If you’re new to the world of cannabis and still trying to figure things out, you may have quickly realized the large, lumpy buds you bring home don’t burn well straight from the bag. Why? It’s only after your cannabis flower has been cleared of its stems and seeds, and ground into smaller uniform bits, is it ready for you to enjoy. And while breaking up all those fresh nugs by hand into same-size pieces can be done, it commonly turns into a sticky, frustrating mess. To aid with such issues, cannabis smokers employ the use of a grinder. A grinder is a device designed to break cannabis bud into fine, evenly ground bits. Using a grinder can quickly alter your smoking experience for the better—since ultimately the secret to a slow-burning joint with a smooth draw is perfectly ground cannabis.
Regardless of your rolling abilities, crafting a perfect joint is nearly impossible without a grinder. There are several ways to grind cannabis if you don’t have a grinder, but if you’re still not achieving those smooth-hitting joints, blunts, bowls, it’s likely time to consider one.