Marijuana is a drug that goes by many names, and it is a plant that is grown and then smoked or baked into food products or other edible items like candy. Marijuana quotes show that this plant is also called weed, grass, ganja, smoke, Mary Jane, tree, herb, and many other names. Marijuana is one of the most commonly used drugs around the USA and the world and many cities and countries have legalized this drug in order to combat more serious substances instead. Some people believe that marijuana is a gateway drug, and that eventually the user will move on to stronger drugs as well. There are some proven medical uses for marijuana but under the federal US drug laws this plant is highly scheduled and is completely illegal in the federal criminal codes and statutes.