Monday, November 9, 2009

History slides

Start of history slides, feel free to add comments, or additions to section

Cannabis Sativa
- Origins - China/ India
- In the US - founding fathers, usage by settlers, laws forces ppl to grow, USS constitution (over 60 tons of hemp)
- First billion dollar crop (popular mechanics article about hemp)
-Hearst, Anslinger, Dupont and the demonizing of cannabis (start of marijuana prohibition and ignorance)

-Benjamin Franklin
- first paper press, printed hemp paper.
- the guy flew a kite during a thunderstorm (use pic)
- theorized day light savings, bifocals, and electricity
- beer quote

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