Your Guide to Cannabis Terms and Phrases

With recreational cannabis sales starting in 15 days, many people still are unclear of the meaning of common terms and phrases associated with cannabis usage. To help you navigate the lingo of the new industry, Green Earth Cannabis has created a quick and easy guide.

Bong

A water filter for smoking cannabis

Bowl

The part of a pipe or bong that holds the cannabis

Bud

The part of the cannabis plant that is consumed for its psychoactive properties

Budtender

A point of sale employee of a cannabis retail dispensary

Buzz

Slang name for a pleasant euphoric effects of Cannabis

Cannabinoid

A class of chemical compounds, with various effects, isolated from cannabis. At least 113 different natural cannabinoids have been identified

Cannabis

Latin, or scientific name for the entire plant hemp

Cannabis Culture

A social atmosphere and fellowship associated with consumption of cannabis or hemp products

CBD

A non-psychoactive cannabinoid

Extract

Product made from Cannabis resin

Flower

The part of a Cannabis plant that is consumed for its therapeutic qualities

Hemp

English, or common name for the entire plant Cannabis

High

Slang name describing the state of being under the influence of cannabis

Hit

Act of smoking, or vape-ing, a puff of cannabis or cannabis extract

Indica

A Cannabis strain that is generally associated with a sense of deep body relaxation

Joint

A cannabis cigarette

Munchies

Increased appetite after consuming Cannabis

Reefer

A slang word for Cannabis

Sativa

A Cannabis strain that tends to provide a more energizing experience.

Spliff

A slang word for cannabis cigarette

Strain

Varieties of cannabis

Toke

Slang name for a puff of cannabis smoke or vapor