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Researchers from University of Vermont discover cannabis’ origins

Researchers from University of Vermont discover cannabis’ origins

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 13, 2019

The cannabis plant's roots extend far beyond the soil in which they grow. In fact, scientists may have finally traced the plant’s origins back to ancient China in 930 CE. Thanks to a new paper released following a study conducted by researchers from the University of Vermont, "cannabis flourishes in steppe – an open, treeless habitat."...

Cannabis was grown on European continent in prehistoric period, scientists say

Cannabis was grown on European continent in prehistoric period, scientists say

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2018

A new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany has challenged former reports that claim the cannabis plant evolved in Central Asia. John McPartland from the University of Vermont led the study, which says wild cannabis might have been cultivated in Europe much earlier than i...

Vegetation History and Archaeobotany