GTA Wiki
GTA Wiki

Marijuana plants in the Crop Fields of Cayo Perico in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Weed or cannabis/marijuana, colloquially known as grass, pot, dope, endo and bud, is a drug that comes from the Cannabis or hemp plant. It appears in many games throughout the Grand Theft Auto series.


Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Weed is referenced in earlier games, most notably Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, where it is mentioned by Dwaine, Jethro, and Couzin Ed. It makes its first appearance in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. It is seen during the mission Are You Going to San Fierro?, in which Carl Johnson must burn weed fields belonging to The Truth before authorities arrive, at the farm in Leafy Hollow. While the marijuana plants are burning, Carl is visibly affected by the resulting smoke, as the camera will start to sway and Carl will comment on how he is starting to get dizzy.

Weed is later planted inside the DA's Merit in the mission 555 We Tip.

Ryder smokes weed laced with PCP, a mixture which he makes himself and calls "water". All gangs can be seen smoking marijuana. Also, the "Orange 12" pedestrian in Los Santos can be heard saying things such as "That ese put dust in my weed," and "Hey man, where the weed at?".

Grand Theft Auto IV and Episodes From Liberty City

During Grand Theft Auto IV, Little Jacob is almost always seen smoking weed during much of the storyline. His best friend and business partner Real Badman also frequently smokes weed. Most of Jacob's missions and jobs for Niko also involve weed. is a website that sells weed, though Niko, Johnny, and Luis are unable to order anything from the site.

Terry Thorpe, Dave Grossman, and Armando Torres are also shown smoking weed.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Weed icon in the Drug Dealing minigame.

Weed is also featured in Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars in Drug Dealing, classified as a low value drug.

Grand Theft Auto V

Weed makes its first official interactive appearance in Grand Theft Auto V. It can be smoked using a bong by both Michael and Franklin, though Franklin will use a spliff if he still lives with Denise. Michael and Franklin will get high and react to the effect. The Ballas have a marijuana growing/packing business set up in an abandoned sawmill just south of Paleto Bay. Smoke on the Water, a medical marijuana pharmacy, can be purchased by Franklin, though he won't be able to buy anything from the store. Marijuana plants can also be seen growing at Braddock Farm, which Trevor can rob for anywhere between $10,000-$100,000. The Grass Roots series of stranger missions center around weed; Barry, a man wishing to legalize the drug, meets Michael, Franklin and Trevor on separate occasions and wants them to sign his petition. He offers each of them weed, which Michael and Trevor reluctantly take and experience frightening trips as a result of the weed being laced with a hallucinogen. Franklin, however, doesn't experience the effects and chastises Barry for its low quality. Barry later has Franklin deliver two large shipments of weed to his apartment for use in a "smoke-in" protest at city hall. As it turns out however, Barry was lying about the protest and uses the weed for himself.

Jimmy is a habitual user of the drug, and purchased a large brick before the events of Fame or Shame and kept it in the family refrigerator.

Grand Theft Auto Online

In Grand Theft Auto Online, weed functions the same way it does in GTA V. It can be smoked by using a bong if the player owns an apartment, or when visiting another player's apartment. The player will experience a blurry effect, green tint and sound being cut out to simulate the feeling of being high. If consumed in a massive concentration the player will eventually pass out and re-awaken at the Central Los Santos Medical Center, even if the player is not located in Los Santos.

In the Bikers update for Grand Theft Auto Online, one of the types of businesses that the player can purchase is weed farms, which grow weed that can be sold. A unique sell mission for weed businesses involves the player driving a Pounder with a hippie, which results in the player becoming stoned for the duration of the drive, affecting their coordination and inevitably acquiring a wanted level.

In the After Hours update, the player's nightclub will have joints in the VIP section if Tale Of Us or The Black Madonna are booked.

In The Cayo Perico Heist update, weed farms can be found at the Crop Fields in Cayo Perico, Colombia, and stacks of packaged weed is a commonly found secondary target for the heist.

In The Contract update, it is revealed that weed has been legalized at some point before 2021. Lamar Davis has founded his own marijuana company, LD Organics. Lamar, Chop, Franklin, DJ Pooh and GTA Online Protagonist all frequently smoke weed in the update.



The background of Franklin's Interaction Menu features a randomized pattern of cannabis leaves.

See Also