Why Cannabis Vaporization?

Study: Vaporizers Deliver Safe, Reliable Doses Of Cannabinoids 1/25/16

Vaporization is a technique for avoiding irritating respiratory toxins in marijuana smoke by heating cannabis to a temperature where the psychoactive ingredients evaporate without causing combustion.

Laboratory studies by California NORML and MAPS have found that vaporizers can efficiently deliver cannabinoids while eliminating or drastically reducing other smoke toxins.

Like tobacco, marijuana smoke contains toxins that are known to be hazardous to the respiratory system. Among them are the highly carcinogenic polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, a prime suspect in cigarette-related cancers. These toxins are essentially a byproduct of combustion, separate from the pharmaceutically active components of marijuana, known as cannabinoids, which include THC. Although there is no proof that marijuana smoking causes cancer, chronic pot smokers have been shown to suffer an elevated risk of bronchitis and respiratory infections. Respiratory disease due to smoking may therefore rightly be regarded as the primary physiological hazard of marijuana.

Cannabis vaporizers are designed to let users inhale active cannabinoids while avoiding harmful smoke toxins. They do so by heating cannabis to a temperature of 180 – 200° C (356° – 392° F), just below the point of combustion where smoke is produced. At this point, THC and other medically active cannabinoids are emitted with little or none of the carcinogenic tars and noxious gases found in smoke. Many medical marijuana patients who find smoked marijuana highly irritating report effective relief inhaling through vaporizers. Users who are concerned about the respiratory hazards of smoking are strongly advised to use vaporizers. Alternative devices, such as waterpipes, have been shown to be ineffective at reducing the tars in marijuana smoke (Report).

 

More information:

See CaNORML Vaporizer Resources

Study shows vaporizer effective in humans (April 2007).

California NORML Research Studies:

NORML/MAPS vaporizer study (2001) shows marijuana vaporizers cut out harmful smoke toxins.

Details: D. Gieringer, “Cannabis ‘Vaporization’: A Promising Strategy for Smoke Harm Reduction,” Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics Vol 1 #3-4: 153-170 (2001). Reprints available for $5 from California NORML, 2261 Market St. #278A,
San Francisco CA 94114.

Smoke study (1996) shows waterpipes ineffectual, vaporizers promising at reducing tars

 

Vaping Resources

420 Vape Zone

Troy is a cannabis evangelist and long-time medical user. He provides modern guides to cannabis and dry herb vape reviews as well as weekly vape videos.

Atomic Vapor

A trusted brand in Canada since 2013 Atomic Vapor is known worldwide for premium organic e liquid at manufacturer direct prices. Smooth Clean All Natural.

ChurnMag.com

ChurnMag.com is one of the world's largest vaping sites. They have a great guide to the best vaporizers including top model reviews.

Website:

Ecassoc.org

The top e cig brands & reviews - Ecassoc.org is dedicated to supporting vaping and helping people find the best choices for vaping and electronic cigarette options.

Website:

Portable Hookahs

Portable Hookahs offers a full selection of dry herb vaporizers, vapes for solid concentrates (wax, shatter, crumble, hash, thick oil etc.) and CBD/THC eLiquid/eJuice oil vapes. Options such as portable, desktop and vape mods are available. Use promo code "420" for additional savings!

Quit Day

QuitDay.org is dedicated to giving its full support to anyone who wishes to start vaping. Read our dab-pen reviews and the guide to best vaporizers and find the right vapes for you.

SlickVapes

SlickVapes.com has been designed and developed for you deal seekers out there. We wanted a shop that you could get the top brand name and authentic dry herb vaporizers for purchase but just with way better prices.

Vape Active

VapeActive.com offers high quality dab pens wax vapes dry herb vaporizers ejuice smoke accessories bongs and grinders.

Website:

Vaporizer Vendor

Vaporizer Vendor is the number 1 online vape shop selling the best vape pens portable vaporizers desktop vaporizers and more.

Website:

Vaporizer Wizard

Vaporizer Wizard Reviews: Portable & desktop vape reviews demo sessions pros & cons comparisons cleaning guides giveaways and more.

Website:

W Vapes

Innovation. Sophistication. Quality. W Vapes proprietary terpene-separation process creates true premium CO2-extracted cannabis oil in sleek discrete devices. Amazing flavor lab-tested.

Yocan Vaporizer

YocanVaporizer.com is one source for all your Yocan Products. Established in 2013, Yocan began producing wax vaporizers and dry herb vaporizers the world truly needed. Check our best selling Yocan Evolve Plus and other Yocan products at our website.

YourVaporizers.com

YourVaporizers.com is your one stop for all your vaporizers need. We offer a huge selection of vaporizers for sale including grinders and various vape parts.

Website:

Send a message to CaNORML