710

710 is “oil” upside down and backwards. Over the last few years, vaping concentrated oils with a vape pen has become very popular. While this term isn’t as widely used as 420, it essentially has the same meaning, which is a slang term for smoking cannabis.

420

420 is a common term among smokers used to refer to smoking cannabis. “Is it 420?” can be an invitation to smoke to other smokers. The term is commonly thought to have originated in the Bay Area, referring to the police code 420 which signified cannabis smoking in public, but this is likely an urban […]

Bubble Hash

Bubble hash is a type of hash made using ice water. The finished product is a dry, clay-like texture of compacted trichomes and resins (see: keif) from the bud. It is often used as a “topper” on layered on top of dried flower either in a joint or smoked from a bowl (pipe).

Bogart

When a smoker holds onto the joint (blunt or pipe) and doesn’t pass it onto another person. This is considered very poor etiquette, especially at a party or social event.

Pack

Pack is a street term used when referring to weed. It can be used as either a verb or a noun. When used as a verb, you’d say something like, “Pack the bong.” It’s the act of packing the cannabis into a bowl, bong, or another smokable. Pack can also be used as a discreet […]

Distillate

Distillates are almost 100% pure cannabis concentrates. During the distillation process, most terpenes and flavonoids are destroyed, leaving behind a THC-packed concentrate. Distillates can be Sativa, Indica, or Hybrid. They are the Swiss Army knife of all cannabis concentrates. Distillates can be used sublingually, meaning you can put a drop or two under your tongue. […]

Nail

A nail is an oil rig or water pipe attachment used to take a dab with the cannabis concentrate of your choice. They are called nails because of their nail-like appearance. There are many different varieties on the market. If you choose to use a nail when dabbing, it’s normally wise to also use a […]

Banger

A banger is a slider for an oil dab rig used to vaporize your wax, shatter, rosin, or other cannabis concentrates. They’re usually made of glass or quartz, but can also be composed using ceramic or titanium Bangers are typically made out of glass in order to withstand the high temperatures needed to heat the […]

Gas

Gas is a word used to describe potent weed in smell, taste, and effect. If you hear the word gas, you know the flower is about to smell up your car. Buyer’s beware, though: street dealers will always tell you they have gas.  How do I use it in a sentence?  “Twelve pulled me over […]

Terpene

A class of organic compounds, specifically volatile unsaturated hydrocarbons. These compounds have strong aromas as part of the essential oils of a variety of plants including cannabis. In cannabis plants, the effects of strains ranging from relaxation to focus are determined largely by terpenes. Examples: Linalool, Myrcene, and Pinene are types of terpenes. “I like […]