Marijuana use is legal in Colorado for those 21 and older, so kids may have questions about marijuana. It’s important to talk with your kids about marijuana early and often.

Marijuana is the dried leaves and flowers of the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plant. It is usually smoked with a bong, pipe, joint or vaporizer. It can also be ingested in the form of edibles. THC, aka Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical in marijuana that makes the user feel “high”. Street names for marijuana include: blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joint, bud, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, green, trees, smoke, skunk, weed, hash, tea, chronic, loud.