cannabis cannabis  /ˈkæ nə bəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  2. (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

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  1. Bumper cannabis crops and tighter border controls are creating a looming internal drug problem for the country.
  2. Two possible answers: First, the government may have rejected cannabis studies to avoid any challenge to its view that pot is dangerous and medically useless.
  3. But drug smugglers, methamphetamine cooks and cannabis cultivators are invading federal lands as never before.

News

  1. Cannabis plea yields sentence of probation, jail

    URBANA — A Champaign man was sentenced Wednesday to a year of probation and six months in the county jail after pleading guilty to having cannabis for sale in his home. read more
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Champaign News-Gazette

  2. Owners of cannabis-selling cafes go on trial for selling weed to foreigners

    MAASTRICHT, Netherlands — Owners and staff of three cannabis-selling cafes went on trial Wednesday in the southern Netherlands charged with selling weed to foreigners, in a case both sides of a heated drug debate in this border city hope will clarify the legality of a clampdown on so-called "coffee shops."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Cannabis Trafficking Arrest On I-80 Near Geneseo

    A California man was arrested for Cannabis Trafficking on I-80. Russell Taylor, 58, of Ojai, CA was stopped at approximately 8 p.m. on June 8, 2013 for improper lighting and an obstructed windshield near
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

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Quotes

  1. At his monthly press conference on Tuesday, Gordon Brown said: "I believe that if we're sending out a signal, particularly to teenagers - and particular those at the most vulnerable age, young teenagers - that in any way we find cannabis acceptable,...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Medicinal cannabis must become a regular registered medicine," Health Minister Ab Klink said in a statement, adding he wanted to give the development of a cannabis-based medicine by a Dutch company a serious chance.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Ab Klink Source: Ninemsn

  3. "Scientific evidence overwhelmingly indicates that cannabis is substantially less harmful than alcohol and should be treated not as a criminal issue but as a social and public health issue," said Senator Pierre Claude Nolin (2002).
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Pierre Claude Nolin Source: KW Now!

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