Cannabis, also known as marijuana among several other names,a[›] is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); one of 483 known compounds in the plant,including at least 65 other cannabinoids.Cannabis can be used by smoking, vaporization, within food, or as an extract. Usage: Between 1973 and 1978, eleven states decriminalized marijuana.In 2001 Nevada reduced marijuana possession to a misdemeanor and since 2012, several other states have decriminalized and even legalized marijuana.In 2015, almost half of the people in the United States had tried marijuana, 12% had used it in the past year, and 7.3% had used it in the past month.In 2014, daily marijuana use amongst US college students had reached its highest level since records began in 1980, rising from 3.5% in 2007 to 5.9% in 2014 and had surpassed daily cigarette use. Cannabis, otherwise called pot among a few other names, a is a planning of the Cannabis plant proposed for use as a psychoactive medication or medicine.The primary psychoactive piece of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); one of 483 known mixes in the plant, including no less than 65 different cannabinoids.Cannabis can be utilized by smoking, vaporization, inside sustenance, or as a concentrate. marijuana and aphria.jpg Top Marijuana Stocks 2017 AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.CN) (OTC: ACBFF) Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA) What are the effects of cannabis? 1: The effects experienced by the cannabis user are variable and will depend upon the dose, method of administration, prior experience, any concurrent drug use, personal expectations, mood state and the social environment in which the drug is used. 2: Pain Relief 3: The effects of cannabis are felt within minutes, reach their peak in 10 to 30 minutes, and may linger for two or three hours. THC is highly lipid soluble and can be stored in fat cells potentially for several months. The stored THC is released very slowly, and unevenly, back into the bloodstream.