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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Jack Herer

A Sativa strain that gets its name from the eponymous cannabis and hemp activist and author of 'The Emperor Wears No Clothes,' Jack Herer was created by the Sensi Seed Bank by fusing Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk with a Haze hybrid.

Jacket

Protective outer bulb or envelope of the High-Intensity Discharge (or HID) lamp.

Jelly Hash

It is one of the most potent types of hash available in the market today, a jelly hash is made of a combination of potent bubble hash and high-quality hash or honey oil. The recommended proportions contain eight parts hash and one part cannabis oil (hash oil) usually extracted with butane.

Joint

A joint is a rolled cigarette filled with cannabis. Typically speaking, one would roll a joint with very thin clean-burning rolling papers. This specific way to smoke bud is popular because it’s easy to roll, portable and effortless to discard. There are countless ways to roll a spliff, doobie, cone, etc., including smaller pinners and self-described fatties.