Cannabis sativa is an annual herbaceous flowering plant indigenous to eastern asia but now of cosmopolitan distribution due to widespread cultivation it has been cultivated throughout recorded history, used as a source of industrial fiber, seed oil, food, recreation, religious and spiritual moods and medicine each part of the plant is harvested differently, depending on the purpose of its use. Cannabis is a complex plant, with major compounds such as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol, which have opposing effects the discovery of its compounds has led to the further discovery of an important neurotransmitter system called the endocannabinoid system. Knowledge of the anatomy of a marijuana plant will only deepen your appreciation for cannabis a cannabis seed is a tiny plant embryo tucked away safely inside a hard shell when the environmental.
However, cannabis is known to have glandular trichomes (plant hairs that secrete fluid), which could also be a plant feature interesting to bees (personal communication with dr marjorie weber, postdoctoral fellow, center for population biology, uc davis, january 21, 2016. While cbd, along with the marijuana plant itself, is still listed as a schedule i controlled substance by the drug enforcement administration, the approval of epidiolex could have far-reaching effects on cannabis policy and prescription drug manufacturing, some scientists say, by opening the door for other botanical drugs. Marijuana is the slang term for portions of the cannabis plant it is one of the oldest psychoactive substances used by man the leaves, stems, flower buds and extracts from the marijuana plant. The argument has been made that the reference to herbs in isaiah 18:4-5 concerns the cannabis plant, but it simply does not use a designation that defines the term as hemp 5 it is true that as early as 5000 bc what was called a joy plant, possibly cannabis, was indulged in to induce sleep or a trance.
Sativa-type plants, tall with narrow leaves, are widely believed to produce marijuana with a stimulating, cerebral psychoactive effect while indica-type plants, short with wide leaves, are reported to produce marijuana that is sedative and relaxing. Cannabis actually refers to a category of plants, says jonathan page, an adjunct professor in the botany department at the university of british columbia and ceo of cannabis-testing startup. In cannabis intellectual property (ip) law, as in most areas of cannabis law, separating the flowers from the weeds is difficult there is a lot of misinformation available on the internet and elsewhere about whether pot is protectable under patent or similar laws, and what patentability means for. Because this discussion pertains to a single plant, there are many viable options for these aspects of cultivation the best options for plant containers are those that offer breathability, such. Medicinal marijuana a forum for using cannabis medicinally and the effects that may be seen with cannabis use.
Medical marijuana / medicinal cannabis : discuss dispensaries, co-ops, clubs, laws, and more medicinal cannabis and health medical cannabis and related health discussion. Marijuana, also known as cannabis or pot, has a long history of human use most ancient cultures didn't grow the plant to get high, but as herbal medicine, likely starting in asia around 500 bc. Discussion of outdoor marijuana cultivation share this: for medicinal grows to be registered and on owner-occupied lots with a 10-acre parcel minimum and a maximum of six plants.
Knowing the ins and outs of cannabis communication can produce better buds the secret soul of pot plants it was one of the world's greatest thinkers. If you think raw cannabis (not even cured yet) isn't psychactive, take some wet flowers right off of the plant (never cured) and handle them fir an hour and then lick your black fingers and feel your tongue go numb. Marijuana growing and cannabis cultivation resources, marijuana seeds, thousands of articles for growing cannabis. While indica and sativa are the main types of marijuana, for the sake of discussion, we should include a couple more you'll find, which include ruderalis and industrial hemp ruderalis cannabis ruderalis isn't as well-known as the indica and sativa types of weed, but its properties are like those of indicas.
If you look at old-world land races of cannabis, plants that have become adapted to the climate and latitude, the ratio of thc to cbd starts at 100 : 1 at the equator at the 30th parallel (the hindu-kush valley) the plants have a ratio of 50 : 50. After paying a consultation fee on the order of $100, new medical marijuana patients are issued a card that allows them to shop at a dispensary or order from delivery services that offer cultivars of the two major strains of the plant, cannabis indica and cannabis sativa, as well as potions, baked goods, and candies made from its extracts. What is marijuana marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the cannabis sativa or cannabis indica plant the plant contains the mind-altering chemical thc and other similar compounds extracts can also be made from the cannabis plant (see marijuana extracts.
The farm bill provides protection to all parts of the cannabis plant if the plant is industrial hemp, including the flowering tops cbd could be extracted from industrial hemp without necessarily falling under the dea's jurisdiction. Cannabis plants come in 2 basic varieties - male and female there are also hermaphrodite cannabis plants, but we'll save those for another discussion historically, female plants have been known for their potent thc, and male plants are mostly known as a nuisance unless you're trying to create seeds or cross breed. Cannabis strains are either pure or hybrid varieties of the plant genus cannabis, which encompasses the species c sativa, c indica and c ruderalis varieties are developed to intensify specific characteristics of the plant, or to differentiate the strain for the purposes of marketing or to make it more effective as a drug.
With a group of respected and caring citizens, i have co-sponsored initiative 502 in washington state, new approach washington, which will legalize, tax, and regulate the sale of marijuana for adults. Cannabiscom - the world's cannabis site forums growing plant problems discussion of sickness, pests, disease, mold, etc is this a sign that my plants. Cannabis, produced from the cannabis sativa plant, is used in three forms: herbal cannabis, the dried leaves and flowering tops, also known as 'cannabis,' ganja,' or 'weed,' among others cannabis resin, the pressed secretions of the plant, known as.