- Bob (Hope)
- Gold Seal
- Northern Lights
- Zero Zero
- Wacky Backy
- Red Seal
- Temple Balls
Scientific Names: Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica
Generic Names: Enwau Generig: Cannabis, marijuana
As an extract of the plant (resin), a hard lump or block ranging in colour from light brown to black.
As a thick, sticky oil, which may look dark green, brown or black.
Desired Effects:Relaxation, euphoria, hilarity.
Side Effects:Anxiety, paranoia, confusion, low blood pressure, short term memory loss, increased appetite (munchies).
Long term risks:Habituation, paranoia, damage to lung tissue, risk of developing mental health problems.
Short term risks:Confusion, memory loss, paranoia, laziness. Resin, like other drugs, can be 'cut' with other substances to bulk it out. The effects and health risks associated with this are difficult to determine depending what goes in to the resin mix. Substances like boot polish, animal dung and other drugs have been known to be added to cannabis resin.
Hemp - cannabis cultivated for industrial use - does not contain an amount of THC to produce any intoxicating effect, even in significant quantities. Hemp is used for fibres used in the paper and textile industries, biodegradable plastics, health foods, and fuels.
Parents & other relatives
Drug agencies also provide lots of advice and support to parents of people using these drugs. Many street agencies can provide relative support groups or counselling for family members, partners etc.