14 grams = ½ ounce (0.49383546729 ounces) 28 grams = 1 ounce (0.98767093459 ounces)
There are 28 grams in an ounce.
In the cannabis community, a quarter pound of weed is known as QP, and the name says it all. This corresponds to 113.4 g or four ounces. Half-pack and half-pounder are the main slang terms for half a pound of weed. This makes a total of 226.8g or eight ounces of dried cannabis.
1 gram is about the mass of a metal paper clip. The quick and dirty comparison to keep in mind is that 1 gram is roughly the mass of a metal paper clip. Or, if you prefer, it’s the bulk of a US dollar bill. As these comparisons show, 1 gram isn’t much mass at all – at least by everyday standards.
The Troy system uses pounds and ounces, so it’s similar, but there’s one big difference; there, an avoirdupois ounce corresponds to 28.35 grams, while a troy ounce weighs 31.10 grams. This means that one troy ounce is approximately 1.09714 avoirdupois ounces.
One troy ounce of gold equals 31.1034807 grams. The ounce is also used to measure the mass of liquid. One fluid ounce is equivalent to 28.4 mL (approximately) in the Imperial system or 29.6 mL (approximately) in the United States system.
The word ounce was abbreviated to oz. since at least 1500. The abbreviation oz. Comes from an abbreviation of the Italian word onza, meaning “ounce”. The abbreviation fl is more commonly seen.
A zipper is about 28 grams, four quarters or eight eighths. Or, to put it bluntly, an ounce. It’s important to become familiar with what an ounce of cannabis looks like, as many states use the measurement to determine legal possession limits.