Why cannabis should be legalized federally in the US

It is widely known that cannabis can be used for industrial, recreational, and medicinal purposes. I am only going to focus on medicinal and recreational cannabis because industrial hemp is already legalized in the United States. There is mixed legality of cannabis among the states, depending on if it is medicinal and/or recreational: Fully legalized …

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Cannabis: using scientific or slang names?

With both medical and recreational cannabis legalizing on the rise, it raises serious questions. Should we use the term “marijuana” or call it by its scientific name? Should cannabis strains of cannabis be classified as different species or keep them as sub-species? As an industry, how do we correctly and consistently name all of the types cannabis? Should medical and recreational cannabis have different names? Do cannabis users prefer to use slang names for the different strains, or would users prefer to have a scientific name to refer to each type of cannabis?