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These pictures show marijuana, also known as cannabis or weed, in varying stages of growth, processing, and use. You may be concerned about plants you find growing in and around your home. Or, you may wonder whether what you discovered in your child’s room is marijuana or indicates your child may be using marijuana.
Even if you live in a jurisdiction where marijuana is legal, there are age restrictions and your child can end up facing legal consequences. You should prepare to have a conversation with your child about the risks involved in using or selling marijuana when underage.
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Cannabis plants have a palmate leaf with serrated leaflets. You are likely to recognize them from popular art. While there are plants with similar leaves, the serration pattern for Cannabis is distinctive.
The plants have changed considerably in recent decades as they have been bred to produce more buds. There are a number of different types of marijuana plants that may vary somewhat in terms of appearance:
- Indica plants tend to have larger, heavier buds when flowering and have short, wider leaves. This type of plant is native to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.
- Sativa is another type of plant that tends to produce long, narrow-shaped flowers. They generally have long, thin leaves. They are found mostly in hot, dry climates and can grow to 12 feet or more.
- Hybrid plants are often grown in greenhouses or on farms and are a combination of Indica and Sativa strains. Their exact appearance depends on the specific plants used to produce them.
- Hemp tends to look similar to other cannabis plants but may have thinner leaves, less branching, and grow very tall. While hemp is still a type of marijuana plant, it contains 0.3% or less THC, the psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants.
Cannabis leaves have a distinctive appearance. They may differ in appearance, however, depending on the specific type of plant.
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The marijuana bud is the harvested flower that comes from a female cannabis plant. Buds are dried and cured before they are ready to smoke.
If you look closely at a marijuana bud, you will see the fine “hairs” and leaves that make up the bud after it is dried. They are also likely covered with sugar-like crystals that are called trichomes.
Marijuana buds are higher in THC than other parts of the plant and are sold at a premium. Marijuana has been increasingly bred to produce more buds, which is generally much more potent than the average street-grade “weed.”
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Marijuana is dried and chopped up to prepare for use and sale. The stems are usually removed. Dried marijuana is also typically ground into smaller pieces before being smoked. Grinding helps ensure that all parts of the marijuana burn more evenly. It also helps to release the cannabinoids and terpenes that can then be inhaled.
In most cases, cannabis dispensaries do not pre-grind marijuana before it is sold. Grinding it before a sale can affect freshness and tends to reduce its potency.
Grinding exposes more of the marijuana product to light and oxygen, which causes the THC, terpenes, and cannabinoids to degrade more quickly.
Because of this, people usually grind the marijuana just before using it, whether they are hand-rolling it into a joint or smoking it in a bong or pipe. Ground marijuana may also be combined with tobacco and rolled into a cigar known as a blunt.
Anecdotally, some people prefer using a bong or pipe because it feels smoother and less harsh when inhaled. However, any type of smoking, whether it is a joint, pipe, or blunt has a detrimental impact on the lungs. Smoking damages lung tissues and increases the risk for respiratory conditions and cancer.
Research suggests that people place about twice the amount of marijuana into a blunt as they do in a joint or a pipe. People who smoke blunts may be at a higher risk of experiencing negative side effects due to the amount of marijuana they smoke. One study found that people who smoke blunts experience more intense withdrawal symptoms when they enter treatment for cannabis use disorder.
Ground marijuana can be smoked in a variety of ways such as a joint, spliff, blunt, bong, or pipe. How it is used often depends on personal preference.