Glossary

Head Shop

Head shops are a curious phenomenon left over from the prohibition era of marijuana, long before cannabis started getting legalized…

2 months ago

Extracts

A cannabis extract is any non-solid substance derived from marijuana for the purpose of consumption via dabbing. When we first…

5 months ago

Decriminalization

Decriminalization, in the context of marijuana legislation, is the act of repealing criminal penalties related to marijuana. Cannabis has only…

5 months ago

diamonds

In the context of cannabis extracts, diamonds does not mean the precious gemstone, although the substance is no less prized…

6 months ago

CANNRA

CANNRA is the United States Cannabis Regulators Association. While not an advocacy organization, it is instead a facility group which…

6 months ago

Wake and Bake

"Wake and Bake" is a common term in stoner slang. It means to hit cannabis as soon as you wake…

6 months ago

US Hemp Farm Bills

In the United States, a farm bill is a legislative tool of the federal government to set updates for policy…

7 months ago

Delta 8 THC

Delta 8 THC is a cannabinoid found in cannabis, being one of the four most abundant cannabinoids in the cannabis…

7 months ago

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is the official term for United States federal drug prohibition policy, both domestically and abroad. It…

7 months ago

The MORE Act

In the United States, the MORE Act is the "Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act," a proposed piece of legislation…

8 months ago

plug

We explain what a plug is, how it fits into general weed culture, and why you're better off dealing with…

8 months ago

Dry Herb

Dry Herb is the cannabis flower buds themselves. There was a time when this was just about the only way…

1 year ago

BCC

The BCC is the California Bureau of Cannabis Control. It operates in the State of California under the Department of…

1 year ago

The Controlled Substances Act

The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) is a federal statute in the United States which defines the regulation standard for various…

1 year ago

Tolerance Break

THC in cannabis, like many psychoactive substances, tends to have diminishing returns over prolonged, steady use. This is because the…

1 year ago

RSO

RSO stands for "Rick Simpson Oil," the namesake of Canadian medical marijuana activist Rick Simpson. RSO contains lower concentrations of…

1 year ago

hemp

Hemp is a separate strain of cannabis, grown for its industrial uses as opposed to a psychoactive substance. History of…

1 year ago

Cotton Mouth

"Cotton mouth" is longstanding cannabis slang for an extremely dry mouth, such as the kind you only get from a…

2 years ago