Alternative Treatment Center (ATC) – Treatment center where patients of the program can purchase their medicine.
Bud – The actual flower of the marijuana plant.
Aroma – The smell of the marijuana (Earthy, Sweet, Berry, etc.)
Cannabinoids – Chemical compounds found in cannabis that act upon the human body’s cannabinoid receptors. We all have them. Marijuana’s most well-known cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Cannabis – or Marijuana. 3 plant types: Sativa, Indica and Hybrid.
Cross or Hybrid Breed – This is a combination of Indica and Sativa marijuana plants. Hybrids combine the medical effects of both Sativa and Indica.
Dispensary – This is the general term used for the place where patients go to get their medicine. (Also known as an ATC)
Flowers – Best part of the plant. This is where the medical benefits of the plants are stored (Buds, Flowers, Nugs.)
Hemp – Male plants used for rope, paper, beauty products, and other natural products.
Hybrid – Genetic crossbreed between two plants. (Generally, Indica and Sativa crossbreed)
[ps2id id=’key-shake’ target=’yes’/]Indica – Generally these marijuana plants cause you to be sleepy and helps with depression.
Kief – Finely ground up marijuana trichromes.
Landrace – Local variety of cannabis, purely awesome plant.
Marijuana – General term for female cannabis plants or their dried flowers. Contains a SIGNIFICANT amount more TCH than male plants.
Pre-roll – Pre-rolled Joints of different marijuana strains
Shake – Ground up marijuana from the plant. Street Shake is considered horrible and unsmokable – Medical dispensary Shake is smokeable, bakeable, and most of all usable.
Sativa – Generally these marijuana plants help you with energy and creativity.
Strain – A specific type of marijuana plant that provides different effects.
THC – Tetrahydrocannabinol – Provides you with the psychoactive effects of marijuana – What you get “High” from.
Tincture – Liquid based marijuana extract that you absorb instead of smoke. Eye dropper and bottle.
Topical – Cannabis product where the active properties can be applied not smoked.
Trichome – TCH and CBD pollen or Keif from the flower.
Vaporizer – Best way to get the most of your medicine. Heats up to correct marijuana combustion temperature for best results.