How To Light A Joint

A joint is a type of marijuana cigarette. It is usually rolled into a thin sheet of paper and then smoked. Joints come in many shapes and sizes. Blunts are large cigars filled with weed. Spliffs are a combination of weed and tobacco.

Keep on reading to find out how to light a joint! 

How To Light A Joint

How To Light A Pre Rolled Joint

Pre-rolled joints are great for smoking. You can enjoy them by yourself or share them with friends.

You should be careful when lighting your pre-rolled joints because they contain flammable material. To avoid burning yourself, you need to use a lighter or match.

When using a lighter, make sure to hold the flame away from your skin. Also, do not inhale the smoke. Instead, blow out the smoke by exhaling slowly.

Be Patient

Don’t smoke until you’re ready. Wait for your joint to be lit before inhaling.

Apply Light To The Tip Of The Joint

You must apply the lighter to the end of the joint. Never put the flame anywhere else. Never remove the tip of the joint!

Rotate The Joint Slowly

Before you begin to smoke the joint, and before you even put it to your mouth, you will need to rotate it. To do this, you should use your thumb and index finger to roll the joint, ensuring an even burn. 

With your other hand, use the lighter to light the tip of the joint. But remember, you don’t want to actually touch the joint with the flame as this could burn it.

Or, you could hold your lighter a few inches away from your joint. As long as you are careful not to burn your fingertips, you will be fine!

Do Not Inhale While You Are Lighting The Joint

Don’t inhale when smoking weed! You’ll end up burning yourself if you do.

When rolling a joint, be sure to first take a deep breath in and then slowly exhale as you hold the smoke inside your lungs. You should also use your diaphragm to help you breathe while doing this. This technique helps prevent coughing or choking.

Can You Light A Joint With Matches?

Can You Light A Joint With Matches?

You can light a joint with matches, but you probably shouldn’t. Matches contain sulfur, and this chemical could alter the taste of your bud. Potassium chlorate and phosphorus are also found in matches, and these chemicals could harm your lungs if smoked.

Wait until the end of the sentence before lighting your cigarette. This allows the chemicals to burn off completely.

Hemp wicks are better than matches because they won’t burn out as easily. When you’re smoking outside, make sure you don’t set off a forest fire.

How Do You Put A Joint Out To Save It For Later?

You can easily extinguish a joint by putting it out on a non-flammable object such as concrete. Pressing down on the joint makes sure that the fire doesn’t go any further.

If you want to save your weed for future use, then this is easy. Simply use an ashtray, or another non-flammable surface, and press the joint down onto the surface. Ensure that you are very gentle when doing this and that you press the ‘smoking end’ down onto the surface. 

Or, you could just let the cherry drop off into the ashtray if you want to avoid using any force. 

If you would rather, you could also “suffocate” the joint. To do this, you need to put the joint in a tightly closed joint tube. This will remove all the oxygen from the joint, killing the flame. 

No matter what method you use, if you save your joint for later, it will taste ashy the next time you smoke it. However, this ashy flavor will not affect the joint’s ability to get you stoned. 

Lighting A Joint

Lighting a joint can be a bit tricky the first time you try it. You need to puff on it before lighting it to get a cherry going. A really nice one will have a rolled edge that spreads the flame evenly around the whole joint.

If that doesn’t work, you’ll want to relight it by rotating it as you light it. This will help prevent canoeing, or burning only on one side of the joint.

Inhale as you drag your hand off the joint, just like you would a cigarette. Don’t hold the smoke in your mouth and swallow it. Instead, exhale and let go of the smoke.

Take two puffs, then give the joint to someone else. Pass the joint around until everyone has had a chance to enjoy it.

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If you are thinking of smoking cannabis for the first time, or you’re a little rusty from years of not using it, then you are in the right place. Follow the steps above to ensure that lighting your joint is easy.

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Hemp Wicks

Hemp Wicks

Hemp wicks are safe alternatives to traditional lighter fuel. They are eco-friendly because they do not release toxic gasses into the air. Hemp wicks continue to burn long after you’ve lit your weed. You won’t be inhaling any butane when using them. 

Hemp wicks are great for lighting bongs or pipes. Hemp wicks are made of hemp fibers. They are used as a method of lighting joints. A hemp wick stays lit longer than a regular candlewick. You can twist the joint to control the amount of smoke you want. 

Use a lighter to ignite the joint. Be careful of dripping wax. Smoke the joint while using a hemp wick. After smoking the joint, put the hemp wick out.

Final Thoughts

You should try to roll joints as evenly as possible. When rolling, make sure that the weed is kept in an airtight container or bag. 

Try not to use too much weed when rolling, because you want the smoke to come out evenly. To avoid these kinds of blunders, we’ve given you some helpful tips above. 

You should make sure that you use an appropriate amount of tobacco, and that you do not overfill your pipe or cigar. Also, when using a lighter, be careful not to light too close to the bowl of the pipe or cigar.

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