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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Q-Tip Tech

The process of cleaning your nail or banger with a q-tip after every use to maintain the freshness of the nail. Q-tipping should be conducted immediately after a dab is taken, while the nail is still hot.

Quartz Banger

A small, circular-shaped dish that attaches to the joint of a dab rig and can be heated to extremely high temperatures and used to vaporize concentrates.

QWISO (or Quick-Was Isopropyl Hash Oil)

When trichomes are stripped from the plant using alcohol (specifically isopropyl), the end product is hash oil, better known as 'QWISO' hash oil, or 'Quick-Was Isopropyl Hash Oil.'