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July 16, 2021 – New Study: Cannabis Likely Originated in Northwest China

A study published in Science Advances traced the origins of Cannabis sativa to northwest China and concluded that the plant likely emerged by Neolithic times (10,000-3,000 BC).

The study also corroborates the widely-agreed upon conclusion that Cannabis indica is not a separate species from Cannabis sativa.