With all the current hype about legalizing marijuana, it may surprise many to know the connection this herb has to various religions.
Every religion has a different viewpoint on the use of Cannabis and in no way is this herb something new to humanity. Marijuana has been used in spiritual and religious practices of various kinds for centuries. Shamans, healers, priests and the like have used this herb to attain higher levels of spiritual enlightenment and consciousness during ceremonies. Some of religious groups have historically embraced the use of marijuana, and still actively use this substance for its psychoactive abilities.
In modern times, we now have religious groups that do not use marijuana for spiritual purposes, but however, do swear by its medicinal properties. We seek to bring light to marijuana’s awesome contributions to religion.