VIJAYA— Cannabis is called 'Vijaya' as it can help you triumph over the six longings/desires of the Mind & Body.
Herb — among Rastafarians, who use the substance religiously, this term has been used to emphasize that it is “natural” like other herbs. With a similar flare, the substance has been called “mother” and “mother nature,” as well as the “noble weed” and “righteous bush”
Cannabis - The plant name Cannabis is derived originally from a Scythian or Thracian word, which loaned into Persian as Kanab, then into Greek as κάνναβις (kánnavis) and subsequently into Latin as cannabis.
Bhang - An edible preparation of marijuana made by soaking and grinding the young leaves and stems of the Cannabis sativa plant to create a paste, usually mixed with milk or water in traditional Indian beverages, and known for its mild hallucinogenic effects.
Bud – the name for the part of the cannabis plant that is smoked
Airplane – because it gets one “high.” Also, see “parachute” and “pocket rocket”
Green goddess – green for the color, goddess for the experience
Green – for the color, the same reason it is slang for money. Similar slang terms are green stuff, greenery, and green tea
Pot — derives from the Spanish word for marijuana leaves, potiguaya
Dank – this term started out describing unpleasant, swamp-like things and, like “bad” itself, then came to describe good things, like marijuana of the best quality
Ganja – derives from a Hindi word for the hemp plant
420 - is cannabis culture slang for marijuana and hashish consumption, especially smoking around the time 4:20 p.m., and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20
Grass – also bush and weed
Blunt – though the wrapper of any cigar can be used today, early users of the term used the brand Phillies Blunt
Houdini – because the user “escapes” reality
Marijuana - originally spelled variously as "marihuana", "mariguana", etc., originated in Mexican Spanish.
Doobie - a cannabis cigarette.
Thirteen — the first letter of marijuana is the 13th in the alphabet