Edible vs. Vape Pen: Which is Better?

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Every stoner has their own journey to find what products and ways of consuming cannabis suit them. Here at Delta Munchies, we’re passionate about helping people find their match.

Our free-thinking vision aids us in guiding free spirits through their voyage of cannabis self-discovery. 

If you’re wondering whether you should turn to edibles or vape pens, let us help you out by answering some of the most burning questions. 

One easy way to know which one is better is to try them. Get this bundle and try the best of both worlds!

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Edibles vs. Vape Pens

The difference between eating edibles and puffing away at vape pens is obvious: one is consumed by ingesting marijuana-laced snacks and food, while vape pens are like a portable, vapor-based joint that is better for your lung health than traditional smoking.

So what are the differences between edibles and vaping? When you take an edible, your liver is metabolizing the THC, giving you a much longer-lasting and more intense high, although they take a while to kick in.

On the other hand, when you use vape pens, the THC reaches your endocannabinoid system by going into your bloodstream through your lungs. This makes the effects come on much faster, but it’s also a shorter high.

Here’s another quick rundown of some points of interest.

Flavor

There ain’t no question about it: edibles obviously pack a lot more flavor than vaping cannabis. 

However, it all depends on the kind of flavor you’re looking for: if you like to taste the actual flavor of your favorite cannabis strains, vaping can be a better option. 

Plus, because you’re not burning your herb like traditional smoking, many vapes actually conserve more of the natural flavonoids and terpenes.

On the other hand, edibles are available in lots of flavors, depending on the product. From savory chips to sweet and sour gummies, edibles are made for food-loving cannabis consumers. 

If you don’t mind not tasting your strain, your imagination is the only limit when it comes to cannabis edible flavors. 

Cost

The cost difference between edibles and vapes isn’t a far stretch, but it’s worth looking into.

Typically, vapes tend to be a little more expensive than edibles, but it also depends on which products you pick and the number of milligrams they have.

Depending on how often you vape or take edibles, the cost-efficiency varies.

If you’re an all-day, every-day type of consumer, a vape might last you longer. While it’s not as cost-efficient to be popping edibles all day, taking a couple of hits every few hours can last you session after session.

However, if you’re an occasional or one-a-day consumer, edibles are a great option. Depending on the dosage, you’ll only need one or two edibles to give you an hours-long high which can last you up to a couple of weeks.

Convenience

When you’re looking at the differences between vape pens and edibles, convenience is another big factor. 

Storing and carrying around edibles doesn’t win in this category, but it all comes down to personal preference. Additionally, if you’re into making your own edibles, the whole process can take up to several hours.

On the other hand, vape pens are for the on-the-go cannabis enthusiast. Vape pens take the cake because of their high portability, availability, and ease of use. 

The only thing you might want to keep in mind is to ensure it’s always charged and giving you big, high-quality clouds of vapor.

Consistency

If you’re looking to achieve the same consistent effects and results at every consumption, vape pens are the go-to. You have more control over how much you’re ingesting and can take another hit if you’re not satisfied with the potency of the high.

Edibles are harder to get just right. While you can learn to find your perfect dosage, the fact that they take much longer to hit might have you feeling disappointed if you aren’t at the level of highness you want to be after your first edible.

Edibles are also a little more unpredictable: you never know what you’re going to feel until you start feeling it. Vapes will almost immediately let you know what you’re getting into, as the effects set in much faster.

Effects

Every person experiences cannabis in different ways. However, you can gauge possible effects depending on the strain and whether it’s an indica, sativa, or hybrid.

It’s also important to note that effects vary on the type of cannabinoid that you’re consuming: Delta 8 THC will produce a more clear-headed and mild high, delta 9 THC has much more potent effects, and HHC is said to land somewhere in the middle of the two. 

No matter the cannabinoid, there’ll usually be indica, sativa, and hybrid options to choose from.

Indica is known to produce more relaxing strains. Indica strains can aid in fighting off insomnia and anxiety, leaving you feeling relaxed, euphoric, happy, and sleepy. They’re known to give you more of a “body high.”

On the other hand, sativa is for the go-getters and productive stoners. They produce more of a “head high,” which can give you a boost and provide more uplifting and energizing effects. You might find yourself hyper-focusing on the task at hand or boosting your creativity. 

Hybrids are the best of both worlds, and it all depends on the strain. While some strains are well-balanced between indica and sativa, others can be either indica- or sativa-dominant. At the end of the day, your best bet is to look into the specific effects of each strain to help you pick the right one for you.

When it comes to the effects of edibles vs. vape pens with the same strain, there’s only one clear difference: edibles produce a much more intense and longer-lasting high. 

Taking edibles will have you waiting up to two hours for the effects to set in, but when they do, they sure pack a punch and last for hours on end. On the other hand, vape pens will have you feeling high almost instantly, but the effects will be less potent and last up to a few hours.

 

Pros & Cons of Taking Edibles

Taking edibles has its pros and cons, as any form of consuming cannabis has. Here are some of them:

  • Edibles are limited to your imagination: from chocolate bars and chips to gummies and beverages, you have many options to choose from
  • Edibles can help bring on the “munchies,” which is great if you struggle with appetite.
  • Edibles may also ease some pesky symptoms that many people go through: pain, nausea, insomnia, and anxiety, to name just a few.
  • Edibles can be healthier than smoking since you’re not putting your lungs at risk.
  • This is both a pro and a con, depending on what you’re looking for: the high achieved by eating edibles can last much longer.
  • Edibles produce a much more intoxicating and intense high than other forms of consuming cannabis.

 

Delta 8 Edibles vs. Vape Pens

Delta 8 THC is a cannabinoid that we here at Delta Munchies specialize in, making sure to be transparent and accessible without giving up high quality and safety.

We provide both delta 8 edibles and vape pens, so which one is right for you?

If you’re looking for a longer-lasting and more extreme high, edibles could be a good option for you.

If you want almost instant effects and more control over the results, picking up one of our delta 8 vapes might be your perfect match.

 

Vape Pens vs. Edibles: Reddit’s Thoughts

When it comes to public opinion, where else to look other than Reddit?

The website has multiple subreddits about cannabis, including ones highlighting the differences between vaping and eating weed. 

The general consensus comes down to personal preference: from newbies to seasoned stoners, everyone has different tastes, needs, and expectations.

At the end of the day, every stoner goes through a “hit and miss” period until they eventually find what they prefer.

While some users like the intensity and longevity of edibles, others prefer a milder, more controllable high that can be achieved through vape pens.

 

Where to Buy Delta 8 Vapes

If you’re wondering where to get delta 8 THC vapes, look no further than right here with us at Delta Munchies. We pride ourselves on producing some of the most potent, high-quality, and effective delta 8 out there, and here are some of our favorite vapes.

Melonado 2G Dart XL

You can get up to 1,000 draws with our delta 8 Melonado 2G Dart XL

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The strain is an indica, the lovechild of Watermelon Zkittles and Lemon Tree. We’re not surprised that it’s one of our most popular strains since the flavor and effects are incomparable. 

The Dart XL is also rechargeable, making sure that your vapor clouds are consistently large and enjoyable.

All of our vapes contain absolutely zero traces of harmful cutting agents, like MCT oil, VG, PG, or Vitamin E. Safety and fun are our priority, so no need to worry about putting unnatural and detrimental substances into your lungs.

Grape Runtz 2G Dart XL

From the same Dart XL line, we can assure you that you’ll enjoy our Grape Runtz 2G Dart XL

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Grape Runtz 2G Dart XL

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This indica-dominant hybrid is a flurry of grape flavors and strains, with great taste and even greater effects. We suggest using this vape before bedtime or to relax.

The best way to enjoy this vape is to start off with a few 1-3 second hits, wait for the effects to set in, and take it from there.

All of our products are lab-tested to ensure safety and quality. 

 

Where to Buy HHC Vapes

If you’re looking to get your hands on an HHC, Delta Munchies has your back on that one, too.

HHC Maui Wowie 1G Cartridge

Go check out our Maui Wowie HHC 1G Cartridge will give you up to 400 draws of the tropical, sativa-dominant, Hawaiian-born, and complex strain that Maui Wowie is. 

We ship to all 50 states, so no matter where you are, you can enjoy the unique effects of HHC. 

The cartridge fits onto any 510-thread battery (not included). 

 

Where to Buy Delta 9 Edibles

Looking for the intense effects of delta 9 edibles? Look no further than Delta Munchies.

Strawberry Shortcake Gummies

Our Strawberry Shortcake Gummies boast 10mg of full spectrum delta 9 THC per gummy.

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Strawberry Shortcake Gummies

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Additionally, you can expect an awesome entourage effect. These gummies also have other cannabinoids: CBN, CBG, CBD, CBC, CBCa, CBGa, CBDa, THCV, THCva, delta 8, and THCa.

You’re basically getting the entire experience of the cannabis plant packed into one delicious gummy!

 

Where to Buy Delta 8 Edibles 

We specialize in delta 8 products, including a whole range of edibles that you’ll love. 

As with all of our products, we take pride in bringing you the best delta 8 gummies out there. We never compromise on quality, testing, or potency, ensuring that every one of your adventures is enjoyable and safe.

Here are some of our favorites delta 8 gummies (although it’s hard to choose).

Delta 8 Sour Worms

For beginners or those looking for a lower dose, our Delta 8 Sour Worms are spectacular. 

Delta 8 Gummies

Sour Worms

From: $37.99

Each gummy contains 25mg of pure delta 8 derived from American-grown and sunkissed hemp. 

This cannabic twist on a classic sour candy will have feeling nostalgic and wanting more, guaranteed.

Delta 8 Peach Rings

With just a tiny bit more potency coming in at 30mg per gummy, our Peach Rings are a favorite for good reason. 

Delta 8 Gummies

Peach Rings 15ct.

From: $19.99

The mouthwatering flavor is unforgettable, while the effects will have you feeling like a million bucks.

Plus, you can pick your potency: these peach rings come in three 150, 300, and 450mg options. 

Green Apple Sour Belt

We made our delta 8 Green Apple Sour Belt for seasoned stoners. Warning: these are strong as hell. 

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With 3000mg of delta 8 per belt, we recommend starting off with a bite and waiting for the effects the set in before going for more.

This one isn’t beginner-friendly, but it’s a great option for all of you cannaseurs out there.

 

Where to Buy HHC Edibles

Apart from our HHC cartridges, we also have HHC gummies. 

Melon Dreams HHC Gummies

Go get your hands on our famous Melon Dreams HHC Gummies

HHC Gummies

Melon Dreams

From: $37.99

The flavor is sure to captivate, but so are the effects. Each gummy contains 25mg of pure HHC, which is stronger than delta 8 but milder than delta 9. 

The perfect match for those in-betweeners, we’re sure you won’t regret trying these sugary sweet, melony, and sour apple-flavored gummies.