Frequently asked questions about cannabis

Frequently asked questions about cannabis

Frequently asked questions about cannabis

Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs in the world and, although its legalisation is under debate, its use is still very common. If you are considering using cannabis or simply want to know a little more about it, in this article we will answer the main questions you may have.

What is cannabis?

Cannabis is a plant of the Cannabaceae family, which also includes species of the Humulus genus (the hops) and the Celtis genus (the Celtidaceae). The cannabis plant produces compounds called cannabinoids, which interact with the body's endocannabinoid system to produce medicinal effects.

What are the benefits of cannabis?

Cannabis has many health benefits. Some of them are:


- It improves appetite and helps with weight gain.

- It relieves pain and inflammation.

- It helps control nausea.

- It improves mood and can be used as a treatment for depression.

- Enhances creativity.

- Can be used as a treatment for anxiety.


What are the side effects of cannabis?

Side effects of cannabis include paranoia, anxiety, dizziness and short-term memory loss. Psychoactive effects can also occur if consumed in excess.

How is cannabis consumed?

There are several ways to consume cannabis. The most common is smoking it in a cigarette, but it can also be smoked in a pipe or bong, or inhaled using a vaporiser. It can also be eaten or drunk, and there are various products containing cannabis available on the market.

How is cannabis grown?

Cannabis is grown in a controlled environment, usually indoors. Different strains of cannabis can be grown, each with its own taste, aroma and effects. Cannabis sativa is the most common variety and is found in most countries. Cannabis indica is another popular variety, grown mainly in Asia.

Where can you buy cannabis?

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal, you can buy it in a cannabis shop or dispensary. You can also buy it online in some countries. If you live in a region where cannabis is illegal, you will not be able to buy it legally. However, in Spain you can still grow it for personal use.


After reading this article, do you hope to have a better understanding of cannabis? If you still have questions, don't worry! The cannabis community is full of friendly and helpful people. You can always search online or visit your local cannabis shop for expert advice.