Preroll is a term used to refer to joints that have been prepared by a cannabis dispensary or retail store that sells cannabis products. Prerolls are ready to be smoked and make it convenient for the consumer because they won’t have to worry about grinding up cannabis, rolling the joint, or sealing it. Joints that are prerolled are available in a variety of different strains, flavors, and potencies. Some prerolls are sold in individual tubes for single-use consumption, and others are packaged in multiples.
The sizing involved in prerolled joints can range in length from the size of a pinky to the size of a cell phone. Prerolls are ideal for consumers because they are fairly cheap, disposable, and can be used in individual or group settings. Instead of a group of friends having to worry about who is the best joint roller, grinding up the weed, and then cleaning up afterward, they can just purchase a preroll which is nicely and conveniently made for them. One downside of smoking joints, in general, is that in a study conducted in 2015, it found that users consume under half of the available cannabinoids.
The study went on to state that the remainder of the cannabinoids usually ends up being burned in ash or disappearing in smoke that isn’t inhaled. Though most seasoned cannabis users don’t typically smoke joints for the purely intoxicating benefits of them. Their discretion, convenience, and use in social settings make them a positive way to enjoy the experience. Over the years, prerolls have increased in quality because of the competition. They used to include excess leaves and stems to save on costs for the producers, but as with most things, low quality never stands the test of time.
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I picked up a preroll before the party tonight because I find it much more convenient than having to roll one from scratch.