American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The cannabis plant.
- n. A preparation made from the dried flower clusters and leaves of the cannabis plant, usually smoked or eaten to induce euphoria.
- n. Drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, Cannabis (drug).
- n. The hemp plant itself, Cannabis sativa.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A strong-smelling Asian plant (Cannabis sativa), also called
hemp, from which a number of euphorogenic and halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is predominently due to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
- n. 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.
- n. a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
- 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
- Spanish marihuana. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The THC in marijuana is believed to change a psychoactive compound in the liver, which may be the cause of the psychological and subjective effects.”
“He also reproached the legislature and the Bureau for using the term marijuana in the legislation and not publicizing it as a bill about cannabis or hemp.”
“For millions of Americans, the word "marijuana" is hard-wired to the part of their brain that divides the human population into those who went to Woodstock and those who went to Viet Nam.”
“Police have arrested a 26 year old woman after discovering what they described as a marijuana growing operation at a Lupton Drive house.”
“Law enforcement officers in Orange have uncovered what they call a marijuana growing operation.”
“Greensboro police found what they described as a marijuana growing operation at 534”
“When police stopped her, the woman provided the officers with a mason jar containing a small bag of what she identified as marijuana, police reported.”
“She’d only have to hear the word marijuana and be on the phone to We Tip.”
“Given this, it must follow that the commercial-speech line of cases simply does not apply to speech about sex, however commercially done in any particular instance, just as because marijuana is “inherently” commercial, commercial jurisprudence always applies to marijuana however non-commercial a role it may have in any particular instance.”
“Doc says medical marijuana is bad for HIV/AIDS patients (NBCWashington. com)”
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