Its a pet peeve of mine for sure when people refer to it as a weed, literally only because its called weed on the street.. I knew it had to belong to a genus of plant that wasn't considered a weed, I just never knew what. Now I know, thanks.
Another prime example of how the internet is fucking the minds of todays youth, so many holes in the statement ....most is total bullshit, and take skim facts and manipulated to the authors fashion, see ....so who wrote that for a start? a desert plant but wait ....come from the arid mountains of Asia, see the bbc tv program for an intelligent view, ..."Trichomes help the plant preserve water.." so what has kept it alive before it hit bud ....? go figure!