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Know Your Bongs

We’ve been told that our organic beeswax coated hemp wick are ideally suited for smoking from bongs; but the bong is a pretty wide-ranging device in and of itself, and has undergone some pretty crazy permutations in recent years… Here, we explain what makes bongs tick. As to why bongs are a perfect match for Twisted Bee hemp wick? We’ll get back to that at the end. The bong, just like weed itself is often thought to have originated in Asia. Water pipes have been in use across Asia and Africa for centuries, and the word itself comes from the Thai word baung. Though it was known beforehand, it may have come into heavier use in the States following the...

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A Brief History of Herb (Cannabis)

Cannabis has a long, long history. In fact, a number of researchers identify is as one of the planet’s oldest cultivated crops. Hemp (the cannabis used to make materials like cloth, paper and rope) has an extensive history of its own throughout the whole world. But what about marijuana, AKA the variety of cannabis that we smoke? As you might expect, all evidence seems to suggest that people have been toking up for some time, though perhaps not for the same reasons as we do now. The psychoactive form of the plant is thought to have first emerged in the steppes of what is now Mongolia. Somewhat ironically given the region’s stringent drug laws, some of the oldest evidence of...

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How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Grinder

There is nothing worse than settling down to smoke a bowl or roll a joint but your grinder is stuck shut from sticky build up. You’re left to pick apart your herb bit by bit, and honestly… no one has time for that! Grinder upkeep is not only a timesaver in the long run, but it will also allow you to get the most out of your herb and prolong the life of your grinder overall. Grinders are made from a variety of different materials, from metal to plastic and acrylic. But there is something special about a wooden grinder. Their design is usually straightforward and lightweight – easy to throw into your kit and travel with. You don’t need...

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7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Hemp Wick

You’re holding a piece of hemp wick between your fingers. It’s dark brown, slightly waxy, and smells faintly of honey - often an addition to your lifestyle that you rarely think deeply about. You know it works and that you can rely on it to get the job done. But did you know that hemp itself used to be the most popular textile before cotton? Or that you can ball it up and light it as kindling at your next bonfire? Or that if you wet it, it can still catch fire? It’s time to really get to know that special twine that you’ve been using. Read on for our favorite facts about hemp wick! #1: It’s a Multi-Purpose Product...

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Top 10 Ways to Smoke Weed

Humans are creatures of habit, there is no denying it. We can easily get stuck within the daily grind where we gravitate to what we know. In our routine-driven society it is important to find fun and fresh ways to shake things up and keep you on your toes! An easy way to do this is to take advantage of the multitude of methods for smoking marijuana. You most likely know some of the various ways of kicking back and lighting up - but just in case you don’t, we wanted to curate a comprehensive list of the best ways to do so. Hopefully you can learn about a new technique or inject some creativity and variety into your herbal...

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