Cannabis is unique in that it can produce both a narcotic and an extremely long and strong fiber, all from the same plant. It was these two traits coupled with Cannabis’ amenability to domestication which led to its very early appearance in human history.
During the Neolithic period approximately 10,000 years ago, early humans began developing agriculture as a means of securing food supply. Given that Cannabis or
It is generally agreed that domestication of
It should be noted that
From these humble beginnings
As the colonial empires of France, England and Spain spread their influence into the new world so did
Given the demand for this strong, durable fibre it was only natural for
By the end of the second world war global