10,000-year Good Marijuana use within the planet
8,000+ BCE Using hemp cord in pottery identified at ancient village site going back over 10,000 years, found in the section of contemporary Taiwan. Finding hemp use and cultivation with this time frame puts it as being the primary and oldest known human agriculture crops. As explained by Richard Hamilton in the 2009 Scientific American article on sustainable agriculture "Modern humans emerged some 250,000 years ago, yet agriculture is a reasonably recent invention, only about 10,000 yrs . old ... Agriculture just isn't natural; it's a human invention. It is also the basis of contemporary civilization." This time seemed to be mentioned by Carl Sagan in 1977 when he proposed the chance that marijuana might have been world's first agricultural crop, ultimately causing the creation of civilization itself (see 1977, below).
6,000 BCE Cannabis seeds and oil useful for food in China.
4,000 BCE Textiles manufactured from hemp are employed in China and Turkestan.
2,737 BCE First recorded use of cannabis as medicine by Emperor Shen Neng of China.
2,000-800 BCE Bhang (dried cannabis leaves, seeds and stems) is mentioned inside the Hindu sacred text Atharvaveda (Science of Charms) as "Sacred Grass", one of the five sacred plants of India. It's used by medicinally and ritually just as one offering to Shiva.
1,500 BCE Cannabis cultivated in China for food and fiber. Scythians cultivate cannabis and employ it to weave fine hemp cloth.
700-600 BCE The Zoroastrian Zendavesta, early Persian religious text of various hundred volumes is the term for bhang as the "good narcotic."
600 BCE Hemp rope appears in southern Russia.
700-300 BCE Scythian tribes leave Cannabis seeds as offerings in royal tombs.
500 BCE Scythian couple die and are buried with two small tents covering containers for burning incense. Mounted on one tent stick would have been a decorated leather pouch containing wild Cannabis seeds. This closely matches the stories told by Herodotus. The gravesite, discovered within the late 1940s, is at Pazryk, northwest with the Tien Shan Mountains in modern-day Khazakstan. Hemp is introduced into Northern Europe by the Scythians. An urn containing leaves and seeds with the Cannabis plant, unearthed near Berlin, is located and dated about this time. Using hemp products spread throughout northern Europe.
430 BCE Herodotus reports for both ritual and recreation use of Cannabis through the Scythians (Herodotus The Histories 430 B.C. trans. G. Rawlinson).
200 BCE Hemp rope appears in Greece. Chinese Book of Rites mentions hemp fabric.
100 BCE First evidence of hemp paper, invented in China.
100-0 BCE The psychotropic properties of Cannabis are mentioned from the newly compiled herbal Pen Ts'ao Ching.
0-100 CE Construction of Samaritan gold and glass paste stash box for storing hashish, coriander, or salt, buried in Siberian tomb.
23-79 Pliny the Elder's Natural History mentions hemp rope and marijuana's analgesic effects.
47-127 Plutarch mentions Thracians using cannabis as an intoxicant.
70 Dioscorides, a health care provider in Nero's army, lists medical marijuana in their Pharmacopoeia.
100 Imported hemp rope appears in England.
105 Legend points too Ts'ai Lun invents hemp paper in China, 200 years after its actual appearance (see 100 BCE above).
130-200 Greek physician Galen prescribes medical marijuana.
200 First pharmacopoeia from the East lists medical marijuana. Chinese surgeon Hua T'o uses marijuana as a possible anesthetic.
300 A new woman in Jerusalem receives medical cannabis during childbirth.
570 In france they queen Arnegunde is buried with hemp cloth.