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- n. Alternative spelling of marijuana.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Mexico, any one of several plants having narcotic properties; in many localities, Cannabis Indica, and in the state of Sonora, Nicotiana glauca.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
- n. a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
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The term "marihuana" means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa L., whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin.
The bill calls "to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana" and allow states to regulate hemp laws.
Colonel Plummer of the Twenty-eighth Infantry advertises that the sale of cocaine and marihuana is prohibited except on a doctor's prescription, and that violation of this order will be severely punished.
To the extent that the state’s interest in prohibiting marihuana is to prevent the harms associated with marihuana use including protecting the health of users, it is irrational to deprive a person of the drug when he or she requires it to maintain their health.
The Court of Appeals framed the issue as follows: “[W] hether the imposition of felony consequences, based upon possession of small amounts of marihuana, which would constitute a violation outside of prison (see Penal Law §§ 221.05, 221.10  [absent aggravating circumstances, not present here, possession of 25 grams or less of marihuana is a non-criminal violation]), comports with the Legislature’s intent as codified in Penal Law §§ 205.00 (4) and 205.25 (2).”
And for the record, here is their definition of "marihuana":
Medical marijuana aka marihuana New York A9016 & S4041-B Montel
ÂNobody in early 20th century America had heard of "marihuana" until William Randolph Hearst's papers were spilling ink about it.
Nobody in early 20th century America had heard of "marihuana" until William Randolph Hearst's papers were spilling ink about it.
Every president since Richard Nixon (who spitefully rejected the findings of his own high-powered commission when, based on in-depth research, it recommended the decriminalization of "marihuana") has turned his back on the hard science that empirically demonstrates cannabis to be much safer than alcohol, with far fewer health risks than tobacco.
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