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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Yield (Actual)

The quantity of acceptable material or product that is output at an intermediate or final stage of production or manufacturing.

Yield (Expected)

The quantity of material or the percentage of theoretical yield anticipated at any phase of production or manufacturing based on previous data.

Yield (Theoretical)

The quantity that would be produced during any phase of manufacturing, processing, or packaging of cannabis, or cannabis products, based on the quantity of the components used, in the absence of any loss or error in actual production.