Cannabis, Gods Gift
THE LOST WORD. God, the fountain of living waters, (Jeremiah 2:13, 17:13).
Within the Indo-European culture exists a drink called Soma that conveys the experience of immortality, is a healer and gives absolution. Soma is also the name of two plants, one known, the other concealed, and it is the name of a god. Think You Know Everything About Hemp? | Home | | The IndustrialHemp.net Store | | FAQ |Trade Organizations | Events & Trade Shows | Activism & Lobbies | Government links | | Higher Education | Shopping | Distributors | Manufacturers | References | Search tools | | News links | Hemp pictures | .pdf downloads | Site Map | | State Hemp Legislation | | Action Page | What can I do to make a difference?
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The Early Years. Religious and spiritual use of cannabis. Cannabis has been used in a religious and spiritual context in India since the Vedic period dating back to approximately 1500BCE but perhaps as far back as 2000BCE.
There are several references in Greek mythology to a powerful drug that eliminated anguish and sorrow. Herodotus wrote about early ceremonial practices by the Scythians, thought to have occurred from the 5th to 2nd century BCE. Itinerant Hindu saints have used it in India for centuries.  Ancient and modern India and Nepal Why is Marijuana Illegal? Many people assume that marijuana was made illegal through some kind of process involving scientific, medical, and government hearings; that it was to protect the citizens from what was determined to be a dangerous drug.
The actual story shows a much different picture. Those who voted on the legal fate of this plant never had the facts, but were dependent on information supplied by those who had a specific agenda to deceive lawmakers. You’ll see below that the very first federal vote to prohibit marijuana was based entirely on a documented lie on the floor of the Senate.