If you're just diving into the wide world of cannabis, it is easy to get overwhelmed. There are so many ways you can smoke cannabis - from classic approaches like joints, pipes, and bongs to more unique approaches like the steam roller, bubblers, and more. Which of these is right for you? Is one necessarily better than the other? What are the best ways to smoke weed?
Don't sweat it - we're going to unveil the best ways to smoke weed. We'll share our personal favorites and explain the pros and cons of each. Let's get right into it!
What Are The Best Ways To Smoke Weed?
Before we get into this list of the best ways to smoke weed, we want to stress one point: all of these smoking methods are great in their own regard. What one person considers the best may be the worst way to someone else. It comes down to personal preference. So, to ultimately decide your ideal way to smoke marijuana, try out all of these different smoking experiences and pick your favorite!
Let's kick things off with one of the most classic ways to smoke weed: rolling a joint.
1. Smoke A Joint
Joints are a simple and classic way to enjoy some good weed. For pure flavor and a nice 'in the clouds' vibe, roll up some flower and light up. We love this method because it is enjoyable in and of itself. The act of grinding, rolling, lighting, and smoking a joint are all part of the experience. And as you get the hang of rolling up, you'll find that you look forward to this aspect of the experience just as much as actually smoking weed.
Joints are a pleasure to enjoy alone, and can be shared just as easily! Puff, puff, pass - a golden rule that we always follow when exchanging smoke and good times with others. Not sure how to roll a joint, or don't have time? Long live the pre-roll!
2. The Hand Pipe
Hand pipes are a traveling stoner's best friend. Easy to bring on-the go to enjoy smoking cannabis wherever you may find yourself. Pipes are a great way to take one-hit at a time, so you can dose properly for whatever occasion. Your pipe can be tossed in a pocket in your bag to tag along to your next destination.
Pipes offer some added cooling, they keep the tar trapped inside, and they are quick and convenient to use. For on-the-go smoking, you really can't beat the hand pipe. And if you really want to keep things discreet, take a look at our article unveiling the top stealth pipes for weed.
3. The Bong
This one is for the movie nights, for the Sunday afternoons, or even a wake-and-bake for you early morning types. The bong is the living room classic- the old faithful. It offers clean, smooth, water-cooled hits. The best part about the bong? It delivers hits as big or as small as you want them. It's incredibly versatile.
For the user who takes his consumption seriously, and wants a clean, easy, ready-to-go good time, the water pipe is hard to beat. And if you're looking for inspiration, take a look at our year-end review of the best water bongs.
Choosing The Right Smoking Device For You
These are the three basic approaches to smoking the cannabis plant. If you're just now getting into kush, you can't go wrong with these three. Keep in mind, though, that there are tons of other approaches, too.
For a healthier alternative, you may want to consider a vaporizer. Technically, you don't "smoke" weed out of a vaporizer - you, well, vaporize it. However, these can still offer a clean, calming high without any of the tar of actually smoking. For a more powerful high, you may be interested in bubblers or even a steam roller. Let's face it, though - nothing beats bong smoking when it comes to a powerful high! That is, besides a gravity bong. These are not for the faint of heart, though.
Speaking of intensity - if it is your first time smoking weed, we recommend you either go with a joint or a pipe. You don't want your first weed smoke to be a bad experience - and it can be easy to overdo it with a bong. While this is our personal favorite way to smoke weed, we have a far greater tolerance than a beginner would.
Final Thoughts On The Best Way To Smoke Weed
Well, there you have it - the answer to your question, what are the best ways to smoke weed? Remember - this is not a one-size-fits-all answer. Some will prefer rolling papers while others will prefer a bong. And to a certain extent, it depends on where you're smoking - lugging a bong to the park isn't practical, you'll want to stick with a glass pipe or a joint.
With all this said, it's time to put these different consumption methods to the test. Then, come back and tell us which one is your favorite - we're excited to get your opinion. Personally, we like to enjoy our cannabis in a number of ways. The right way to consume cannabis will depend on what we are doing, where we are going, or who we are with. So, we created a product line that meets our ever-changing needs.
If you're interested, check out our portable water bong for sale or our discreet smoking pipe. We even have a dope collection of modern smoking accessories - check em out and transform the way you smoke weed!
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