Pot. Weed. Mary Jane. Ganja. There are lots of names for the plant lately legalized in Nevada for leisure use. However no longer all phrases are created equivalent and a few business reps are the usage of the time period hashish as a substitute of marijuana on account of its historic context. Let’s flip to our contributor Brook Bentley to be told extra.
KUNR: So, Brook, you’ve been overlaying this business for the Northern Nevada Trade Weekly for a while. What have you ever been finding out in regards to the time period hashish as opposed to marijuana?
Brook Bentley: Over the years, the phrases marijuana and hashish had been used interchangeably, however there’s a query of whether they must be used interchangeably and that continues. In reality there’s no marijuana plant. There’s a hashish plant that ends up in the dried vegetation and leaves this is frequently known as marijuana, however that’s no longer if truth be told the plant. Whilst hashish is the extra encompassing time period for the business, there are another issues to take into accounts when taking a look on the two phrases and what they imply for the business.
I reached out to a language a grammar skilled Mignon Fogarty, who is understood for her Grammar Woman podcast, and right here’s what she needed to say about it. [Read more at KUNR Reno Public Radio]