How To Tell If You’ve Bought Good Weed Or Bad Weed
Before you spend your hard-earned greens on pot, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. Without regulations and standards in place, we have to rely on the kindness of budtenders and retailers to make sure that we’re buying good weed, especially for budding cannaseurs. Being a smart and informed cannabis consumer is just the same as being a consumer for any other product: you want to know that you’re getting what you’re paying for, and you want the best high out of each purchase.
But what makes bad weed, bad? If you aren’t being smart, you might end up getting ripped off. Bad weed, you can pretty much identify right away through its smell: it smells like dry hay. The texture isn’t far off either; it feels stringy, dry, and even dusty. Sometimes a vendor might try to sell you a bag of weed that’s filled with stems, sticks, and even leaves; and it will be crumbly to touch too. You might be surprised at how much bad-quality weed is still being sold in dispensaries. If you smoke bad weed, you’ll need several pipe loads to even feel mildly high. Aside from wasting your money, you’ll also waste time having to separate those nasty sticks from the actual bud. Is it worth it?
Now good weed, ahhh. Good quality pot smells heavenly. Let your nose do the work for you – you’ll be able to detect some wonderful smelling cannabis strains, sometimes infused with a mix of orange, grape, strawberry, lemon, or any of the other delicious flavors that have been so lovingly cultivated to give you good bud. Just by taking one nice sniff, you’ll know that it’s clean and top-shelf cannabis – nothing stinky, dry, dusty, or moldy about it.
What else should you look for in good weed?
At the end of the day, experience will still count as the most important teacher in determining if you’re buying good or bad weed. The more marijuana you buy and consume through the years, the more you will be able to make smart decisions about buying good weed.
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