Species A category of biological classification ranking immediately below the genus [...] and being designated by a binomial that consists of the name of the genus followed by a Latin or latinized uncapitalized noun or adjective agreeing grammatically with the genus name, i.e. Hemp is a common name for Cannabis sativa and the name most used when the plant is grown for non-drug purposes.
Strain A group of plants with a presumed common ancestry with clear-cut physiological but usually not morphological distinctions.
Paraquat Paraquat is an herbicide (weed killer) once promoted by the United States for use in Mexico to destroy marijuana plants.
Research found that this herbicide was dangerous both to workers who applied it to the plants and to people who smoked the marijuana harvested from them.
Medical Necessity The common law legal doctrine that an illegal action to prevent a greater harm is not a crime, i.e.
if an individual steals a boat to rescue a drowning person, the stealing of the boat is not considered a crime.
Decriminalization To remove or reduce the criminal classification or status of; especially: to repeal a strict ban on while keeping under some form of regulation.The increased eye pressure, like in a balloon with too much air, stretches the eye beyond stability.Hemp The North American Industrial Hemp Council and Webster's Collegiate Dictionary describes hemp as "a tall widely cultivated Asiatic herb (Cannabis sativa) of the mulberry family with tough bast fiber used especially for cordage (ropes)." Any other plant that also produces such fiber can be called hemp.The Columbia History of the World states that "the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC." According to the Department of Energy, "hemp as a biomass fuel producer requires the least specialized growing and processing procedures of all hemp products.
The hydrocarbons in hemp can be processed into a wide range of biomass energy sources, from fuel pellets to liquid fuels and gas.They produce an exudate containing cannabinoids and are located mostly around the flowering tops of female plants of Cannabis sativa.