Cannabis (Marijuana or Cannibis sativa), is a drug derived from the family of plants that includes hemp. Cannabis can be smoked or eaten or utilized in extraction processses to manu=facture compounds used to create medcial cannabis products. Use of cannabis with THC components are used to produce a mild sense of euphoria. Although cannabis use is illegal in most parts of the world, the plant has been shown to have many potential applications for medical uses.
Cannabis is the botanical name and Latin binomial of hemp. There are more than 500 different identifiable chemical constituents known to exist in cannabis. Only a part of these compounds exists in one plant. The most distinctive and specific class of compounds are the Cannabinoids (more than 100 known). *Note: Cannabis is classified by the USA’s Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as a Federal Schedule I drug.