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How Vaporizers Impact the Cannabis Market

One of the most significant industries to play a role in the success of the cannabis sector is the vaporizer space.

It can be hard to keep track of the numerous factors influencing the cannabis industry. Whether we’re examining state cannabis reform laws, trends in sustainability, or the growing influence of advocacy efforts on municipal regulations, the cannabis space is continuously changed by internal and external factors.

One of the most significant industries to play a role in the success of the cannabis sector is the vaporizer space, which has brought about a revolution in technological innovation and consumption methods. Here’s what vaporizer experts have to say about their industry and the speed with which it’s changing the cannabis space:

Arnaud Dumas de Rauly, Chief Strategy Officer for The Blinc Group, the first business incubator for brands specializing in vaporizer and cannabis consumption technologies:

“The biggest risk of smoking is the smoke itself. Combustion, not cannabis, is the culprit. Cannabis smoke contains the same kind of cancer-causing chemicals as cigarette smoke. Vaporizers heat cannabis to temperatures that release cannabinoids in a fine mist without creating the toxins associated with combustion. Similar to the way vaping is the answer to the number 1 preventable cause of death in the world (tobacco), vaporizers are the 95% safer way to consume cannabis. This is the reason why entrepreneurs in this field are embracing vaping technology.”

Richard Huang, Co-Founder of Cloudious9, a high-tech vaporizer company that developed the first-ever vaporizer with a built-in water filtration system that allows the user to burn or vaporize their product:

“Relative to the cannabis industry, the vaporizer industry is significantly smaller and may not get as much media attention, but it serves a significant purpose in propelling the growth of cannabis industry. On a practical standpoint it is a consumer electronic product that helps with healthier consumption, but more importantly it represents the huge demographic shift for cannabis users towards mainstream and responsible consumption. In another word, vaporizers depict both in image and in reality a healthier and more responsible consumption method, and that in terms facilitates the destigmatization of cannabis use. There is no doubt that the larger growth of the cannabis industry is the main reason for the vaporizer industry’s growth, but I believe more credit is due to the vaporizer space as being a great destigmatizer.”

Shauntel Ludwig, Vice President of Operations for Davinci Vapes, a popular dry herb vaporizer company with products that have high-tech features:

“The vaporizer industry has a way of changing the perception of marijuana. A lot of people, both long time users and those just revisiting cannabis don’t want to smoke something- for health reasons, the smell, or just because they don’t classify themselves as ‘smokers.’ Vaporizers take that stigma away and make ingestion unassuming and predictable.”

Sasha Kadey, Chief Marketing Officer of Greenlane, the leading distributor of premium brands in the burgeoning head shop, smoke shop, and dispensary channels in North America:

“The rapidly growing and quickly evolving cannabis industry which is driven by recreational, therapeutic, and medical consumption is fueling tremendous innovation within the vaporization space. As the market has matured, it has attracted world class talent – engineers and product developers from elite Silicon Valley companies have decamped to launch their own innovative startups. The benefits to the US are the textbook benefits characteristic of a free market economy: consumers are getting better products at a better price and companies are creating scores of jobs, while generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and taxable income, it doesn’t get much better than that.”

Charles Hoch, CEO of Eyce, producer of a unique line of silicone consumption devices with custom features such as integrated storage compartments, tool holders, and other custom accessories:

“Vapor technology has clearly shifted the course for most businesses in the cannabis space. With that said, many consumers of cannabis still prefer and demand a true smoke. I don’t believe we will ever see a world where there are only Vapor products.”

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