The world of medical marijuana can be a profoundly expansive sector to explore. For new consumers especially, the Oklahoma medical marijuana industry may have a bit of a learning curve. This is really true of everyone with cannabis though since it has largely been prohibited.
Something we feel is a fantastic way to keep your health at the forefront of this exploration process is cannabis vaporizers. These devices will allow you to consume cannabis flower or concentrates without combusting the substances. The combustion of cannabis flower brings with it a far harsher experience for your body.
Today in the year 2019, the cannabis market has bloomed with a ton of variety in the vaporizers which are available. With that in mind, we will dive into the top 5 cannabis vaporizer which are in the market today. First though, we will discuss why a cannabis vaporizer is ideal for your health!
With that said, let’s dive right in.
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Cannabis Vaporizer and Health
There are many great aspects which can benefit your health when vaporizing cannabis instead of smoking it. Since the act of combustion itself involves hot temperatures, this can be enough to irritate your lungs and cause discomfort. Many doctors now agree that taking the time to vaporizer your cannabis rather than smoking it can have a profoundly positive impact on your health.
With the use of an Oklahoma medical marijuana card in mind, we certainly suggest going the vaporizer route. If you can imagine how hot a flame can be when it creates the smoke in a cannabis bowl or joint, then it’s easy to imagine this use of high temperatures to create smoke is not ideal. Furthermore, when you combust cannabis, this creates a more robust inhalant which can be bothersome to the lungs. Both of these factors are reduced when utilizing a vaporizer which makes for a cooler vapor entering the lungs instead of hot smoke. Further, you only release the best parts of the cannabis flower when you are vaporizing, leaving the remaining aspects in the used flower to be recycled if you so choose. With that said, there are other great benefits to a vaporizer beyond the health aspect as well.
The other benefit to vaporizing your cannabis which is a bit more practical. You can use the same flower product twice when vaporizing it versus smoking it. Since there is no combustion, there is actually plant matter which is leftover after a cannabis vaporizer has been used. With that in mind, you can actually save the vaped flower and use it for cooking cannabis and infusing your favorite home-baked edible. We like to save our vaped flower in an airtight jar to avoid any of it going bad while in storage. Next, we will place the vaped flower into a crockpot with butter or oil to start the infusion process. There’s plenty of recipes online for cannabis infused treats and we have even created our own blog entry on this topic you can read here.
One of the longest standing vaporizers in the market, the Volcano Vaporizer brings a brand name that is truly known as the best. Created by Storz & Bickel, a Germany based company which has been producing the Volcano for over two decades straight now. The amazing engineering of this device has allowed it to stay true to the name as the best in the world of Vaporizers for so long. With that said, it is a more expensive unit coming in brand new at $479 plus an additional approximately $100 for the valve unit. The warranty on the unit covers it for three years after purchase. Furthermore, their units are very popular and usually can be found online. If you are concerned about the health factors of buying a used vaporizer, the volcano is perfect since you can easily buy a replacement mouthpiece and valve unit for around $100. One fun and a final note on the Volcano vaporizer, it truly can be a party vaporizer as the bags used to fill with vapor and consume from are easily shared with others. This is a great feature on the unit which keeps the expensive portion of the vaporizer separate from the apparatus used to actually enjoy the vaporizer with.
Pax 3 Vaporizer
Another popular brand name vaporizer is the Pax 3 Vaporizer which has recently released the third edition to their flagship handheld vaporizer. This unit is pretty amazing too with many bells and whistles to go along with the $249.99 price tag on it. The unit has a strong warranty offering with a 10-year plan available. Furthermore, this vaporizer works well with concentrates unlike the previous versions of the Pax vaporizer. Another great selling feature is the portability of the unit which fits into the palm of your hand. It is travel-friendly and offers a great variety with different temperature levels available. The Pax 3 Vaporizer also touts Bluetooth compatibility which enables users to use a smartphone app to power the device.
Silver Surfer Vaporizer
This Desktop vaporizer has been quite the rage for many years now. Known as the Silver Surfer Vaporizer, sold by 7th Floor Vapes and Elev8Glass has many great features which have helped this unit withstand the test of time. Coming in with a price point of $420, this vaporizer has taken the cannabis industry as one of its main focuses. This unit actually uses an old school style vaporizer hose which can bring back nostalgic feelings for those who have seen the tube vaporizers. All and all the Silver Surfer Vaporizer offers a great alternative to the expensive Volcano while still keeping a fairly high price point compared to the other handheld vaporizers on the list. Finally, the device does offer a 3-year warranty on all electrical components of the Silver Surfer Vaporizer. This is a great feature which seems to be on par with the other devices listed.
The Mighty Vaporizer
This unit is another from Storz & Bickel but offers consumers a handheld version by a classic brand. A bit larger than the other handheld units, this vaporizer comes in at a price point of $349. It’s a great unit which offers consumers the ability to set the temperature to exactly the degree they are hoping to vaporizer at. It also comes with a small straw at the top of the vaporizer which acts as a mouthpiece and adds a nice aesthetic feel to the device. This device also touts a 2-year warranty with it. The great thing about the warranty from Storz & Bickel is that it can be redeemed regardless of where the device was purchased. This leaves consumers able to replace any faulty equipment they may purchase, although this seems to be a rarity for the renowned company behind the device. All and all, we recommend the Mighty if you are looking for a reliable handheld vaporizer.
DaVinci IQ Vaporizer
Finally, we have the newly developed DaVinci IQ Vaporizer on the list. While it comes in last on the list, it certainly offers a first in class experience. This price point for this device is a wonderful $275 with a variety of colors to be chosen from. This vaporizer is another handheld unit which offers precise control of temperature with a fancy display screen. The unit also has a large battery which is rechargeable and replaceable. Furthermore, the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer offers consumers a 6 month warranty. All and all the lower price point seems to justify the sacrifices shorter warranty on the device.
All and all, there are plenty of vaporizers on the market to choose from today. With this huge selection available, it can almost be too much to process! We hope that this vaporizer guide helped simplify the selection process for you. Furthermore, if you ever have any questions about vaporizing cannabis or which unit would be best for your specific needs, feel free to stop by The Peak Dispensary and let one of our staff members know. We are always happy to help where we can.
Until next time friends, stay well!