The interactions between alcohol and cannabis consumption, if both were legal, are unknown.
Today, the pace of leading-edge research with compounds in the cannabis plant is accelerating.
But there are reports which say cannabis can be considered as a cause of death because it can induce a cardiac arrest.
Few scientific subjects are as controversial and politically volatile as the health effects of cannabis.
And, because of prohibition, unlike food products, the cannabis BHO process is unregulated.
The reason is that extract of cannabis indica is almost insoluble in a menstruum such as that found in Bromidia.
"That is a known, though rarely-obtained, effect of cannabis indica," observed the doctor.
For patients in early life it seems to fill the place occupied by cannabis indica in the medication of adults.
It is nothing more than an overdose of cannabis or opium upon an excited nervous system, is it?
This gives an elegant preparation—but one from which the cannabis indica is filtered out!
1798, "common hemp," from Cannabis, Modern Latin plant genus named (1728), from Greek kannabis "hemp," a Scythian or Thracian word. Also source of Armenian kanap', Albanian kanep, Russian konoplja, Persian kanab, Lithuanian kanapes "hemp," and English canvas and possibly hemp. In reference to use of the plant parts as an intoxicant, from 1848. Related: Cannabic.
cannabis can·na·bis (kān'ə-bĭs)
Any of several mildly euphoriant, intoxicating hallucinogenic drugs, such as hashish or marijuana, prepared from various parts of the hemp plant.