Persians, Pillaging & Prophets: 3 Famous Civilizations That Used Cannabis

Those with a certain mindset believe that the Cannabis sativa L. plant is an evil narcotic destined to bring ruination and destruction. However, such people are possibly unaware that countless ancient civilizations used it for various purposes. It did not lead to their untimely demises; cannabis actually helped people. This article investigates three noteworthy civilizations that used cannabis and thrived for a certain period. In each instance, their downfall had nothing to do with the plant. 1 The Persians The legendary Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire in approximately 550 BC. Also known as the First Persian Empire, it became the largest in

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