Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a psychoactive drug used for recreational and medicinal purposes. It can have both mental and physical effects, including increased heart rate, relaxation, and euphoria. Cannabis can be consumed in various forms, such as smoked, vaped, or eaten, and can produce different effects. Its short-term effects include impaired memory, increased appetite, altered senses, and difficulty concentrating. Long-term effects may include addiction, socio-economic problems, and mental health issues. The sale, possession, and use of cannabis is illegal in some areas, while in others it is only legal for medicinal purposes or completely legal.