What's a Zip of Weed? - Answers to Common Cannabis Questions
Updated: Jun 11
Street culture can be a hard thing to familiarize yourself with if you're an adult. But as the cannabis industry matures, more and more adults are flocking to Google to decipher phrases like 'what's a zip of weed,' 'how much is a zip of weed,' and 'how much is an ounce of weed."
As a public service, I've decided to provide the following information for any adults who are too embarrassed to ask these questions to their teenage children.
I hope this helps.
In this article, we'll answer the following questions:
What's a Zip of Weed?
An ounce. A "zip" is just slang for 'an ounce of marijuana.' Ounces or "zips" are often broken down further into "eighths."
An ounce is 28.35 grams. There are 16 ounces (oz) in one pound (lbs).
As the name would imply, there are eight eighths in an ounce.
How Much is an Ounce of Weed?
Ounces or zips are typically sold between friends for anywhere from $100 to $200, depending on the quality of the weed.
Ounces are typically sold in dispensaries for anywhere from $200 to $350.
How Much is a Quarter of Weed?
A quarter (quarter ounce) of weed typically sells for $80 to $100. A quarter ounce is equivalent to 7.09 grams.