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* (Wikipedia, 2018) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis Retrieved:2018-2-10.
 
* (Wikipedia, 2018) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis Retrieved:2018-2-10.
** '''''Cannabis''''' () is a [[genus]] of [[flowering plant]] in the family [[Cannabaceae]]. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: ''[[Cannabis sativa]]'', ''[[Cannabis indica]]'', and ''[[Cannabis ruderalis]]'' ; ''C. ruderalis'' may be included within ''C. sativa'' ; or all three may be treated as subspecies of a single species, ''C. sativa''.    <ref name=GuyWhittle2004/> The genus is [[Indigenous (ecology)|indigenous]] to [[central Asia]] and the [[Indian subcontinent]].  Cannabis has long been used for [[hemp]] fibre, for [[hemp oil]]s, [[medical cannabis|for medicinal purposes]], and [[Cannabis (drug)|as a recreational drug]]. Industrial hemp products are made from cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber. To satisfy the [[Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs|UN Narcotics Convention]], some cannabis strains have been bred to produce minimal levels of [[tetrahydrocannabinol]] (THC), the principal [[Psychoactive drug|psychoactive constituent]]. Many plants have been selectively bred to produce a maximum of THC ([[cannabinoid]]s), which is obtained by [[wikt:cure|curing]] the flowers. Various compounds, including [[hashish]] and [[hash oil]], are extracted from the plant.<ref name=erowid>Erowid. 2006. [http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_basics.shtml Cannabis Basics]. Retrieved on 25 February 2007 </ref> Globally, in 2013, 60,400 kilograms of cannabis [[Legality of cannabis by country|were produced legally]].<ref name=UN2015></ref> In 2014 there were an estimated 182.5 million cannabis users (3.8% of the population aged 15–64).<ref name=WDR2016/> This percentage has not changed significantly between 1998 and 2014.<ref name=WDR2016></ref>
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** '''''Cannabis''''' is a [[genus]] of [[flowering plant]] in the family [[Cannabaceae]]. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: ''[[Cannabis sativa]]'', ''[[Cannabis indica]]'', and ''[[Cannabis ruderalis]]'' ; ''C. ruderalis'' may be included within ''C. sativa'' ; or all three may be treated as subspecies of a single species, ''C. sativa''.    <ref name=GuyWhittle2004/> The genus is [[Indigenous (ecology)|indigenous]] to [[central Asia]] and the [[Indian subcontinent]].  Cannabis has long been used for [[hemp]] fibre, for [[hemp oil]]s, [[medical cannabis|for medicinal purposes]], and [[Cannabis (drug)|as a recreational drug]]. Industrial hemp products are made from cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber. To satisfy the [[Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs|UN Narcotics Convention]], some cannabis strains have been bred to produce minimal levels of [[tetrahydrocannabinol]] (THC), the principal [[Psychoactive drug|psychoactive constituent]]. Many plants have been selectively bred to produce a maximum of THC ([[cannabinoid]]s), which is obtained by [[wikt:cure|curing]] the flowers. Various compounds, including [[hashish]] and [[hash oil]], are extracted from the plant.<ref name=erowid>Erowid. 2006. [http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_basics.shtml Cannabis Basics]. Retrieved on 25 February 2007 </ref> Globally, in 2013, 60,400 kilograms of cannabis [[Legality of cannabis by country|were produced legally]].<ref name=UN2015></ref> In 2014 there were an estimated 182.5 million cannabis users (3.8% of the population aged 15–64).<ref name=WDR2016/> This percentage has not changed significantly between 1998 and 2014.<ref name=WDR2016></ref>
 
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