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What is the difference between Dope and Weed?

Asked by Marlon , Last updated: May 25, 2021

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Malcolm Carneal

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Answered Dec 10, 2020

Equally, weed and dope are words that are applied to refer to the drug marijuana. When looked up in the dictionary, the name weed means any unwanted plant that is considered annoying to people, especially gardeners. The word is also employed to refer to plant cannabis. Marijuana is probably the most common drug that is used worldwide, next to prescription medications.

Dope, on the other hand, is a vernacular word that is frequently used to refer to other, more illicit drugs like heroin. There may be differences in how these words are used, but they are strongly associated. Dope, which is sometimes mentioned as heroin, is considered a pain reliever and an anti-anxiety drug.

Unfortunately, heroin is highly addictive, as most use it shoot up with a needle, and it is not safe under any circumstances. Weed, on the other hand, can either be for recreational or medicinal purposes. It is given to many cancer patients who lose their appetite. It is considered a psychoactive drug. Weed is, of course, more socially acceptable compared to heroin.

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Noah

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Answered Nov 27, 2020

Dope and weed are two similar terms used for hard drugs. Although when you check the dictionary meaning of the word weed, there are other meanings to this word. In this context, the real meaning of the word dope is similar to that of weed. However, weed is a word used to refer to marijuana. Marijuana is a popular hard drug smoked or ingested because of its euphoric effects. At times, it is common to see people using the word cannabis to replace marijuana. This means you can use weed for cannabis or marijuana. On the other hand, dope is a slang word that you can use for all kinds of illegal or hard drugs. While you cannot use weed to refer to heroin, you can use the word dope to refer to heroin. Although all psychoactive drugs are considered illegal in most countries, heroin, which falls under dope is one of the legally controlled drugs in some countries.
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Answered Nov 27, 2020

Dope and weed are words that are often used interchangeably, most especially when you consider their meaning in connection to psychoactive and addictive drugs such as marijuana, and other similar drugs. Weed is a common word that refers to any unwanted that grows where it is not needed. The word weed has other meanings, one of which is a psychoactive drug made from the cannabis plant, or tobacco. This kind of drug is considered illegal in most countries of the world, probably due to its addictive and psychoactive effects. On the other hand, dope is a slang word for weed, either marijuana, other similar drugs like heroin. A lot of researches have shown the harmful effects of smoking weed. Despite this, a lot of people still smoke weed, probably because it causes excitement that makes it possible for the takers to forget their worries. As explained earlier, the word dope can be used to refer to heroin, and heroin is one of the legally-controlled drugs in some countries.
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Answered Nov 18, 2020

Dope is considered to be a slang word. It is normally used for marijuana but there are also instances when it is used to describe other drugs such as heroin. Heroin is a more dangerous drug because it contains different chemicals that will cause harm to the body. Weed is considered to be a recreational drug. This usually refers to marijuana alone and its different strains. There are also times when “weed” is a term that is used for the plant that would need to be removed because it is growing alongside other plants in what is considered to be a cultivated area. Some people will also use the term when they are doing the removal process of these unwanted growths in a garden.
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H. Ruby

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Answered Jul 20, 2020

Some people think that dope and weed mean the same thing, but actually, they do have some differences. Dope is a term that can also be used to refer to marijuana, which is also the same as a weed, which is also a term that is used to pertain to marijuana. The main difference is the fact that dope can also be used to refer to various types of drugs.

Some people think that dope and weed mean the same thing, but actually, they do have some
For example, some people may say that they are selling dope, and this will not mean marijuana but heroine. There are also times when “weed” is a term that is used for some plants that may grow alongside other plants that people would like to remove. This is a term that is not always only used for drugs.

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