In the marijuana industry, an access point refers to any location in which cannabis may be purchased. Legal access points are more often called “dispensaries” or “cannabis shops,” and they may serve recreational and/or authorized medical patients depending on their licensing credentials.
An accessory, typically made of glass, designed to make two pieces of a smoking apparatus fit together and function, typically in a bong or dab rig. Where the two pieces connect if called the joints, and joints come in different shapes and sizes: male and female, and 10mm, 12mm, 14mm, etc.
A term used to describe cannabis that can be grown, purchased, and consumed by people 21 years old and up in a legal state. “Adult-use” typically refers to cannabis bought for recreational purposes instead of medical uses.
Aeroponics is a method of growing marijuana plants in which roots are suspended in the air inside of a chamber and sprayed with water. Aeroponics is commonly used to start cannabis clones in order to give them a healthy root system before being potted into soil or another growing medium.
A process used when making ice water hash to break trichomes off the cannabis plant. In the process, cannabis plant material is frozen when placed in ice water, making trichomes brittle and easy to break off when agitated.
An anther is a botanical term that refers to the oval-shaped sac that forms at the end of a male flower’s stamen. Anthers are sometimes referred to as “bananas” due to their shape.
A bong accessory that sits between the bowl and the downstem, to keep ash from entering the main chamber of the bong, keeping it cleaner. This also keeps the water cleaner and smoke cleaner.
The heating element of a vape system which turns cannabis oil into vapor and includes the wick and heating coil. “The atomizer broke in my cartridge.