Updated: Jan 20
Did you know you can legally smoke prerolls in Tennessee? CBD prerolls, that is. Not only is CBD legal in Tennessee, but unlike some states, you are allowed to smoke it. With the option of CBD edibles and other smokeless methods on the market, you may be wondering why anyone would choose to smoke CBD instead of consuming it another way.
There are some compelling reasons to smoke CBD, though, and we’ll walk you through them.
Why users choose to smoke CBD: Bioavailability
The main reason people turn to smoke CBD is that it provides fast relief. In fact, inhaling CBD is the fastest way for it to reach the bloodstream. It all comes down to bioavailability.
The bioavailability of a substance refers to the amount that is circulated through the body and able to have an active effect. When you take a drug or other substance, your body breaks it down. Only a portion of the compound makes it into the bloodstream for use. If a method of consumption has low bioavailability, the substance will have less effect.
According to some studies, bioavailability for CBD that is ingested orally is expected to be around 5-19%. On the other hand, smoking CBD offers around 31% bioavailability. That is a significant improvement.
When CBD is ingested orally, it must first pass through the digestive system and be broken down by the liver. Some of the compounds are lost during this journey, allowing less to reach the bloodstream. Additionally, the CBD benefits take longer to take effect because they have to travel through the digestive system first.
Smoking CBD offers immediate relief. The active compounds quickly reach the bloodstream as you inhale, offering effects right away. This is especially beneficial for those who use CBD for pain or anxiety and need quick relief.
CBD prerolls are versatile
Whether it’s quick pain relief you’re looking for or you just want to unwind, CBD prerolls can help. They’re versatile and used for a variety of reasons.
For instance, some users have turned to CBD prerolls to quit smoking cigarettes. The reasoning is that CBD may help some manage withdrawal symptoms. Anxiety, irritability, and even headaches may be alleviated by the use of CBD. Plus, the physical habit of smoking cigarettes can be difficult to overcome. CBD prerolls allow users to stop smoking cigarettes while still satiating the desire to smoke.
Others like to enjoy a CBD preroll after a long day to unwind or before a particularly stressful event. Considering CBD does not get users high, the options are endless.
One of the greatest things about smoking CBD prerolls is the number of choices users have. Similar to cannabis, there are many different varieties of hemp that produce unique flowers. This opens the door for different experiences based on the selected strain.
Why choose THS smokables
Have you ever noticed that some plants look strikingly similar but produce vastly different fruits? Take tomatoes for example. The plants are often difficult to distinguish yet they can produce so many different varieties of fruit.
Hemp is like that. While many of our plants look identical to one another, there is a lot more going on behind the scenes. Each strain has a unique terpene profile that contributes to various experiences when smoked.
Terpenes are the organic compounds in cannabis and hemp that are responsible for unique smells and flavors. Different terpenes don’t just produce their own unique aromas and tastes, though. They also produce different effects.
For example, our Mountain Mango strain is high in the terpenes myrcene, caryophyllene, and humulene. These contribute to a mango, cinnamon, and orange scent and flavor. Myrcene is known to be sedative, whereas caryophyllene is known for its anti-inflammatory effects. Humulene is also an anti-inflammatory terpene that may contribute to appetite suppression.
By looking at the terpene profile of a specific strain, you can get a good idea of what kind of effects you’ll experience. This allows users to hone in and customize their CBD experience.
We’re proud to have a variety of genetics at our farm that allow for unique strains. Each plant has its own terpene profile that distinguishes it from others. We also carry our own balanced preroll blends with a nice 50:50 ratio of indica and sativa genetics.
Have you tried a CBD preroll yet? We’d love to hear what you think.
THS Farm will always be your Trusted Hemp Source.