Lifestyle & Culture

What, Exactly, is this Stuff Called?

Marihuana, marijuana, cannabis, weed, reefer, dope, pot, ganja… the list goes on (and on, and on). The government once called it marihuana, then marijuana, and now cannabis seems to be having its moment in the spotlight. Where did the terms marijuana and cannabis come from, and which one is the ‘right’ one to use today?