Cannabis is big business in the USA now that it is becoming legalized and decriminalized, and as this change has come about just when vaping became a thing the two are now hand in hand. The market for vape products is massive, with people vaping not only cannabis but also CBD and e-liquids. So how do you vape cannabis, and what methods are the best? Let’s talk first about why vaping is rapidly becoming a method of choice for recreational users.
Why Vape Cannabis?
Visit an online vape shop and you’ll get a good idea of the sheer variety of products across a wide range of uses. Vaping is inherently safer than smoking a joint. Many people prefer to continue with the traditional method, but it is proven to be dangerous. The danger is not in what you are smoking, but in the fact there is burning involved. It is the actual burning that creates the tar and known carcinogens that cause lung problems and can lead to cancer.
A vape device does not involve combustion, there is no flame. Instead, the cannabis is heated to a temperature at which it vaporizes. The result is the cloud of vapor that you then inhale. This is cleaner and less dangerous – to both you and those around you – than a cloud of smoke. Another reason for vaping cannabis that the devices offer you certain options. One such option is that of variable voltage. By varying the voltage, you adjust the temperature at which the cannabis combusts. The affects both taste and the harshness of the hit. You can therefore play with the voltage and find the setting you prefer. It’s also easier to fill a vape device – you simply place your cannabis in the container – than it is to roll a join and potentially less wasteful.
Dry Herb or Concentrate?
There are two ways of vaping cannabis: as a dry herb or as a wax concentrate. The latter is purchased as such having been extracted and treated and is the preferred method for some people. The taste between the two will differ, and unless you buy one of the more expensive vape devices you will need a separate vape pen for each. This is why many users settle on one variety. When all is said and done the decision is a personal one that comes down to convenience, taste and preference.
Vape Pen or Dab Rig?
A vape pen is a device that is portable and designed to be carried around. Some are pen shaped while others are not, and you may also hear them called dab pens. These are the most popular and affordable vaping devices of all and are versatile and simple to use.
A dab rig is the vape version of a bong. It includes the water section, needs manual heat and is designed for use in the home. Great for parties, the dab rig is a great way of enjoying cannabis but is not an item you want to be carrying around – it’s big and fragile.
Many users have one of each – one for home and one for when out and about – and the choice is yours.
Buying Vape and Cannabis Items Now that many people are enjoying cannabis freely in the USA it is important to strike up a relationship with a licensed retailer. They can sell you a variety of strains of cannabis that will be grown and harvested to strict quality levels, so gone are the days when you took your chances with what your dealer could lay their hands on! Enjoy vaping your weed!