Known As: Hash, Hashish, Hemp, Marijuana
Latin Name: Cannabis sativa
Description: Coarse, roughly hary, herbaceous annual growing
up to 6 feet high. Has opposite leaves of lower part of plant which
are compised of 3-7 saw-toothed, long narrow leaflets.
Poisonous Parts: Leaves, stems, flowers, seeds.
Low toxicity. Toxic component is the tetrahydrocannabinol resin.
Also has alkaloids and glycosides.
Symptoms: Hallucogenic. Blurred vision, coma, drowsiness, loss
Treatment: In most cases, effects wear off in a few hours with
little or no permanent damage. In the case of massive poisoning,
contact your veterinarian as soon as possible as emergency evacuation of
the gastrointestinal tract may be required.