In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds dating back to 3000 B.C.

  By Hampton Sides Photographs by Lynn Johnson Tweet There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever. In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds dating back to 3000 B.C. The Chinese were using cannabis as a medicine thousands of years ago. Marijuana is deeply American too—as …

Pot growers’ new quest: U.S. patent protection for cannabis seeds

Published: Dec 24, 2014, 5:05 pm Comments (12) By Jason Blevins, The Denver Post Ben Holmes gently lowers the turntable needle onto the album, and Traffic’s “Medicated Goo,” begins to play. Steve Winwood’s wistful tenor sweeps through the Centennial Seeds laboratory: “My own homegrown recipe’ll see you through.” “Everyone stole from Stevie Winwood,” Holmes says, …