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Also known as:

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

Forms

cannabis

Marijuana

The dried leaves and flowers of the plant.

 

hashish

Hashish (hash)

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

cannabis wax

Hash oil

It is sticky oil made from hashish. Can be brown, black, red or clear. It is often put in small bottles or caps.

cannabis Extracts

Cannabis Extracts

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

Do you know?

Do you know? 1

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

Do you know? 2

Although cannabis is typically smoked, it can also be eaten.

Do you know? 3

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.

Do you know? 4

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

Do you know? 5

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

Responsibility
Starts With

Knowing
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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If alcohol, drugs or gambling are causing problems for you or someone you know, call the Manitoba Addictions Helpline at 1-855-662-6605 (toll free) or visit the AFM website for information about our programs and services.