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The Canadian Government Put Together A List Of Slang Words For Weed And It's Pretty Spectacular

Including "dank krippy."

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With legalization around the corner, the government of Canada put together a handy guide with everything you need to know about marijuana.

It's being promoted as a way to bone up before talking to your teens about ~drugs~.

Blunts, pipes and spliffs are all ways to smoke #cannabis. Before talking to your teen, get informed:…

It goes through the effects of pot on the body:

As well as the various ways to consume it:

But, by far, the most useful and mockable part is a very thorough list of all the slang names for cannabis.

It starts off sort of normal.

  • pot
  • bud
  • wax

But then...

  • errl
  • purp
  • keef
  • dope
  • herb
  • joint
  • rosin
  • spliff
  • trees
  • boom
  • weed
  • ganja
The CW
  • reefer
  • doobie
  • shatter
  • budder
  • gangster
  • Mary Jane (MJ)
  • dank or dank krippy

Dank krippy!

Thank you, government of Canada, for this blessing we're all enjoying very much.

"errl,""purp" and "dank krippy" are slang terms for marijuana that I just learned from the federal government

It's great to know you're so with it.

@DougSaunders What?! No whacky tabacky?

Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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