Hashish or hash is made from the resin (a secreted gum) of the cannabis plant. … It is dried and pressed into small blocks and smoked
Hashish contains essentially the same active ingredients found in marijuana, except in more concentrated THC form. Sinsemilla, Hashish and hash oil are stronger forms of marijuana. These products are THC concentrates and form as a dark brown, waxy substance or can be made into an oil.
Hashish or concentrates are usually smoked in a pipe or water pipe (bong) or “dabbed” using a special tool or vaporizer (“vape”) pen. It may be rolled into a “blunt” (from an empty cigar) with marijuana or tobacco. It can be added to food or brewed in a tea, also.
Many abusers of marijuana concentrates prefer the use of a vaporizer because it’s smokeless, odor-free and easy to carry and hide. Using an e-cigarette/vaporizer to ingest marijuana concentrates is commonly referred to as “dabbing” or “vaping.”
Marijuana’s effects on the user depend on the strength or potency of the THC it contains. Hashish contains the same active ingredients as marijuana, like THC and other cannabinoids, but with much higher concentrations. The concentrations can vary depending upon product.
THC extraction is becoming more popular as laws surrounding recreational use of marijuana have relaxed in the US. Marijuana concentrates contain very high levels of THC ranging from 40 to 80%, and may be 4 times stronger in THC content than marijuana, which may measure around 20% THC.
Butane is a commonly used solvent used to produce butane hash oil (BHO), also known as amber, dab, glass, honey, butter, shatter, or wax. Extraction is dangerous because it uses highly flammable butane to extract the THC from the marijuana plant material. Explosions and severe burns have occurred.