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What are the Most Popular Ways to Consume Cannabis?

You may be wondering what the most popular method of consuming cannabis is. Marijuana users have many different methods available for how they can get their high, from smoking and vaping to eating edibles in the form of brownies and cookies, you even get beer that is infused with THC. Or perhaps you are into lotions that give you a high without the added risks that come with smoking or vaping. There is something for everyone and the only way to know what works for you is to try the different methods available and seeing which one works best. If you decide to search for your possibilities online, you will find a lot of retailers with so many modern devices and accessories which will make you exited to buy more than just one device or accessory. For instance, there is a well-known and established online retailer known as SmokeCartel which has one of the best website organization and description of its products, but also the newest technology of every device for cannabis consumption.

If you are new to consuming marijuana and want to know what method is best for you, here are a few of the most popular methods:


Edibles are a very popular method of consuming marijuana. It is when you consume food or beverage items that are infused with marijuana. Food and beverages such as brownies, gummies, cookies, tea or beer. The marijuana is generally cooked into a base ingredient such as butter or olive oil and then that base is used to prepare the food or baked goods. The benefits of this method of consuming weed is the following:

  • More intense high that lasts longer
  • No smell
  • Discreet
  • Delicious

The amount of THC is easy to control and it is up to you to decide how much THC to incorporate into your edibles. It takes about an hour for the high to kick in on an empty stomach but anything up to 3 hours when consuming it with food and the high lasts for 4-6 hours.

Dab rigs

Another method of consumption is dab rigs. A dab rig is a water pipe that is designed to work with cannabis concentrates such as dabs and wax instead of dry herbs. Using it is simple: you heat the nail with a torch, placing a dab of concentrate in the nail on the rig and then you inhale resulting in vapour.  Dab rigs produces vapour making it much stronger. The benefits are that it is healthier than conventional smoking and it gives you a stronger high because it produces 80% more THC than any other weed products. Because dab rigs expose you to such high levels of THC it is not easy to control. The high from a dab rig kicks in almost instantly and lasts about 1-3 hours.

Dry herb vaporizers

One of the quickest ways to get CBD into your system is to smoke or vape it. When you inhale CBD it goes into your lungs and then straight into your bloodstream. Unlike smoking, vaping does not come with the harsh feelings and does not harm your lungs or throat, however it will still give you the same high concentrate of CBD and the maximum effects. It is also easy to regulate your dosage when you use the vaping method.

This method is highly effective because, like previously mentioned, vaping gets the CBD straight into your lungs and into your bloodstream. It takes about 15 minutes for the high to kick in and will last about 2 hours.


Tinctures are another way to consume marijuana. Tinctures is a liquid marijuana extract. It is most common for an alcohol to be used as a solvent however vinegar and glycerol can be used as well. To use tinctures is simple. You put 3-4 drops of the tincture under your tongue and then let it be absorbed into your body. The benefits of this method of consumption is that it is a healthy method of consumption and it is very discreet. It is easy to control the amount THC and it takes about 15-30 minutes to feel the high.


Lastly we have sprays. This is when liquids are infused with CBD and THC to apply under your tongue. This is still a new method so there is not much research or variation with this product. This pray my help with anxiety, chemotherapy side effects, chronic pain and epilepsy although the research is still ongoing. The amount of THC is relatively easy to control and it takes about 15-45 minutes for the high to kick in and then it will peak at 90 minutes.

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