|The acidic version of a cannabinoid
|Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations
|Cannabis consumer of legal age who uses cannabis for non medical purposes
|Protection measure used to restrict access to content
|A chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response
|Anticipatory Issues Management Model – a playbook for getting ahead of emerging issues to dictate the type of social impact a company wants to create
|A naturally occurring arachidonic acid derivative, present in some foods and in mammalian brains, where it acts as a messenger molecule and plays a role in pain, depression, appetite, memory, and fertility.
|A substance that interferes with or inhibits the physiological action of another.
|Butane hash oil – potent form of cannabis concentrates that comes in various consistencies including budder, shatter, wax and more
|Law that legalized recreational cannabis use nationwide in Canada in combination with its companion legislation Bill C-46, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code.
|Law that aims to strengthen the criminal law response to both drug- and alcohol-impaired driving
|The proportion of a drug or other substance, which enters the circulation when introduced into the body. It has an active effect.
|A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary processes from biomass, rather than a fuel produced by the very slow geological processes involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as oil.
|The total mass of organisms in a given area or volume.
|plastic materials produced from renewable biomass sources, such as vegetable oils, corn starch, straw, woodchips, sawdust, recycled food waste, etc. Bioplastic can be made from agricultural by-products such as hemp.
|Technology that allows digital information to be distributed, but not copied
|A hollowed-out cigar filled with cannabis
|A bong is a filtration device generally used for smoking cannabis, or other herbal substances.
|A method of administration involving placing a drug between your gums and cheek, where it also dissolves and is absorbed into your blood.
|Aerated with bubbles and a waxy consistency, similar to an aero bar, but generally much lighter in colour and opaque.
|Class 1 division 1
|Class 1 division 2
|Cannabinoids are compounds that make up the plants hemp and Marijuana
|A psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes.
|Law that legalized recreational cannabis use nationwide in Canada in combination with its companion legislation Bill C-46
|Cannabis that is prescribed by physicians for their patients. Prescription is provided in grams.
|Cannabaceae is a small family of flowering plants. Well known for their content of biologically-active terpenophenolic metabolites
|When a joint burns on one side but not the other
|A container holding a substance, designed for insertion into a mechanism.
|A natural bicyclic sesquiterpene that is a constituent of many essential oils, especially clove oil, the oil from the stems and flowers of Syzygium aromaticum, the essential oil of Cannabis sativa, rosemary, and hops.
|Controlled Drug and Substance Act
|Make inaccessible to children
|Cuttings from a marijuana plant – these cuttings make roots of their own and grow into an identical plant as the “mother”
|A closed loop control system is a set of mechanical or electronic devices that automatically regulates a process variable to a desired state or set point without human interaction.
|A colourless gas with a density about 60% higher
|Certificate of Analysis
|A thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture.
|Products made from the cannabis plant that have been processed to keep only the most desirable plant compounds
|A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat base. Cones are a shape of joint that differ from cigarette style rolling
|a shopper who is choosing to make conscious purchasing decisions, based on a company’s social, environmental and ethical approaches to business
|Consumer packaged goods
|An industry term for merchandise that customers use up and replace on a frequent basis.
|Corporate Social Responsibility
|focused on protecting a company’s reputation and mitigating emerging problems.
|is the combination of rules, processes or laws by which businesses are operated, regulated and controlled. This includes the internal and external factors that affect the interests of a company’s stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, suppliers, government regulators and management.
|The Canadian Registration Number (CRN) is a number issued by each province or territory in Canada by an authorized safety authority for any boiler, pressure vessel or fitting that operates at a pressure greater than 15 psig (1 barg).
|Produce a plant by hybridizing two different species, breeds, or varieties.
|Canadian Seeds Grower Association
|Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System
|The act of caring for or raising plants
|Curing is a slow aging process not generally performed by commercial producers at this time.
|Heating a small amount of cannabis extract (a dab) with a metal conductor and then inhaling the vapor
|Activated Cannabis flower
|Process of converting acidic cannabinoids to activated ones
|Mixture of crystalized THCA and usually light runny oils
|Drug Identification Number
|Written or spoken communication or debate
|enforced by the EU Commission, requiring investment managers to disclose to investors how sustainability issues affect the value of an investment, and whether the investment’s societal impacts have been considered.
|Highly refined cannabis extract. Highest purity
|A certain quantity of cannabis to be taken at one time.
|Double Bottom Line
|a framework measuring financial profit or loss and an organization’s positive social impact
|Plant matter that has been cured and dried and is ready to smoke
|The result of mechanically removing the resin glands from the plant by sieving them with screens of different sizes
|Mass transfer process consisting of the removal of moisture
|Cannabis patient who uses cannabis for medical purposes and is of legal age to use cannabis for non medical purposes
|Items of food
|A biological system composed of endocannabinoids
|Ratio of grams to ml. Example 1gr = 3ml (3:1 ratio)
|Environmental, Social and Governance screening; a framework for corporate risk assessment, and an investment strategy.
|considers a company’s practices and risk factors in these areas (Environmental, Social and Governance), on top of traditional financial performance.
|A chemical compound, a simple alcohol with the chemical formula C. 2H. 6O.
|A type of revenue stamp affixed to cannabis goods with THC to indicate that the required excise tax has been paid by the manufacturer.
|A separation process consisting of the separation of a substance from a matrix.
|Female hybrid seeds
|A cross between two or more unrelated female inbred plants.
|Seeds that only produce female plants
|Fibre, also called dietary fibre, is the part of plant foods that the body cannot digest.
|Can be made from different materials. Used in joints to help with the smoking experience
|A group of plant metabolites thought to provide health benefits through cell signalling pathways and antioxidant effects.
|Hash oil pressed out of dried flower buds.
|The action of producing flowers
|Full spectrum products are associated with the “entourage effect” – this refers to the increased effectiveness of these products due to the different cannabinoids working synergistically.
|Germination is the process in which the seeds sprout and the root emerges
|Grades are a method of communicating (to the student, their parents, future professors, graduate schools, employers, etc.) something about the performance
|A metric unit of mass equal to ¹/₁₀₀₀ kilogram. 1 gram is equivilant to 1000mg
|Also known as champacol, it is an organic compound, a sesquiterpenoid alcohol found in several plants, especially in the oil of guaiacum and cypress pine
|An association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area
|Vegan or gelatin based two piece capsule typically used for powders or dry materials
|Process of gathering a ripe crop
|Cannabis product made from the resin of the cannabis plant
|A pollen press can be used to press trichomes from female marijuana plants that have accumulated in a herb grinder, or by some other means, into a solid mass known hashish
|High Cannabinoid Extracts
|Canadian government body responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health
|A strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.
|An adjective that describes similar or uniform characteristics
|High Terpene Extracts
|A compound of hydrogen and carbon, such as any of those which are the chief components of petroleum and natural gas.
|Industrial Hemp Regulations
|investing with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside financial return; the pursuit of the double-bottom-line.
|Type of cannabis plant that has short bushy wide leaves. Can grow fast and have a high yield potential
|When you remove or set apart one thing from others,
|Cigarette style cannabis joint
|Kilograms – the SI unit of mass – 1KG is equivalent to 1000gr
|Resin glands which contain the terpenes and cannabinoids that make cannabis so unique
|Licensed by Health Canada to Cultivate Cannabis
|Licensed by Health Canada to Process Cannabis
|Licensed by Health Canada to Sell Cannabis
|The developmental stages that occur during an organism’s lifetime.
|A colourless liquid aliphatic hydrocarbon classified as a cyclic monoterpene, and is the major component in the oil of citrus fruit peels.
|Two enantiomers of a naturally occurring terpene alcohol found in many flowers and spice plants.
|Hash oil pressed out of bubble hash made from fresh plants with no drying process.
|Cannabis patient who uses cannabis for medical purposes
|Milligram – A unit of measurement of mass in the metric system equal to a thousandth of a gram.
|Ground up cannabis flower
|Marijuana Medical Access Regulations
|Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations
|Milliliter – metric unit used to measure capacity that’s equal to one-thousandth of a liter
|the exploitation of other people for personal or commercial gain. This includes a wide spectrum of exploitation, including but not limited to: harsh working conditions, unfair wages, debt bondage, child labour, forced labour and human trafficking.
|A plant that is grown specifically to take cuttings from to make clones
|A fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae.
|An olefinic natural organic hydrocarbon. It is more precisely classified as a monoterpene.
|Just coming into existence
|Narcotic Control Regulations
|Also known as peruviol and penetrol, it is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene alcohol found in the essential oils of many types of plants and flowers.
|Natural Health Product
|Natural Product Number
|A cannabis terpene carrying a sweet, herbaceous, and earthy aroma with hints of citrus.
|The beginning of something
|A person who belongs to the same age group or social group as someone else
|A molecule synthesized by plants
|A bicyclic monoterpene chemical compound. There are two structural isomers of pinene found in nature: α-pinene and β-pinene.
|Hollow bowl used for smoking loose leaf or flower; it is equipped with a hollow stem through which smoke is drawn into the mouth.
|A measure of drug activity expressed in terms of the amount required to produce an effect of given intensity.
|A joint that has been pre-rolled
|Pre flowering phase
|Also called the stretch, this takes one day to two weeks.
|A container designed to hold material at high pressures.
|Pull and snap
|In between shatter and sap, will break when pulled or bent quickly
|Cannabis in a fresh, non activated form
|A concentrate that is extracted from premium whole bud with no further refinement or winterization processe bud with no further refinement or winterization process
|A region of tissue, or a molecule in a cell membrane, which responds specifically to a particular neurotransmitter, hormone, antigen, or other substance.
|Pure original genetic that can offer female or male samples
|An organization’s adherence to laws
|Organic volatile chemicals that are used or produced in the manufacture of drug substances or excipients, or in the preparation of drug products.
|Mixtures of organic compounds.
|A specialty paper used for rolling cannabis joints
|Type of cannabis plant with short and stalky features. Ruderalis is hardier variety and can be grown in harsh conditions
|Bill proposes to amend the Tobacco Act, the Non-smokers’ Health Act and other related Acts. Its aim is to provide a mechanism to address risks to human health and safety for vaping products that are not marketed for a therapeutic purpose
|Very viscous liquid
|Type of cannabis plant that grows tall and thin with narrow leaves. Can take longer to grow, mature, and require more light.
|A branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws
|Sustainable Development Goals – the blueprint created by the United Nations to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals balance economic, social and environmental areas of sustainable development.
|An embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.
|A young plant, especially one raised from seed and not from a cutting.
|releasing a company from social obligation to the public or society, it’s only responsibility is to shareholders, prioritizing profits over people and the planet.
|A translucent glassy consistency that breaks easily when bent or poked
|Able to survive long periods on store or home shelves without spoiling
|Hash oil pressed out of sift or kief.
|Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke breathed in to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream.
|a commitment to justice and equality in the development of policies, programs and services which impact public citizens.
|the effect from an action or inaction, an activity, project or policy on people and communities; it is about working for positive change in a sustainable way.
|Social Impact Investing
|helping a business or organization complete a project, deliver a program, or generate something positive to benefit society with a measurable social or environmental impact, and deliver a financial return.
|Social License to Operate (SLO)
|company consideration of the viewpoint of all stakeholders, working to earn local community acceptance.
|Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)
|involves actively removing or choosing investments based on the specific values of an investor.
|Vegan or gelatin based single piece capsule typically used for oil or liquid-based supplements
|Able to dissolve other substances
|Extracts or concentrates produced without the use of a solvent
|Standard operating procedures
|A corporations’ main responsibility is to all stakeholders, and that all stakeholders matter equally.
|Raw material cannabis that is used in the production of a cannabis
|Refers to the pharmacological route of administration by which substances diffuse into the blood through tissues under the tongue.
|Foods that are rich in nutrients.
|Supply Chain Harmonization
|including vendors and businesses of all sizes and earnings to harmonize, working together, despite varying standards, towards greater supply chain transparency.
|Supply Chain Standardization
|ensuring uniformity to collaborate across an industry supply chain towards greater supply chain transparency.
|A solid dosage form that is inserted into the rectum, vagina, or urethra, where it dissolves or melts and exerts local or systemic effects.
|An effect arising between two or more agents, entities, factors, or substances that produces an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects.
|Made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product.
|A large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants
|A sedative terpene that, similarly to camphene, produces an acrid smoke when burned
|Theory of Change – a description of why a particular way of working will be effective, showing how change happens in the short, medium and long term to achieve the intended impact
|Products intended for application directly to an outside part of the body
|Total Societal Impac
|a corporations’ review of all the ways a business can affect society. This includes the entire supply chain
|Application that enables the electronic recording, storing, handling, and reporting of data
|Fine outgrowths or appendages on cannabis plants
|Small pieces trimmed off something
|Triple Bottom Line
|a framework measuring an organization’s profit, and impact on people and the planet
|Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) is an independent product safety testing, certification and inspection organization.
|Vaping is the inhaling of a vapor created by a vaping device.
|A device using vaporization technology that allows users to inhale cannabis in vapor form, rather than smoke.
|Period where plants are busy carrying out photosynthesis and accumulating resources that will be needed for flowering and reproduction
|Able to be dissolved in water.
|Translucent/opaque that breaks apart like a butter or cheese. Should be easy to cut through
|An oil refinement technique commonly used in biotechnology