Indian hemp


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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 defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of possession of Indian hemp and parading himself as a cult member.
(9) That same year, he also published an article with a broader focus, "On the preparations of the Indian Hemp or Gunjah," which discussed the benefits of cannabis for the treatment of "rabies, rheumatism, epilepsy, and tetanus." (2)
8, the two agencies also warned the public against buying or consuming hempseed oil or other derivatives of cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana or Indian Hemp, from the species of the plant cannabis sativa L.
Material seized from them included eight bags, weighing 3.511kg, of the Indian hemp plant, which is prohibited.
The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/dec/23/joe-cocker-on-being-deported-from-australia-we-were-used-as-guinea-pigs) reported that the officers had claimed to have discovered "Indian hemp" in the motel room of the singer.
George Washington, the father of our nation, famously said, "Make the most you can of the Indian hemp seed and sow it everywhere." Thomas Jefferson went to great and dangerous lengths to smuggle hemp seeds out of China, so important was the plant to our young nation.
After all, Indian hemp does not, I think, grow in your back garden.
E-mail: localstudieslibrary @cardiff.gov.uk Website: www.cardiff.gov.uk/libraries Opening hours: Mon to Wed, 9am to 6pm; Thurs, 9am to 7pm; Fri, 9am to 6pm; Sat, 9am to 5.30pm 98 pieces of cannabis resin (Indian hemp), two screws of cannabis resin and six cigarette ends bearing traces of the drug on the floor of the club.
In 615 acres of cannabis-planted fields, security units found and destroyed 6,150,000 marijuana roots and 54 kilograms of cannabis sativa (Indian hemp), worth TL 300 million.
Man caught with hidden drug A 28-YEAR-OLD seaman was caught trying to smuggle the prohibited drug Indian hemp into Tees Port.
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 ?

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