In the past, grass was just ‘grass’, man. Today, cannabis has as much vocabulary as wine.

High Times and VICE journalist, and author of The Official High Times Pot Smoker’s Handbook David Bienenstock explains what the marijuana terms ‘sativa’ and ‘indica’ mean, describing cannabis’ effects, history, and breeding.

Listen below for a journey through thousands of years of global breeding, and how it’s all wrapped up in each and every bud.