Writers: Stop calling marijuana “cannabis.” They’re not the same thing!

Cannabis vs. cannabis vs. marijuana vs. hemp. These words all mean different things. It’s high time writers got it straight.

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Cannabis according to Wikipedia:

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What’s the difference between Cannabis and cannabis?

What are the various species of Cannabis?

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What is hemp?

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What is marijuana?

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So to wrap this up:

Pace “Pachi” LaVia is a freelance researcher/writer specializing in the burgeoning cannabis industry, as well as science and future technology.

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