How Is Medical Marijuana Consumed in 2021?

After alcohol, cannabis is the second most-consumed psychotropic drug in the United States. While cannabis has been a recreational drug of choice for decades, its legalization in some countries has led to innovative methods of consumption and use, although the bong is a traditional favorite that will never go away. It is evident that more people are turning to marijuana than ever before, with over 7,000 new users daily in the US alone, and between 147 and 220 million users globally. The ever-evolving industry has seen the advent of CBD taking the world by storm, and the anecdotal effects of both CBD and THC are hailed as miraculous. New York is one example of a state that legalized marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, helping people improve their quality of life. Despite that, there are still some restrictions on buying cannabis. However, the purchase of cannabis products can be less restricted for those with medical marijuana cards obtained in New York. Readily available online at the click of a button, the evolution of cannabis consumption in 2021 is simply mind-boggling. Let’s take a look at some of these methods.


Dry herb vaporizers are specifically designed for herbs only and are extremely popular among those who want to enjoy the benefits of smoking cannabis but without the smoke. These nifty machines offer a variety of choices in portability, design, quality, and temperature control, such as those available at Daily High Club. The dry herb vaporizer has grown in popularity due to the ease with which portable devices can be moved from place to place, and its discretion with a reduction in both the amount and smell of smoke. Desktop vaporizers offer the luxury of a relaxed and laid-back experience in any selected environment, while a portable vaporizer enables a puff wherever you are, at any time. 


Creativity knows no bounds, and the variety of cannabis edibles are endless. The practice of eating cannabis dates back as far as 1000 BC. With a wide variety of gummies, cakes, capsules, teas, chocolates, and oils readily available on the market, there is no shortage of options when selecting your preference. Enthusiasts even go the extra mile by making their own cannabis infusions that are then mixed into baked, cooked, or liquid goodies. While edibles may take a little longer to have an effect, they do result in a slow-release, longer-lasting euphoria.


As the name suggests, one-hitters are designed to hold just a single hit of cannabis and is a small pipe that is sometimes called a bat. One-hitters are made from various materials including glass and metal and have gained popularity because of their compact size. Their discretionary storage makes them ideal for a quick smoke, and their smaller size encourages thriftiness with less cannabis going to waste. 


If you’ve heard of wax, budder, shatter, or butane hash oil, you’ll know exactly what a dab is. These concentrated doses of cannabis are made by extracting THC and CBD with the use of solvents such as butane. Due to the potency of THC, dabs are the most efficient way of getting high, really fast. This extraction is heated on a hot surface and inhaled using a dab rig, often referred to as a nail. There are a variety of dab rigs available, from titanium nails to torches and e-nails. The industry is certainly constantly evolving, and while dabbing has been around for at least a decade, innovative extraction methods have led to a boom in cannabis concentrates that has increased its popularity.

Applied like lotion

Topical cannabis is highly recommended for the treatment of aches and pains and is a creative way of using cannabis without having to ingest it. They come in a variety of forms, like lotions, oils, balms, and ointments, and provide quick relief without the psychoactive effects of smoking or consuming it. CBD has fast become a topical treatment of choice, with many attesting to its healing and pain relief qualities. 

The cannabis industry is certainly set for continuous growth with more people moving away from harmful and addictive pharmaceutical drugs, and migrating towards natural solutions that are proven to work. Humans love choice, and with options to consume Cannabis as edibles or by vaporizer, there’s something in it for everyone. In addition, research is leaning more towards the healing benefits of CBD and THC, and there is no doubt that we are going to see even more innovation from this industry. 

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