Cannabis Terms:


Acapulco Gold
A smokable marijuana variety.


Aluminum pipe
A smoking utensil made from aluminum.


Apple pipe
A smoking utensil made from an apple.


Aqua lung
A gravity bong in a bucket.


Ash
1. The solid waste left in a pipe after the combustion of useful marijuana.
2. The act of clearing waste from a smoking utensil.


Ashed
An empty bowl.


Auto
A smoking device consisting of an aquarium pump and an oxygen mask.


Babysitting
Holding a smoking apparatus excessively long.


Baggie
Any size plastic bag used for containing marijuana.


Bake break
To take a break from all activities and smoke marijuana.


Baked
To be heavily “inspired” by the consumption of cannabis.


Bake sale
A marijuana smoking session.


Bale
A compressed brick of marijuana.


Bing
Water pipe / bong.


BHO
Butane Hash Oil.


Binger
Water pipe / bong.


Biz-ong
Water pipe / bong.


Black
Hash.


Blazed
Very high on marijuana.


Blitzed
Very high on marijuana.


Blow-back
To exhale smoke into someone’s mouth. AKA – “shot gun”.


Blunt
A cigar-sized joint usually rolled using cigar paper.


Bogart
Taking numerous hits before passing the smoking utensil without the consent of the circle or group.


Bong
A water pipe.


Bongmaster
Keeper and “packer” of the bong.


Bong rip
To take a hit from a bong.


Bong water
Water used in a water pipe to filter smoke.


Bootie
Another word for pirate treasure.


Bowl
1. The end of a pipe in which weed is loaded.
2. A small amount of marijuana.
3. A packed bowl of marijuana.


Braindead
Loss of mental acuity.


Brainfart
Temporary loss of mental acuity.


Brick
A kilogram-sized slab or cube of compressed pot.


Bubblegum
1. A term used to describe the smell or taste of marijuana.
2. When the weed is so sticky you have to cut it with scissors or a knife.


Bud
1. The part of the cannabis plant you smoke.
2. The fresh or dried flowers of the female marijuana plant.


Buddha stick
A potent strain of grass from Thailand, usually wrapped around thin bamboo splints or Popsicle stick slivers.


Buds
A natural cluster of smokable marijuana.


Bucket bong
Any pipe using water and gravity to force the smoke into the “toker’s” lungs. AKA – Gravity bong.


Bunk
Poor quality weed, usually containing numerous seeds.


Burn
1. To act of smoking weed.
2. The sometimes exhausting after effects of smoking marijuana.


Burner
One who smokes marijuana then becomes complacent to do nothing.


Burnout
To suffer physical and mental exhaustion when coming down from a “high”.


Burnt out
Complete physical and mental exhaustion.


Buzz
A mild cannabis high.


Buzz kill
A person or event that lessens the state of one’s “high” in a negative manner.


Cannabis Indica
The scientific name for a species of marijuana plant.


Cannabis Sativa
The scientific name for a species of marijuana plant.


Can pipe
A smoking utensil made from a can.


Carb
A hole in a pipe or bong that allows the smoke to clear from the chamber and into your lungs.


Cashed
When the marijuana in the bowl of a smoking utensil has become primarily ash.


Chamber
1. The longest section of a bong that holds smoke.
2. Pipe pieces formed to store and resonate weed.


Cherried
A continuous burning of the weed in a pipe, bong, or joint.


Cherry
The burning portion of weed that stays lit without further ignition.


Cherry-go-round
When the bowl goes through the rotation without needing another light due to it cherrying from the very first light.


Chillum
A cone-shaped pipe made of clay, the earliest form of smoking, originated from using a horn.


Chicago
A smoking game in which you take your hits and do not exhale until the blunt/joint/piece returns to you. Usually played with two or three people.


Chronic
An excellent quality marijuana.


Chronie
See “Chronic.”


Circles
Circular groups formed by multiple pot smokers during a session.


Clogged
When it becomes difficult to suck through a smoking utensil.


Colombian
The most common type of grass on the black market.


Cool
1. High.
2. Awesome.
3. Thanks.


Cornering
Lighting only a portion of the bowl at a time so that more than one person can get a green hit.


Cottonmouth
A lack of saliva brought about by smoking marijuana.


Couchlock
The inability to get off the couch due to becoming overly inebriated.


Crash
To lose your energy fast and hard after smoking marijuana.


Creeper
Weed that takes time to alter your state of mind after being inhaled.


Crumble
A type of has oil concentrate, crumble is made by whipping during the extraction process.


Dank
High-quality marijuana.


Deal
An illegal cannabis purchase.


De-childproof
To remove the child-safety devise.


De-seeding
Removing all stems and seeds from a quantity of marijuana.


Dime
A quantity of weed costing ten dollars.


Dirt
Poor quality weed, usually containing numerous seeds.


Doobie
A joint.


Dope
1. Marijuana.
2. Name given to any illegal substance.
3. Cool, awesome.


Dry
When you and/or your hook-up run out of marijuana.


Dub
A quantity of weed costing twenty dollars.


Eighth
One-eighth ounce of marijuana.


Elbow joint
A pipe piece that connects the chamber and bowl.


Euro-style
Taking multiple hits before passing the smoking utensil with the consent of the circle or group.


Faded
1. A term used to describe a state of being high.
2. Feeling too high.


Fatty
A very thick joint.


Fish-lipping
Using excessive saliva while smoking from a joint or pipe.


Five-O
Police (as in Hawaii Five-O).


Fluffy
When the bud is very light and loosely compact.


Four-twenty
The international time to smoke pot.


Fuzz
Police.


Ganja
Indian and Jamaican term for marijuana.


Grass
Marijuana, weed, pot, etc.


Gravity bong
Any pipe using water and gravity to force the smoke into the “toker’s” lungs.


Green
1. An excellent quality marijuana.
2. The basic color of marijuana.


Green hit
The first hit: refers to the color of marijuana.


Half “O”
A half ounce of marijuana.


Harsh
Herb that is too dry and burns too fast.


Hash / Hashish
Hash is formed by scraping the sticky resin from the leaves of the marijuana plant.


Hash oil
Cannabis that has been blasted with butane then purged so the butane is boiled out. The product is close to 100% crystallized THC.


Head change
The mental change that occurs from smoking marijuana, usually accompanied by an altered awareness of time.


Head shops
Any shop that sells marijuana-smoking paraphernalia.


Hemp
Cannabis stalks and stems, especially those used to make rope, fabrics, etc.


Hemp Wick
A thin hemp cord (fueled by beeswax) used for igniting marijuana.


Herb
Jamaican term for marijuana with Biblical connotations; Rastafarian sacrament.


High
The mental change that occurs from smoking marijuana, usually accompanied by an altered awareness of time.


Hit
The act of inhaling pot smoke into your lungs.


Hookah
A hashish waterpipe with four long stems to accommodate four smokers at once, originates back to the Middle East.


Hook-up
The person from whom you get your weed.


House rules
Rules set by the host to be followed during all gatherings and parties.


Hot box
To smoke weed inside a vehicle with the widows rolled up.


Hydro
Hydroponically grown marijuana.


“I’m Cool”
1. “I have had enough to smoke.”
2. “I do not wish to smoke.”
3.”I’m high.”


Indica
Type of marijuana.


Indo
Marijuana, term from Northern California


J / Jay
A joint.


Joint
A marijuana cigarette.


Jonesing
A need for drugs.


Kaff / Khayf / Kif / Kief
Golden pollen hash from Morocco, Lebanon and other Arab/Middle Eastern nations. Common forms are Red Lab and Slate.


Kind
High quality marijuana.


Lagger
A person who seemingly takes forever to do everything.


Light
A lighter or match.


Light up
The act of lighting marijuana.


Lip burner
A pipe that is too short for practical use.


Lit
The state of being high.


Load a bowl
Loading a pipe or bong with marijuana.


Lung-cookie
A coughed up ball of phlegm.


Marijuana
The smokable leaves and buds of the female cannabis plant.


Mary Jane
The female cannabis plant. Male plants have almost no active THC.


Mex
A description of poor quality weed often imported from Mexico.


Mexy
See “Mex.”


Mooching
Always smoking other people’s weed, but never supplying it.


Mouthpiece
The end of the pipe which is placed between your lips as you smoke.


Mush brain
Extreme mental fatigue associated with “coming down” from your high.


Munch
To eat without thinking.


Munchies
The hunger sensation associated with being high.


Nickel
1. 0.5 grams of marijuana
2. 1/2 gram.


Nipple
The mouthpiece of a pipe.


NORML
An organization for the rights of pot smokers.


Northern Lights
An extremely high-grade marijuana.


Nug
A bud from a marijuana plant or a part there of.


“O”
One ounce of marijuana.


Oil
The purified and concentrated resin from hashish or marijuana.


Onion
An ounce (28 grams).


O-ring
Small rubber rings that help create an airtight seal between pipe pieces.


O.Z.
One ounce of marijuana.


Ounce
One ounce of marijuana.


Pack a bowl
Load a smoking utensil with marijuana.


Party foul
A breaking of basic house rules, such as knocking over a bong or loading a seed.


Peanut
What is left of a joint after it has become so small that it’s difficult to smoke. It is strong because it catches and concentrates the resin of the joint.


Piece
Used to describe any smoking utensil.


Pinner
A very thin joint.


Pipe
A tubular implement used for smoking marijuana.


Poker
Any device used to clear a smoking utensil of ash and resin.


Pot
Marijuana, hash, grass, cannabis, etc.


Pot brownies
Brownies laced with marijuana or THC.


Pot-butter / Cannabutter
Butter infused with marijuana.


Pound
One pound of marijuana.


Pretendo
1. Marijuana that looks and smells excellent, but does not deliver a great high.
2. Prematurely picked marijuana.


Puff-puff-give
Taking only one or two tokes before passing the hit.


Puff-puff-pass
See “Puff-puff-give.”


Purge
The process of boiling out all the chemical solvents in your BHO.


Q.P.
A quarter pound (four ounces) of marijuana.


Quarter
1. A quarter ounce of marijuana.
2. A quarter pound of marijuana.


Reefer
And old-school term meaning marijuana.


Resin
A sticky brown residue deposited in smoking utensils via combustion of marijuana.


Resonate
To strengthen and concentrate your weed.


Roach
What is left of a joint after it has become so small that it’s difficult to smoke. It is strong because it catches and concentrates the resin of the joint.


Roach-clip
A device for holding a roach.


Roller
A device used to facilitate joint rolling.


Rolling paper
Thin paper used to form marijuana cigarettes.


Sack
Any measurement of weed contained within baggie.


Salad Bowl
When you pack a bowl beyond the lip of the bowl itself.


Scale
Any of various measuring tools used to weigh out marijuana.


Scoobies
When you get bits of weed in your mouth during your hit.


Score
1. A 70’s term for a quarter ounce of hash.
2. To receive and / or purchase marijuana.


Screen
A metal or glass filter designed to let smoke through and keep ash out.


Seed
The seed from a fertilized marijuana plant.


Session
Two or more pot-smokers gathered for a common purpose: to get high.


Shake
The very small and dry pieces of marijuana used in the joint rolling process.


Shatter
A pure and clean concentrate of hash oil. All chemical solvents should be removed for the BHO to be considered “shatter.”


Sinsemilla
The flowering tops of seedless plants.


Sinker
A bowl that usually does not require a screen.


Skunk
1. Aromatic and potent sinsemilla.
2. A term used to describe the quality or fragrance of marijuana.


Smoke
1. To light and inhale marijuana smoke.
2. Pot, reefer, grass, etc.


Smoke break
To stop what you are doing a smoke weed.


Smoking circle
A gathering of persons smoking pot.


Smoking utensil
Any device used to smoke marijuana.


Snap
To completely empty the bowl of a water pipe by sucking though it.


Spark it
Light up.


Spliff
A Jamaican term for a large cone-shaped joint.


Stash
A personal supply of marijuana.


Stem
1. The cylinder on a bong that connects the chamber to the bowl.
2. The stem from a marijuana plant.


Stoned
The state of being high.


Stoney
1. Cool.
2. A nice quality weed.


Stress
Poor quality weed, usually containing numerous seeds.


Stuck
Being unaware and unable to process complex thoughts.


THC / Tetrahydrocannabinol
The psychoactive cannabinoid element in cannabis that is responsible for the “high”.


Thai stick
A potent strain of grass from Thailand, usually wrapped around thin bamboo splints or Popsicle stick slivers.


Top Shelf
Bud that is considered premium grade. The buds are generally large and contain no seeds. Generally more expensive than dispensary bud.


Toke
Taking a hit from a smoking utensil.


Toker
One who smokes marijuana.


To your head
1. “Finish the bowl yourself.”
2. “You took a really big hit.”


Triple beam
A type of scale with great accuracy.


Utensil
A device such as a bong or pipe used to smoke marijuana.


Vaporizer
A device that heats your marijuana to the exact “vaporizing” temperature of the active chemicals.


Visine
A brand name eye drop.


Visual
An hallucination.


Wake and bake
To smoke weed upon waking up.


Wasted
Stoned beyond rational thought.


Water pipe
A device used to filter marijuana smoke through water before it is inhaled.


Weed
Marijuana.


White Widow
A name given to many varieties of great marijuana with a white crystalline appearance.


X
Ecstasy


Yellow Taxi
A yellow-haired weed typically grown in Amsterdam.


Z
1 ounce of cannabis.


Zigzag
A name brand rolling paper.


Zoned
A loss of the ability to focus on more than one thing at a time.