When people hear the words cannabis or hemp, the one thing that comes to mind is marijuana. This drug is otherwise known as pot or weed. Most people believe that hemp and cannabis are the same things, and to a point this is true. After all, they are both different species of the same plant. They even share some of the same characteristics. However, the plants are distinctly different and each is used for different purposes.Cannabis sativa is the plant also known as hemp. It has been used ...