Ever since cannabinoids have been introduced in the market and became popular, the products which help you to consume those cannabinoids have also become quite popular in the world today. Such products include edibles, capsules, vapes, and even sprays. These products are the most commonly used in consuming different types of cannabinoids, and they’re always being improved and upgraded for the customers’ use.
In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about vape pens, how they work, what benefits they can offer, when their effects kick in, how long they can last, and more. So without further delay, let’s dive right into it!
What Is A Vape Pen & How Does It Work?
Vaporizers, also more commonly known as vape pens, vapes, or E-cigarettes are vaping devices that are used to consume cannabinoids, by inhaling the vapors of a liquid present in a cartridge of the vaping device. This liquid is the concentrate of a cannabinoid of your choice or it’s just nicotine. The cartridge containing the liquid is attached to the vape and it is heated up with the help of the coil which is also attached to the vaping device.
You can find many different types of vape pens in online stores and physical stores, that come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. There are some that can be recharged and refilled over and over again, and there are some that are only charged once, and then they can be discarded after you’re done using them all up. There are also some vape pens that come attached with everything you need in a vape pen so that you don’t have to go through the hassle of putting everything together. Some vape pens also resemble ordinary pens because of their small and thin frames.
There are 5 essential parts that a vape must have, which are an atomizer, battery, tank/chamber, and a button. The mechanism of these vapes is pretty much the same and it’s very easy. When you press the button, the battery of the vape gets activated, and the atomizer starts to heat up the concentrate which is present in the tank/chamber of the vape.
Once the concentrate is heated to a certain temperature, the concentrate starts turning into vapors. You can start inhaling the vapors with the help of the mouthpiece which is attached to the vape and then sit back and enjoy the effects of cannabinoid concentrate or nicotine.
What Are The Benefits Of Vape Pens?
There are many benefits that come with using vape pens. They include:
Portable & Easy To Use
Most vape pens have small and thin frames similar to a writing pen. This means that they have everything attached to them and all you have to do is push the button and puff away. These vape pens can also be easily carried around wherever you like.
Another benefit that vape pens offer is that their thin and small frames are similar to ordinary writing pens, making them discrete. This means that they can easily fit in your pocket or bag, and you can take them out and use them whenever you like without getting caught or drawing any attention to yourself.
Safer And Cheaper Than Cigarettes
Vape pens are not only much safer than cigarettes but also much cheaper than cigarettes. This is because they don’t produce tar and they help control the amount of nicotine that you consume.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How Can You Clean Your Vape Pen?
When you’re going to clean your vape pen, make sure that the tank/chamber of the vape pen is completely empty and doesn’t contain the E-liquid in it. After that grab some cotton buds and dab them in some rubbing alcohol. With the cotton bud, you carefully and thoroughly clean the mouthpiece and tank of the vape pen and remove all of the residue and dust collecting in them.
- Can Vape Pens Become Clogged?
Vape pens can get clogged, especially if you don’t make sure to clean them as frequently as you can.
- What Is The Cost Of Vape Pens?
The price range of vape pens is $15-$80.
- Where Should You Store Your Vape Oil?
You should store your vape oil in cool and dark places such as a cabinet, drawer, or even a fridge.
- Where Can You Store Your Vape Pen?
It’s important to store your vape pen in a place with room temperature, and no direct light or heat. This is because exposure to heat can damage not only the E-liquid but also the vape pen.
Conclusion – How Long Do The Effects Of A Vape Pen Last?
As mentioned before, there are so many different types of vape pens. The standard time for how long the effects of a vape will last is 3-4 hours, however, there are certain things that can affect the time for how long the effects can last. Such as what type of cannabinoid the concentrate contains. For example, when you vape THC, it only takes 10-15 minutes for the effects to kick in and they last for at least 5-6 hours depending on how much you vape.
However, when you vape HHC, the effects kick in as soon as you take the first few puffs but the effects only last for 3 hours max. Whereas when you vape THC-O acetate, the effects kick in after puffing for at least 30 minutes, but the effects only last for about 1-3 hours depending on how many puffs you take.
Since there are some cannabinoids that take longer than others for their effects to kick in, some people get impatient and vape more than they can tolerate and end up experiencing some side effects. That’s why you should make sure that whenever you vape any type of cannabinoid concentrate, its important to wait until the effects kick in so that you know how it makes you feel and if you need to vape more or not.