Canadian CANNAINVESTOR Magazine May 2017 - Page 216


Not a novel medicine -

-2800 BCE

Present in pharmacopoeia of Chinese Emperor Shen Nung

-70 CE

Roman physician Dioscorides records medical properties


Plants sent to Australia by Sir Joseph Banks on the First Fleet


Listed in US Pharmacopoeia


Prescribed by Queen Victoria's personal physician

Eli Lilly, Parke-Davis (now owned by Pfizer) and Squibb of Bristol-Myers Squibb all sold medical marijuana at the turn of the century. Almost 6% of all manufactured drugs at the turn of the century contained cannabis in one form or another




Compassionate medical use in California


Medical use federally approved in Canada


Medical use federally approved in Australia