As the popularity of cannabis vaporizers continues to rise, more and more products in the category are hitting the market. Unfortunately, many of these products are low-quality, sold by manufacturers who cut corners and market these inexpensive products to consumers unaware of the dangers that cheap, lousy vapes can pose.
My time in the cannabis vaporizer hardware industry has shown me how essential high-quality hardware is to the consumer experience. Today, I want to share three reasons why consumers and manufacturers should avoid low-quality, cheap vapes.
Cheap Vapes Expose Consumers To Metal Toxicity
Low-quality vaporizers are typically made from metal; a glass and metal casing usually encloses a metal coil that vaporizes the oil inside. The metal comes into extended direct contact with the vape juice or oil. This direct contact, paired with the heat from regular use, can cause chemicals in the metal to leach into the vape oil.
When the oil is vaporized, so are metals such as nickel, lead, chromium, and aluminum leached into the vape juice. Inhalation of vaporized metals can harm health and cause lasting lung damage.
Ceramic Vaporizers Provide a Safer Alternative to Metal Vapes
The best way to avoid exposure to toxic metals …