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The Magic Weed traces the story of the Cannabis plant, which has a ten thousand year history in human culture. With its origins in China, its uses have ranged from medicine, clothing, war, feed stock, and of course, recreational. cool Also explored in this documentary is the American relationship with hemp, including its ban during the 1920s. The psychoactive drug cannabis has many nicknames (some pertaining to certain preparations), is produced from parts of the Cannabis sativa plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant, as well as the less psychoactive remains of the plant, and its highly psychoactive resin. The major active chemical compound ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly referred to as THC, has psychoactive and medicinal effects when consumed, usually by smoking or ingestion. Humans have been consuming cannabis since before recorded history; in the 20th century there was a rise in the use of cannabis for recreational and religious purpose The possession, use, or sale of psychoactive cannabis products became illegal in many parts of the world in the early 20th century. Since then, while some countries have intensified the enforcement of cannabis prohibition, others have reduced the priority of enforcement to the point of tolerating consumption. The supplying of cannabis remains illegal almost everywhere in the world through the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, while simple possession of small quantities is tolerated in a few countries.