Glossary of Terms
Find definitions to the key cannabis terms and language you’ll find on our site.
Flowers: The part of the cannabis plant that is dried, smoked, vaped or used to make lotions, tinctures, etc. Only female plants flower.
Edibles: Commonly, cookies, brownies or candies that have been infused with cannabis extracts. These can have similar effects to smoking or vaping cannabis. Currently, the sale of edibles is not legal in Ontario.
A species of cannabis that originates from the Hindu Kush mountain range within Afghanistan and Pakistan. The plants are normally bushier than Cannabis sativa.
A cannabis plant that is a genetic cross between two or more strains. A lot of cannabis consumed today is hybrid.
A term for many different kinds of plants, including Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica, which are used recreationally to alter mood.