has been in Europe longer than Europeans according to recent
research, which has discovered that the plant grew wild in the
western continent long before humans arrived.
analyzing fossilized pollen, researchers were able to determine that
the history of cannabis in Europe goes back further than initially
thought. “Cannabis is indigenous to Europe,” according to John
McPartland – the study’s author.
cultivation of the plant in Europe actually began somewhere around
3200 BCE, during the Copper or Bronze Ages, but “not during the
Neolithic Age, when Europe’s first farmers began cultivating other
plants,” McPartland said.
31 May, 2018 by Calvin Hughes Cannabis Has Been In Europe Longer Than