Beginner's Guide to Vaping Marijuana - 2020 Edition

April 28, 2020

 

Want to consume a little cannabis while you’re in quarantine? Fortunately, you have plenty of options. 

 

You don’t have to know how to roll a blunt or have the actual marijuana plant in your hand to get stoned. Now that cannabis is legal, more people are starting to explore alternative forms of consumption. And none appear to be more popular than vaping

 

Vaping is controversial, but not all information about vaping applies to marijuana. The best way to stay safe while exploring different forms of cannabis consumption is to educate yourself and learn as much as you can about what you’re putting into your body. Use this guide to understand the basics of vaping marijuana and how you can reduce risk while getting high. 


What is “Vaping?” 


“Vaping” is a nickname for “vaporizing.” When you vape, you use a “vape pen” or “vape pod” to consume marijuana, nicotine, or other substances. 

 

The vape pen or pod is an electronic device that heats up the substances in a cartridge. Once the substances get hot enough, they become vapor. Once that vapor is produced, you inhale through the vape’s mouthpiece. Inhale, exhale, and enjoy. 


What Goes In a Vape Cartridge? 


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