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1619: Implementation of the first cannabis law in the New World

Jamestown (or James Towne or Jamestowne) was a settlement in the Colony of Virginia. Established by the Virginia Company of London as "James Fort" on May 14, 1607 it was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States.

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1681: The first description of cannabis in English is presented to the Royal Society

Robert Hooke (1635–1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath who played an important role in the scientific revolution. He was a prominent member (Fellow) of the Royal Society in London.

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