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How Is Marijuana Used?

Marijuana is commonly smoked using pipes, water pipes called “bongs,” or hand-rolled cigarettes called “joints” or “nails.” It is sometimes also combined with tobacco in partially hollowed-out cigars, known as “blunts.” Recently vaporizers, that use heat without burning to produce a vapor, have increased in popularity. Marijuana can also be brewed as tea or mixed with food, sometimes called edibles.

In addition, concentrated resins containing high doses of marijuana’s active ingredients, including honey-like “hash oil,” waxy “budder,” and hard amber-like “shatter,” are increasingly popular among both recreational and medical users.