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Five Ways to Salvage Your Old Weed

So you’ve found some old pot. Can you still use it? Will it hurt you? Will it get you high?

Our headshop gets this question all the time. Of course you don’t want to waste any precious nugs if you don’t have to. Luckily, you’re in the clear.

Using old weed can still get you high. But the best thing to do with it is to repurpose it! This can breathe some fresh air into your old pot.

Let’s go over the ins and outs of old weed, and finish off with some ideas on how to bring it back to life.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Grinder

So you’ve bought the perfect grinder from our online smoke shop, and now it’s time to put it to good use. But how exactly do you do that?

Some tips are obvious, like keeping your grinder clean. But weed enthusiasts are inventive, so other tips are a little more out there: like grinding your weed upside down!

Use the following tricks from our Northglenn smoke shop tean to get the most out of your grinder, and hence, the most out of your bud!

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How to Clean Your Dry Herb Vaporizer

Dry herb vaporizers are pieces of equipment. And like all pieces of equipment, they need to be properly maintained in order to do their job the way they were designed to. If you’ve had one for a while, or just brought one home from the vape shop and are wondering about how you keep vaporizer devices clean, fear not. We put our heads together and came up with the following guide that will remove all the mystery and trepidation from cleaning your dry herb vaporizer.

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Seven Top Ways to Rehydrate Your Reefer

We don’t know who came up with the saying “airtight and outta sight” but that person knew what they were talking about. If you take your fresh, moist cannabis, transfer it to an airtight vessel and sequester it away in a dark place, it’s going to retain its moisture content for a good long time.

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Dry Herb Vaping for Beginners: A Short Guide

If vaping is new to you and you have questions about vaporizers or dry herb vaping then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’re going to go over the specifics of what a dry herb vaporizer is, how it works and its many benefits. Read this before you go searching for a “vape shop near me”.

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Covering Up the Smell of Weed: A Few Tricks

As a society, we’ve made some significant strides in the acceptance of cannabis in recent years. Still, pot is not legal everywhere, landlords tend to discourage the open use of marijuana by their tenants, and some people go apoplectic when they smell smoke of any kind.

As such, it can pay to know a few tricks that will enable you to cover the smell of weed so that you can enjoy your custom glass pipes without worrying about the dreaded “knock on the door”.

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A Short History of the Herb Vaporizer

Vaping is associated with the 21st century to almost the same degree as digital technology. It’s a thoroughly modern phenomenon made possible by various subtle technological advances and anyone who tells you otherwise is just blowing vape clouds up your you-know-what. Or are they?

Most anyone you ask in your local vape shop will be happy to tell you that the whole vape thing is a response to the rise of contemporary cannabis culture. But the truth is vaping has been with us for thousands of years. That doesn’t mean that the ancients had contemporary-looking vaporizers, but rather that they understood and practiced the art of vaporizing using a variety of low-tech methods.

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Seven Ways to Grind Without a Grinder

You can’t just take whole buds, stuff them into the bowl of a bong and fire them up. Well, you can. They’re your buds and you can do what you want with them. However, if you want to get the most out of them you’ll need to process them a bit first so that you get a nice even burn and a clean, consistent smoke, and that means grinding.

Most cannabis aficionados have a grinder at the ready at all times. Or, at least they try to. But there are inevitably going to be times when you set up the bong, whip out the weed, reach for your grinder and realize you left it home, or you lent it to your friend who hasn’t returned it yet. There isn’t time to arrange a delivery from the online head shop, so what to do?

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Bong Vocab 101: A Crash Course

Every group eventually develops its own vocabulary. Whether people are involved in building trades, climbing, skateboarding, fashion design, politics, auto mechanics, weightlifting or weed there’s a vocabulary that both signals your group membership and facilitates discussion on whatever subject the community has coalesced around.

Bong aficionados are no different. If you walk into your local head shop in Denver and attempt to engage someone in a conversation about the latest heady glass on offer you’re going to find yourself scratching your head and trying to act like you understand if you don’t acquaint yourself with the vocab first. So that’s what we’re here to do. Provide you with a crash course on the basic bong vocabulary.

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Why Not Cleaning Your Bongs and Pipes is a Bad Idea

THE TOP FIVE REASONS TO CLEAN YOUR BONGS & DENVER GLASS PIPES
Residue is unsafe
Besides being unsightly to look upon, accumulated residue can pose dangers for smokers. A significant amount of buildup may result in a fire when you cover up the carb, possibly burning your fingers and your mouth.
This hazard is totally preventable if you watch what you’re doing.
Maintain good hygiene
Take a puff, pass. Sharing your custom glass pipes is part of the group smoking experience. And this has been the case throughout the bong’s significant and smoldering history.

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