Marijuana Smoking Tips for Beginners

The use of marijuana continues to be an endless topic for many people, organizations, and industries. However, people are witnessing progress in the fight to have cannabis legalized and reexamined to determine the plant’s true nature and its compounds. If you live in a state that has recently legalized the use of cannabis, you probably have an interest in experiencing the effects of the plant. As you may be aware, cannabis is useful for both recreational and medicinal purposes.

If you are looking for an exhilarating experience, consider using Sativa strains. I’m guessing you are new to the ‘stoner’ community since you are reading this piece. Not to worry, the information in this article should come in handy in ensuring you have a worthwhile first-time experience smoking cannabis.

Here are the things you need to consider:

Quality Cannabis Buds/Flowers

marijuana budsMake sure that the buds you have are from a reputable store and of high-quality. Some growers do not give their plants suitable growing conditions hence affecting the quality of their stash. For this reason, it is advisable to buy from a cannabis dispensary and not a local street dealer. A dispensary will provide full details about the plant, including the concentration levels of different compounds. You will also find a budtender who can assist you choose a suitable strain, depending on your goals for using the plant.

Smoking Essentials

There are various ways to smoke cannabis. You have the option to use a regular rolling paper, a smoking pipe, a dry herb vaporizer, or a bong. If you can roll a joint, ensure that you have a grinder and high-quality rolling paper. If you are not sure how to use these items, please watch online video tutorials for illustrations.

smoking tools

Inhale Correctly

When taking a puff from the preferred smoking tool, inhale the smoke into your body and gradually exhale. If you do it correctly, the smoke you exhale should not be as thick as when you inhaled. While inhaling, you are likely going to feel the “taste” of a particular strain. It is an excellent technique for identifying flavors you fancy. If you are smoking good weed, the effects should kick in quickly after a couple of puffs.

Stay Hydrated

Never forget to have as much drinking water as possible when you are going on a smoking session. Since smoking cannabis dehydrates the body, it is advisable to stay hydrating as you smoke. You get to avoid having bloodshot eyes and dry lips, which are common side effects.