Researchers at the Baron Cohen University of Kazakhstan have unveiled a new species of herbivores plant that feeds solely on cannabis, discovered in the South Kas province this plant has been found to have the highest known concentration of THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabino) the active component of marijuana.
Dr Bunk Romanic, lead scientist on the project said in resent interviews "we are very excited about this find, the implications for research funding have been far reaching. Offers of research grants are flooding in from as far a field as Jamaica and Amsterdam."
Enrolments have soared at Baron Cohen University since the discovery, "almost all students have changed there majors from arts to botany, it has been a real shot in the arm for the department" Dr Romanic said.
The university cafeteria and other local businesses have had to extent trading hours to keep up with demand from the influx of activity generated by the discovery, a local 7/ 11 manager was quoted as saying "beer and chocolate cookie sales have gone nuts"
The new plant (Cannabisiagot-damunchies) is yet to be verified by out side botanists.