Cannabis 101

Cannabis 101

  What is cannabis flower and how do you consume it?

Traditional flower smoking has its own place no matter how cannabis industry has evolved. Advance technologies have introduced number of cannabis products which gives exact same taste as of cannabis. But smoking flowers of cannabis is still preferred method of consumption.
Flowers or buds are the part of cannabis plant which is considered to be smoked. Because of the versatility of cannabis flowers, smokers still preferred them to smoke instead of other cannabis products. Rapid onset is one of the biggest benefits of smoking weed. Smokers feel the effect of cannabis flowers as soon as they consume them. The effect of these flowers last from one to three hours. It totally depends on the smoker.

How to smoke weed?

Every smoker knows how to roll the flowers into a joint to have smoking experience. There are a lot of ways to smoke weed. But these methods are dependent of the smoker.

How to smoke a joint?

Most of the smokers use this method to smoke weed. Rolling a joint has number of benefits. Rolling papers and cannabis flowers are only two things that you would be needing to smoke a joint. You can buy rolling papers on cheap rates from anywhere. Rolling papers are generally made of wood pulp material. Longer sized and hemp based rolling papers are mostly used to roll a joint.

How to smoke a blunt?

Both joint and blunt are almost the same. They are made on same idea. An emptied-out cigar filled with cannabis flowers is known as blunt. Just like a joint, it is extremely easy to roll a blunt for you. You only need tobacco leaves or blunt wrap and cannabis flower to roll a blunt.


Pipes are compact in size, easiest to use and clean, easy to carry. No water and power areneeded to have smoking experience with pipes. Just break your flowers apart, put them in the bowl and light them up. These pipes are portable which means you can now smoke on the go. Some people consider smoking pipes as the most effective and easiest way to smoke weed.


Water pipe or Bongs sizes and shapes are available in the market. Advanced ones are more expensive than the others. Smokers can add ice into the chamber to cool the smoke before inhaling it. Glass percolator bongs are especially effective because they have an additional filtration system which help the smoke to be filtered number of times. And the smoker can have cleanest and coolest hit. Bongs are also known as water pipes and using bongs for smoking cannabis is one of the most common method Especially for Aussies. Bongs are known as filtration device and they consist on a chamber, in which you need to add water. And a down stem which is essential to connect the water chamber and holds the bowl in which you put your cannabis flowers.

Cannabis flower dosing:

When it comes on flower consumption, there is not any specific recommended dosage. Potency is measured by the total concentration of cannabinoids and is expressed in percentage of mg/g. It is recommended for new smokers to start with a small quantity of cannabis flower then you can increase the amount gradually. Usually 0.1 grams in a bong or 0.4g in a joint is good to start with.

Frequently asked questions:

What kind of paper can replace rolling paper?

Number of different materials can replace the rolling papers. Emptied cigars, cigarettes papers can be used for this purpose. Expert smokers can use receipts and phone book pages as well. You can also use corn husks to roll a joint or blunt.

Can tissue papers be used to roll a joint?

Tissue papers are not a good choice to roll a joint. Tissue papers are so fragile and they will fell apart if any attempt is made to roll. Also, many tissue papers have chemicals and lotions on them.

Can gum wrappers be used as joint papers?

With some preparation, gum wrappers can be used as joint paper. Heat up the thin side of gum wrapper with the help of a lighter. Peel the color coating and aluminum away and put your cannabis flowers to roll a joint.

Can you smoke in a steamy room to smoke without the smell?

Steam does not prevent the smell during smoking, so you can smoke in a steamy room without having any smell. When the room is filled with smoke, the temperature of the room gets higher which minimizes the diffusion of the smoke.

Can you smoke when you get your wisdom tooth pulled out?

You can smoke but it is not recommended by the dentist to smoke anything for a week or so. Smoking decrease the production of saliva; risks of infections get higher. Cannabis human made products has chemicals in them which can be harmful for you.

What is an easy and cheap homemade pipe screen?

A small nickel sized screen which is placed on sink faucets can be a replacement of pipe screen.

How to remove the smell from a hotbox?

Burning some in cense or scented candles can keep the smell away. Washing clothes and carpet which comes in contact with weed, can certainly reduce the smell.

Will smoking out of the window prevent the room from smelling?

Yes, smoking out of the window can be helpful to prevent the room from smelling.

Will the smell of marijuana be reduced if I smoke out of a bong?

Yes, it slightly can reduce the smell of marijuana when comparing to a joint. Vapoirsing smells even less!

Does weed smell stick to clothing?

It depends on what kind of strain you are smoking.

What is the best way of smoking weed without paper, pipes or bongs?

Vaporizers are the most effective and easy methods to smoke weed without bongs, papers and pipes.

Can you boil weed and drink the water to get high?

Absolutely no. THC is fat soluble but not water soluble. It does not get dissolve into the water when heated. But you can prepare weed leaves tea by boiling weed in water.

How do you know when your bowl is finished?

When your weed tastes like ash rather than cannabis flower while take a hit. Also, when ashtray is getting filled with black and white ash instead of green

Can you smoke marijuana seeds to get high?

Because seeds contain little to zero THC. They can not make you high.

What happens when you swallow smoke?

It does not have any specific effect. Swallowing smoke can only waste psychoactivity. However. it can irritate the stomach lining.

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