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A typical gram bag at Uncle Ike’s in Capitol Hill.

Image: Amber Fouts


They’ll go by myriad names and brands (pictured here is the "Pearl Scout Cookies" strain), but always consist of either sativa (brings you up), indica (brings you down), or a hybrid of both.


One gram of flower usually ranges from $8 to $20. From here quantities go up in size and price to an eighth (3.5 grams), a quarter (7 grams), an ounce (28 grams), and a pound (448 grams).


It’s what you smoke or vape. The most natural and pure way to ingest cannabis. Not to be confused with an extract (which may come in many confusing forms like dab or shatter).


The percentage of tetrahydrocannabinol (the stuff that gets you high) in a cannabis product. Twelve percent  is on the low end; 33 percent will mess you right up.


High-cannabidiol strains subvert some of THC’s intoxicating effects for a more manageable body high and are often used in medical-grade products. 

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