Origin of marijuana
Related Words for marijuanadope, cannabis, hashish, tea, hemp, herb, bhang, hash, joint, reefer, weed, ganja, roach, doobie, sinsemilla
Examples from the Web for marijuana
Contemporary Examples of marijuana
Marijuana legalization activists have a secret weapon: moms.Women Are Leading the Way for Legalized Weed
December 4, 2014
Marijuana possession would still be illegal on federal property.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana?
November 5, 2014
The trend is clear: Marijuana prohibition is coming to an end.The Real Election Winner: Weed
November 5, 2014
The billboard is the work of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), one of the main groups behind Amendment 64 in Colorado.Maureen Dowd: ‘I Love’ Pot Billboard Using My Image, Will Use It for Christmas Card
September 17, 2014
“Marijuana use did not increase the odds of any type of aggression,” the authors concluded.Another Hazy Week For Weed
September 1, 2014
Historical Examples of marijuana
Marijuana smoke contains more cancer-causing agents than tobacco.What Works: Schools Without Drugs
United States Department of Education
Word Origin for marijuana
1918, altered by influence of Spanish proper name Maria Juana "Mary Jane" from mariguan (1894), from Mexican Spanish marihuana, of uncertain origin.
Marijuana ... makes you sensitive. Courtesy has a great deal to do with being sensitive. Unfortunately marijuana makes you the kind of sensitive where you insist on everyone listening to the drum solo in Iron Butterfly's 'In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida' fifty or sixty times. [P.J. O'Rourke, "Modern Manners," 1983]
- The cannabis plant.
- A preparation made from the dried flower clusters and leaves of the cannabis plant, usually smoked or eaten to induce euphoria.