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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.
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, 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).

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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
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