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Glossary: Industry Terms
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Pakalolo

Yet another iteration of cannabis, Pakalolo is the Hawaiian term for cannabis. You'll likely hear it most on tourist beaches and among certain crowds that have adopted the word because of its unique linguistic composition.

Papers

Short for 'rolling papers,' one of the essential ingredients used in joint- and spliff-crafting. Papers can be made from various materials, including wood pulp, hemp, flax, and rice straw.

Paraphernalia

Paraphernalia most commonly refers to a group of apparatus, equipment, or furnishing used for consuming cannabis.

Parasite

Organism that lives on or in another host organism without benefiting the host - fungus is a parasite.

Parts-per-Million (or PPM)

The standard measurement of nutrition content, residual solvents, as well as other contaminants such as mold and pesticides found within cannabis products.

Passive

Hydroponic system that moves the nutrient solution through absorption or capillary action.

Pathogen

A disease-causing micro-organism, especially bacteria, fungi, and viruses.

Peat

Partially decomposed vegetation (usually moss) with slow decay due to extreme moisture, cold, and acidic conditions.

Pelican Case

A special carrying case for dab rigs or other valuable fragile objects.

Percolator

A percolator, also simply known as a 'perc,' is a special glass design that increases water filtration inside of a bong, bubbler, or other water pipes by adding an additional chamber for the smoke to be filtered through. There are many different types of percolator common, but they all serve to improve the water filtration process so your cannabis bong hit is as smooth as possible.