At the center of a medical cannabis zine is the plant itself. Cannabis is 27.8 million years old and originated in Central Asia. It is cousins with the hops plant, both under the common family of Cannabaceae.
Seen within the pressed frame is hemp, a variety of cannabis that is high in fiber. Hemp is used for food, ropes, textiles, and many other purposes. If you would like to see the United States Government explain the benifits of Hemp, check out the video Hemp for Victory. Additionally a great website to learn about cannabis is Projectcbd.org.