Also known as:

  • Marijuana
  • Hashish
  • Hash
  • Hash Oil
  • Pot
  • Weed
  • Grass
  • Dope
  • Kush
  • Shatter




The dried leaves and flowers of the plant.


Hashish (hash)

A dried resin from the top of the plant. Often brown or black and “chunky” looking.

Cannabis Extracts

(aka shatter, dabs, etc.) – Highly concentrated cannabis extract (up to 90% THC) dissolved in petroleum-based solvent.

THC Edibles

THC Consumables

Edibles (foods and drinks containing extracts of cannabis), tinctures and sprays (Cannabis extract dissolved in a solvent, often alcohol; can be used to make other products) and creams, salves and liniments (Cannabis extract preparation prepared with alcohol, oil or wax and applied to the skin).

Do you know?

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Cannabis is much stronger than it was even just a decade ago. Plants are bred to have more THC.

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After smoking, a person can feel the effects of THC within a few minutes and they usually last 3–4 hours. When eaten, a person may not feel the effects for an hour or more, but they can last more than 24 hours.

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The body’s fat cells store THC for a long time after stopping use – up to 6 weeks for regular daily users.

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Smoke from a marijuana cigarette contains some of the same chemicals found in tobacco smoke that are known to cause cancer.

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There are many ways to use THC including smoking a joint, vaping, cannabis drinks, edibles or tinctures applied to the body. 

Starts With

the Law

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Even though cannabis is legal in Canada, there are still rules and regulations that have been put in place by each provincial government. It is important to familiarize yourself with Manitoba the laws so that you can safely, legally and responsibly use marijuana.

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