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    Fast facts

    Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew marijuana on their plantations.

    Over 30 million Americans smoke pot on a regular basis.

    The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

    In Oregon you can’t buy or sell marijuana, but you can smoke it on your own property.

    There are three main types of marijuana: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

    Cannabis was first cultivated in China around 4000 B.C.

    In 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act prohibited the use, sale and cultivation of hemp/marijuana in the United States.

    The word “”marijuana”” is a Mexican slang term, which became popular in the 1930s in America during a series of media and government programs now referred to as the “”Reefer Madness Movement.””

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