Dr Mechoulam: Cannabis was used in the Middle East for thousands of years.
Zsch: As medicine.
Dr Mechoulam: Who knows? Maybe for other things as well.
Many of the tribes at the time used cannabis.
Assyrians used it for medicine, used it for excitation, have used it in religion.
The Egyptians used it as medicine.
Surprisingly, the Greeks and the Romans didn’t know about the psychoactivity, but they used the cannabis as an anti-inflammatory drug.
Cannabis in India was used by people who wanted to be delivered from all worries and care.
Well, that’s quite a good definition of anti-anxiety.