There is a lot of talk about cannabis these days—especially among people who use it. To the neophyte, this weedy patois might come off as a secret code, or the high ramblings of a smoked-out brainpan. Indeed, the marijuana vernacular is ever-expanding. Of-the-moment slang is apt to be added, appended, or amended any time a cannabis thought leader lights up, forgets a word, and invents a new one.
But what does it all mean? What the hell is a trichome, or decarboxylation? Is paying the custy price on some heady glass tantamount to getting the homie hookup? Or does it mean you’ve been shafted out of serious dough by paying full-price for a bougie pipe?