If you had been one of the first cannabis farmers, you might have gone out to your crop one morning to find a herd of Woolly Mammoths grazing in it. That’s right, the plant that we now grow in carefully maintained environments was first cultivated during the most recent Ice Age,where it fended off glaciers and flourished in the nutrient-rich dump sites of prehistoric hunters. In fact, humans were using cannabis thousands of years before they started growing wheat, which makes pot a lot older than the world’s most important staple food.

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