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Smoking cannabis is not the only way to consume or use marijuana. Cannabis can be vaporized it can be ingested, applied to your skin or put under the tongue. The attributes and effects of smoking or vaping cannabis are different from those of other alternatives which may cause your system to react faster or slower.

More mainstream smokers go along with what they are used to and know, such as smoking a joint, a bong or a bowl.

If you prefer to vape THC oil or smoking cannabis each of these two options will cause different effects, some good and some bad.

We look at the two options below to help you make an informative choice.

Smoking Weed Effects

The human lung is not designed to inhale combustion by-products. Smoking cannabis using a bowl, pipe, bong or joint will release carcinogenic chemicals.

Human lungs are not designed to breathe combustion by-products. Marijuana smokers inhale more deeply and hold the smoke in their lungs longer than cigarettes contributing to a higher exposure to tar per intake.

Those that choose smoking cannabis tend to have a coughing reaction, some more intense than others. Eventually the smoke will lead to coughing up unwanted phlegm.

Consequently, marijuana smoke has been shown to contain many toxins, irritants, and carcinogenic compounds equivalent to tobacco smoke.

Countless research studies have shown that the human lung clearly suffers from continued marijuana smoking. Research indicates that continued smoking cannabis will eventually lead to chronic bronchitis. It will harm cell linings in the large airways, leading to chronic cough, phlegm, wheezing and acute bronchitis.

It’s almost definitely better for your lungs to vape cannabis at low temperatures rather than smoking. Vaping is a better alternative to smoking that is less toxic.

If you are suffering from lung ailments associated with smoking cannabis what should you do? Smoking cannabis in a joint, pipe, bowl or bong is a riskier way of using it. The combustion of cannabis in a joint releases tar and other toxic chemicals.

Stop smoking in order to increase your respiratory system. If you can’t stop smoking then switching to a quality vape alternative is your best health option.

Is Vaping a Better Alternative?

Those that choose to vape, prefer that method because of its discreet style. Its very limited odour, which can be smoked quickly. With limited smoke and the availability of products and flavors in the marketplace.

While smoking cannabis has been and probably will remain the most popular method of consuming weed. There are various reasons why vaping is a better choice, we list them below.

Faster and Stronger Effects

When vaping the effects will be drastic compared to smoking, vaping delivers a lot of THC into your bloodstream quickly. When cannabis is heated in a vaporizer, cannabinoids are released that will give you a quick high.

The vaporizer also helps relieve a variety of symptoms, including pain, nausea, anxiety and inflammation. Without triggering toxins found in smoked weed. Vaporizers are able to capture more active substances found in cannabis. That otherwise would not be possible with a smoked joint.

When vaping flowers or cartridges there is a strong possibility that many of the pathogens found in smoking weed are significantly lowered.

Discreet without the odor

Vaping is an experience you can enjoy almost anywhere at anytime. You do not require a lighter, rolling paper, or the hassle of preparing. Just press the button on your vaporizer and your up and smoking.

Since nothing is burnt, there are no toxic by-products and odors like smoking does.

Less Risk for your health

A vaporizer heats cannabis at a lower combustion temperature which releases the vapor. That results in the release of THC but with a substantial reduction of smoke containing tar and toxins.

Many users who vape also report that they get a cleaner, better tasting, and more rewarding effects and flavors.

Types of Vaporizers

Disposable Vape Pens

These are the smallest and cheapest type of vaporizer (20 $or less). They are extremely compact, discreet and easy to use. Many of the conductivity techniques are used. Disposable vape pens are great option for those trying vaping for the first time. Many are sold already pre-loaded with a particular strain.

Conduction Vapes

Conduction vapes have a heating coil when the cannabis touches the heated surface it will produce a vapor.  This method is quick, but sometimes leads to uneven heating, causing harsh hits and the waste of precious material.

Convection Vaporizers

Convection vaporizers move heated air over the weed without touching the heated surface. This method is more effective – contributing to a stronger, even and better tasting vapor. This is our preferred and recommended method for vaping.


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