Cannabis sativa


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to Cannabis sativa: hemp, Cannabis indica, bhang
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cannabis sativa - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are preparedCannabis sativa - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Acapulco gold, Mexican green - a particularly potent variety of marijuana
cannabis, hemp - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
According to Mr Momodu, the suspects were convicted for being in possession of hard drugs such a cocaine, heroin and cannabis sativa in different quantities ranging from zero point seven grams to eighteen kilograms and received sentences ranging from twelve months to seven years.
Unlike the Russian hemp and American hemp, both of which come from cannabis sativa, Manila hemp, which is locally known as abaca (Musa textilis), is a banana.
and other persons known to them, which was a group organized for unlawful international sale, transfer, transportation, possession, mediation in further international sale, export and import, dispatch and delivery of narcotic drug Cannabis sativa L.
The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of a component of the Cannabis sativa plant, cannabidiol (CBD), in treating canine epilepsy," researchers from CSU wrote on (http://csu-cvmbs.
Organelle DNA haplotypes reflect crop-use characteristics and geographie origins of Cannabis sativa.
One example of a study that had both the terms cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD), "Cannabidiol rather than Cannabis sativa extracts inhibit cell growth and induce apoptosis in cervical cancer cells," reached the conclusion that both concentrated cannabidiol (CBD) and crude (unrefined) Cannabis sativa extracts (the latter of which would have the full range of cannabinoids) "were able to halt cell proliferation in all cell lines (types of cervical cancers) at varying concentrations," meaning that the cancer cells stopped growing and multiplying.
The envelopes are made with two varieties of cannabis, according to IRCCA officials: Alfa-1, a hybrid with mostly cannabis indica plants, and Beta-1, a hybrid of cannabis sativa.
Scientists dispute whether marijuana derives from the plant species Cannabis sativa L.
1 Cannabis sativa 2 4 Linum usitatissimum 2 4 Spices and vegetables Juniperus communis .
In the meantime, I'm forced to admit a deficit in my knowledge of Cannabis sativa.
A separate meta-analysis of studies compared inhaled cannabis sativa to placebo for chronic painful neuropathy.
Introduction: The palliative effects of cannabis sativa (marijuana), which include appetite stimulation, attenuation of nausea and emesis, and pain relief, are well known.