Random weed facts are a collection of interesting and lesser-known tidbits about the cannabis plant. Did you know that hemp, a variety of cannabis, was one of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber over 10,000 years ago? Another interesting fact is that the cannabis plant contains over 100 different compounds known as cannabinoids, with the most well-known being THC and CBD. Additionally, the word "canvas" is actually derived from the word "cannabis", as the plant was once used to make sails and other materials for ships. Another fun fact is that the ancient Egyptians used cannabis as a treatment for glaucoma and inflammation. Lastly, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the world, with an estimated 181 million users in 2019.