Cannabis Research Paper

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Cannabis Definition:
Cannabis is derived from the cannabis plant cannabis sativa. It is cultivated and grown in many tropical and temperate areas in the world. It can be grown in almost any climate, and it is increasingly cultivated by means of indoor hydroponic technology. Delta-9 Tetrahydro-Cannabinol is the main active ingredient in cannabis, commonly known as THC. This ingredient of the plant causes the effect on the brain and gives the feel of ‘high’. There is a wide range of THC potency between cannabis products, and its concentration varies according to the part of the plant that is used, and its growing conditions. Cannabis is used in three main forms:
• Marijuana: it is made from dried flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. It
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• Sleepy looking and bloodshot eyes with dilated pupils
• Increase the risk of chest infections, the risk of lung, mouth and throat cancer and chronic bronchitis and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs)
• Psychological disturbances, short term memory loss, imagining and seeing things, sleep disturbances, slower reaction, anxiety or panic attacks, loss of motivation, poor concentration and change in personality.

People who use a lot of cannabis may have tolerance to this plant, and long term heavy users who quit using cannabis may face many symptoms include irritability, anxiousness, nausea, sweating, depression and disturbed sleep.
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This period is the most important in the life cycle of the plant, and it requires moderate humidity levels, medium to high light intensity, and adequate soil wetness. After 4 to 6 weeks, the sex characteristics of the plant will begin to appear and the male plants are removed. The main purpose of this stage is to produce initial leaves, and build strong roots in order to facilitate future plant growth.

• Vegetative stage: This is the main growing phase of the plant, because this phase turns from a small seedling into a large cannabis plant. During this phase light and nutrients are required and as long as the plant has what it necessitates, it will continue growing by producing new leaves upwards. When it reaches a certain level of maturity, it will start to grow outwards instead of upwards, creating more branches and nodes.

• Flowering stage: The flowering period begins at the end of the summer, when the plant gets less light because the days get shorter. This is an indication that the plant needs to think about reproduction. It is the moment that the males will start to produce pollen and the females produce flowers, and the females flowers will be in contact with the male pollen, and then they will begin to produce seeds within their

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