old were those stories, anyway?


22 posted on 03/08/2012 7:14:44 AM PST by AnTiw1 ("Where Liberty is, there is my country.")
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To: KoRn

“Dave’s not here”


23 posted on 03/08/2012 7:29:58 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: KoRn
Damn, they used the same ziploc bags 2700 years ago!
24 posted on 03/08/2012 7:31:37 AM PST by 03A3
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To: Third Person
The Stoned Age

You win.

25 posted on 03/08/2012 7:31:52 AM PST by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Dick Holmes

L O L !


26 posted on 03/08/2012 7:45:51 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: rarestia

Hell, elephants and monkeys eat fermented fruit to ‘get high.’

It’s the animal experience to feel enjoy it.


27 posted on 03/08/2012 7:59:27 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Third Person

“The Stoned Age.”

Thank God we’re still in it!

Psychoactive substances have obviously been a part of humankind’s rise from savagery; perhaps their use facilitated social ties or provoked reflection upon the difference between reality and illusion. In any case, mankind has certainly no intention to give up their use, and why should we? The vast majority of mankind can hold their liquor, and manage their high, whatever it is.

There is a small fraction of people who are unable to cope in their lives; they can’t hold jobs or learn from books; drugs and alcohol are just more things they can’t cope with - but don’t demonize the rum!!!


28 posted on 03/08/2012 8:15:49 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: KoRn; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ..

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks KoRn. If the archaeologists were worth their salt, they'd be checking around for the last man standing.

Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


29 posted on 03/08/2012 3:07:16 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: SunkenCiv

The real news is the 2700-year-old bag of Doritos found in the same place.


30 posted on 03/08/2012 3:39:13 PM PST by DNA.2012
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To: KoRn

Still in the baggy? I didn’t think they even had Zip-Loc back then. You learn something new every day!


31 posted on 03/08/2012 3:39:59 PM PST by ThanhPhero (Khach hanh huong den La Vang)
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To: KoRn

proof time travel is real...


32 posted on 03/08/2012 6:44:08 PM PST by marsh2
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To: KoRn

Yeah, but what was the buzz like?


33 posted on 03/08/2012 7:11:46 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: DNA.2012

And, it was empty, along with the other four. ;’)


34 posted on 03/08/2012 7:18:18 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thereby proving that the “fear of facing reality” is not a modern phenomenon.

[must have been a tribe of ur-liberals]


35 posted on 03/08/2012 8:39:59 PM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: AnTiw1; All
apparently they've been finding a lot of european mummies in the gobi and along the old desert silk road in china...a civilization of traders

men women and children...many with blonde or red hair, and blue eyes



36 posted on 03/09/2012 8:04:44 AM PST by AnTiw1 ("Where Liberty is, there is my Country." B. Franklin)
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To: AnTiw1

This is just PROOF that marijuana destroys lives - just LOOK at those poor dead potheads - too lazy to get up and eat!


37 posted on 03/09/2012 9:58:25 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: All

Yes. Sarcasm.


38 posted on 03/09/2012 9:59:34 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Delta 21
No, that was in the “wrong” tomb they raided last week.

I presume that was a "No knock" entry. Any dogs had to be put down when they entered the tomb?

Guess the perp was already room temperature.

39 posted on 03/10/2012 7:29:06 AM PST by Ole Okie
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To: Joe 6-pack

“With that much pot, I’m surprised his eyes weren’t described as, “bloodshot.””

Oh dude...I see a new Visine commercial coming out of this discovery.


40 posted on 03/11/2012 9:13:51 AM PDT by Towed_Jumper (There are only two classes of people left in the U.S. - Producers and Parasites.)
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