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Cannafact 1

The first documented case of the use of marijuana dates back to 2800 BC, when it was listed in the Emporer Shen Nung’s (regarded as the father of Chinese medicine) pharmacopeia.

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Cannafact 2

in 1619, Virginia passed a law requiring hemp to be grown on every farm.

At the time, the crop was recognized as an official currency in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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Cannafact 3

By 1931, TWENTY-NINE states had outlawed marijuana.

Following thee repeal of Prohibition, bureaucrats targeted marijuana use by black and Mexican communities.

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Cannafact 4

In 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act was Passed, essentially making the cannabis plant ILLEGAL!

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Cannafact 5

In NYC, in 1951, the “White Wing Squad”, was charged with destroying many pot farms throughout New York.

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Cannafact 6

The majority of 42000lbs of marijuana crops, destroyed in 1951, were in Brooklyn and Queens.

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Cannafact 7

In 1973, NY governor Nelson Rockefeller increased the penalty for selling/possessing 2-4 ounces of cannabis to a minimum, f 15 years to life and a maximum of 25 years to life in prison!

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Cannafact 8

In 2022, NINETEEN states have legalized marijuana:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

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Cannafact 9

15.1 million New Yorkers reported using marijuana in 2022