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10 Kickass & Super Trippy Facts About Marijuana We Bet You Definitely Didn't Know

The moment someone talks about ‘Marijuana' or ‘Weed' or ‘Cannabis' on the regular friends' meets at our add, our hibernated minds immediately activate. And when you turn out to be a knowledgeable person from the lot, your hearts swell up with pride over this newly found superiority (information based).  But are you truly a person who ‘knows it all' or was it just a wild guess that turned to be true? When it comes to considering Marijuana and smoking pot, we might think that we have enough information about it – throw a few words like hemp, joint, bong; here and there and viola you have unbarred the master level. But hardly would you have imagined that there are not 10 or 20 but 200 different names for that weed you smoke.Now we bet you didn't know that. Similarly, we are sure there is so many other stuff you might not be aware of. Well, like always, we bring you the lesser known, kickass and super trippy facts about the marijuana that you need to know.

1. Beer and marijuana are associated with each other. So how does their family tree look like? ‘Cannabaceae' is a family of the flowering plants that include species like Cannabis (marijuana), Celtics and Humulus (hops). The hops are responsible for its bitterness of the beer and its extended shelf life. Siblings, distant cousins or relatives, take your call.

Source: Wikipedia

2. Apparently, Marijuana can freeze the cancer cells like metastasis and prevent them from spreading and potentially altering the fatality of the disease. Well, we are not saying this, but research states this.

3. In the year 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to make it legal to sell, grow and consume Marijuana. In fact, there is an event named Cannabis Cup in which the marijuana growers compete with each other. *Packing our bags already*

4. An ‘official expert' on the marijuana, in the US government, once testified in court that he had smoked the marijuana and it turned him into a bat. At least he didn't think he is a superman and jump from the court's rooftop.

5. Around 6000 B.C. Cannabis were used along with food in China. In fact, China used cannabis for textiles, wars, and writing. In the year of 2008, 789 grams of marijuana were found in the Chinese tomb which was around 2700 years old. Can you guess how many joints this 789 grams can produce?

Source:  the Star 

6. Marijuana was the first thing to be bought and sold over the internet in the year of 1971. It was some students from the Stanford who shared stuff online with students of the MIT. And they say that our generation is f**ked up.

7. Denver and the Colorado have more marijuana dispensaries that they have any liquor shop or the public schools. It means getting high is more important than anything else.

8. The 2002 movie ‘Scooby Doo' was initially set to be a dark version that would supposedly poke fun at the real series. In fact, Shaggy was introduced to be a stoner with several references to the marijuana.

9. The term ‘canvas' was derived from the Latin word ‘cannabis' since they were made from hemp fiber.

Source: etymon line

10. Cannabis was also called as ‘sacred grass' in the Hindu sacred text of Arthava Veda, and it is named as one of the five sacred plants of the India. Between 1200 and 800 B.C, it was used for the medicinal purposes.

Source: Narconon 

So all you knowledgeable folks, it's time to put this new found knowledge to the total use.

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