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Even if you live in a jurisdiction where marijuana is legal, there are age restrictions and your child can end up on the wrong side of the law. You should prepare to have a conversation with your child about the risks involved in using or selling marijuana when underage.

These pictures show marijuana, also known as cannabis or weed, in varying stages of growth, processing, and use. You may be concerned about plants you find growing in and around your home. Or, you may wonder whether what you discovered in your child’s room is marijuana or indicates your child may be using marijuana.
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Whether or not adolescents become involved in drugs—or stay involved—may be related to their parents’ attitudes about drug use. Having a matter-of-fact, rational discussion with your child about marijuana may be the best way to approach the situation.

How do you do that? The best advice available is the simplest—ask your child.

Parents may want to know what marijuana looks like in all stages of development and use. See photos that can help you check what you find at home.

Pictures of marijuana plants

In cultivating cannabis for use, male plants are useless. In fact, growers should discard it as soon as possible. Otherwise, it may fertilize female plants causing them to produce seeds instead of flowers.

3. Hermaphrodite Plants

  • Induce body relaxation
  • Increases the production of dopamine
  • Stress relief
  • Soothes aching muscles
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Lessens pains and aches
  • Induce drowsiness
  • Stimulates the appetite

1. Hemp Seed
Women power is alive and kicking in the world of cannabis. Whether the purpose is to produce seeds or buds, all growers need female plants. Unlike males, its ‘genital’ shows up a little later. One can see this in the region where the stalk meets the stem. It is here where the female pistil grows in the form of a wispy white hair.
1. Cannabis Sativa
Identifying male plants is easy. A week or two after it entered the flowering phase, the male pre-flower will look like a ball.

Effects of Cannabis Indica

As a beginner in growing cannabis, all the things that need to be taken into consideration can be challenging. Here are some useful background information on the different types of cannabis.