marijuana and cannabis are same thing?

thedaffodils

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Marijuana and cannabis are same thing?

My Chinese-English dictionary defines them same word.

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Yes, indeed. "Cannabis" is the name of the genus of plant.
 

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thedaffodils, you have been a member long enough to know the right way to ask a question.

We do not make a statement and put a question mark at the end.

Are marijuana and cannabis [STRIKE]are[/STRIKE] the same thing?

My Chinese-English dictionary defines them as the same word.
 

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Cannabis Indica is the name of the plant. The drug is called cannabis (amongst other things), if it is in the form of resin, and marijuana (amongst other things), if it is herbal.
 

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thedaffodils, you have been a member long enough to know the right way to ask a question.

I am going to leave the forums for good. I don't feel like here any more. Previously here was very friendly, but now I was scolded like a two years old.


You are condescending and aggressive. I am very disappointed.

Besides that, I did hear native speakers say, "You like it?" , raising the tone to pose a question.

Now goodbye!
 

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That is just silly. Rover's comment was not offensive.
 

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Besides that, I did hear native speakers say, "You like it?" , raising the tone to pose a question.

Hello.

I'd like to state my opinion as a teacher of English.
If I were talking with an advanced learner of English and he/she said 'You like it?', I wouldn't correct it.
However, if I were talking with a beginner and he/she said the same thing, I would.

A huge number of people, ranging from beginners to advanced learners, visit UsingEnglish and ask for help. We should always keep in mind that there are beginners reading our posts. It is essential that we use grammatically correct English here at UsingEnglish. If we don't, we should be corrected.

I agree with Mike, and for those reasons stated above, I'm in full support of what Rover has been doing for the forums.

There must have been some misunderstanding. Thedaffodils, my friend, please come back and read my post.
 
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I was scolded like a two years old.
I have been reminded by moderators many times, but I don't think I was scolded. So I agree with tzfujimino that there is misunderstanding.

Not a teacher.
 

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And also look at the detailed answers you got to your question. I hope you change your mind.
 
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