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Abe $5 worth of drugs
Abe's cabe $5 bill
B Amount of marijuana to fill a matchbox
Bag Container for drugs; a package of drugs, usually marijuana or heroin; a person's favorite drug
Balloon Heroin supplier; a penny balloon that contains narcotics
Big 8 1/8 kilogram crack
Bindle Small packet of drug powder; heroin
Bing Enough drug for one injection
Biscuit 50 rocks of crack
Biz Bag or portion of drugs
Bone Marijuana; $50 piece of crack; high purity heroin
Book 100 dosage units of LSD
Boulder Crack Cocaine; $20 worth of crack
Breakdown $40 of crack cocaine that can be broken down into $20 packages
Brick Crack Cocaine; cocaine; marijuana; 1 kilogram of marijuana
Bump Crack; fake crack; cocaine; boost a high; hit of ketamine ($20)
Cad/Cadillac 1 ounce
Can Marijuana; 1 ounce
Cap Crack Cocaine; LSD; a capsule of a drug
Cartucho (Spanish) Package of marijuana cigarettes
Check Personal supply of drugs
Cod Large amount of money
Coriander seeds Cash
Cotton Currency; OxyContin
Course note Bill larger than $2
Cube LSD; 1 ounce
Deck 1 to 15 grams of heroin, also known as a bag; packet of drugs
Demo Crack stem; sample-size quantity of crack
Deuce Heroin; $2 worth of drugs
Dews $10 worth of drugs
Dime Crack Cocaine; $10 worth of crack
Dime bag $10 worth of drugs
Dime's worth Amount of heroin to cause death
Dollar $100 worth of drugs
Doub $20 rock of crack
Double up When a crack dealer delivers an extra rock as a marketing ploy to attract customers
Double ups A $20 rock that can be broken into two $20 rocks
Dove $35 piece of crack
Eight ball 1/8 ounce of drugs
Elbows One pound of methamphetamine
Fifteen cents $15 worth of drugs
Five C note $500 bill
Five cent bag $5 worth of drugs
Five dollar bag $50 worth of drugs
G $1000 or 1 gram of drugs; term for an unfamiliar male; Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
G-rock One gram rock cocaine
Grease Currency
Green goods Paper currency
Greens/green stuff Paper currency
Half 1/2 ounce
Half a football field 50 rocks of crack
Half elbows 1/2 pound of methamphetamine
Half G $500
Half load 15 bags (decks) of heroin
Half piece 1/2 ounce of heroin or cocaine
Half-a-C $50 bill
Honey Currency
Jumbos Large vials of crack sold on the streets; marijuana mixed with crack
K-lots Bags of 1,000 MDMA pills
Kilo 2.2 pounds
Lid 1 ounce of marijuana
Load 25 bags of heroin
Macaroni and Cheese $5 pack of marijuana and a dime bag of cocaine
Matchbox 1/4 ounce of marijuana or 6 marijuana cigarettes
Nickel bag $5 worth of drugs; heroin
Nickel note $5 bill
O.Z. One ounce of a drug substance
One bomb 100 rocks of crack cocaine
One tissue box 1 ounce of crack
Paper A dosage unit of heroin; one-tenth of a gram or less of the drug ice or methamphetamine
Paper bag Container for drugs
Pee Wee Crack Cocaine; $5 worth of crack
Piece Cocaine; Crack Cocaine; 1 ounce
Quarter 1/4 ounce or $25 worth of drugs
Quarter bag $25 worth of drugs
Quarter piece 1/4 ounce
Sandwich bag $40 bag of marijuana
Shot To inject a drug; an amount of cocaine; 10 shot or 20 shot
Sixty-two 2 1/2 ounces of poor quality crack
Sniffer bag $5 bag of heroin intended for inhalation
Spoon 1/16 ounce of heroin; paraphernalia used to prepare heroin for injection
Teardrops Dosage units of crack packaged in the cut-off corners of plastic bags
Ten Pack 1,000 dosage units of LSD
Tray $3 bag of marijuana
Trey Small rock of crack cocaine
Twenties $20 vials or bags of crack
Twenty $20 rock of crack
Twists Small plastic bags of heroin secured with a twist tie
Two for Nine Two $5 vials or bags of crack for $9
Working fifty Crack rock weighing 1/2 gram or more
Working half Crack rock weighing 1/2 gram or more
Yay Rock of crack cocaine
Z 1 ounce of heroin

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Last Updated: April 6, 2005

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