marijuana

Definitions:

  • The cannabis plant.
  • The dried flower clusters and leaves of this plant, smoked or ingested as an illicit drug to induce euphoria. In certain jurisdictions, its use is permitted for its presumed benefits in treating symptoms associated primarily with cancer and AIDS, such as nausea and loss of appetite.
  • A strong-smelling Asian plant (<spn>Cannabis sativa</spn>), also called <altname>hemp</altname>, from which a number of euphorogenic and halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is predominently due to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
  • The dried leaves or the female flowers of the hemp plant, which is smoked or chewed to obtain a euphoric effect. The flowers usually have a higher concentration of the active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol.
  • Drug <xref>smoked</xref> or ingested for <xref>euphoric</xref> effect, Cannabis (drug).
  • The <xref>hemp</xref> plant itself, Cannabis sativa.
  • a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
  • the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
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