Origin of cannabis
Examples from the Web for cannabis
His first experience had him swearing off “edibles”—food cooked with cannabis—for good.
Not just cannabis, but psychedelics and other substances, too.World Leaders' Proposal for Winning the War on Drugs: Legalize It!|Abby Haglage|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The research also showed that once the patients stabilized on methadone, there was a decrease in their cannabis use.
Today, the pace of leading-edge research with compounds in the cannabis plant is accelerating.
In 1611, cannabis was planted in Jamestown, Virginia, by order of the king.
"That is a known, though rarely obtained, effect of Cannabis indica," observed the doctor.Three John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Hemp is hardly grown in India, except to extract from it the narcotic, Cannabis Indica.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
Cann′abin, a resin obtained from the plant Cannabis Indica; Cann′abis, a genus of urticaceous plants, yielding bhang.
The reason is that extract of cannabis indica is almost insoluble in a menstruum such as that found in Bromidia.
Hyoscyamus, belladonna, and cannabis indica are useful when the pupils are contracted and when spasmodic symptoms are present.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for cannabis
Word Origin for cannabis
Word Origin and History for cannabis
1798, "common hemp," from Cannabis, Modern Latin plant genus named (1728), from Greek kannabis "hemp," a Scythian or Thracian word. Also source of Armenian kanap', Albanian kanep, Russian konoplja, Persian kanab, Lithuanian kanapes "hemp," and English canvas and possibly hemp. In reference to use of the plant parts as an intoxicant, from 1848. Related: Cannabic.