You Can Smoke Hemp?
“You can smoke hemp? I thought that was for fiber and rope, not for smoking?”
We've heard this question a few times recently, and as hemp farmers we sometimes forget how much more education is needed out in the world in regards to this amazing plant. When you are so entrenched in something, it can be hard to remember that most people don't spend all their time and energy towards your same topic of expertise. So, over the next however long, we will try to shed some light on some common FAQ’s and topics in regards to Hemp. We hope you learn something - feel free to ask any questions you have along the way.
Now back to the question at hand! Yes, you can smoke hemp. Hemp is just another name for Cannabis that contains less than 0.3% THC. As we all know by now, THC is the stuff that gets you “high”. Any beer lovers out there? Have you had an Imperial IPA with an ABV of 9% or a Session IPA with an ABV of 4%? Different levels of alcohol content does not change the fact I will drink both in one sitting...I mean that they are both IPA’s. Maybe you are a dog lover? A Chihuahua and a Wolf are both Canines - one has just adapted to fit in designer purses and the other is still wild and undomesticated. Same is true for Cannabis: it has all sorts of species - some tall, some short, some high in THC, some high in CBD, some high in CBG that have no THC at all (more on this in another post). The variety we grow on our farm is known for it’s high CBD content, low THC content and looks just like the Cannabis flower you are used to seeing at your favorite dispensary. Now, there are also hemp farms that grow strains for fiber, it is going to look taller and have thicker stalks - not ideal to be smoking but does not mean you can’t, it will just have less cannabinoids (CBD, CBG etc). Our farm is dedicated to growing strains that are high in legal cannabinoids such as CBD.
So hopefully that helps shed some light on smoking hemp and a big thank you to everyone that has picked up a pack of our smokes. It is great to hear the positive feedback from so many people already.
Now, what are you going to say the next time someone asks if you are smoking hemp? Hell yeah! It’s not the rope stuff it’s the good stuff. Pass me my beer and chihuahua please.
You can purchase a 10-pack of CBD Smokes on our website at www.fletcherfarmshemp.com and try it out for yourself!