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Even with new technologies that lead to the creation of numerous types of products that deliver the benefits of marijuana, smoking remains the most preferred and common method of consumption across the globe.
The smoking circles are way more intimate than a dollar beer at that trashy local bar and offer easy and fast way to make friends.
If you are a beginner or a fast-timer weed smoker, the entire process may seem a bit confusing, especially if it is about other methods that do not involve rolling of papers. But you do not have to worry since there is a little learning curve to overcome which is not nearly as steep as you might imagine.
Read on to learn more on how to smoke weed, especially if you are a first-time or and if you thought that smoking weed has to involve rolling papers.
How to Smoke Weed
If you are not used to smoking, you may be prone to just holding the smoke in your mouth, which makes this method of cannabis consumption relatively ineffective. Holding the smoke in your mouth does not get you high; actually, it is less likely that you will get high this way.
Instead, you need to ensure that you bring the weed smoke deep into your lungs to enjoy the full effect.
All you need to do to inhale it properly is to take a slow deep breath, as you will feel smoke move down the windpipe to your lungs. This means that you should be able to bring in some fresh air into your lungs along with the weed smoke.
Besides, if you do not feel anything in the lung area then it is possible that you are not breathing deep enough.
The whole idea that one needs to hold the smoke in the mouth for longer periods of time is mainly a myth since you would not get many benefits this way. Just inhale deeply, take a very short pause and then exhale slowly. However, if holding it for 5 to 10 seconds makes you feel better then go ahead, but honestly, there is no need to get all blue in your face trying to hold the smoke for an extended period.
That said, one of the most common mistakes when smoking weed is swallowing the smoke rather than inhaling it deeply. This is ineffective and can potentially lead to stomach upsets and possibly even vomiting. Moreover, swallowing the smoke can also cause smoke burps, which could be quite embarrassing, especially if a small cloud of weed comes out of your mouth after a burp while out there in public.
Ways of Smoking Weed
Usually, the majority of stoners across the globe know how to roll their weed into a joint to smoke, but there are many ways to enjoy cannabis. These ways or methods are dependent on numerous factors, including environment, particular situation, and most importantly the person’s preference. Here are the most common and preferred ways of smoking weed:
Rolling a Joint
Rolling join is the most common method of smoking weed and one with numerous benefits. All that you need to do in this method is just rolling your weed into a paper. The main advantage of choosing this method is that rolling papers are relatively affordable and most importantly easy to purchase, as they are readily available in many convenience stores.
Using pipes is the most straightforward and possibly the easiest way to smoke weed. Pipes are small, compact and most importantly easy to use handling devices, which are used to smoke weed. This makes them ideal for discreet use, traveling, as they are also reliable and practical tools. In addition, these devices do not require water or any power to work; as you simply need to break your weed apart, fill the bowl and light up.
Rolling a Blunt
A blunt is an emptied-out cigar wrapper, which is filled with weed. It offers a similar basic idea as a joint, but it is less common. Just like rolling a joint, this method only requires the blunt wrap or tobacco leaves and your weed since using a grinder is optional. Blunt making is virtually anywhere since cigars are available in most convenience stores. However, rolling blunt causes you to consume the tobacco in the cigar wrap, which is the only potential downside.
The other common and straightforward way to smoke weed is the use of bong or a water pipe. A bong is a filtration device that features a chamber that is partially filled with water, a downstream that connects the water chamber and a part that holds the bowl that holds the weed. Apart from being easy to use, bongs help to calm the harshness of inhaling smoke and the heat.
Overall, learning how to smoke weed is a skill that is often overlooked, but it is an important thing that can significantly influence whether you will be able to enjoy the full effect of cannabis. Smoking weed properly can also help prevent minor complications associated with smoking such as stomach upsets.