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The Street And Slang Names For Marijuana

Marijuana is one of the most abused drugs in the US, as well as the rest of the world. It could be that someone you love is using and abusing Marijuana and really should seek help. One of the major problems is that, as with other illegal and over the counter drug problems, there are many different street and slang names. While many of these names come from the appearance of the drug, some on the actual source of the drug, while others describe the effects caused by using Marijuana. We will now look in detail at the many slang terms used for Marijuana including those whose sole purpose is to disguise the fact Marijuana under discussion.

The Slang Names For Marijuana Based On Its Appearance

The first slang terms we will look at are ones used to describe the appearance of the drug, taken from a processed plant. Although Marijuana does not always look like a green leaf substance, many of the street names describe the flowers from the plant.

  • Red Bud
  • Queen Ann's Lace
  • Lace
  • Green Buds
  • Green Goddess
  • Greens
  • Golden
  • Blonde
  • Blue Sage
  • Black Bart
  • Black Gunion

The Slang Names For Marijuana Based On Its Source

There are many street and slang names that describe the source of the Marijuana - either where it is processed or grown. Some of these are a combination of the geographic location and the actual appearance of the processed plant. Often some slang terms for Marijuana have become brands for varieties of the drug, including:

  • Texas Tea
  • TexMex
  • Panama Gold
  • Panama Red
  • Pakistani Black
  • Mexican Brown
  • Mexican Green
  • Mexican Locoweed
  • Mexican Red
  • Manhattan Silver
  • Kona Gold
  • Kentucky Blue
  • Jamaican Gold
  • Jamaican Red Hair
  • Indian Hay
  • Indian Hemp
  • Hawaiian Black
  • Hawaiian Homegrown Hay
  • Colombian
  • Columbus Black
  • Chocolate Thai
  • Canadian Black
  • Acapulco Red
  • Afgani Indica
  • African
  • African Black
  • African Bush

The Slang Names For Marijuana Based On Its Packaging

We will now look at some names that refer to Marijuana packaging, whether it is at the wholesale bulk level or streets sales level. While some are based on how the drug is prepared before smoking it, i.e. alternative names for Marijuana cigarettes.

  • Number
  • Loaf
  • Grass Brownies
  • Finger Lid
  • Dube
  • Doob
  • Doobee
  • Doobie
  • Bale

The Slang Names For Marijuana Based On The Effects Of Using It

Many people use names for Marijuana that are associated with the feelings and effects that come from using the drug. Different kinds of Marijuana from different locations can often affect people in different ways and the name reflects this. While certain street names highlight the potency the Marijuana.

  • Wacky Weed
  • Sinsemilla
  • Righteous Bush
  • Magic Smoke
  • Loco Weed
  • Love Weed
  • Laughing Weed
  • Laughing Grass
  • Killer Weed
  • Jolly Green
  • Joy Smoke
  • Dry High
  • Giggle Smoke
  • Giggle Weed
  • Dinkie Dow
  • Crazy Weed
  • Crying Weed
  • Babysitter
  • Assassin Of Youth

The Slang Names Based On The Actual Word Marijuana

Often the street and slang names for Marijuana from the actual word - Marijuana, while others come from alternative descriptions for the drug. These words are often the most well known names for Marijuana and include:

  • Weed
  • Tea
  • Rope
  • Reefer
  • Pot
  • Mary Warner
  • Mary Weaver
  • Meg
  • Megg
  • Meggie
  • Mary
  • Mary And Johnny
  • Mary Ann
  • Mary Jane
  • Mary Jonas
  • M.J.
  • Juanita
  • Jane
  • Aunt Mary

The Slang Names For Marijuana Used To Deceive

The last selection of street and slang names are the most important collection, particularly if you think that one of your children or someone you love may have a secret Marijuana abuse or addiction problem. These names exist so that users can discuss the drug in public places without rousing suspicion from family, colleagues or neighbors. While some may allude to the appearance or effects of the drug, unless you know their connection to the drug, they usually go undetected. These names can include:

  • Yellow Submarine
  • Sweet Lucy
  • Sticky Icky
  • Skunk
  • Rainy Day Woman
  • Muggles
  • Mutha
  • Mootie
  • Herb
  • Haircut
  • Flower Tops
  • Colorado Cocktail
  • Broccoli
  • Bo
  • BoBo
  • Bammy
  • Bar
  • Bash
  • Astro Turf
  • Ashes

The main reason it is important to have knowledge of as many of the street and slang names used for Marijuana as possible, is so that you know when your children or other people that you care about may have a drug problem. Once you have determined that they are secretly using Marijuana you can have a plan of action to encourage them to seek help with their drug related problems.

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