Hemp pre-rolls are a convenient way to enjoy CBD flower. But even experienced smokers could use some tips to help them get the most out of their smoking experience.
You'd think that smoking pre-rolled joints is as easy as inhaling. And for the most part, it is.
But at Clean Remedies, we want to give you the absolute best experience possible with our CBD pre-rolls. So let's get burning.
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- Plan out your smoking session for maximum enjoyment
- Use a cigarette lighter instead of a match to light your pre-roll
- Roast the small nub of your CBD pre-roll before puffing
- Make sure you get an even burn in your CBD joints
- Inhale but don't hold the CBD smoke in any longer than a few seconds
- Put out your joint properly to avoid potential fire hazards
Smoking CBD 101
Smoking a CBD pre-roll for the first time can be exciting. But if you don't know where to start, consider the tips below.
#1. Find an appropriate place to smoke CBD
When smoking CBD joints, you want to make sure you're smoking in an area that is outdoors and away from smoke-free zones. CBD pre-rolls when lit can produce a smell similar to that of marijuana.
So you also don't want to give people the wrong idea when lighting up your CBD joint. In addition to finding the right setting, also make sure to brush up on your state's local laws.
The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp at the federal level. But states are still able to impose regulations as they see fit.
That being said, FDA approved research process on CBD is still underway. So it's best to keep tabs on how the Federal Food and Drug Administration treats cannabinoids as a whole.
#2. Use a lighter over a match
You might think a light is just a light. But using match sticks over a lighter doesn't allow the tip of the CBD joint to roast.
Instead, it just burns the tip completely. You might be into the natural taste of CBD hemp flower. But burnt hemp flowers?
Personally, it's not our idea of a good time.
#3. Let the joint roast
On CBD pre-rolls, you'll notice that the very tip of the joint comes together in a small nub of hemp paper. This is purposeful - so don't remove it!
This is where you'll want to light the joint and let it roast before the ground flower starts to burn. Many users even like to roll the tip to make it more pointed, allowing for a slower and more even burn.
#4. Rotate the joint slowly between your fingers
You may or may not have heard the term "canoeing" in relation to CBD pre-rolls. Canoeing describes the uneven burning of a joint.
And while this may not seem like a big deal, it actually is. When you have an uneven burn, you may only get a couple of good drags out of the whole pre-roll.
Not to mention that you'll be wasting the rest of the cannabis flower in the process. To avoid an uneven burn, slowly rotate the joint between your thumb and index finger after you light the tip.
This will ensure that all ground cannabis flower gets used in your smoking session. And it typically makes for a more enjoyable smoking experience anyway!
#5. Start puffing
Once the hemp joint is lit, it's enticing to want to bring the joint up to your mouth and start smoking it right away. But it's highly recommended to start by taking only a few small puffs instead of immediately inhaling.
This will give your lungs a chance to rest in between puffs, especially if your lungs aren't used to smoking in general. Over time, you may find that you no longer need to take these few puffs to start.
But if this is your first time, it's best to slowly introduce your body to the hemp smoke.
#5. Then slowly inhale
Some users make the mistake of inhaling too quickly without allowing the cannabinoids to properly reach their lungs. So when you inhale, you'll want to make sure you breathe in enough air for a robust and controlled breath.
#6. Don't hold it in
That being said, it's best not to hold the hemp smoke in for too long. Holding it in for just a few seconds will do.
CBD is fast absorbing, especially when it is able to directly enter your bloodstream through the lungs. So holding any leftover smoke for too long can cause unnecessary damage.
#7. Put out your CBD pre-roll safely
Once you have enjoyed your smoke session, be sure to put out the hemp pre-roll properly. Do not leave any part of the joint still burning as this can become a fire hazard.
Instead, press the tip of the joint downwards in a verticle fashion into an ashtray. This is the best way to ensure that any glowing embers are properly put out.
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Additional tips to maximize your smoking experience
Check for hemp flower quality
When shopping around for a hemp pre-roll, you'll want to pay close attention to the quality of the flower. Our Pre-Roll Cola of White CBG & Special Sauce CBD is made from certified Organic colas with great taste and high levels of both CBG and CBD.
And before packaging, our colas are always sealed fresh, and hydrated. To maximize the quality of our pre-rolls, we chose to use the cola of the hemp plant, AKA the bud cluster at the very top.
Colas are considered to be the most desirable part of the cannabis plant for smoking purposes. Namely, because they offer the most concentrated cannabinoid content due to their ability to absorb the most sunlight.
Of course, with so many new strains out there, you'll have plenty of options when it comes to cannabis joints. But if you're looking for quality assurance, your best bet is to go with our third-party lab-tested CBD products.
Plan out your session
Winding down at the end of a long day is the perfect way to enjoy your CBD pre-roll. In fact, we consider it the perfect self-care routine for those looking to recenter themselves in life.
There's been research to suggest that having a self-care routine can actually improve your overall quality of life. Furthermore, self-care practices may also help individuals sustain greater resiliency during high levels of distress.
With this in mind, it's important to approach your CBD pre-roll sessions with the right intention and planning. Sure, spontaneity can be fun.
But we want to make sure you get the most out of your CBD joints and pre-roll experiences. So consider it a gift you can give to yourself.
FAQs about smoking CBD pre-rolls
How much of a CBD pre-roll should I smoke?
For the most part, a 1g pre-roll like ours will contain roughly 130mg of CBD. Or, in our case, both CBG and CBD.
So when determining how much of a pre-roll to smoke, start small. You may find that even just one drag is enough to do the trick for you, especially if you're a beginner.
That being said, some find that smoking half of the pre-roll or even just one-third satisfies their need for the desired effects. Ultimately, how much of a pre-roll you smoke is up to you.
Pre-rolls may vary in how much CBD content they contain. So as you go through the pre-rolls, be sure to listen to your body and stop when you need to.
Do CBD pre-rolls do anything?
Unlike THC, CBD is a cannabinoid with no psychoactive effects. So if you're wondering whether CBD pre-rolls will get you high, the answer is no.
Still, CBD pre-rolls come with their own potent effects. Plus, inhaling CBD will deliver these effects faster than any tincture, capsule, or edible will.
For the most part, you can expect to feel these effects within 1-2 minutes after smoking. Effects typically last for around 60-90 minutes after consumption.
Wrapping up (literally)
We hope you're able to use these tips to maximize your smoking experience. Getting you well-acquainted with CBD in any way, shape, or form is our passion here at Clean Remedies.
We can't wait to hear about your experience with our new pre-roll colas!
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