On Grinding your Cannabis

Hey ya’ll! Check out today’s 5 Minute Tips topic: all about grinding + breaking apart weed. I remember, back in my teenaged-weed-use days, handling the stuff itself was something that I rarely did, it was always a job for the boys. So much so that as a clueless adult I would find myself needing to google all sorts of stupid crap:

“How to roll a joint”

“How to buy drugs” 

“How to safely buy drugs… on Craigslist” 

“How to smoke a joint without your apartment neighbors knowing”

“How to put the weed in a pipe”

So anyway, that’s what this series is all about. Answering the obvious questions. There was a time when I had no clue what a grinder was and was certain I did not need one. Really, it’s not an extravagance, a grinder is a stoner necessity. Read on for step by step instructions, and check out the five minute video below for demonstrations.

Why you Need a Grinder

1 ) A grinder chops up cannabis so that your bowls and blunts have a smoother, more even, burn.

2 ) A grinder prepares a set amount of cannabis at one time, making it a convenient way to regulate consumption.

3 ) It also conveniently prepares a LARGE amount of cannabis at a time, a godsend for serious stoners such as myself.

4 ) You don’t get sticky, resiny buildup on your fingers and nails! The grinder does all the work AND saves the kief for you.

5 ) Grinders are discreet and can help control odor.

How to Grind Weed

1 ) Open the top compartment and put nuggets of weed there. Manually break apart the bud if it’s really big or very sticky and dense.

2 ) Put the lid back on, crushing the weed in the top compartment.

3 ) With one hand on the base of the grinder and the other hand on the top, twist both pieces in opposite directions.

4 ) Open the compartment beneath the top one and delight in your fresh ground cannabis!

* I use 1/8 tsp measuring spoons as my little weed scoop for the ground up weed. Super convenient.

So  there ya go, hope this was helpful to some! Love ya’ll! Get on my mailing list if you haven’t yet!

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The Stoner Mom is a pulled-together, WAHM, SAHM, boo-boo kissing supermom. Most would assume she is not stoned. Most would be quite wrong.

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