In California, lawmakers passed a bill that would protect employees who lose their minds on marijuana while they are off the clock.
The legislation is part of a broader nationwide shift in drug policy that involves creating protections for marijuana users.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant. Native to Central and South Asia, the cannabis plant has been used as a drug for both recreational and entheogenic purposes and in various traditional medicines for centuries.
The Geographic origin: Central and South Asia Parts of plant: Flower and fruit
Cannabis legalization decreases the stock market value of major pharmaceutical firms
Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis. By some classifications, the genus Cannabis comprises a single species, hemp Cannabis sativa, a stout, aromatic, erect annual herb that originated in Central Asia and is now cultivated worldwide. A tall canelike variety is raised for the production of hemp fiber, while the female plants of a short branchier variety are prized as the more abundant source of the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol THC, the active ingredient of marijuana.
Humans used cannabis for tens of thousands of years. Not just to get high but also to make textiles, paper, medicine, and much more. We then outlawed it for decades – only to realize the stuff is pretty good at helping fight climate change. So get ready for the cannabis comeback.