It’s all well and good if you’ve got either an endless stockpile of buds on-hand at all times, or sufficient cash to buy as much of the stuff as you want, any time you want it. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen to be the reality of life for the vast majority of people, who instead have no choice but to work with a limited budget. Cash is scarce, bud is finite and the prospect of running out of both is always a realistic one. Quite an awful one, but a realistic one nonetheless.

Which is precisely why it is never a good idea to simply dive into any cannabis based antics without at least considering value for money. Not only will your own personal smoking habits have a real impact on efficiency and cost-effectiveness, but so too will the method you choose. Of course, it’s entirely up to you as to exactly how much you choose to spend on the cannabis itself – this is something you have total control over. However, something else you have total control over which most fail to consider is how exactly you get the stuff into your system in the first place.

Now, if you have the luxury of choice, then it is true to say that no smoking method is strictly speaking ‘better’ than any other. If on the other hand you are looking for maximum bang for buck, it’s definitely worth thinking a little more carefully about the efficiency of your chosen method of getting high.

So stirring a little controversy among hardline supporters of one method or another, here’s a quick rundown of just a few considerations to bear in mind when choosing intake methods in accordance with efficiency: