Cannabis Concentrates 101: Hashish
What is Hash?
Hash (aka hashish) is known to be one of the oldest cannabis concentrates in Canada. Hash is created by extracting trichomes (aka resin and crystals) from marijuana. The trichomes are then compressed into bricks or balls of a cannabis concentrate commonly referred to as hash. For newcomers to the weed concentrate community, hash is a great starting point as it is one of the least potent (averaging between 25-50% THC) and forgiving concentrates on the Canadian concentrate market.
Is Taking Hash Safe?
Hash has been a staple in the Canadian cannabis community for centuries, due to the fact that it is relatively easy to make and is easy to obtain. Having a low THC concentration makes it a great choice for newcomers to the Canadian cannabis community. It is best to take hash in moderation to avoid any negative side effects. Furthermore, as with all marijuana products, it is not recommended to operate any heavy machinery or undertake and task that has the potential for harm.
What are the Properties of Hash?
Hash comes in a range of consistency, colors, smells, tastes and potency. It is common to find hash in balls, cakes or bricks, and range from being pasty to solid. Black and brown are the common colors are hash, with hints of red, yellow and green depending on the processes used to make the hash.
What are the Different Types of Hash in Canada?
Since hash has been around the Canadian cannabis community for ages, many different methods of extraction have been created. The most common and easiest form of hash to make is finger hash (aka rub). Other common types of hash in Canada include: Bubble Hash, Dry Sift Hash and Master Sift Hash.
How Potent is Hashish?
The potency of hash largely depends on how potent the raw materials are and how efficient the extraction process is. On average, THC levels of hash range between 25-50%.
What are the Medical Uses of Hash?
Medical marijuana patients use has for the same reasons they do normal cannabis in Canada. The most common conditions that hash is used for in Canada are to treat: anxiety, depression, stress, pain, inflammation, insomnia, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, and appetite loss.
What are the Advantages of Hash?
The biggest advantage of hash is that it requires less plant material to get the user high. Also, hash is normally very affordable and easy to find.
What Does Taking Hash Feel Like?
The feelings of taking hash are the same as taking marijuana flower, but a bit more intense due to the higher THC concentration. Users typically feel increased sensations of relaxation, happiness, euphoria, sedation and tranquility.
What Hash is Right for Me?
This comes down to personal preference and intended use. If it is for nighttime related activities, hash made using indica dominant weed would be preferable, whereas daytime activities would warrant sativa dominant hash. Also, the different types of hash come with different potencies and bubble hash typically has one of the highest THC concentrations out of all the hash in Canada.
How Much Hash Should I Take?
This largely depends on the body weight of the user, their tolerance levels, and how potent the hash is. In most cases, it is a good idea to start with a small dose and add more the next session if needed. Remember, with cannabis concentrates, a little goes a long way.
How to Make Hash?
As previously mentioned, there are many different types of hashish, and each type has its own unique method. For example, finger hash is made when trichomes get stuck on hands or gloves and then fingers are rubbed together to make a ball of hash.
What is the Difference Between Hash and Regular Bud?
Basically, hashish is just compressed trichomes of cannabis buds. The main difference is the potency is much higher since hash contains much less plant material than regular marijuana buds. Regular cannabis flower normally averages between 15-25% THC, whereas hash ranges between 25-50%.
What is the Difference Between Hash and Other Weed Concentrates?
Hash is known to be less potent than other cannabis concentrates. For example, weed waxes such as budder and shatter are on average twice as potent as most hash in Canada. This is the same case with other weed extracts such as live resin and THC distillate. However, hash is normally found at a lower price and is more readily available.
Is Hashish Legal in Canada?
Hash falls under the category of cannabis concentrate, and is therefore legal in Canada as of October 17, 2019.
How to Take Hash?
The most common way to take hash is mixing some in with some weed to roll into a joint to smoke. Bongs and pipes are other common methods of smoking hash in Canada. Another way to take hash is by vaping it using a dry herb vaporizer.
How Much Does Hash Cost in Canada?
Hash can be found at prices between $15-25 per gram in Canada. However, the quality and quantity purchased can influence how much the hash will cost.
Where Can I Buy Hash Online in Canada?
The best place to buy hash online in Canada is at Daily Marijuana. We offer some of the best hash products from Vancouver to Toronto (and everywhere else in Canada for that matter). Come shop now at the best online dispensary in Canada and become a member for special offers and updates on industry trends of cannabis in Canada.
How Do I Buy Hash Online in Canada?
- Browse our Inventory
- Add Items to Cart
- Accept Terms & Conditions
- Send an Interac E-Transfer to our Email: [email protected]
- Wait for Canada Post Xpress Shipping to Deliver Package
How Long Will it Take to Receive My Package?
All orders are processed and packaged in 1 business day. For example, if an order is made on Monday, it will be out for delivery by the end of the day on Tuesday. All orders are shipped using Canada Post Xpress Shipping and normally take 2-3 business days for delivery. It is important to note that delays could possibly occur due to weather conditions, Canada Post errors, or when delivering to remote locations.
How Long Do Hash Highs Last?
The length of the high depends on how large the user is, how tolerant they are of THC and how much hash the user actually took. In general, it is safe to assume the main portion of the high will last on average between 2-4 hours. However, everyone is different and there are many variables that can affect how long the intoxicating effects will last.
Best Things to Do While High on Hash?
Hash is great for activities that allow for being seated in a nice and comfortable location. For instance, movies, games, television shows, audio books, and deep conversations with friends are some of the best things to do while on hash.
How Long Does Hash Stay in Your System?
Hash can stay in the body’s system for days to months. Many factors come into play, and makes it virtually impossible to predict just how long all THC will leave the body.
What are Some Alternatives to Hash?
A more traditional and less potent alternative would be cannabis flowers. Or for something stronger, other cannabis concentrates such as budder, shatter, live resin, THC oil, and THC distillate are great options. For a weed product to ingest instead of smoke, weed edibles are perfect.