Last Updated on July 28, 2021 by Team Spinfuel

CBD is one of the main active ingredients in the marijuana plant and it has become very popular in society because of the various medical benefits that it has such as pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties. The growth and popularity of CBD positively affects the marijuana industry by making it more widely accepted while at the same time, bringing in a lot of money for the industry.

Top ways to consume cannabis: Edibles vs glass

CBD has become a part of many people’s health regimens and apart from alleviating pain, it reduces anxiety and can also promote a good sleep. The question is, how do you use CBD? There are so many ways to consume this supplement that can benefit you if you suffer from various ailments and it is important to keep in mind that some methods are more effective than others. Here are a few different ways to consume CBD.

CBD Cigarettes

CBD cigarettes are cigarettes but instead of being made from tobacco, they are made from hemp instead. CBD cigarettes are sedating and provide antipsychotic properties. It is also a very strong mood enhancer and alleviates anxiety and depression by releasing anti-depressant chemicals in the brain to improve your overall mood. Many companies and online stores, such as, are selling CBD cigarettes, which are  low in THC but high in CBD, which means when smoking these cigarettes you will not experience any psychoactive effects, but calmness and relaxation instead. Some possible side effects include lung irritation from smoke inhalation; however, hemp smoke is far less harmful than tobacco smoke.

Vaping CBD oil

To vape CBD oil you will need a vaporizer or vape pen. To vape CBD you will need the following equipment:

  • A battery
  • An atomizer (a heating element)
  • A mouthpiece
  • Chamber to house the material

You can vape using a tank-style vape that produces clouds of smoke or you can vape using a pen style. The benefits of vaping is that it is convenient, portable and there are less health risks involved. There is also no smell making it very discreet. A vaporizer heats the contents to a certain temperature until vapour is created that you will then inhale. Some common side effects include coughing, dry mouth and in some cases, headaches. Vaping is considered healthier than regular smoking so the health risks are much less and it is much gentler on the lungs.


Edibles are any food or baked products that consume marijuana. You can find edibles in the form of soup, cake, cookies, brownies, gummies and even lollipops. When you consume edibles, the high is more potent and it lasts much longer. There are also lower health risks involved with this method of consumption.

When you eat edibles, CBD is delivered to the body by means of the digestive system. Some side effects include drowsiness and impaired motor ability. You can find edibles at any dispensary or you can simply make them yourself at home.


Topicals are lotions, creams and balms that contain cannabis. They are used for a variety of things from acne to muscle stiffness and joint pain. Topicals work by attaching to the cannabinoid receptors that are found throughout the human body. Topicals don’t induce any psychoactive effects however there have been known cases of burning or redness that can occur when topicals are applied to the site.

There are many places online where you can buy topicals or you can visit a store that sells cannabis products and you will be sure to find it there. Topicals are a great way to consume CBD and apart from rare cases of reported redness and burning, there are no serious health risks.


Sublingual tinctures are a concentrated cannabis extract that you put under your tongue to experience the effects. Sublingual can be used to treat pain, anxiety and also stimulate appetite without making the user high.

You simply put 3-4 drops of the tincture underneath your tongue and wait for it to be absorbed into your bloodstream. Some side effects may include an allergic reaction, headaches and dizziness and in some cases sleeplessness. You can find this product at a dispensary or any store that sells various cannabis products. Tinctures are considered safe for consumption.