Need Help with Weed Measurements Slang?

What’s a Dub Sack? What’s a Dime Bag? How much is an eighth of weed?

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Weed Measurements 101 Infographic

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Here are some explanations for common weed slang used in Canada

What is a dime bag?

You may have heard of this slang term before the days of legalization on the streets or during a session with your friends. A dime bag is equal to one gram of weed in most cases. Alternatively, a dime bag could be $10 worth of weed that might not necessarily be 1 gram, it depends on the quality of weed, for example, you might get less than a gram if it’s AAAA BC bud.

What is a nickel bag?

The same principle applies to the nickel bag as to the dime bag. A nickel bag is half a gram of weed or $5 worth of weed. Some brick & mortar dispensaries still sell nickel bags that contain bottom of the bag smaller nugs and shake that’s harder to sell, making it a win-win option for value-minded shoppers and dispensary business owners alike.

What is a dub sack?

A dub sack is commonly referred to as being $20 worth of weed, it’s not a very common term used in Canada anymore. The term “dub” was originally coined in the USA to describe 20-inch rims. Again, the amount of weed you get varies depending on the quality, you’ll probably get anywhere from 1-3 grams.

What is a “full O” and a “Z”?

The terms “Full O” and “Z” are without a doubt slang terms. A Full O (or just O) and a Z both refer to a full ounce (28 grams) of cannabis.

See the complete weed measurements breakdown on The Chronic Beaver.


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