Marijuana Wax – How Dangerous is it?

Get the information you need to address the growing trend of marijuana wax use.

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in the use of cannabis concentrate found in high schools around the country. The number of states legalizing recreational marijuana may be a factor.

The drug referred to as weed wax, dabbing, dabs or butane hash is both risky to make and consume. Making cannabis concentrate is very dangerous as it involves using combustible chemicals to extract the THC from the cannabis plant. One of the most popular ways to make the wax concentrate is with the highly flammable chemical butane which is very flammable.

The side effects associated with the drug are also a problem. There is no way to gauge the potency of the cannabis wax or know how it will affect someone, especially when it’s homemade. Users may experience hallucinogenic effects, loss of consciousness, erratic episodes and even hospitalization.

Cannabis wax can be consumed in a variety of ways…bongs, vaporizers, e-cigarettes, vape pens, and edibles. Some of these devices make it difficult to detect use by hiding the wax and masking the smell. Despite these challenges, recognizing when the drug is being used can be the first step in addressing the problem.

Our guide to marijuana wax can help school officials and parents better understand this widespread trend. Get your free resource now!

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