Cannabis is a natural biological, that annually grows throughout the world. The two main varieties are Sativa and Indica. Cannabis has thousands of beneficial uses from, textiles, lumber, food, medicine, plastics, paper, to name a few. It is now a multi billion dollar industry in America, with a future of unprecedented potential, that has an unique ability to benefit all Americans
Cannabis has a been grown in China for over 10,000 years and is one of the first known crops to be cultivated by mankind. It was cultivated in India around 1,200 B.C. and was soon after found in western Europe. Mankind initial use of Cannabis was for spiritual insight, as well as medicine and fiber. Cannabis/marijuana is now used all over the world, for many uses, but now mainly for medicine, and relaxation.
Unlike alcohol that takes our consciousness away from us, cannabis gives us a unique experience, of a more profound awareness of ourselves and our being. That is why it is called mind expanding. Smoking or ingesting cannabis is the classical way partake of its beneficial properties. Cannabis relaxes the mind and body by concentrating the experience of the moment into introspective insights and feelings of the essence of ones self.
The medical uses for cannabis are astounding. Recent studies have shown it to help stop the spread of some cancers. It is now used as one of the best medicines for epileptic and other seizure disorders. It is praised by many American combat veterans as the only medicine that really works for helping them cope with PTSD. Glaucoma, Alzheimer's, arthritis, Parkinson's tremors, Crohn's, and a score of other debilitating life experiences.
The medical use of cannabis has been proven to be beneficial to mankind without any of the crippling side effects, such as Oxycontin, opiates, Valium, and a slew of other "legal" drugs that have devastated the health and lives of millions of Americans.
In the above map, the light green colored States, are where medical marijuana is legal. The darker colored States are where medical and recreational marijuana are legal. The country has spoken. Cannabis (marijuana) is growing in popularity every day. Americans want the freedom to choose how they spend their recreational time. A new generation of people, are choosing to spend their free after work time, enjoying a unique experience, that leaves them greeting the next morning, feeling refreshed and aware, as apposed to a debilitating hangover.
Cannabis creates a unique, pleasant, mellow state of mind - Budweiser creates a chaotic unpleasant semi-conscious drunk.
Cannabis creates a conscious affinity with nature and other people - Budweiser creates an angry, confused person, that wants to fight for no reason at all..
Cannabis smokers can be found dancing smoothly, walking normally, being normal - Budweiser drinkers stagger around, cant walk straight, then fall on their asses.
Cannabis people eat munchies and create new and unique culinary dishes with cannabis - Budweiser drinkers throw up those nice dishes, usually in their cars, bedrooms or the famous "praying to the porcelain gods".
Marijuana was first recorded in 2737 B.C. according to Chinese legend, The Red Emperor Shen Nung was one of the first major leaders in the ancient world to officially prescribe marijuana tea to treat various illnesses. Nung is actually credited with writing the world’s first pharmacopoeia, the Pen Tso’ Ching, a detailed insight into using herbal medicine. In it, he wrote about "ma", aka, cannabis. Shen Nung was so certain about "ma", that he used it to treat gastrointestinal discomfort, by the way of converting the cannabis into a tea. He went on to write about it’s uses in over 100 different treatments.
In India, for thousands of years marijuana was grown and cultivated, which it is still today. In the fourth book of the Vedas, known as the Atharvaveda which means “Science of Charms,” ancient Indian writers refer to bhang as one of the “five kingdoms of herbs… which release us from anxiety.” Later, as the drink became more popular, it was defined as having the ability to make people happy, warm, and improve “mental powers.” Some of the best "Hashish" is when marijuana buds are reduced to a powder, while other buds have their resins and oils extracted, then the two products are added together, formed into thin sheets and dried. The resulting product is some of the best smoking or injesting Hashish.
Cannabis has been used around the world as medicine, rope, cloth, paper, food, cognitive insight, relaxation, to name a few, since before the beginning of written history.
Cannabis was criminalized for the profit of industrialist and rulers that wish to control, the thinking processes, of those wishing to seek, a societies reasonable expectation, to have the freedom, to the simple inner thoughts of their own person.