Southern California cannabis patient, cultivar reviewer, and editor, Jack Daniel, has an admission with a certain item in his stash box.
“I probably wrote one hundred cannabis reviews before I started grinding my buds – and now, I don’t know how I ever did it!” he laughed. “Everything goes through the grinder now.”
Daniel’s grinder is a stainless steel number that grinds with precision, made by Compton Grinders, from Compton, California – made in the U.S.A.
The necessity of grinding flower is two-fold. Firstly, it releases the terpenes of the flower for better flavor, without the charred flower being repeatedly torched.
The flavor or scent of the cannabis flower is where the beneficial compounds of the plant are. Beneficial herbs have scents to attract us; we need them for our health and wellbeing.
Grinding is also more cost effective, insuring no morsel of goodness is wasted.
“In the center of the tray is my daily driver glass pipe from San Diego local glass company, Opinicus9,” he shared. “Though I will dab occasionally, and eat an edible once in a while – bongs are rare, joints are for friends, but my pipe is my trusty sidearm in all situations.”
Opinicus9 is a glass pipe manufacturer in San Diego, in Southern California, specializing in fine, one-of-a-kind glass dab rigs, pipes, and beautiful hand-blown jewelry, with pieces also available on its Etsy site.
On the top right of his stash box is his nug jar, currently full of Beard Glue, and Yeti OG.
Repurposing containers for weed is nothing new, and though there are many fancy containers now on the market, Daniel’s trim jar is a re-purposed Garbage Pail Kids candy container shaped like a trash can with lid.
“All my stems, leaves and anything else that gets stripped prior to …
Author: Sharon Letts / High Times