Cannabis is a plant that has been used by mankind for thousands of years for both medicinal and recreational purposes. With the increasing legalization and acceptance of cannabis in many countries around the world, a unique terminology has emerged around this plant.

If you are new to the world of cannabis, it can be difficult to understand some of the terms and jargon used in the community. That's why today we present you with a marijuana dictionary with +100 cannabis terms, so you can better understand this fascinating world.

Cannabis terms you should know

Cannabis oil: A liquid concentrate of the cannabinoids and terpenes of cannabis.

Activation: The process of converting THCA to THC by heat, such as by burning or cooking cannabis.

Additives: Substances added to cannabis products to modify their taste, aroma or effects.

Afghani: A cannabis strain that originated in Afghanistan and is known for its relaxing and sedative effect.

Storage: The manner in which cannabis is stored to keep it fresh and protected from light and moisture.

Amnesia: A cannabis sativa strain characterized by its cerebral and energizing effect.

Anandamide: An endogenous neurotransmitter that interacts with cannabinoid receptors in the body.

Ancestors: The wild cannabis plants that are believed to be the ancestors of modern strains.

BHO: Butane Hash Oil, a cannabis concentrate produced by butane extraction.

Blunt: A cigar that is filled with cannabis instead of tobacco.

Bongs: A device for smoking cannabis that filters the smoke through water.

Bubble Hash: A cannabis concentrate made by using water and ice to separate the trichomes.

CBD: Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis.

Strain: A specific variety of cannabis.

Charas: A type of hashish made by rubbing cannabis leaves to collect the resin.

Light cycle: The light cycle to which a cannabis plant is subjected during its growth to control its flowering phase.

Clone: A cannabis plant that has been propagated from a mother cell.

Buds: The flowers of the cannabis plant.

Concentrates: Cannabis products highly concentrated in cannabinoids and terpenes.

Harvest: The process of collecting the buds of the cannabis plant.

Cryopreservation: A method of preserving cannabis strains in which the plant is frozen.

Dabbing: The inhalation of vapors of cannabis concentrates through a specialized device.

Seed development: The process of growing cannabis seeds into adult plants.

Ed Rosenthal: A cannabis expert and writer of books on cannabis cultivation and use.

Side effects: The possible unwanted effects of cannabis use, such as dry mouth or anxiety.

Endocannabinoids: Cannabinoids produced naturally in the human body.

Rooting: Substances added to irrigation water to stimulate root growth of cannabis plants.

Rolling: A method of consuming cannabis in which the herb is rolled up in smoking paper.

Vacuum packaging: A method of preserving cannabis in which air is removed from the container to prevent oxidation and deterioration.

Euphoria: A feeling of happiness and well-being that can be experienced when consuming cannabis.

CO2 extraction: A method of extracting cannabinoids and terpenes from cannabis using carbon dioxide.

Flowering stage: The stage of the cannabis plant's life cycle in which it produces buds.

Fertilizers: Substances that are added to soil or irrigation water to provide nutrients to cannabis plants.

Smoking: The most common method of cannabis consumption, in which the herb is burned and the smoke inhaled.

Gallery: A type of grow room in which plants are grown on shelves or racks.

Genetics: The set of traits inherited from a cannabis plant, which determine its appearance, taste, aroma and effects.

Germination: The process of getting a cannabis seed to germinate and begin to grow.

Cannabis ghee: Clarified butter in which cannabis is infused.

Gum: A type of hashish produced by rubbing cannabis resin against the hands.

Grinder: A device to grind cannabis buds for easy consumption.

Hashish: A cannabis product made from the resin of the plant.

Haze: A cannabis sativa strain known for its cerebral and energizing effect.

Hybrid: A cannabis strain that is a combination of sativa and indica.

Hydroponics: A method of cannabis cultivation in which plants are grown in water instead of soil.

Hookah: A device for smoking cannabis in which the smoke is filtered through water.

Humidity: The amount of water in the air, which can affect the quality and preservation of cannabis.

Hydro: A cannabis strain that is grown in hydroponic systems.

Ice Hash: A type of hashish made with water and ice to separate the trichomes from the plant.

Lighting: The light used in cannabis cultivation systems to provide the right amount of light during the growth cycle.

Cannabis infusion: A drink made with cannabis and hot water or milk.

Inhalation: The act of inhaling cannabis smoke or vapor in order to consume it.

THC isomers: Variants of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that can have different effects on the human body.

Jack Herer: A cannabis sativa strain known for its cerebral and energizing effect.

Gardener: A person who grows cannabis.

Kief: The fine powder that collects at the bottom of a grinder after grinding cannabis buds.

Kush: An indica cannabis strain known for its relaxing and sedative effect.

LEC: Light Emitting Ceramic, a lighting technology used in cannabis cultivation systems.

Seed line: A series of cannabis strains that share common genetic characteristics.

Lollipopping: A pruning method in which the lower leaves and branches of the plant are removed to concentrate energy on the upper parts.

Cannabis maceration: A process in which cannabis is immersed in oil or alcohol to extract its cannabinoids and terpenes.

Marijuana: A common way of referring to the cannabis plant and its products.

Medical marijuana: The use of cannabis for medical purposes to treat different conditions.

Microdoses: A very low dose of cannabis consumed to obtain the therapeutic effects without feeling the psychoactive effects.

Herb grinder: A hand-held device for grinding herbs, including cannabis buds.

Moonrock: A ball of hashish covered with THC crystals.

Nabilone: A synthetic drug that mimics the effects of THC in the human body.

Nail: An accessory used to consume cannabis concentrates, which is heated to vaporize the product.

OG Kush: A hybrid cannabis strain known for its relaxing and cerebral effect.

Smell: The distinctive aroma of the cannabis plant, which can vary according to the strain and method of consumption.

One-hitter: A device for smoking cannabis in which only one puff is consumed at a time.

Medical cannabis patient: A person who consumes cannabis for medical purposes under the supervision of a physician.

Rolling papers: Thin paper used to make cannabis cigarettes.

Cannabis paraphernalia: Accessories and tools used to consume cannabis, such as pipes, bongs and grinders.

Pruning: A process in which parts of the cannabis plant are removed to improve growth and bud production.

Potency: The amount of THC present in a cannabis product.

Pre-roll: A cannabis cigarette pre-rolled and ready to consume.

Psychoactive: A term used to describe the effects of cannabis on the mind and body.

Patchouli: A terpene commonly found in certain strains of cannabis that gives it its characteristic aroma.

Paila: A type of water pipe used to consume cannabis.

Screen: A small piece of metal or glass used to prevent pieces of cannabis from entering the mouth while inhaling.

Parental: A cannabis strain used to cross with another strain to create a new variety.

Paranoia: A common side effect of consuming large amounts of THC, which can cause anxiety and excessive fear.

Peloton: A ball of pressed cannabis that resembles a disc.

Percolator: A component of a bong that helps filter and cool the cannabis smoke before it reaches the smoker.

Pheno hunting: A process in which growers search for cannabis strains with specific characteristics to use in future crops.

Pipe: A device used for smoking cannabis that consists of a chamber for the product and a mouthpiece for inhaling the smoke.

Mother plant: A cannabis plant used to grow cuttings.

Sativa plant: One of the two main species of cannabis, known for its energizing and cerebral effect.

Indica plant: One of the two main species of cannabis, known for its relaxing and sedative effect.

Pollen: The powdery material found in the male flowers of the cannabis plant that is used to create hashish and other cannabis products.

Potentiate: The process of increasing the effect of a cannabis product by combining it with other products.

Pre-flowering: A period in the life cycle of the cannabis plant when it begins to develop flowers.

Dew point: The temperature at which water vapor condenses on a surface, used to measure air humidity in cannabis crops.

Purge: The process of removing residual solvent from a cannabis concentrate.

Vacuum purge: A purging method that uses a vacuum pump to remove solvents from cannabis concentrates.

Purple: A characteristic color of some cannabis strains, which is due to the presence of anthocyanins in the plant.

Burning: The process of lighting and smoking cannabis.

Plant chemistry: The study of the chemical compounds present in the cannabis plant and their interaction with the human body.

Root: The part of the cannabis plant that lies beneath the soil and is used to absorb nutrients and water.

Receptor: A protein on the surface of cells that binds to cannabinoid molecules and triggers a cellular response.

Reduction: A process used to create cannabis concentrates by removing excess solvent.

Reflux: A distillation method used to create cannabis concentrates by condensing.

Resin: A sticky, aromatic substance produced by the cannabis plant, containing cannabinoids and terpenes.

Resinous: A cannabis strain with a high resin content.

Drip irrigation: An irrigation system used in cannabis cultivation that allows precise and efficient distribution of water and nutrients.

Rig: A device used for smoking cannabis concentrates, consisting of a container for the product and a mouthpiece for inhaling the vapor.

Rocks: A term used to describe large, dense cannabis flowers.

Rosin: A cannabis concentrate produced by applying heat and pressure to the flowers or resin of the plant.

Ruderalis: A species of cannabis with wild growth and small flowers, used to create autoflowering strains.

Flavor: The distinctive taste of a cannabis strain, determined by the terpenes present in the plant.

Sativa: A cannabis strain known for its cerebral and energizing effect.

Scrogging: A method of training cannabis plants that involves the creation of a mesh to support branches and improve flower production.

Sensimilla: A term used to describe unfertilized female cannabis flowers, which have a higher cannabinoid content.

Session: A session of cannabis use, usually in a group setting.

Set and setting: Psychological and environmental factors that influence the experience of cannabis use.

Shake: The remains of cannabis flowers and leaves used to create concentrates or edibles.

Shatter: A cannabis concentrate produced by extracting the cannabinoids and terpenes from the flowers of the plant using solvents.

Sinsemilla: A term used to describe unfertilized female cannabis flowers, which have a higher cannabinoid content.

Skunk: A cannabis strain known for its strong and distinctive aroma.

Overdose: Consuming an excessive amount of cannabis, which can cause unpleasant side effects.

Socioactive: A term used to describe the combined effects of THC and terpenes present in a cannabis strain.

Solvent: A substance used to extract cannabinoids and terpenes from plant flowers to create cannabis concentrates.

Strain: A term used to describe a particular strain of cannabis with specific characteristics.

Sugar leaves: The small leaves on cannabis flowers that are covered with trichomes and contain cannabinoids and terpenes.

Super cropping: A method of training cannabis plants that involves bending and crushing branches to improve flower production.

Supplement: A cannabis product used to improve health and well-being, such as CBD oil.

Tobacco: Tobacco is mixed with cannabis to create a more intense experience and is often used to enhance the psychoactive effect of cannabis.

Tobacco: A company that produces and sells tobacco products and, in some cases, cannabis products.

TCH: Tetrahydrocannabinol, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis.

Terpene: An organic compound found in many plants, including cannabis, that contributes to the distinctive aroma and flavor of the plant.

Staining: A process used to extract cannabinoids and terpenes from the cannabis plant using alcohol or other solvent.

Tolerance: A decrease in the effects of cannabis due to regular use.

Topicals: Cannabis products applied topically to relieve pain and inflammation, such as creams, ointments and salves.

Torch: A device used to heat the surface of a nail in a rig for smoking concentrates.

Trichomes: The small glandular structures in cannabis flowers that contain cannabinoids and terpenes.

Trim: The process of trimming unwanted leaves from cannabis flowers after harvest.

Trim bin: A container used to collect and store cannabis leaves and waste during the trimming process.

Pipe: A device used for smoking cannabis, consisting of a container for the product and a mouthpiece for inhaling the smoke.

Recreational use: The use of cannabis for non-medical purposes, generally for personal enjoyment.

Therapeutic use: The use of cannabis for medical purposes, to treat symptoms and diseases.

Vaporizer: A device used to inhale the vapor produced by heating the cannabinoids and terpenes in cannabis flowers.

Varieties: Types of marijuana plants. Discover all our Positronics strains HERE.

Route of administration: The method used to consume cannabis, such as smoking, eating, or snorting.

Wax: A cannabis concentrate produced by extracting the cannabinoids and terpenes from the flowers of the plant using solvents.

Waxy: A term used to describe cannabis concentrates that have a waxy, sticky texture.

Weed: A colloquial term used to refer to cannabis.

Weedy: A term used to describe a cannabis strain with a distinctive aroma and flavor.

Widow: A cannabis strain known for its high THC content and relaxing effect.

Xerophily: The ability of a plant to grow in dry conditions, which is important for cannabis production in certain areas.

Yerba: A colloquial term used to refer to cannabis.

Yoyo: A method of training cannabis plants that involves the creation of a network to support branches and improve flower production.

Zenpype: A tool used to grind and shred cannabis flowers before smoking or vaporizing.

Growing area: The area where cannabis is grown, either indoors or outdoors.

Influence zone: The area around a cannabis dispensary or club where cannabis delivery is permitted.

710: The number 710 spelled backwards reads "oil" in English, referring to cannabis concentrates.

420: The code used in cannabis culture to refer to the time of smoking (4:20 pm) or the day of April 20 (4/20).

710 Society: A group of people interested in the consumption and production of cannabis concentrates.

420 Friendly: A term used to describe a place or activity where smoking cannabis is allowed.

710 Friendly: A term used to describe a place or activity where cannabis concentrates are allowed to be consumed.

420 Tours: Organized tours to visit cannabis stores and other places related to cannabis culture.

420 Games: An annual event that combines sports and physical activities with cannabis culture.

710 Showdown: A competition in which producers of cannabis concentrates compete to demonstrate their skill and quality.

420 Yoga: A yoga practice in which the use of cannabis is permitted to help relax and focus the mind.

710 Degree Cup: A competition that awards the best producers of cannabis concentrates in different categories.

420 Friendly Airbnb: Accommodations that allow smoking cannabis on their premises.

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