Industry Terms

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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A product that kills or inhibits insects.


Amount or strength of light energy per unit or area - intensity decreases the further away from the source.


A single individual cannabis plant expressing both staminate and pistillate flowers.


To incorporate or add a trait to a given population, without altering the significant characteristics of the population.

Isopropyl Alcohol

A solvent used for creating cannabis concentrates, as well as cleaning bongs and rigs, isopropyl alcohol has a quick evaporation rate and can be used to make mid-grade concentrates.

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