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Ancient Marijuana 'Burial Shroud' Uncovered in Desert Oasis

Click here for reuse options! They were getting stoned along the Silk Road before Christ walked the earth. Archeologists in China have uncovered a 2,500-year-old grave site that contains the bones of a man draped in freshly harvested marijuana plants—with the budding tops lopped off. They say the "extraordinary cache" helps deepen our understanding of the plant's ritual and medicinal use in ancient Eurasian cultures.
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