Go to any dispensary in America and you’ll see one definitive trend: vape carts are muscling out flowers.
That’s right, sales of disposable cannabis oil cartridges that pair with a vaporizer battery are surging. Meanwhile, sales of raw, cured-flower buds—the kind that stink up your clothes—have flattened out.
But exactly how we talk about and buy vape carts is still pretty basic. We don’t have any of the vocabulary that flower aficionados have, let alone what a wine or cigar aficionado is expected to know.
If vape carts are going to dominate, how we scrutinize them is going to have to evolve.
We talked to some market-leading hardware specialists as well as oil and cart makers to better understand how to buy and review vaporizer cartridges. Leafly presents our findings as a series of questions for your budtender. Chances are, your budtender won’t be able to answer half of these questions, and that should