Cannabis, also known as marijuana among several other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.

Hemp is divided into three subspecies:



  • Cannabis indica, formally known asCannabis sativa forma indica, is an annual plant in the Cannabaceae  A putative species of the genus Cannabis.  In 1785, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck published a description of a second species of Cannabis, which he named Cannabis indica.



  • Cannabis ruderalisis a species of Cannabis originating in central Russia. It is less common than the other species of Cannabis.


The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids. Cannabis can be used by smoking, vaporization, within food, or as an extract.




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