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A Complete Guide to Choosing a Blunt

| Madison Gillespie

Did you know that smoking a blunt is equivalent to smoking about six joints? It's safe to say blunts are a great way to supercharge your smoking session.

Blunts offer a unique smoking experience that can't be beaten. However, not all blunts are created equal. If you want to make sure that you're getting the most out of a blunt, then you need to know how to choose the right one.

In this quick guide, we'll provide tips on how to select the perfect blunt for your needs. So, whether you're a first-time smoker or an experienced connoisseur, keep reading for some essential advice.

A Brief History of Blunts

Though the history of blunts is a bit hazy, it is believed that they originated in the early 1970s in New York City. Blunts were originally made with cigar wrappers, and their popularity spread quickly among smokers looking for a new way to enjoy their weed.

Today, blunts are made with a variety of different wrappers, including tobacco leaves, hemp paper, and even gold leaf. You can actually enjoy smoking a glass blunt, too (which we highly recommend).

Despite their humble origins, blunts have become a staple of cannabis culture, beloved for their slow-burning smoke and potent high.

Blunt vs. Joint: What's the Difference?

So what exactly is a blunt, and how's it any different from a regular joint? Both blunt wraps and rolling papers are made from thin sheets of paper, and both are used to roll cannabis into a smokable cigarette. However, that's where the similarities end.

Blunt wraps are typically made from tobacco leaves. As a result, blunts are much thicker and more durable than joints, which are sometimes made from rice paper and other finer materials. This can make them better suited for heavy smokers.

Blunts also burn slower than joints, so they tend to last longer. However, some people find the tobacco flavor of blunts to be unpleasant. This is where the glass comes into play!

A glass blunt is designed to be used with dry herbs, and it typically has a long chamber that can hold a small amount of herb. Depending on the type of glass blunt you have, it might also come with a dowel you can use to pack the herb. Most have metal mouthpieces.

Glass blunts are becoming increasingly popular among smokers because they offer a more efficient way to enjoy dry herbs. Ultimately, though, it's up to each smoker to decide which type of smoking method is right for them.

The Benefits of Smoking a Blunt

Not sure if a weed blunt is right for you? We were fans of glass blunts at Giggles Glass, but smoking blunts in general offer a unique kind of high you don't get from things like vapes or joints.

Blunts burn slowly and evenly, so you can get a long-lasting high from them. They're also great for sharing because you can easily pass them around without having to worry about losing track of who has taken a hit.

Joints are small cigarettes that are rolled with just weed and paper. They're easier to roll than blunts, but they don't last as long, and they don't provide as strong of a high. Likewise, rolling isn't an issue when you're using glass blunts.

Overall, smoking a blunt is the best way to enjoy weed because it provides a long-lasting, intense high.

Understanding Different Types of Blunts

We've talked about glass blunts briefly. But what are your blunt options aside from glass? How do you choose the right blunt for your smoking needs?

Here are the two most common types of blunts:

Blunt Wrap

Blunt wraps are a type of tobacco leaf that is often used to roll, well, weed blunts (or tobacco cigars). The leaves are typically dried and then processed into a thin, paper-like material.

Blunt wraps are generally made from tobacco, but they can also be made from other materials, such as hemp or rice. They also come in a variety of flavors, colors, and sizes. Some blunt wraps are flavored with fruit or mint, while others are plain.

Why do people use them to roll weed blunts? Because they provide a smooth, even surface for the cannabis to be rolled on. In addition, blunt wraps help to keep the blunt fresh and prevent your weed from drying out.

Glass Blunt

As you hopefully know by now, the other main type of blunt is a glass blunt. As the name suggests, these are reusable blunts that are made out of glass. Most glass blunts feature a hollow chamber in the middle that is used to hold the herb and a metal mouthpiece for smoking.

You'll light the glass blunt at one end and then inhale the smoke through the other end. The best part? You can reuse a glass blunt multiple times (like you would a regular cannabis pipe or bong), and they're pretty easy to clean.

How to Choose the Right Blunt

So, which is right for you when it comes to a blunt wrap vs. a glass blunt? Overall, many users find that blunt wraps are finicky. Unless you're extremely experienced, it's hard to get the perfect roll. Even if you manage to do it, your blunt won't stay together for long.

This isn't a problem with glass blunts. They're easy to use and easy to clean. You also don't have to worry about your blunt falling apart in your pocket or bag.

Blunt wraps can also be a pain to deal with because you have to constantly buy more. With a glass blunt, you never have to worry about running out. Glass blunts are also better for your health because they don't contain tobacco as blunt wraps do.

The verdict? Glass blunts are the way to go if you want an easy, convenient, and healthy way to smoke weed blunts.

Browse Giggles Glass Blunts

Are you ready to smoke a blunt? We've got you covered. With a wide selection of glass available for you to choose from, you'll absolutely find whatever you need to kick your next smoke session up to the next level.

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