hashish


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to hashish: Charas, Black Hash

hashish

(hăsh`ēsh, –ĭsh), resin extracted from the flower clusters and top leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, and C. indica. Hashish, called charas in India, is the most potent grade of cannabis and is obtained from cultivated plants grown in hot, moist climates. Marijuanamarijuana
or marihuana,
drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C. indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates.
..... Click the link for more information.
, a cheaper and less potent substance, is usually obtained from the cut tops of plants grown in cooler climates. Like marijuana, hashish is usually smoked, but in a pipe or water pipe; in N Africa it is also eaten. Hash oil is an extract of hashish that can be smoked or added to the tobacco in a cigarette. Hashish is an intoxicant, producing euphoria and exaggerations of sensations. It is an illegal substance in the United States with no accepted medical use. Like marijuana, its active ingredient is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Bibliography

See publications of the Drugs & Crime Data Center and Clearinghouse, the Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse, and the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.

Hashish

 

a drug derived from the resin of the female racemes of Indian hemp (Cannabis indica); belongs to a group of hallucinogens. When introduced into an organism hashish causes disruptions in the functions of the central nervous system that are accompanied by hallucinations and other changes of mental activity. The use of hashish and the cultivation of Indian hemp are prohibited in the USSR.

hashish

[′hash‚ēsh]
(pharmacology)
A narcotic drug derived from the plant Cannabis sativa; can be smoked, chewed, or drunk.

hashish

, hasheesh
1. a purified resinous extract of the dried flower tops of the female hemp plant, used as a hallucinogenic
2. any hallucinogenic substance prepared from this resin
References in periodicals archive ?
Prosecutors said the trio, aged between 21 and 24, consumed tetra-hydro cannabinol (THC), an active component of hashish, which was found in their urine.
Dubai Court of First Instance was told a Swedish expat who was arrested for possessing and consuming hashish told police he got the drugs from a Spanish woman, 37, who was in the UAE on a tourist visa.
According to Rangers, after getting secrete information from intelligence Rangers intercepted a long chassis vehicle at check post near Sindh Punjab border area and recovered 7000 kilogram high quality of Hashish packed in 350 bags from container No C-8049 that was hidden in its secret cabinets.
A Fujairah court has sentenced a GCC citizen to four years in jail for consuming hashish.
A study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse was among the first to examine prevalence and correlates of hashish use in a nationally representative sample of U.
A detailed search of the vehicles resulted in the recovery of 3130 kilogrammes of hashish and arrest of three drug traffickers.
Debate on the legalisation of hashish was raised in Egypt recently, due to demands and proposals in that regard submitted to Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb.
An ROP official said police confiscated 2,578 bundles of Qhat and 51 kg of hashish at four locations in Dhofar and arrested two suspects.
According to the prosecution, he had offered to sell hashish to an undercover police agent in exchange for a certain sum of money.
362 kg of narcotics and precursors, including hashish - 34.
An Indian tourist has confessed to consuming hashish at a hotel in the Al Murraqabat area of Dubai, it has been reported.
Security patrols in the Jazan region have foiled attempts to smuggle a total of 54 blocks of hashish on two separate occasions in the Al-Harth and Al-Tewal provinces.