Industry Terms & Commonly Used Slang
Scratching your head over what “kief” is?Since many of our learners are newbies in the cannabis industry, you might see confusing words or phrases in the community. Browse our glossary to find a variety of cannabis term definitions and become more educated on industry terminology. This glossary will clear up the confusion and get you speaking like a native GC'er in no time! Also, please add new glossary terms if you see anything missing.
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Soil condition that results from the tightly packed soil which limits aeration and root penetration.
Planting garlic, marigolds, etc., along with cannabis plants to discourage pests.
A mixture of decayed organic matter, high in nutrients - compost must be well-rotted before use.
Pre-purged concentrate that has high Parts-Per-Million (or PPM) of residual solvent - slurry can be either solid and airy, or liquefied and runny.
A cone is a type of joint that is more conical than a typical joint or cigarette. The cone starts straight and thin but widens as the cone gets longer. A crutch or filter is often included and stops the cannabis from falling out of the bottom of the cone and it also stops resin from clogging the end of the joint.
The transfer of heat within a melted concentrate liquid that, in combination with inhaled airflow, circulates current and evenly vaporizes the concentrate - convection occurs when using a carp cap.
The transformer in the ballast is often referred to as a core.
It is a common effect of cannabis that causes one to have a dry and sticky feeling in the mouth. Consuming cannabis regardless of the method dries out the mucous membranes and may cause one’s salivary glands to produce less spit or saliva. The condition also known as dry mouth or hypo-salivation can be managed by drinking plenty of water.
Seed leaves, first leaves that appear on a cannabis plant.