Indian hemp

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Related to Indian hemp: Apocynum cannabinum, Hemp Dogbane
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Synonyms for Indian hemp

valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation

Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans

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listed "Fluid extracts of Indian hemp, (foreign) cannabis indica," a "powerful narcotic," for $3 per pound c.
Before the 1960s Indian hemp was virtually unknown to most Nigerians.
She lamented that it was the enemies' strategy to make her son run mad through Indian hemp.
In a departure, SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Eczema & Psoriasis Therapy Medicated Soap and Indian Hemp & Shea Butter Inflammation Therapy Soap are found in the first aid section rather than the traditional beauty care placement.
If you want to know how to improve your complexion (lupins, apparently) or why we should legalise Indian hemp (because, ahem, it's a useful treatment for Alzheimer's), well, it's all here.
Two British research groups are conducting the world's biggest clinical trials to determine whether or not the Indian hemp plant really does confer the medical benefits many users claim.
By 1890, a report by the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission (IHDC) had concluded, "Ganja is neither appreciably harmful nor in any manner addictive.
Indian Hemp & Shea Butter Inflammation Therapy Medicated Soap is made with hemp oil, organic shea butter, calendula extract, neem oil and tea tree oil.
The line includes five products--light bergamot to promote healthy hair and scalp; exotic hair butter to moisturize and nourish hair; light and natural Indian hemp to condition dry, damaged hair; revitalizing growth treatment oil to help grow healthy hair; and a relaunch of the company's original bergamot formula.
Addressing journalists on Tuesday in Lagos, the Units Customs Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, stated that the seized items include 31 assorted vehicles, 8,400 bags of foreign parboiled rice (14 trailers), 1,652 cartoons of frozen poultry products, 835 jerry cans of vegetable oil, 10 sacks of Indian hemp, 2,208 pieces of used tyres, 159 bales of used clothing among others.
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ALSO READ: 'My husband, father-in-law smoke Indian hemp like chimney, chase my parents with cutlass'
My 30-year-old son who is still unemployed after his University education has been smoking Indian Hemp for some years now.
Abibat giving her evidence said, 'My husband's day is made when he takes alcohol and smokes Indian hemp.
She further stated that he is a habitual liar, a drunk, Indian hemp smoker and that he derives pleasure in beating her.
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