Most users smoke marijuana in hand-rolled cigarettes called joints. Other popular methods of smoking marijuana include using bowls, pipes, and bongs.
Hashish, also known as Hash is derived from the dried resin of the plants flowering tops and is compressed into a variety of forms such as balls, cakes or sticks. The Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the main sources of hashish. Pieces of hash are crumbled into pipes and smoked.
Hash oil is the refined oily extract of the cannabis plant. Depending on the refining technique the oil can vary in colour from amber to dark brown with an average THC of content of approximately 80-95 percent.
One of the first fiber plants to be cultivated, prior to the widespread use of cotton, hemp has been referenced to originate in Central Asia. In the Middle East and India hemp was largely used in religious settings; however it was also used as a natural medicine. Hemp later made its way to Europe where its use as a fiber was highly ideal in many countries. Eventually, hemp landed in the Americas where it was popular for rope, clothing and paper.
Today, hemp fibers are more commonly used in clothing and jewellery, and can be used in place of man made fibres such as nylon that are not bio-degradable.
Marketable Cannabis Items
Marijuana and hemp have been and are used in a variety of products. Some of the most common foods and drinks include cereal, candy, coffees and teas. Hemp is also found in body lotions, make up and shampoo.
With a variety of cannabis strains the potency of marijuana varies greatly. The highest concentration of cannabinoids is found in the flowers of the female marijuana plant.
As cannabis strains are continually discovered and grown the flowers attributes change as well. The differences in marijuana potency, flavour, medicinal properties and body effects are what make various strains popular.