• (noun): The most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect.
    Synonyms: cannabis, marihuana, ganja
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on marijuana:

Sestak - Political Positions - Medical Marijuana
... Sestak voted to allow states to regulate medical marijuana by voting for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2008, which would have barred ...
Bruce Margolin
... is a criminal defense attorney who specializes in marijuana and drug laws ... He is the director of the Los Angeles chapter of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) ... He is the writer of the Margolin Guide to Marijuana Law ...
Cannabis In Canada - Key Court Decisions
... All of these decisions have invalidated the prohibition of marijuana based on the insufficiency of the exemptions provided for legitimate medical users of the drug ... This also does not stop prosecutors from pursuing charges against marijuana users ... Therefore, marijuana users cannot be assured that they will not be prosecuted for their use of the drug ...
Lyle Craker - Marijuana Studies
... is known for proposing that medical grade marijuana be available for scientific studies into its possible health benefits ... Since the marijuana available for studies is too weak for any kind of medical study, he proposed that medical grade marijuanna be made available for research purposes ... refuses to give him a license to grow medical grade marijuana ...
Cannabis In Australia - Medicinal Use
... a change in legislation permitting the use of marijuana for medical purposes remained relatively unchanged between 2004 and 2007 ... in the 2007 NDSHS survey supported "a change in legislation permitting the use of marijuana for medical purposes" and almost three-quarters (73.6%) supported "a clinical ... the use of cannabis for chronic pain or for the decriminalisation of marijuana cultivation for personal use ...

More definitions of "marijuana":

  • (noun): A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.
    Synonyms: marihuana, ganja, Cannabis sativa

Famous quotes containing the word marijuana:

    Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.
    Richard Neville (b. 1941)