1545-1555 - SPANISH COLONIST INTRODUCE CANNABIS CULTIVATION TO PERU AND CHILE
for the introduction of cannabis as an intoxicant in the Americas
rests with the Spanish, with some help from the Portuguese. Prior to
their conquests, Native Americans used tobacco and other substances
in rituals as relaxants and hallucinogens, but not cannabis.
Muchas Gracias: How Spain Brought Cannabis to the Americas and
Influenced Hispanic Culture, September 25, 2017 by Ross Scully