How to Choose the Best Vaporizer

There are many things to consider when choosing which vaporizer to buy. You can learn about what features and aspects are important to think about before making a purchase in our beginners buyers guide here.

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What are Vapes, Vaporizers and Vape Pens

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What are vapes and vaporizers? Understanding the terminology of vaporizers can be a daunting task. I myself though it was pretty cut and dry before I actually attempted to understand them all my self a few years back. I originally thought that there was just one basic type of vaporizer and that there would be different brands that make them. This is far from reality and today we will help you to understand all the different types of vaporizers.

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What are Vapes and Vaporizers

The two main types of vaporizers we will touch on and the ones that we review here at WorldofVapes are cannabis vaporizers and flavored e-liquid vapes. Cannabis vaporizers come in the form of desktop models and portable models, while flavored e-liquid vapes come in just portable models. After you get a better understanding of the terminology we have a guide that can help you in choosing the best vaporizer.

Cannabis Vaporizers

Cannabis vaporizers are designed to vape the active ingredients in the cannabis plant. Desktop vaporizers are ones that need an external power source to work. Desktop vaporizers are stationary and are made for home use. Some desktop vaporizers have attachments that allow for more then one person to use it at the same time (group session). Portable vaporizers include the heating component and an on board battery that allows you to vape while on the go. For additional vaporizer advice you can read you tips and tricks article here to get the most out of your sessions.

Terminology and Types of Portable Cannabis Vaporizers

Portable vaporizers is where the terminology gets a bit trickier. Under the umbrella of portable vaporizers there are multi material vaporizers, dry herb vaporizers, and concentrate / extract vaporizers.

  • Multi material vaporizers - designed to vape 2 or ore mediums of material. Most multi material vaporizers are designed to vape dry herbs and thicker concentrates such as waxes. Some multi material vaporizers have been made to vape dry herbs, concentrates, and e-liquids.
  • Dry herb vaporizers - the most popular type of portable vaporizer is the dry herb vaporizer. Designed to do only as the name suggests, dry herb vaporizers vape only loose leaf materials.
  • Concentrate / Extract vaporizers - there are a number of different types of devices designed to vape concentrates. There are:
    • Wax pens - shaped like a pen, some made to resemble a pen. Great for using on the go and designed to fit easily in your pocket.
    • Concentrate vaporizer - same same but different.. these can be considered to look similar to portable dry herb vaporizers (and not pen shaped) while being made to vape cannabis concentrates.
    • E-nails - these are concentrate vaporizers that use a water attachment and a nail that heats up. You use a carb cap to trap the heat in with your dab. E-nails can come as full kits or as just the attachment. Many e-nail attachments are being made to work with battery mods that most people use for e-liquid vaporizers.

Flavored E-Liquid Vapes

The most popular type of portable vaporizer is called a 'vape'. To answer the original question 'what are vapes' - vapes are widely used devices across the world that are used to vape flavored e-liquids. Most vape users use a percentage of nicotine with their e-liquids which in many cases help to ease people off the nicotine/smoking habits. You can check out some of the best vape here.

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How to Choose the Best Vaporizer

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If you want to take the vaping experience outdoors, there are a few things to consider on how to choose the best vaporizer. How are you going to power it? Is it going to be robust enough to withstand being carried about in a bag or pocket? How discrete do you need to be when you’re vaping? How easy will it be to use? Will the vapor quality it produces be worth the hassle? How much do you want to spend?

How to Choose the Best Vaporizer

Basically, the choice for a cannabis vaporizer will be between a portable vaporizer, a vape pen, or a pre-filled vaporizer. Vaporizers is an umbrella term that is used to encompass multi material vaporizers, dry herb vaporizers, and cannabis extract vaporizers. Extract vaporizers, known more commonly as concentrate vaporizers come in the form of wax pens, enails, and pre filled THC and CBD vaporizer pens.


In this article, we’ll be looking at the features you should be looking for in a portable vaporizer, to help you decide which one’s for you. If you already know the type of vaporizer you are looking for you can enter into one of the following price categories to browse the best devices.

Vaping material - How to choose the best vaporizer


The first question to ask yourself is what do you want to vape. You have three choices of mediums to vape either THC dominant or CBD dominant cannabis:


  • dry herbs - these are the most common vaping material, they work out cheaper than the alternatives, and they’re easy to prepare. Bear in mind, however, that you’ll have to have a grinder to prepare your herbs for vaping. This is something else you’ll have to tote around with you, along with your herbs themselves and your vaporizer.

  • waxes - these are more concentrated, produce more vapor, give a stronger effect. The downside is that they’re more expensive, and they can leave a sticky residue inside your vape chamber which can be a pain to remove.

  • Oils and Liquids - these are convenient and easy to tote around. CBD oil is a cannabis compound that does not include psychoactive effects and BHO (butane hash oil) is high potency THC.


Many portable vaporizers are designed for use with any of the above materials. Some require attachments for use with e-fluids. To be honest, if you’re going to vape e-fluid, you’d be better off with a pen. But what you’re vaping is an important consideration, as some devices perform better for your preferred materials than others. And it’s worth taking that into account.

Price


Prices vary, from around $30 to around $400. But, as my old man used to say: you get what you pay for. If you have the money, it's a good idea to invest it in the best vaporizer you can afford (‘the best’ being the one that has the qualities that are important to you).


That said, not all inexpensive vaporizers are bad, and not all expensive vaporizers are worth the money. Again, see what more experienced vapers are saying to help you decide which device offers the best value within your budget. The following links provide you with some of the most popular devices filtered by price.

Build quality


It’s important to check the build quality of the device. Some designs are flimsy and prone to getting damaged, especially if you’re the clumsy type. This is particularly true of devices that have glass components. Some can break down after only a few months or require a bit more maintenance to keep them working efficiently. Lucky, the market’s full of great options.

The problem is that, while a device might look great on the outside, it’s what goes on in the inside that really counts, and this is hard to judge just from looking at it.


The best tip is to read the reviews and comments on a wide range of websites. Folks who have already tried out a particular device are the best placed to tell you how well it’s been put together and how well it functions.


Also, look for a manufacturer’s warranty. These are usually only offered by makers who are really confident it the build quality of their product.


As I say, the market’s full of great options. The competition between manufacturers is fierce, which means they’re generally keen to ensure their devices don’t disappoint. Again, find out what other vapers are using and you won’t go far wrong. Customer reviews are very helpful and usually the consensus is on the right path.

Vapor quality


This is ultimately what it all comes down to: the quality and flavor of the vapor your device produces.


Flavor is one of the more subjective qualities when it comes to vaping. But what creates good flavor (apart from the quality of your material itself) are the heating chamber, air pathway, and mouthpiece.

Glass is the best material to have in a vaporizer. Although it’s breakable, it won’t affect the flavor at all because of its smoothness and purity. However, because they’re more efficient at heating up and cooling off - and also because they are less fragile than glass - ceramic and stainless steel are also commonly used, especially within dry herb vaporizers. While they detract from flavor just a little (it’s hard to notice unless you’re a real connoisseur), either of these materials still produce excellent flavor. So don’t get too hung up about it.


Heating temperature also affects flavour. As a general rule, lower heating temperature produce a smoother taste but smaller clouds, while high temperature produce larger clouds but a harsher taste. Look for a vaporizer which has good and accurate temperature control, so you can experiment to get the vapor quality you prefer.

Convection vs. conduction


Some devices heat your material by passing hot air through it (convection) while others heat it by direct contact with a hot surface (conduction). The general consensus is that convection heating is more efficient and gets more from your material than conduction heating does.

Convection Vaporizer

However, it comes at a price. Convection is more difficult – and more expensive – to achieve. Hence, conduction heating is more common in portable vaporizers


The biggest drawback to conduction vaporizers is that you run the risk of combusting your material instead of vaporizing it. Conduction is also an uneven method of heating, which means you have to periodically stir or shake the material.

Portability,discreteness and ease of use


One of the most important considerations in choosing a portable vaporizer is its ease of use. Portable vaporizers lack the hefty power supplies found in desktop models, so you’ll need to think about how often and how long you want your sessions to last. By far the most prevalent portable vaporizers use replaceable and.or rechargeable batteries to power their heat source. Some are compatible with standard AA batteries, making them a bit more versatile.

Chargeable devices come with their own USB-ready chargers, which mean you can recharge almost anywhere you have a power source.A number of portable vaporizers on the market are designed for discrete use. These devices often have profiles that make them look like pens, drink cups, asthma inhalers, and other common items. While stealth vaporizers are fairly inconspicuous, some users may find them lacking in functionality. Some don't have precision temperature controls or quite as many safety features. Nonetheless, their relatively low price means they still serve a function as carry-along devices.


As with everything, however, the technology is always improving. A number of portable vaporizers feature digital temperature controls that allow users to select specific heat-outputs. Others simply incorporate level switches with preset high/low functionality. Advanced heat control systems are generally more expensive though.

Also bear in mind that small vaporizers are often harder to clean and maintain than larger models. While portable vaporizers are fine for occasional use, some lack the build quality needed to survive wear and tear, and cheaper models with non-removable heat elements may be irreparable following breakdowns.

Conclusion


Portable vaporizers can be fun ways to vape on the go, and there are a number of options available. The two golden rules when choosing the best one for your needs are:


  • Consider functionality and practicality before novelty.

  • Make sure to do your research. Find out what others are saying about the various devices on the market and be guided by their experience. For more information on choosing a vaporizer you can read our vaporizer tips and advice article.

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Vaping Tips and Advice for Beginners

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Introduction


Vaping is popular in the cannabis community. It offers users a healthier, safer alternative to lighting a joint or smoking a bong. Here we will touch on some vaporizer tips and advice that you may find useful.

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You might find it daunting when starting out. Here are a handful of tips to help you get the best out of your vaping experience. The key virtue of vaping is that it avoids combustion. Unlike smoking, vaping extracts the main compounds from the plant without burning the plant material. There are two main types of vaporizer. One uses convective heating, while the other uses conductive heating. Convective vaporizers heat the air around the plant material. Conductive vaporizers heat the surface underneath it.

Inhaling cannabis smoke exposes you to many adverse health effects similar to those of smoking tobacco. Because vaping produces vapor instead of smoke, it offers users a healthier alternative to smoking. It also extracts more cannabinoids, terpenes and other compounds from your buds. THC, CBD, and other key components in cannabis evaporate at low temperatures (300+°F or 150+°C). Joints, bongs and blunts burn at much higher temperatures and waste a lot of weed. By vaping, you can heat your herb to the exact temperature needed to extract its essential compounds. It also means you use less weed.

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There are multi-material vaporizers, dry herb vaporizers, concentrate vaporizers, and e-liquid vaporizers. You can browse all the following by using our price filters below.

Grinding your material


You first need to grind your herb. Using a grinder helps to break down your cannabis buds to a fine and even quality. This releases more cannabinoids (like THC), from your plant material. Not every dry herb vaporizer needs the same grind. At lot depends on whether you have a conduction vaporizer or a convection vaporizer.If you have a conduction vaporizer, you need to grind your herb as fine as you can. There are a number of reasons for this. First, to transfer heat efficiently, your herb needs to be compact and this is best achieved with a fine grind. Secondly, you want as many particles as possible in contact with the wands in the heating chamber.

The finer your grind, the more particles you'll expose to contact. To grind your herb this level of fineness, you need a proper herb grinder. If you have a convection vaporizer, your herb is heated by the circulation of hot air. So the trick here is to maximize airflow in your herb chamber. Grinding your flower increases the surface-area of exposure of your herb. This means that the hot air will heat it more thoroughly. 'Finger-grinding' produces the more fluffy grind that's perfect for convection vaporizers. But if you’re vaping large amounts, there are herb grinders that provide you with the same effect.

Loading your vaporizer


To pack your vape, you first need to remove the cover to your herb chamber. Then you take your ground herb and gently load it into the chamber. Remember that, when using your vape, air needs to pass through the chamber. So, make sure you don't overfill your herb or pack it too tightly. Give it room to breathe! All vapes are different and have varying heating methods. Convection-style vapes generally perform best with loosely packed herb. On the other hand, conduction-style vapes generally perform best with a tighter pack.

To optimize your vaping sessions, experiment with tighter and looser packs. A lot of this is down to personal preference and experimenting is part of the fun. But packing your vaporizer is essential to producing the experience you want. How you pack your vaporizer depends on whether you have a conduction or convection vaporizer.If you have a conduction vaporizer, pack it tightly, but not so tightly that there's no airflow. The optimal packing-level is different per vaporizer. It also depends on what you like, and ultimately you'll have to experiment yourself.As a general rule, though, if you have a convection vaporizer, pack it loosely to allow a proper airflow. With convection vaporizers, never fill it more than 80%-90% - and never compress it.


Temperature range and its effects


Having packed your vaporizer, you now have to fire it up. Most vapes have adjustable temperature settings, which influences the quality of your vapor. Generally, low temperatures deliver more flavorful hits, while higher temperatures deliver stronger hits. It's a good idea to start at lower temperatures, then work your way up to the higher temperatures. Again, experiment until you find out what's right for you. You should refer to your personal vape manual for specific instructions. The following guidelines provide only general advice.

Different temperatures serve different vaping needs. The higher the heat, the closer you'll come to a smoke-like experience and the stronger effect your vapor will have. However, the higher you set your temperature the more your flavor will spoil. It's called the ‘burnt popcorn taste’. This taste becomes more prevalent the higher in temperature you go. Your vapor will also be harsher, but you’ll get larger and more intense clouds. In general: Low temperatures (320°F/160°C - 356°F/180°C) will give you:

  • best flavor

  • light mental effects

  • very weak bodily effects

Mid temperatures (356°F/180°C - 392°F/200°C) will give you:

  • good flavor

  • moderate to strong mental effects

  • moderate to strong physical effects

High temperatures (392°F/200°C - 446°F/230°C) will give you:

  • harsh flavor

  • intense mental effects

  • very strong physical effects

  • larger, more intense clouds


Battery Conservation


When you think about it, the batteries are the single most important piece of vaping kit. If you don’t have power, you don’t have vapor. When you notice your battery starting to die, don’t let it die completely. Connect it to the charger. It can take an age to charge from scratch, and the last thing you need when you feel like a sesh is a flat battery. When the battery is fully charged, remove it from the charger. It might seem like a good idea to keep it on until you're ready to use it, but this can affect the battery life.

A lot of batteries have what's called ‘ego threading’, which means the charger screws right onto the battery. Don’t over-tighten this, as it could damage the charger or battery. Make sure the battery isn’t getting hot when in use. This is a warning that something’s wrong. Take it out right away and troubleshoot what the problem might be.Don’t use batteries that have rips in the wrapping or are dented or damaged in any other way. These can leak out and damage your device. Most importantly, don’t leave your batteries in direct sunlight. This can cause them to explode. Keep them in a cool dark place.

Size and portability


Vaporizers come in all different shapes and sizes, from desktop to pens. In between is the portable vaporiser, which is a compromise between the power of the desktop and the portability and discreteness of the pen.


Desktop vaporizers are the original dry herb vaporizers. Typically, desktop vapes offer precise temperature control and different options for inhalation. The most common vapor path is a whip style, which is comprised of glass and medical grade tubing to inhale the vapors produced. Forced-air units employ fans to drive heat over the vaping materials. Because of their size, desktop vaporizers are for home use.


Portable vaporizers offer the option of on-the-go vaping. Thanks to rechargeable batteries, these vapes are not tied to an outlet. While some offer dual functionality, the majority are optimized for either dry herb or concentrate vaping. The quality of the vapor created varies, depending on the type of heating element employed. Ceramic or glass offers better flavor.


Vape pens are generally conduction vaporizers - that is, they heat material directly against the heating element. This means a vape pen may not have the kind of vapor purity that a portable vaporizer or desktop vape has. But it’s certainly more discreet, easy-to-use, and affordable. Vape pens come in three types: dry herb pens, wax pens, and e-liquid pens. Some vape pens are hybrid. Vape pens offer the most inconspicuous usage and usability for the beginner.

Final tips


  1. Clean your vape after every session. Herb is sticky after exposure to heat. For smooth running sessions, you definitely need to clean your vape of any old residue.

  2. Avoid poking sharp metallic objects down your herb chamber, because this may cause damage. Instead, use a slightly damp cotton swab to clean the inside of the chamber.

  3. Make sure your vape is charged! If your vape isn’t charged, this can seriously ruin your session by cutting it short.

  4. Avoid the wrong herbs. Wet herbs won’t vaporize properly. Neither will overly dry herbs. If you can crush the herb into a powder between your fingers, don’t use it.


Enjoy!


We hope these tips help you avoid the most common stumbling blocks when starting to vape. If you are looking to learn more about vaporizers you can read our article on how to choose the best vaporizer here.

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CBD Vaporizer Pen – hmbldt – Sleep, Relief, Passion, Aroused

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hmbldt Dose Pens

The pre-filled hmbldt dose pen - What would you like it to do for you? Help you sleep, make you more bliss, give you more passion, keep you calm, provide relief, get you aroused? If you answered yes to any of those possibilities, there is a hmbldt dose pen that will do that for you. The herbal blends are pre-filled into a small capsule which are part of a very compact inhalation powered portable vaporizer. Each capsule gives you 200 doses of 2.5mg herbal draws. The hmbldt dose pens are made with organic hemp THC and CBD oil. Continue reading to learn more about these innovative cannabis devices.

hmbidt dose pens for cannabis oil

Technology Behind the hmbldt Dose Pen for Cannabis Oil

The hmbldt dose pens are designed to be very consistent with the hits you get. These pens are meant for feeling, healing and emotion reasons. The pens are able to be very consistent with the effect they are each designed for. Each herbal blend is made with a certain percentage of THC compounds and a certain percentage of CBD compounds, with a variation of terpenes. Consistent dosage is guaranteed through three innovative features that are built into each recyclable dose pen. Each dose pen has built in temperature control, airflow control and timing control features.

About hmbldt's herbal THC CBD formulas

  • Contains no chemical fillers
  • CBD Rich - Combining the CBD compound with the THC compound the hmbltd's herbal formulas use ratios that help to optimize the health benefits of the hemp plant.
  • Humboldt County, CA grown - All cannabis that is used in hmbldt's formulas are sourced by a partnership of growers that follow organic and bio-dynamic agriculture.

hmbldt Bliss Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Bliss formula is made with a 9:1 THC : CBD ratio. This formula is made with 88% Cannabinoids and 12% Terpenes. The prefilled dose pen that you can get with the Bliss formula gives you 200 doses at 2.5mg per dose. The hmbldt thc cbd pen gives accurate doses that are activated as you breathe in, this is followed by the vaporizer pen vibrating.

hmbldt Passion Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Passion formula is THC dominant and blended with myrcene and limonene. This formula delivers a euphoric feeling designed to increase sensuality and heighten your sexual experience.

hmbldt Calm Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Calm formula is a CBD dominant formula that utilizes the anti anxiety properties of CBD and is made with the calming effects of myrcene and the balancing influences of beta-caryophyllene and limonene.

hmbldt Sleep Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Sleep formula is made with a 8:1 THC : CBD ratio. This formula is made with 88% Cannabinoids and 12% Terpenes. The formula is made with terpenes that promote sleep.

hmbldt Relief Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Relief formula is a CBD-rich blend that has a balance of a 2:1 THC : CBD and is designed to ease a variety of pain conditions. This formula is said to provide excellent relief for mild to moderate pain.

hmbldt Arouse Formula Dose Pen

The hmbldt Arouse formula is a THC-forward formula designed to relax your mind and body. This formula uses a precise terpene blend featuring linalool and farnesene, to help you feel aroused and enhance your excitement naturally.

hmbldt has seen a great deal of positive press and is making a big name for themselves in the cannabis industry. If yuo would like to know more about hmbldt you can visit their official site here.

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Hemp vs Marijuana: CBD and THC

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Hemp is the greatest vegetable you didn't know was a vegetable. The hemp plant is a powerful plant that can help improve your health, brain power, appearance, fertility, longevity, and immunity. In this article we will go into detail about what the Hemp plant is, its benefits, and the difference between Hemp CBD and Marijuana THC.

"Cannabis is the single most versatile herbal remedy and the most useful plant on Earth. No other single plant contains as wide a range of medically active herbal constituents."

Dr. Ethan Russo - Cannabis Scientist

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Hemp vs Marijuana

Both Hemp and Marijuana are from the cannabis plant family but hemp is not psychoactive and is high in cannabidiol or 'CBD' and low in THC, marijuana is the opposite - low in CBD and high in THC.

What is CBD

"CBD is just one of the 85 chemical substances in hemp known as Cannabinoids. CBD [is] the 2nd most predominant compound found in hemp and accounts for up to 40% of hemp extracts. CBD unlike THC does not get a person high or provide any psychoactive effects." - VaporSmooth.com

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What is THC

"THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical compound in cannabis responsible for a euphoric high. THC and CBD are both cannabinoids." "Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant that interact with receptors in the brain and body to create various effects. There exist dozens, and potentially more than 100, cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, but THC is most widely known among these due to its abundance and psychoactive attributes." - Leafly

Differences Between Hemp and Cannabis

Let’s begin by taking a look at the differences between hemp and cannabis plants. "To start with, the two plants look physically different. This is due to the different reasons that both of them are grown. Cannabis, grown for its flowering buds for reasons of smoking or THC extraction, are generally short and wide. Hemp, on the other hand, is tall and narrow as it is not grown for its buds. Hemp is low in THC and is often grown for a variety of purposes including the manufacture of materials.

As mentioned above, cannabis and hemp differ in the levels of naturally occurring THC that they contain. THC is a cannabinoid like CBD. However, its properties are very different and often antagonistic to the effects of CBD. Hemp is naturally high in CBD and low in THC; the reverse is true of cannabis. In fact, hemp contains only about 0.3% – 1.5% THC, while cannabis contains about 5% – 10% or more THC.

This means that the levels of THC and CBD are different in the CBD oil produced from the two plants." - HealthyHempOil.com

What is Hemp Used For

"Hemp can be grown as a renewable source for raw materials that can be incorporated into thousands of products. Its seeds and flowers are used in health foods, organic body care, and other nutraceuticals.

The fibers and stalks are used to make hemp clothing, construction materials, paper, biofuel, plastic composites, and more. Hemp is an attractive rotation crop for farmers. As it grows, hemp breathes in CO2, detoxifies the soil, and prevents soil erosion. What’s left after harvest breaks down into the soil, providing valuable nutrients. Hem requires [little] water to grow - and no pesticides - so it is much more environmentally friendly than traditional crops.

Hemp can do a lot, but it can’t get you “high.” Because hemp varieties contain virtually zero tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), your body processes it faster than you can smoke it. Trying to use hemp to put you on cloud nine will only put you in bed with a migraine!" - Leafly

Hemp: What is the Entourage Effect

"This phenomenon, called the “entourage effect,” results when hundreds of natural components within a plant interact together and with the human body to produce a stronger influence than any one of those components used alone. It’s a synergistic effect. When we combine multiple compounds in their natural state, we don’t end up with the sum of the parts; we get a multiplying effect instead. The different compounds can amplify each other’s effects, making the overall plant more effective in treating the unwanted medical symptoms." - CBDOilReview.org

Learning About the EndoCannabinoid System

The human body is "hard-wired with a system of cannabinoid receptors throughout our brains and bodies. When these receptors are activated, they enable two-way communication between body systems; something previously thought to be impossible.

This system is called the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

So what does it mean to literally have a cannabinoid system inside the body? It means that we were designed to regularly supply our ECS with the nutrients it was designed for, in support of vital communications between the control centers of the body and every other system.

However, due to the governmental regulation of hemp and cannabis over the last 80 years, most humans living today have gone their entire lives without feeding their bodies these raw materials.

Imagine a large orchestra, and the members being made to play their instruments while blind-folded. They can’t see the conductor and they can’t read the music. Sometimes they get it right, but most of the time it’s a mess. This is your body without the nutrients provided by hemp. Bringing the body back into harmony could be as simple as replacing this lost nutrition." - Elixinol.com

Hemp CBD vs Cannabis CBD

The main difference between "hemp CBD vs cannabis CBD are the differences in levels of CBD and THC the oil contains. Hemp has high levels of CBD and negligible levels of THC and vice versa for cannabis.

CBD has positive implications in a vast number of illnesses and has been shown to boost general health, hair and skin. Research isn’t conclusive here, although it is strong, and in the coming years, we are expecting to see more and more evidence. THC, on the other hand, can benefit other disorders but comes with drawbacks, such as the feelings of being high and possible induction of feelings of anxiety and paranoia and more.

Further to this, CBD is legal whereas THC is not. To use medical marijuana, it has to be legal in the state that you live in plus you need a doctor to prescribe it. Hemp CBD is much more accessible and can be bought from many outlets.

Hemp CBD has also been shown to be safe to use by all, children, pregnant or nursing women, and those who cannot take pharmaceutical medicines who may want to use it as an alternative remedy." - HealthyHempOil.com

Hemp: Omega 6 and Omega 3

The human body "cannot make polyunsaturated fats omega-3 and omega-6, and therefore we need to get these essential oils from our diet in order to survive. Most health experts tend to cite a 3:1 or 4:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 as ideal, but people are eating way too much omega-6 and way too little omega-3. That imbalance is making us sick!

Hemp seed oil provides a solution. It’s the only vegetable oil with a perfect 3:1 balance of omega-6 and omega-3 essential fatty acids. The omegas in hemp seed oil help the beneficial microflora in your gut flourish, while protecting against microbes that threaten your immune system." - UndergroundHealthReporter.com

Be Healthy - Hemp Products

Cannabis consumption has proven in scientific studies to show developmentally superior babies and healthier mothers. The best time to start consuming more cannabis to improve your cannabinoid system is before we are born through the passing of healthier genetics.

It is however never to late to start consuming more hemp products, Here are some products that we recommend:


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Top Stoner Movies of All Time

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Every once in a while.. not to often, but every now and then we are given a gem of a movie that encompasses the all mighty cannabis plant and all of its glory. Movies and TV shows that have weed in them are just that much more awesome to those who light up on the daily or simply enjoy the old toke here and there. Cannabis related movies or movies that just have weed in it for a brief moment really pull on the heart strings of stoners all over the world. Here are some of the best movies that you can find weed in that you may or may not have seen, if you haven't we highly recommend them. Do you agree with our list? Share if you do! Cheers.

Best Stoner Movies Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express

2008

Starring Seth Rogan, James Franco, Danny McBride, Amber Heard, Rosie Perez give a comical performance in this marijuana strain based mystery filled with lots of laughs and witty one liners.

Dazed and Confused Stoner Movie

Dazed and Confused

1993

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Jason London, and Milla Jovovich this early 90's movie is an easy to enjoy comedy about good old coming of age, hazing, high school parties and rebelling against the system.

Harold and Kumar Stoner Movie

Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle

2004

Starring John Cho, Kal Penn, and Neil Patrick Harris this hilarious comedy follows Herald and Kumar on there adventure to White Castle where all they want is a juicy burger. The Two get high and from watching a White Castle commercial are set out to find a location to mow down at. They go on an adventure trying to find one.

Surfer Dude stoner movie

Surfer Dude

2008

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Alexie Gilmore, and Willie Nelson - this Stoner comedy follows surfer Steve Addington (McConaughey) on a journey where he has no money, refuses to work for a reality TV show, and just wants to keep it stolked and surf.. but there are no waves. Filled with random witty one liners this movie is really about nothing but waiting for waves.

Stoner Movies Grandmas Boy

Grandma's Boy

2006

Starring Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Nick Swardson, and Peter Dante this stoner comedy brings video games, weed, and living at your grandma's house together is an enjoyable comedy. Alex (played by Allen Covert) designs a masterpiece of a video game which he plays with his grandma and the idea gets taken by a robot like colleague at work. Good laughs to be had throughout this movie.

Super Troopers Movies with Weed

Super Troopers

2001

Starring Jay Chanderasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske, and Paul Soter these interstate troopers are out to make the Highway a safe place. A funny movie with lots of laughs as the troppers are undervalued at the force and get into a feud with the local cops.

Half Baked Stoner Movie

Half Baked

1998

Starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Snoop Dogg, and Guillermo Diaz this weed comedy may have gotten terrible reviews on rotten tomatoes and IMDb but we think they just weren't to stoned to truely appreciate the simplicity of this old mary jane gem.

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Gaming While Getting High Has Never Been Easier – Smokeey Ring

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The Smokeey Ring comes in a wide array of colors and is one of the most affordable little cannabis products you can get to elevate your gaming sessions or any other type of activity you need your hands for while smoking a joint or blunt. The Smokeey Ring is a snug and stable joint holder that is made from vegan materials that allows you to perform other tasks at the same time as performing a session. If you need to hold 10 or more lit joints at the same time - you can get 10 or more smokeeys! Edward joint hands style.

Smokeey Ring Joint Holder

If you are looking to purchase some stocking stuffers or little party gifts for a cannabis heavy crowd the Smokeey Ring is the perfect little gift. The Smokee Ring is a very affordable cannabis product on that you can get for under $5. The Smokee Ring is the top joint holder currently available on the market. The Smokee Ring does not use any metal or the typical rollie wire that you see in other rollie holding alternatives.

Smokeey Ring J holder

The Smokee is available in many different colors - you can get red, white, green, blue, black, yellow, pink. If your a gamer chick that likes to mix and match you can pair it up with your finger nails or lovely attire ;). Guys I imagine most of you don't care about color combo so maybe black or blue would be the best way to go to keep it looking more fresh as time progresses.

Blunt holder smokeey ring

You don't have to be a rocket scientist these days to create a product that people flock to and love. Something as simple as the Smokeey Ring can take off and provide the most simple enjoyment and easy of use to be a hit. A few of the top reasons people have been so drawn to the Smokee Ring is because its new and there are not many things like it on the market, it takes no learning and is easy to use and the gives the ability to go about your daily life while performing a session at the same time. Got work to do on the phone while having a beer while smoking a j - Smokeey ring can help. If your busy working on the laptop, or your in a fierce battle in a video game, the Smokee is made to keep your joint immobilized as you perform other tasks.

Where to Wear the Smokeey Ring

The recommended best spot for you to wear the Smokeey Ring is on your 'proximal phalanx' part of your finger, but of course if it fits else wear and is comfortable for you it is a personal preference of where it works best. With the phalanx positioning however - keeping your joint in this position helps ash from flying all over the place and also generate enough of a breeze to keep the joint lit. The stretchy material of the Smokeey fits a wide range of finger sizes as well as a wide range of joint sizes. The material holds your joint tightly while allowing for the maximum airflow to still pass through it.

Where to Buy the Smokeey Ring

You have the option of getting a blue, green, yellow, white, black, clear, pink or a red Smokeey Ring. You can order individually or in packs of 3 or 5. You can buy the Smokeey Ring by visiting the International-Highlife Shop Here.

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New Firefly Vaporizer – Upgraded Look

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The newest version of the Firefly is 50% lighter and 30% smaller than the original model. If you are unfamiliar with the Firefly vaporizer it is compact convection vaporizer designed to work with both dry herbs and wax concentrates. The Firefly vaporizer is one of the best options available on the market due to its long list of features and ease of use. A key feature with the new Firefly vaporizer is the on demand convection heating that only heats your herbs or wax concentrates while you are touching the activation sensors. This crucial feature allows you to start and stop your sessions and pick them up at a later time. In this article we will go over the components that make up the Firefly vaporizer, information about the company who makes it, how to use it, and where you can get one.

Learn More by Visiting the Official Firefly Website Here

link above* has a built in Coupon Code once clicked for a Free Zipper Case!

Recent News from Firefly

Firefly has recently released a new look for their popular concentrate and dry herb vaporizer. Using nature as their inspiration they have created two limited edition designs that merge the sophisticated technology of the Firefly vaporizer with the peacefulness of the outdoors. The new designs may only be available for a limited time.

Components of the New Firefly Vaporizer

The Firefly is a very well designed device both inside and out. Starting from the top, the device has a magnetic lid and borosilicate glass pathway that make loading and cleaning the unit very simple and the vapor path also helps to cool down your hit before it gets to your mouth. The mouthpiece has been designed so that it can be removed and contains a particulate filter for an additional layer of cleansing. The construction of the Firefly vaporizer is built using a magnesium alloy chassis

Oven and Vapor Method (Convection)

Under the lid we have a borosilicate glass bowl that holds about 0.1g to 0.2g of material. This does not seem like that much, but this is where the Firefly vaporizer really shines. It is one of the most efficient portable vaporizers and you can expect to get at least 5 to 8 good draws from each oven load. Inside the bowl you will also find laser drilled micro jets which work with the fresh air intake holes located on the front of the vaporizer. The airflow holes allow you to use less effort to inhale and make vaping the Firefly feel more natural. Convection heating allows for your material to be vaped more evenly and efficiently.

Learn More by Visiting the Official Firefly Website Here

link above* has a built in Coupon Code once clicked for a Free Zipper Case!

Temperature Controls

Located on the sides of the Firefly vaporizer are two touch sensors. This design allows for increased safety so that the unit will not power on unless your fingers are touching both sensors. The heating element for the Firefly can reach 400F (200C) in 3 seconds. As we mentioned earlier in the article the ability to heat your herbs only when you want to allows you to start and stop sessions as you please.


For better temperature control of the Firefly vaporizer you can download the free Firefly app. With the Firefly app you can select from six preset temperatures - 340, 360, 380, 400, 420° F, and concentrates.

Portability of the Firefly Vaporizer

The new version of the Firefly vaporizer is 50% lighter and 30% smaller than the original. The compact size of the Firefly makes it a very portable unit.

Firefly 2 Vaporizer Black

Firefly Battery Life

Battery life was one of the drawbacks of the original Firefly vaporizer. With the newer model Firefly has included a second battery which combined the two batteries will give you about 6 to 8 sessions. This is very much an improvement from the original Firefly, but still the main area of the device that needs improved. The batteries are required to be in the device itself in order to charge them, this means that you cannot charge one while using the device with the other.


Learn More by Visiting the Official Firefly Website Here

link above* has a built in Coupon Code once clicked for a Free Zipper Case!

Firefly Warranty

The new Firefly vaporizer comes with a 2 year manufacturer warranty in case there are any problems that arise from standard use.

How to Use the Firefly Vaporizer

With the Firefly 2 vaporizer your material is only being heated when you press the sides of the device and begin drawing from the unit. Once you let go of the touch sensors located on either side of the device and stop drawing your material no longer receives heat. The Firefly 2 does not have a actual power on power off button and the unit is constantly on in standby mode. When you press/touch both sensors the vaporizer will display a green light at the top of the unit that will flash slowly for 3 - 5 seconds until it turns solid. Once it turns solid you are ready to vape.

About the Manufacturer

Firefly has made such a big name for itself in such a short period of time that it’s a little bit unbelievable that the company was only started in 2012. Firefly began when the two founders Mark Williams and Sasha Robinson took on the task to create a product that had tremendous build quality, never before seen features in a portable vaporizer and most importantly a device that could enhance people's lives.


Sasha Robinson has experience as a consultant for Microsoft, Nike and LG, while Mark has experience as a former designer for Apple. Both Sasha and Mark have very impressive backgrounds and seem to each bring something very important to the table. Using the advice given to Mark from Steve Jobs to "build the best thing you possibly can!", the two combined their efforts to create what we now know as the Firefly Vaporizer Company. Firefly now ships on an international level and their devices are enjoyed by people all over the world.

Where to Buy the Newest Firefly Vaporizer

If you are looking to upgrade your Firefly vaporizer to the newest model, or you have yet to try one of the Firefly devices you can order one directly from the Firefly official website. Firefly has international shipping and can be delivered to your door step. Only people of age can order a Firefly vaporizer and a signature will be required upon delivery. If you would like to purchase one of the new Firefly vaporizers, you can do so by visiting their official site here.

Learn More by Visiting the Official Firefly Website Here

link above* has a built in Coupon Code once clicked for a Free Zipper Case!

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