When it comes to the world of cannabis, things just keep getting bigger and bigger. Ever since the recreational legalization of cannabis in 2012, the industry has only been moving in one direction; up. If you are like most people, then you are very curious about the cannabis market, and more specifically, the various consumption methods.
As someone new to cannabis, you might be wanting to choose a cannabis consumption method, but you aren’t sure where to start. Here is a list of some of the most popular cannabis consumption methods on the market today, with a few pros and cons to help you make the choice a bit easier.
Dry Herb Vaporizers
Dry herb vaporizers have fast become one of the most popular marijuana consumption methods on the market, and there is no surprise to this fact, due to the many benefits that the device offers. One of the primary benefits is that dry herb vaporizers are extremely convenient for consuming on the go.
Unfortunately, this convenience is also a negative, since if you forget to charge the device or use it too much while out and about, it won’t matter how much cannabis you have left, you won’t be able to use it.
Another incredible cannabis consumption method, which just happens to be one of the most iconic, is the bong. According to DankStop, bongs are incredibly simple in design and even easier to use, which is one of the factors that make them popular. Another is the fact that bongs are great for sharing, and require minimal maintenance to keep them running.
The most glaring negative of bongs is the fact that it isn’t very practical to be used on the go, which means that more often than not, you will only be able to use a bong at home.
Another iconic marijuana consumption method that can’t be left off of any list is the joint. Joints, otherwise known as marijuana cigarettes, are by far one of the most convenient and cheapest marijuana consumption methods. They are easy to roll and are small enough to be carried around anywhere.
With that being said, the only negatives about joints would be the fact that rolling a joint outside can be challenging, especially if it is windy. Another negative about joints is the fact that you are inhaling burning paper, as well as toxic carcinogens due to combustion being used, which isn’t that great.
If you are looking for a cannabis consumption method that is easy to use, and slowly becoming available everywhere, then edibles are for you. Not only do you just need to eat them to receive the effects of cannabis but you can also effectively microdose, given the fact that edibles are accurately measured.
The biggest benefit of edibles is also the biggest negative; the effects last for around 6 to 8 hours. If you are looking to be high for that long then this method is great, if you aren’t, then that’s why it is negative.
If you are looking for something in between the duration of effects of a dry herb vaporizer and an edible, then tinctures are your safest bet. Tinctures provide a duration of effects of around 4 hours and are incredibly easy to use.
More than this, they are also very effective for micro-dosing, which is one of the reasons why many people who use cannabis choose tinctures as their consumption method. If tinctures had a negative, it would be that the vials are not big enough, depending on the amount used.
Finally, the last entry on this list is another consumption method that has seen a rise in popularity in the last few years; dab rigs. Upon first glance, dab rigs look like bongs, except they use cannabis concentrate, wax, or shatter, which doesn’t burn, making them a healthier alternative. More than this, they allow you to consume high concentrations of THC without consuming a large volume of cannabis.
The biggest negative of dab rigs would be the fact that, much like bongs, they aren’t the most practical choice for someone looking to consume on the go. There are a few portable dab rigs on the market, however, which is something to keep in mind.