Hashish, also known as 'hash', is a drug made by compressing and processing trichomes of the cannabis plant.[2][3] It is consumed by smoking, typically in a pipe, bongvaporizer or joint, or sometimes via oral ingestion.it has a long history of usage in eastern countries such as Afghanistan, India, Iran, Morocco, and Pakistan.[4] Hash consumption is also popular in Europe, where it is the most common form of cannabis use. In the United States, dried flowers or concentrates are more popular. though  has seen a rise in popularity following changes in law.[5][6] Like many recreational drugs, multiple synonyms  for hash exist, and vary greatly depending on the country and native language.[7] Hash comes from trichomes, the ripe, resinous gland heads that line the surface of cannabis plants. Processes to achieve resin separation have been practiced for centuries, however, the rapid rise of cannabis legalization in the Western world has brought new methods in hash preparation that are sweeping legal markets by storm.