From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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marijuanamar‧i‧jua‧na /ˌmærəˈwɑːnə, -ˈhwɑːnə/ noun [uncountable] MDDan illegal drug smoked like a cigarette, made from the dried leaves of the hemp plant SYN cannabis
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marijuanaA certificate would be defense against marijuana possession charges.Tea and marijuana are in themselves fairly harmless, yet tea is generally legal and marijuana not.Meanwhile, the administration wants to arrest doctors who approve marijuana for their patients.But Bolshunov said Wednesday that Tobin might also be charged with distributing marijuana.Up to 1,000 farmers grow marijuana in this inhospitable and remote landscape.Hopkins, during the later months of 1967 was being visited, rather than visiting, after his marijuana conviction.A San Francisco Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting the sale or storage of marijuana at the club.Nevin said the marijuana could be obtained at no government cost after it is used as evidence in criminal trials.
Origin marijuana (1800-1900) Mexican Spanish mariguana, marihuana