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Which of these statements is correct?

Correct!

Cannabis is the name of a plant that people have grown for thousands of years.1 The cannabis plant attracts a large amount of interest because it is the main natural source of phytocannabinoids, which are chemicals that have various effects on the human body.2

Interesting fact. ‘Phyto’ means ‘plant’ in Greek and so ‘phytocannabinoids’ simply means ‘plant cannabinoid’.3

Learn more – visit our What is cannabis? infographic

References

  1. Pertwee. Handbook of Cannabis. Oxford University Press. 2014
  2. Morales et al. Prog Chem Org Nat Prod 2017;103:103–31
  3. Dictionary.com. Phyto-. https://www.dictionary.com/browse/phyto-. Accessed August 2021

Incorrect!

Cannabis is the name of a plant that people have grown for thousands of years.1 The cannabis plant attracts a large amount of interest because it is the main natural source of phytocannabinoids, which are chemicals that have various effects on the human body.2

Interesting fact. ‘Phyto’ means ‘plant’ in Greek and so ‘phytocannabinoids’ simply means ‘plant cannabinoid’.3

Learn more – visit our What is cannabis? infographic

References

  1. Pertwee. Handbook of Cannabis. Oxford University Press. 2014
  2. Morales et al. Prog Chem Org Nat Prod 2017;103:103–31
  3. Dictionary.com. Phyto-. https://www.dictionary.com/browse/phyto-. Accessed August 2021

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