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Blunt vs joint vs spliff - What's the difference?

Top Difference Between Blunts, Joints and Spliffs

These three types of smokable products are often confused. The distinction comes from what is included in the product (cannabis vs tobacco) and what the type of leaf the product is enclosed in (joint rolling papers vs tobacco leaf wrappers)

What is joint?

A joint typically is mostly cannabis and is wrapped in a joint paper, often called rolling papers. Most dispensaries carry pre-rolls, another name for a joint. When consumers are interested in smoking marijuana, "smoking weed", they're most often talking about a marijuana joint. Because joints don't have tobacco, those who are smoking pot to relax, tend to prefer them more. Joint papers tend to be paper based lighter than cigar wraps and tobacco paper.

blunt vs joint

What is blunt?

Blunts are wrapped with cigar leaf rather than cigarette rolling paper or joint rolling papers. Because the cigar leaf is tobacco, the consumer may feel a slight buzz in addition to the cannabis high. Some popular brands of blunts include Phillies blunt cigar brand.

What is a spliff?

A spliff is a combination of tobacco and marijuana or weed, rolled together in a joint rolling paper. The tobacco smokers who prefer this method to smoke cannabis can adjust the ratio of cannabis and tobacco to satisfy their goal.

What's the difference between marijuana blunts and cigars?

As mentioned earlier, while a blunt has a cigar paper wrap but is filled with cannabis, the most significant difference is that a cigar would be expected to have a cigar wrap (tobacco) and is filled with tobacco.

Which is safest: a joint, blunt or spliff?

Safe is relative. Most products have some risks. You should check with your doctor because tobacco has been linked to health issues including cancer. Given that blunts and spliffs contain tobacco leaves, either in the tobacco wrap or the tobacco included in the spliff.

What is a crutch?

A paper filter called a crutch, is a filter that cannabis smokers and tobacco smokers can add to their joint, blunt or spliff. The crutch filters out some of the chemicals in the smoke and also adds stability and a place to hold it.

What's the benefit of smoking a joint vs blunt or spliff?

When smoking cannabis, many don't want a nicotine buzz effect. The cannabis culture enjoys smoking pure cannabis joints to relax and relieve some pain or stress (as well as other potential benefits)

What are benefits of a spliff and blunt vs joint?

Many smokers say they prefer blunts because they taste better than joints. Flavored papers are becoming a popular choice for those that are looking for a cannabis experience with less of a leafy taste.

Blunts and spliffs have tobacco in them and therefore give the smoker a nicotine buzz. The amount of the nicotine content depends on the amount of tobacco in the blunt or spliff.

What are the prices for joints, spliffs, and blunts?

Prices vary. Usually consuming cannabis joints with strictly marijuana will be more expensive than smoking blunts, smoking tobacco, or smoking spliffs. CalmEffect tracks dispensary deals where joints are often a part of promos.

Does burn time differ?

A major difference is that joints burn faster, so more is smoked in a shorter time. This is because rolling paper tends to be thinner than tobacco paper or cigar wrappers.

What type of cannabis should be used?

Ground cannabis fills the joints and spliffs nicely providing for a consistent smoke. The best cannabis strain to smoke depends on you. When rolling joints the ground cannabis can be easily adjusted to fill the joint perfectly. There's also a variety of marijuana accessories to explore if you want to roll joints to perfection.

Is smoking joints legal?

It depends on your state. Some states allow adults to purchase and possess cannabis, others say you need a medical marijuana card, and in others it's not permitted.

Where can I buy rolling papers, a cigar wrap or a tobacco leaf for rolling?

Check tobacco stores, cigar stores or websites.