How long is a disposable vape pen good for?

Published May 24, 2019 11:40 a.m. ET
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Legal marijuana products have been available for eight months now in Canada, and soon to follow will be a variety of cannabis concentrates including topicals, edibles, wax, budder, CBD vape oil, THC vape oil, and so much more. At one time a weed vaporizer was the classy way to enjoy cannabis, but now that technology like vaporizers has become more widely available, they have also grown in popularity. Though there may not be legal marijuana dispensaries that carry them yet, on October 17 in 2019, Canadians will see vape pens, and several other convenient options hit the shelves. Though vape pens are set to be one of the hottest sellers, there are many new to the industry who won’t have any idea of what to expect from these types of devices. Here you will find everything there is to know about disposable vape pens, including the pros, cons, FAQ’s, and how they compare to their more expensive counterparts.

What is a disposable vape pen?

A disposable vape pen is a device that is meant to work as a short-term delivery method for cannabis, and hemp derived concentrates.

Can you reuse a disposable vape pen?

Most disposable vape pens are meant to be thrown out after they are empty. Most will not come with a charger and have uniquely designed tips that are impossible to replace.

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How much is a disposable vape pen?

The cost of a disposable vape pen with cannabis concentrates will depend on the type of product that it is filled with. The approximate price of disposable portable vaporizers can be anywhere from $10-$80 depending on the quality, potency, distributer, and how much marijuana concentrate is inside.

What marijuana concentrates can be found in disposable vape pens?

As was mentioned before, there is a massive variety of cannabis-derived concentrates that can be put into disposable vape pens. The kinds available in your particular area will depend on the dispensaries and distributors that service the region, but in general, these kinds of vapes can hold shatter, CBD vape oil, THC vape oil, BHO, budder, wax, and any other cannabis concentrate that is combined with the appropriate ingredients to make a vape oil.

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How do you know when a disposable vape pen is empty?

Most vape pens are equipped with a tank where the concentrates are held and can be easily viewed. Once the reservoir appears to be empty, and the device stops producing vapor, it is empty and ready to be disposed of.

How long does a disposable vape pen last?

Every person’s experience with a disposable vape pen will vary depending on how much concentrate it holds, the battery strength, and how much it gets used. These small portable vapes on average will last anywhere from 2-5 days depending on the factors mentioned above, but the batteries themselves are not meant to go for more than three days. You can just put it away and forget about it, or you might come back to a dead battery and wasted concentrate.

Reusable vs. disposable vape pens

The number one question I get asked is which one is better? The trouble is that the answer will depend on you more than the products themselves. Disposable vapes are perfect for grabbing in a pinch, come ready to go, and are easily thrown away. For anyone who is just beginning to experiment with vaping, or who don’t want to maintain a more expensive investment, disposable vaporizers are perfect. However, if you are a long time vaper, know that you will be using the device regularly, and would like to save a few dollars while choosing from a more extensive selection of filler options than a rechargeable portable vape might be the better option at only $20-$80 more. Disposable vapes are incredibly convenient and easy to use, but the price of them also reflects that, so the decision is most definitely a personal one.

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