Cannabis The Cannabis plant seems to be misjudged and has a bad “rep”. This is because it is the plant from which Marijuana comes from. The bad rep resulted in many countries declaring that Cannabis was an illegal drug. In reality, Cannabis is probably one of the most beneficial plants on the planet. Its fibers can be used to make materials, a use that has been in existence for 12,000 years. For many thousands of years the properties of Cannabis have been used as medicines, even ...