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May 30, 2013


Nearly two pounds of still-green plant material found in a 2,700-year-old grave in the Gobi Desert has just been identified as the world's oldest marijuana stash, according to a paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Botany.

(Thanks to Peter Metrinko)


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Thus begins the strain known as gobi gold.

But did they drop a bong on it?

I can visualize my MIL frowning and insisting that the ancients used no drugs and Jesus magicked the alcohol out of his wine.

But wait, Cheez-its weren't even invented then!

Did the corpses look lethargic ? With a smile on their faces ?

Wait until they test that woolly mammoth blood.

No doubt Keith Richards will be happy it's finally been found.

Wait, Journal of Experimental Botany? I've known some experimental 'botanists' in my time, and while they certainly would recognize marijuana in any form, I have a hard time believing they could organize a journal.

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