How Many Grams Are In An Eighth?

Ever wonder how many grams are in an eight? Have you ever found yourself at your local weed dispensary and wonder just how many grams are in an eight? Or have you ever been asked a how many grams are in a quarter?

Since  “The federal Cannabis Act came into effect on 17 October 2018 and made Canada the second country in the world” ~ Source (Weed In Canada), there are many new smokers who have no clue what and eight or quarter is. So if you’re new to the wonderful word of cannabis, you might be wondering “how much is in an eight?”, will it be enough for your smoke session?   

Well let’s start with the basics: What is a gram, and how much is it?

One gram, also known as dime-bag or dub, is the perfect amount for weed consumers who prefer to smoke out of a handpiece, bong, or joint.

weed laced out on table and being rolled

An eighth is one of the most common form of marijuana measurement. But how much is an eighth? An eighth is 3.5 grams.

Other Weed Measurements

Now we know there are more than just one measurement, so we did you a favour and made a handy list for you to use anytime. We even suggest you bookmark this page so the next time you grab some weed at your local dispensary you will look like a seasoned cannabis smoker. 


An Eighth3.5 gramsdime bag 
A Quarter7 grams  
An Ounce28 gramsFull O, Z 
A Half Ounce14 grams  
A Quarter Pound113.4 gramsQP, Quad4 Ounces
Half-Pound226.8 gramsHP, half-pack, half-pounder8 ounces
1 pound453 grams 16 ounces
A Nickel0.5 grams5 Piece,good for a single joint
A Gram1 gram  

If the chart is not handy for you, don’t worry we got a nice info graph from our friends The Chronic Beaver.

Weed Measurements 101 Infographic

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