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#1. What year was weed legalized for medical purposes in California?
#2. What does CBD stand for?
CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant.
#3. Who are the two entertainers who popularized marijuana use in the 70's through a series of weed-centric titles?
Cheech & Chong are a Grammy Award-winning comedy duo consisting of Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their films and stand-up routines which were based on the hippie and free love era–especially the drug and counterculture movements. They are widely known as being the originators of the “stoner comedy”.
#4. In what year was cannabis first prohibited for non-medical use?
In the U.S. cannabis begins to be prohibited for nonmedical use in the early 20th century. Prohibition first begins in California (1915), followed by Texas (1919), Louisiana (1924), and New York (1927).
#5. Which country has the oldest recorded evidence of cannabis use?
A team led by archaeologists Yang Yimin and Ren Meng of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing reported clear physical evidence that mourners burned cannabis for its intoxicating fumes on a remote mountain plateau in Central China some 2500 years ago.
#6. Who is the star of the 2006 stoner comedy 'Smiley Face'?
Smiley Face is a 2007 comedy film directed and co-produced by Gregg Araki. Written by Dylan Haggerty, it stars Anna Faris as a young woman who has a series of misadventures after eating cupcakes laced with cannabis.
#7. Which cannabis strain was reportedly grown by the United States government?
The legend of G-13 begins at a research facility located in rural Mississippi in the late 1960’s and early 70’s where the Government was developing marijuana strains with help from the University of Mississippi. Here, they grew many different plants in hopes of developing a super Indica.
#8. Which of the following is slang for cannabis?
In 1966, TIME magazine published an article claiming that the term “rainy day woman” was slang for a joint. And fans have noted that if you multiply the numbers in the song’s title – 12 and 35 – you get 420.
#9. Which fruit reportedly increases your cannabis high?
According to a 1997 Swiss study analyzing the terpene profile of 16 different cannabis strains, myrcene was the most prominent terpene in each. Mango also contains high levels of myrcene terpenes which work on the same receptors as cannabis causing an entourage effect. You see, whereas THC will get you “high,” it is the myrcene that’s responsible for the relaxed, pain-free qualities.
#10. What year was the personal vaporizer created?
People have been coming up with inventive ways to get high on nicotine for near a hundred years. But it wasn’t until Chinese inventor Hon Lik invented his e-cigarette in 2003 that modern vaping was born.
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