Giving fire to the versatile plant and then taking it in the lungs might not be for everyone. Preparing again your bong and taking the combusted matter into your lungs is also too time consuming and not so healthy. Whatever reason you have, here are five ways to practice cannabis enthusiasm without starting a fire.
5 Ways to Enjoy Cannabis without Smoking!
1. Cannabis-Infused Food
This is the future of pot edibles. According to Arcview Market Research, the food and beverage sector account for roughly half of the estimated $5.7 billion cannabis industry. By 2020, ArcView projects the industry to grow to $22 billion overall, with more than $12 billion of that in the edible space. That’s a lot of cannabis!
2. Cannabis-Infused Beverages
The cannabis cocktail culture is already a full-blown trend in trendy Hollywood. Can the rest of the nation be far behind? But you don’t have to go to an drinking establishment to get your cannabis buzz. You can buy tasty infused lemonades and sodas and for those who want a little caffeine jolt with their cannabis, you can brew your own easily at home.
Cannabis tinctures have been around in the past but fell out of favor in the 1930s following the U.S. prohibition of marijuana. But the potent method is making a comeback as more and more Americans find non-smoked marijuana healthier and cleaner. Tinctures are discreet and easily fit in a purse or pocket.
4. Vape Pens
Vape pens is a vaporization method, meaning there is no combustion of plant matter. This slim, inconspicuous devices have become the standard form of taking cannabis for many enthusiasts. The vape pens are easy to carry and conceal when discretion is key.
Wax, shatter, oil, crumble – All of these are concentrates that typically produce an enhanced and quicker high. If you are a beginner, be careful, concentrates are for those with a higher tolerance for THC and/or medical patients that require super-intense dosages.