If you are considering an alternative to smoking a traditional cannabis cigarette, electronic cigarettes present an interesting alternative. Considered safer that normal cigarettes, this article explores everything you need to know about CBD vape cartridges and the devices used to enjoy them.
We all know the harmful effects of inhaling toxins from smoking. However, electronic smoking – known as vaping – is considered the safest way to smoke. It’s a safer alternative to regular cigarettes and has become a popular choice for many smokers.
Cannabis Vape Cartridges
The main component of an electronic cannabis cigarette is the CBD vape cartridge. The cartridge has the appearance of a spongy, damp material. Depending on the cartridge, it may have been soaked in a flavored liquid. In addition to the flavored liquids, the vape cartridge may also contain nicotine. The term used to describe the liquid combination in the CBD vape cartridge is e-liquid or e-juice. The e-juice is what turns to steam when a smoker inhales on an e-cigarette.
There are many different flavors used in e-juices ranging from menthol, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and a number of fruit flavors. There are also varieties of CBD vape cartridges that contain just flavored e-juice and no nicotine. The cartridges are normally sold in packs of five and a single CBD vape cartridge is equivalent to a single pack of cigarettes. Plus, some used cartridges can be recharged and reused.
The Different Types of Cannabis Vape Cartridges
There are two types of electronic cannabis vape cartridges: disposable and refillable. The disposable variety is designed for a single use. Refillable vape cartridges are just as the name implies – they can be refilled once they are empty.
The Electronic Cigarette Kit
The most practical way to begin using e-cigarettes is by purchasing what is known as an electric cigarette kit. The kit contains all the elements you will need to start vaping. They will generally include the main part of the cigarette, a charger, a battery and a number of refillable e-cig CBD vape cartridges. There are also e-cigarette kits that contain disposable vape cartridges. A word of advice: refillable kits are the most affordable as they can be reused.
The Benefits of Electronic Cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes are a better alternative to a normal cigarette. When compared to conventional cigarettes, e-cigs are quite different. There’s no harsh smoke and, if nicotine free, the e-juice does not contain any harmful toxins. Plus, electronic cigarettes are not as costly as a pack-a-day habit that some traditional smokers have.
Proper Handling of a CBD Vape Cartridge
There are a number of ways to care for your electronic cigarette and vape cartridges. The cartridges are packaged in a way that they have a reasonable shelf life. However, leaving your e-cig outdoors with a partially used cartridge is not good for the device as the cartridge can dry out, making it unusable. Your should either keep unused cartridges in their packaging, or replace the end caps that come with them to prevent drying. The cartridges are also more effective if they are completely attached to the battery.
Flavor availability is an important factor to consider when choosing between disposable or refillable devices. There’s a variety of flavors available but some of them may not be available where you live. Before you set your heart on a specific flavor, you may want to explore which ones are accessible to you and whether or not they are always available.
When purchasing your e-juice cartridge, remember that there may or may not be nicotine in it. But even if there is, it will be far less than a traditional cigarette. Also, electronic cigarettes don’t contain many of the other toxins found in normal cigarettes. To be safe, always read the labels on the packaging of CBD vape cartridges you are purchasing. That way, you will be fully aware of what you are getting. This will also help you to learn more about the products and you can make informed decisions.
What’s the Verdict?
Electronic cigarettes are becoming a popular choice for smokers who are seeking a safer alternative to ordinary cigarettes. An e-cig kit provides all the main components you need to begin vaping. CBD vape cartridges are available as disposable or refillable varieties and the best part is that they are available in a number of flavors. The winning quality, however, is that vaping does not produce smoke, only steam, which is not harmful to you or the environment. And don’t worry, this would not take away from the experience, e-cig devices still give users the feeling of smoking regular cannabis.
If you have been seeking a method to reduce or stop smoking, vaping might be the answer. Not only is it safer than inhaling smoke, it is also more affordable than regular cigarettes. In fact, they might even cost less than prescription or over-the-counter products to quit smoking. CBD e-cigarettes are definitely worth exploring if you’re looking to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
Dr Elizabeth Blackwell is a double board-certified integrative and family medicine physician. Dr Blackwell expertise lies in functional and holistic medicine.
She is the director of medical services at the Pacific Clinics MD, a comprehensive clinic focused on chronic stress, gut health, decreasing inflammation, improving hormonal imbalance, weight loss resistance and helping women get pregnant. Dr Elizabeth Blackwell also has significant experience in working with cancer, dementia and chronic pain patients.
In recent times Dr Blackwell’s work has focused on exploring the effects of cannabinoid therapies. Dr Blackwell has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Well+Good, Vogue, Healthline, Forbes, Medical News Today, Harvard Health and more.