Cannabis comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. The primary active ingredient is THC (delta - 9 tetrahydrocannabinol), a central nervous system depressant. THC can also act as a hallucinogen.
Cannabis comes in three different forms:
All types of cannabis can be cooked into food and eaten.
Use the following websites to find information about specific drugs, including their long and short term effects, how they are used, legal status and information on mixing drugs.
Journal articles are a good source of explanations and discussions of drug and alcohol issues. There are several eresources with links to journal articles available in the State Library.