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The Use Of Marijuana In Religion

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The use of marijuana in religion dates back to the second millennium BCE and continues till this very day. As a matter of fact the Ancient Chinese belief systems, and Hindus, used marijuana for religious purposes. Let’s be honest we all associate marijuana or ganja to the Rastafarians and the Jamaican-born Rastafari movement is the most well-known modern religion that uses marijuana for spiritual purposes. The Ancient Chinese believe that if used for a prolonged amount of time (100 consecutive days) one will be able to speak to spirits, it also sways that an “old 8th century book on nutrition called “Shiliao” prescribes the consumption of marijuana on a daily basis for one's general health” . The Hinduism faith/religion used marijuana in
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