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Mahayana Buddhist tradition tells how Buddha lived on one hemp seed a day. This was enough to sustain him during the six steps of asceticism leading to his Enlightenment. In recent centuries, higher doses have been favoured.

In Chinese antiquity, cannabis was known as the “delight giver” and the “liberator of sin”; but this tradition did not survive the Communist Revolution.


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