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Why Cannabis Is So Popular in 2022 (and How to Consume It)

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The marijuana plant has become one of the most popular plants in the world. Also known as cannabis, the plant has many different uses including medicinal, recreational, and industrial. People are very about cannabis, wondering why it’s so popular and what the best ways are to consume it? In this  article, I will answer some of those questions. Read on!

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Benefits of Shopping in Online Head Shops

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Since the advent of the internet, online smoking shops have been supplying premium glass pipes, bongs, and other smoking accessories to customers online. Thanks to sophisticated technology, you may purchase anything online as long as you have access to the web. From the comfort and privacy of your couch, smoking devices can be purchased as quickly and easily as pizzas, groceries, or other household goods.

There are many advantages when shopping from head shops online, and a few of them are mentioned below.

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5 Most Popular Cannabis Consumption Methods

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Marijuana, also known as cannabis, has been used medicinally since the earliest recorded history. However, it was not until the early 19th century that marijuana began to be used as a form of medication in the United States. In more recent years, there has been an increase in the use of marijuana for medical purposes and this is due to its effectiveness in treating various medical conditions. This article will discuss some of the reasons why marijuana is a popular medication, focusing on popular consumption methods for those looking to consume marijuana for medical or recreational purposes.

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In Celebration of 4/20: Ten Rad Art Bongs!

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Trapped By Coyle (All Photos By Gail)

In January of 2015, I was invited to an art show  billed as an exhibit of “Functional Art Glass.” It turned out to be a show of amazing glass bongs, water pipes and other smoking paraphernalia,  hosted by the online headshop  1 Percent. Tommy Chong was even there! While digging around for a pot-related image in my photo archives, because 4/20, I uncovered my stash of pix from that evening, so I am dusting them off here where you can enjoy them  again, or for the first time,  depending on how long you have been reading this blog.

high class bong photo by gail worley

Do you like to think about milking cows while you get high? If so, then you might like High Class, a collaboration from glassblowers MTP and Jake Vincent.

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1 Percent Nor’Easter Collection Pop Up Shop and Gallery

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When I was invited to an exhibit of “Functional Art Glass,” my first reaction was, WTF is Functional Art Glass? Then I read a little bit further into the press release and realized that, back in the day, a piece of Functional Art Glass was referred to as a Water Pipe, or a Bong. And now, it is functional art! I can’t tell you how much I love knowing this. As Andy Warhol once said, “Art is What You Can Get Away With.”

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Celebrating Twenty Years in business, lifestyle accessories brand 1Percent, one of the leading online retailers for smoking accessories, is currently hosting a gallery showcase, pop-up shop, and a series of events in New York City for the month of January. The gallery features over 75 unique glass sculptures in the Nor’Easter Collection, and you can see why these pieces have risen the status of collectable art. Nor’Easter is a celebration of pipe culture from respected glass artists spanning across the east coast, including MTP, JOP!, Coyle and Slinger.

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Artist Coyle (AKA Dan Coyle) Works on a Pipe

For fans and collectors alike, 1Percentwill provide a one-on-one exclusive experience with Brandon Long, the gallery curator, as he explains the basics of functional glass, the innovators, and the outlook for high-end glass collectors with the current glass renaissance. I was lucky enough to get a VIP guided tour of the glass with Brandon, and his knowledge is not only impressive but his stories are fun and engaging.

Slinger + EF Norris Grateful to Be American
Slinger + EF Norris, Grateful to Be American, Price: $10,800

Brandon knows many of these artists personally and is familiar with their education, techniques and methods of creating these pipes. He had a fascinating anecdote about every piece in the gallery! I will attempt to recall some of what he said in my captions for the photos to follow.

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