A strong-smelling Asian plant (Cannabis sativa), also called hemp, from which a number of euphorogenic and halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is predominently due to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
The dried leaves or the female flowers of the hemp plant, which is smoked or chewed to obtain a euphoric effect. The flowers usually have a higher concentration of the active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol.
an illegal drug, made from dried hemp and usually ingested by smoking. Marijuana, also called "pot" or "grass," was popular in the counter-culture and among GIs in Vietnam.
term popularized in Mexico (translation means intoxicated) for the smokeable flowers and leaves of the female cannabis plant. Adopted by anti-drug campaigners to give cannabis a sleazy image.