For those who pay attention to the history of medicine, it is clear that cannabis has been one of the major raw materials – if not THE major raw material – and one of the major medicines – if not THE major medicine – of humanity.
And for those who pay attention to the history of cannabis economics, it is clear that throughout human history there has always been a small minority of people who attempt to justify exclusive distribution rights of this raw material and medicine.
The latest version of this attempt is genetically modified cannabis. “Genetic modification” – also called “GM,” “genetically modified organisms,” “GMO” and “transgenic” – is a process by which genes from one living thing are spliced together with another, in a manner that nature would not allow to occur on its own – as opposed to “breeding,” which is speeding up a natural selection process with human selection but still limited to what could possibly happen over time in nature.
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