Weed loving parents name daughters Sativa and Indica after cannabis strains

Ever loved something so much that you decide to name your kids after it? That’s what happened to these parents, who named their kids Sativa and Indica after the strains of weed. The unique baby names were detailed on Twitter by Fred Lee, who’s the children’s uncle. Back in October 2018, the Baltimore man tweeted that his first niece was SaTiva, which is a strain of weed known for its focus-inducing ‘head high’.

The number of US acres devoted to hemp is 100 times greater than five years ago

The US defines industrial hemp as cannabis sativa plants containing 0.3% or less THC. Any higher than that, so to speak, and the plants are considered marijuana, which is federally outlawed. Before 2015, hemp was virtually nonexistent in terms of US agriculture, because the Controlled Substances Act lumped it along with all cannabis plants (also known as marijuana) in 1970 as a Schedule I substance with “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.”

Scientists discover the reason why anxious people smoke marijuana

The US defines industrial hemp as cannabis sativa plants containing 0.3% or less THC. Any higher than that, so to speak, and the plants are considered marijuana, which is federally outlawed. Before 2015, hemp was virtually nonexistent in terms of US agriculture, because the Controlled Substances Act lumped it along with all cannabis plants (also known as marijuana) in 1970 as a Schedule I substance with “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.”