About Cannabis

What is Cannabis?

Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three different species, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. These species are indigenous to Central and South Asia. Cannabis has long been used for hemp fibre, for seed and seed oils and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber.

What is Marijuana

Marijuana is one of many words used to describe a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug. Pharmacologically, the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); it is one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 84 other cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), and cannabigerol (CBG).