Poppy seed and Poppy plant

Stuart Brown browns at ccu.umanitoba.ca
Mon Sep 14 10:03:46 EST 1992

In article <1992Sep11.192010.31367 at watson.ibm.com> yozzo at watson.ibm.com (Ralph Yozzo) writes:
>A friend of mine tells me that the poppy seed that
>we find on some bread is the same as the seed for the
>poppy plant that they make marijuana from. 
>Can anyone confirm or deny this?
>Ralph Yozzo (yozzo at watson.ibm.com)  
>From the beautiful and historic Mid-Hudson Valley area of NY state

I think you mean the poppy plant that heroin and morphine are made from, and theanswer is yes.  Marijuana is hemp.
Stuart M. Brown                             If you can remain cool when all 
U. of Manitoba, Dept. Plant Science         Around you are in panic,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA
browns at ccu.umanitoba.ca            Then you surely misunderstand the situation

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