Soldiers not only used cannabis to cope with wartime stress. They brought seeds home with them, too. This is one soldier’s story of bringing seeds home after two tours of duty.
One of the many ironies inherent in this situation: Today’s plethora of cannabis strains, legal cannabis industry, and the tax dollars they generate, were created in part by veterans of past generations.
The most influential generation of veterans may be those who served in the Vietnam War. Soldiers not only used locally-grown cannabis to cope with the stresses of war while in country; they also brought seeds home to North America, where they would become the progenitors of some of today’s most popular strains.
Read how it all happened here:
How Vietnam veterans expanded America’s cannabis strains | Leafly