Common Everyday Marijuana Terminology
For those of you who are unfamiliar with terms relating to marijuana I thought I would list some terminology and what it means here. If you have any terms that I have not listed please leave a message below and let us know.
Acapulco Gold – A popular strain of marijuana grown in the mountains of western Mexico
Bag – package of marijuana
Bhang – refers to when marijuana is prepared as edibles
Blunt – A cigar filled with a mixture of marijuana and tobacco
Bong – a water filled device used for filtering and then smoking marijuana
Bowl – this is the part of the pipe or bong that holds your marijuana
Bud – this is the part of the marijuana plant that contains psychoactive properties and is consumed for this effect.
Budtender – a person who works in a medical marijuana dispensary behind the counter. They are familiar with the product and because of their expertise they can make recommendation on your purchase.
Buzz – term used by users to describe the euphoric effect of marijuana
Cannabidiol – chemical compound that is non-psychotropic found in cannabis. Better known as CBD
Cannabinoids – class of chemical compounds with different effects. There are at least 113 cannabinoids that have been found in a marijuana plant. The most common three are THC, CBD and CBN
CBD – is one of the cannabinoids found in the marijuana plant. It is different from THC in that it does not seem to have any psychoactive effects.
CBD Oil – used for medical purposes it is extracted from the cannabis plant
Charlotte’s Web – medical cannabis that is high in CBD and low in THC. It was developed for Charlotte Figi who suffers from Dravet syndrome.
Clone – this is a cutting from a female marijuana plant. Growers use this as a way to get the identical plant reproduced and it does shorten the growing cycle
Cola – Topmost flower bud on a marijuana plant
Cotton Mouth – a term used to describe one of the side effects of marijuana use which is a dry mouth. Drinking water can help to alleviate the effects
Ditchweed – slang name for marijuana that is of poor quality
Doobie – slang used to describe a marijuana cigarette
Dronabinol – this is THC which is synthetically produced
Drug Paraphernalia – this refers to equipment or accessories used to grow and process and consume marijuana
Edibles– this refers to food or drink containing marijuana
Extract – this refers to a product that is made from marijuana resin
Feminized Seeds – these seeds have been bred to create female plants
Ganja – Hindi word for marijuana
Gateway Drug – this is a drug that some believe leads a user to heavier more addictive and harmful drugs
Grass – slang term used for marijuana
Hashish – product made from the resin of cannabis plant
Hemp – a common name for the cannabis plant that is used for industrial use. Uses include fiber for clothing, paper, rope and building materials
Hookah – traditional Indian water pipe
Hophead – a term to describe a person who uses cannabis
Hydroponics – a method used to grow marijuana without using soil
Indica – one of the main species of cannabis
Jay – slang for marijuana joint
Joint – a marijuana cigarette
Kief – cakes of hashish often mixed with tobacco
Kush – Varieties of marijuana originating from the Hindu Kush mountain range of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan
Lid – A measured amount of cannabis usually one-to-one and a half ounces that fits into the lid of a shoe box thus the name lid
Live Resin – this is cannabis that is extracted fresh then instead of drying it is kept at freezing temperatures.
Ma – Chinese name for marijuana
Marijuana – also known as cannabis is a psychoactive drug which comes from the cannabis plant. Marijuana is used for medical or recreational purposes. It can be smoked, vaporized, or used in food.
Mary Jane – a slang term referring to marijuana
Medical Cannabis – cannabis or marijuana that is used to treat medical issues in a person
Mites – a pest common to the spider family that will attach your marijuana plant
Mota – Spanish slang word for cannabis
Munchies – term referring to a person’s increase in appetite which can be an effect of marijuana use
Nug – slang word used to describe marijuana bud of high quality
One-Hitter – refers to a pipe used for smoking marijuana
Pot – refers to cannabis
Pothead – a person who uses marijuana frequently
Reefer – slang word for cannabis
Roach – what is left of a joint after most of it has been smoked
Roach Clip – device used to hold a joint while it is burning
Roasted – slang term for being high
Rolling Paper – this is a thin paper used to roll cannabis cigarettes
Sativa – one of the main species of cannabis
Sea of Green – this is a method of growing marijuana that forces the plant to mature quicker and still get the best possible yields
Space Cake – this is a slang term used to describe edibles made with marijuana
Spliff – another term for a cannabis cigarette
Stash – this term is often used to describe how much marijuana you have
Stoned – Slang name used to describe the state of a person under the influence of cannabis
Stoner – this term is used to describe a person who consumes a lot of cannabis
Terpenes – this part of the cannabis plant gives the buds their fragrance.
THC – also known as tetrahydrocannabinol is the main psychoactive part of the cannabis plant.
Toke – slang term for when a person takes a puff of cannabis
Toker – slang term referring to a person who uses cannabis
Trichomes – these are the fine hairs on the marijuana plant that contain most of the THC
Vape – a way to consume active ingredients in marijuana by vaporizing the dried cannabis
Vaporizer – a device used to consume cannabis by vaporizing.
Vegetative State – this refers to the growing phase of the plant which usually lasts 4 to 6 weeks depending on what strain you are growing
Wake and Bake – term used to describe consuming cannabis early in the morning
Wax – a type of extracted marijuana
X-ray Eyed – a description of being extremely under the influence of cannabis
Zig-Zag – a type of rolling paper
The above are some common terms used by people in the marijuana business. Please feel free to help me with this list if you know anymore common terms. I have a feeling this list will be added to in the near future.Share This: