There are many different types of medical marijuana cards and especially a lot of variety on parts of the medicinal cannabis industry, making it hard for a newbie or even an old expert to pick. As a guide, we will prepare a list of the five most important things about your THC cartridges and distill all the knowledge you will ever need in one place.
How Long They Last
THC cartridges come in two main types: disposable and rechargeable. Disposable cartridges are used once, then thrown away. Rechargeable cartridges like the cake 1010 can be filled and refilled multiple times; you can buy a replacement cake 1010 battery in case the batteries that came with your vape are faulty. To figure out how long a cartridge will last, you have to consider how much THC is in it and what type of cartridge it is.
A disposable cartridge has roughly 200-300mg of THC and will last around 200 hits if using a standard vaporizer pen or vape pen. This means that if you are using your pen daily, a disposable cartridge will only last about one week before needing to be thrown away.
Rechargeable cartridges come with different levels of THC, but most have at least 250mg per cartridge, which means they will last around 200 hits as well when using a standard pen or vape pen. These types of cartridges usually come with USB chargers, so you can charge them from any outlet or computer port. You can expect these types of cartridges to last for around two weeks before needing to be replaced.
Quality and Dosing
The quality of your THC cartridge is determined by the quality of your cannabis extract. There are two main types of extracts: solvent-based (where the solvent is used to separate the plant material from the oils) and CO2 extraction (which uses carbon dioxide under pressure). The quality of your extract will depend on how it was made, what kind of solvent was used, and how much residual solvent is left in the end product. If you’re unsure about what type you have, try asking the manufacturer directly or checking out reviews online. Once you know what kind of extract you have, it’s time to check the dosing information on the package. THC cartridges come in different concentrations, ranging from 25mg up to 500mg or more per cartridge, depending on how much THC they contain. Make sure that you’re getting a dose that works for your needs.
The laws governing the use of cannabis are complex and vary by state. In some states, you can only buy them with a medical card. In others, they are simply legal to possess and use recreationally. In some states, the laws regarding CBD oil are even more complicated. For example, in California and Oregon, you can purchase CBD oil without a medical card because it is not considered a controlled substance. However, in Nevada and Colorado, any product containing CBD must be approved by the state. This means that if you want to buy or sell CBD oil in these states, you need approval from the state government first.
How to Reload them
The best part of using THC cartridges is that they’re reusable. You simply remove the rubber top, add your favorite cannabis oil or distillate and then replace the rubber top. The only thing you can’t reload is the mouthpiece (which is usually made of glass). However, if you have a spare one lying around, then it’s no problem at all.
The only drawback to this method is that it can get messy. If you don’t clean your cartridge properly after every use, then you could end up with some residual oils inside, which will affect the taste of your next hit (and not in a good way). So make sure that you give yourself enough time between hits so that you can clean everything properly before reloading again.
Safety Measures When Using THC Cartridges
Always choose a reputable brand. There are plenty of cheap products out there that claim to be CBD cartridges but contain no CBD at all. These products could be harmful to your health or even dangerous if they cause an allergic reaction.
Make sure that your battery and cartridge are compatible with each other. If you have an old vape pen or e-cigarette battery from years ago that does not have any type of chip in it, then it may not be compatible with newer cartridges or batteries.
Clean your vaping device regularly. This is especially important if you’re using cannabis oil in your vape pen because it can get dirty quickly if you’re not careful. Make sure that your vape pen is clean after every use so that you don’t accidentally ingest any residue from previous uses of the pen. It’s also important to keep it clean because otherwise, bacteria can grow inside it, which can make you sick.
Store in a cool place away from sunlight and humidity levels too high for long-term storage; heat accelerates the degradation rate of cannabinoids and terpenes.
When it comes to purchasing your marijuana cartridges or pens, you have numerous options. But with so many options on the market, how do you know which one will be right for you? The above guide can help weed through all the information to present some helpful advice when buying your own delivery system for cannabis oil.
About the Author
Maggie graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in communication and writing. In her spare time, she loves to dance, read, and bake. She also enjoys traveling and scouting out new brunch locations.