marijuana

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marijuana the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
    • n marijuana a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
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Quotations

  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy%20Noonan
    “My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.”
  • Richard Neville
    Richard Neville
    “Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.”
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P.%20J.%20O%27Rourke
    “Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?”
  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter
    “Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.”
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    “When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn't like it, and I didn't inhale, and I never tried again.”

Usage

In literature:

One night, after smoking marijuana, I fell asleep and later saw, above where I lay, a cow, its head swaying gently to and fro.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
There's something worse than marijuana weed down there.
"The Sky Trap" by Frank Belknap Long
He had caught a bell-hop peddling marijuana to the waitresses.
"Forsyte's Retreat" by Winston Marks
In the park below the weather was perfect, and marijuana sales were in overdrive.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Students who turn to more potent drugs usually do so after first using cigarettes and alcohol, and then marijuana.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
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In poetry:

Called up old Reichian analyst
who'd kicked me out of therapy for smoking marijuana
'It's happened' I panted 'There's a Lion in my living room'
'I'm afraid any discussion would have no value' he hung up
"The Lion For Real" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

AP Photo/CP, Kevin Frayer A 43-year-old man running for mayor in Stafford sold marijuana to an undercover police officer, authorities said.
Legislature No-Show Democrats, Cowardly Republicans Prevent Hearing for Medical Marijuana.
Four arrests made in Wednesday marijuana busts.
The police chief and a highway patrol trooper confiscated 40 pounds of marijuana Tuesday morning from a car stopped on South Main Street where the driver and his passenger were arrested.
According to a posted agenda, the committee will discuss issues concerning marijuana and pick its next meeting date.
The state Senate has passed a bill that would criminalize the sale and possession of synthetic marijuana.
Recent news that Governor Andrew Cuomo will not support legislation to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes in 2012 is disappointing.
DC medical marijuana growing sites picked (A.
A marijuana plant growing at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary in in Los Angeles, California.
Following a statewide trend, the Sacramento City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night outlawing the outdoor cultivation of medicinal marijuana in residential neighborhoods.
Sentencing postponed in Nevada County marijuana cultivation case.
Marijuana plants seized in a growing operation near Elk Grove were valued by authorities at $8.3 million, once processed.
In an interview with police, Ferrer-Elvira reportedly said he had cultivated cannabis in the past, but only marijuana was stored at the home.
Cape man facing charges involving second marijuana cultivation operation.
On Tuesday, members of the Governor's Marijuana Strikeforce report they observed Ronald G Ledbetter, 49, of Benton attempting to remove marijuana plants from a plot in Marshall County.
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