420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term in cannabis culture that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (or 16:20 in 24-hour notation) and smoking cannabis in celebration on the date April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form).
A 10,000-year-old archaeological site in Taiwan contains pottery fragments with a twisted strand imprinted around the edge, which some believe was made by pressing a rope made of hemp, the fibers made from the cannabis plant, across the wet clay, according to “Marijuana: The First Twelve-Thousand Years,” (Springer, 1980). With a total of 537 constituentes including 109 phytocannabinoids, the Cannabis plant has acquired much interest over the last few years, not only because of the problems associated with it abuse, but also because of the therapeutic potential of many of its compounds.
In accordance with the Latest Cannabis Investing Stock Information, the legalization of cannabis has allowed researchers to begin investigating the drug at more in-depth levels than before. Investing News Network magazine stated, “With the current state of cannabis working towards legalization across the globe, new channels of research are opening up across the board as an effort to rapidly catch up with a market ready to consume a product it doesn’t know everything about”.
An interesting approach about Medicinal Plants was made on this book below. In special Cannabis plant has a dedicated chapter.
|Title||Medicinal Plant Biotechnology|
|Publishing company||CABI, 2010|