Skip to comments.World's oldest marijuana stash totally busted
Posted on 05/30/2013 10:47:41 AM PDT by posterchild
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.
A barrage of tests proves the marijuana possessed potent psychoactive properties and casts doubt on the theory that the ancients only grew the plant for hemp in order to make clothing, rope and other objects.
They apparently were getting high too.
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...
What are the male parts???
Whuzzup there, Freewheelin' Franklin?
How's the "obese one's" little furry friend gettin along these days? d;^) Schneeks..
Smoking this too much might have been the reason there aren’t many blue-eyed men in that region of Asia anymore, speaking a language related to the Celtic ones.
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Thanks posterchild.Nearly two pounds of still-green plant material found in a 2,700-year-old grave in the Gobi DesertTo all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.
Whoops! Thanks RB!
You’d probably have to smoke a bushel of it to get high — even when it was freshly dried.
"A barrage of tests proves the marijuana possessed potent psychoactive properties and casts doubt on the theory that the ancients only grew the plant for hemp in order to make clothing, rope and other objects. "
Makes you wonder what "tests" were run...(or if they really found five pounds...)
...and I can see that coming through customs now "But, it's an artifact!"
I have an archaeological marijuana license, officer.
My field of study is old stoners. ;^)
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