An archaeological and historical account of cannabis in China

  title={An archaeological and historical account of cannabis in China},
  author={Hui-lin Li},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • Hui-lin Li
  • Published 1 October 1973
  • Biology
  • Economic Botany
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