Indian hemp


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Related to Indian hemp: Apocynum cannabinum, Hemp Dogbane

Indian hemp

1. another name for hemp esp the variety Cannabis indica, from which several narcotic drugs are obtained
2. a perennial American apocynaceous plant, Apocynum cannabinum, whose fibre was formerly used by the Indians to make rope
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The National Gendarmerie was successful in intercepting a number of significant cannabis and Indian hemp shipments in 2011.
19th Century - Seven volume Indian Hemp Commission report refutes many of the wild claims made about the dangers of the drug ?
This was in the days when Coca Cola was being sold as a nerve stimulant and tonic for tired brains, when Dr Bell's Anti-Pain cure contained alcohol, chloroform and opium (yes, that might do the trick), and insomniacs were urged to try a Hypno-Sedative made from Indian hemp.
Gloucestershire coroner Alan Crickmore said British drivers often forgot to switch lanes on foreign holidays, but added this incident was "exacerbated" by Mr Herbert's intake of Indian hemp.
After all, the political universe is what Mills so effectively shows to have been critical to the creation of the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission, to the actions of the League of Nations, and the passage of the Defense of the Realm Act.

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