of migration from India carried the plant to Tibet and Nepal in the
7th century, where its use became entwined with Tantric traditions.
Cannabis was introduced into Southeast Asia during the 6th century
AD, where it was known both by the Sanskrit ganja and local terms
such as Thai kancha, Cambodian kanhch, Lao kan xa, and Vietnamese
gai ando (Martin 1975). How far into
the Malay islands it travelled, if at all, is not known.