Marijuana. For or against?
Today marijuana is the most demonized substance, although throughout history it has been actively used for medicinal purposes. Some sources argue that marijuana was used as a health-improving substance as early as 400 AD.
- Marijuana (marijuana, marihuana) or cannabis is the official name of a psychedelic-type psychoactive substance extracted from hemp.
- Nowadays marijuana is the second most demanded substance in the world after alcohol. According to statistics, at least once a year it is used by more than 162 million people.
- The origin of this word is slang and formed from two Mexican names: Maria and Juan.
- In Hindu mythology, a big fan of cannabis is the God Shiva. For this very reason 'sadhu' (holy ascetics of Hinduism) willingly practice smoking hemp to learn its divine essence.
- Using hemp for medical purposes
- In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, marijuana, along with cocaine, heroin and opium, could easily be purchased at any of the United States pharmacies and was used as an anesthetic, antirheumatic and anti-emetic.
- Marijuana contains over 200 active ingredients. The main psychoactive substance is tetrahydrocanabinol. When smoking marijuana, it enters first into the lungs, and then, thanks to the blood flow reaches the brain receptors, causing a slight euphoria. As a result of exposure https://gg4.store/product-category/indica/ tetrahydrocanabinol, the nervous system is relaxed and the mood improves. At the same time, the color scheme is perceived more brightly, life seems more attractive, and even the sounding music is more pleasant.
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Medical marijuana patients who bring their recs to the show will be able to medicate in the peaceful Medicating Lounge adjacent to the venue. Vaporizers and joint papers provided!
Music & Medicine:
A Perfect Match
Music is medicine. Marijuana is medicine. Together these two forces have the power to uplift, inspire and encourage. WeedMaps is proud to be partners with Guerilla Union on Dr. Greenthumb's and Tommy Chong's 2011 Spring Gathering.