Ancient Cannabis Smoking in Western China

Abstract

Spengler, Robert (2020) High in the Pamir Mountains: Ancient Cannabis Smoking in Western China. The Science Breaker. Online only.

Cannabis is one of the most contentious and widely used drug plants in the world today. However, its history of use and the role that it played among peoples in the past is poorly understood. Continue reading

The origins of cannabis smoking: Chemical residue evidence from the first millennium BCE in the Pamirs

Abstract

Science AdvancesRen, Meng, Zihua Tang, Xinhua Wu, Robert N. Spengler III, Hongen Jiang, Yimin Yang, and Nicole Boivin (2019) The origins of cannabis smoking: Chemical residue evidence from the first millennium BCE in the Pamirs. Science Advances. 5(6): eaaw1391.

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Cannabis is one of the oldest cultivated plants in East Asia Continue reading