Fill the empty tobacco wrapping with ground cannabis. For a standard size cigarillo one to two grams is plenty, though if you’re sharing your blunt, are an experienced roller, or are using a blunt wrap, you should be able to fit a fair amount more.
Once you’ve packed and shaped your blunt, tuck the wrap under itself and wet the inside of the exposed edge from end to end. Use your fingers to smooth out any wrinkles.
Break down your cannabis into shake using a grinder or your hands. Using a grinder will help maintain an even burn, while using your hands is the more traditional method and is often preferred to help the blunt burn a little slower.
Some reasons people prefer blunts are:
Rolling a blunt has its own issues, as opposed to rolling a joint, so to help you roll up your own, we’ve prepared a simple guide to blunt rolling.
A blunt is to a joint what a cigar is to a cigarette. Or more simply, it is a cigar that has been emptied of its loose-leaf tobacco and filled with cannabis. While not quite as iconic as the standard joint, the cultural significance of the blunt cannot be ignored.
Any cigar or cigarillo will do, but we recommend one that isn’t completely dried out, as it’ll break easier and be harder to roll. These days you can usually find blunt wraps at any corner store, which are like one giant rolling paper made out of tobacco.
Start by gathering the necessary supplies:
People tend to either love or hate blunts. The main complaint against them is they have tobacco and can make for a harsh smoke.
Rolling a blunt comes wit its own nuances that maintain function and tradition, so use our step-by-step guide to learn how to roll your own.
Light Up Your Blunt and Enjoy. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
As mentioned above, die-hard blunt smokers tend to define themselves by their wrap of choice. If you’re new to blunts, experiment with a handful of different brands. You might even want to test a flavored wrap. Enjoy figuring out which blunt wrap you like the best. Or, if you like a couple of different brands, feel free to switch things up according to how you’re feeling at the moment.
Break Down the Wrap. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
Place Weed in Wrap. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
Seal Your Blunt. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
Grind Your Weed. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
There are two main ways to procure your tobacco wrapping paper. Traditionally, you purchase a pre-rolled cigar or cigarillo, empty out the contents, and then repurpose the tobacco wrapping paper by filling it with weed before re-rolling it into a blunt. Popular cigar and cigarillo brands include:
The defining feature of a blunt is that it is wrapped in a tobacco leaf paper. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
- Swisher Sweets
- Dutch Masters
- White Owl
How to Roll a Blunt What is a Blunt? A blunt is similar to a joint , in that it is essentially a marijuana cigarette. But unlike joints, the defining feature of a blunt is that it is wrapped