What is Marijuana?

A green and brown mix of dried flowers, stems, seeds and leaves from the hemp plant Cannabis Sativa. The main active chemical is THC (tretrahydrocannabinol), which moves quickly through the bloodstream to the brain and other organs throughout the body. Marijuana is a mild hallucinogen that can also act as a depressant or a stimulant. This plant material can also be concentrated in a resin called hashish or a sticky black liquid called hash oil.

What are the street names?

420, Aunt Mary, BC Bud, Blunts, Boom, Chronic, Dope, Gangster, Ganja, Grass, Hash, Herb, Hydro, Indo, Joint, Kif, Mary Jane, Mota, Pot, Reefer, Sinsemilla, Skunk, Smoke, Weed, Yerba

Additional Information:

Drug Facts – National Institute of Drug Abuse

Symptoms of Addiction – Addictions.com

Latest News – Smart Approaches to Marijuana  (SAM)


spiceWhat is synthetic marijuana? K2 or Spice is a mixture of herbs, spices or shredded plant material that is typically sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

Additional Information:

Drug Facts – National Institute on Drug Abuse

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana – Drugrehab.us