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The hemp plant Cannabis sativa, a native of central Asia. The plant provides three products; fibre from the stems, oil from the seeds & narcotics from the leaves & flowers. It is an annual herb, reaching a height of between 1 & 5 meters. It is found growing in a wide range of altitudes, climates & soil. The active ingredient of the drug is a resin from the glandular hairs situated on the leaves, stem & flowers.
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