Cannabis smoke has a strong smell that is hard to quickly remove and tends to linger and cling to your clothes and fabric in the room. For people who have kids or others in their house where they need to be discreet or hide the smell, it can be challenging to find a solution that actually works.
We give you 5 tips for hiding the smell of cannabis smoke:
Be Mindful of Smoke Smell During and After
Try to blow any smoke out of a window and also freshen up after a smoke session.
If you can’t smoke outdoors, the next best thing is near a window where you can blow the smoke outside. And if you want to be extra careful, consider a shower or at least washing your hands and face. You could also change your clothes if necessary. And don’t forget about your breath! Brush your teeth, use mouth wash, or at least have some chewing gum on hand.
Use a Sploofy
Devices like the Sploofy could be a good investment. You can purchase a Sploofy or Smoke Buddy which has a carbon activated filter that you blow into and no smoke comes out and it neutralizes the air. Similar to that old trick of using an empty paper towel roll filled with dryer sheets as a smoke filter. However, these new devices work more efficiently with activated charcoal which removes or absorbs at least twice the number of smoke particles in the air.
Don’t Use Regular Odor Eliminators When Smoking Cannabis
These sorts of odor eliminators don’t hide cannabis smoke smells as well as you might think.
Firstly, we don’t recommend using products like Axe, Febreeze, Lysol, cologne, incense or candles because these odor eliminators will not take the smell away. It will just intermix with the cannabis odor instead of actually eliminating it.
Smoke Pipes Instead of Joints, Blunts or Spliffs
If the smoke smell is cause for concern try loading your pipe with smaller amounts of cannabis.
Try not to smoke joints, blunts or spliffs because there is quite a bit of smoke that will just come off of the joint while you are consuming it. So smoking out of a hand held pipe or a water pipe is the best option. And with pipes, if you want to be discreet, it’s better to pack small one hitter bowls so that you can smoke the bowl through and there is no to little smoke coming off the bowl into the room in between hits.
Use a Vaporizer Instead
A good vaporizer is not only a healthier alternative to smoking, but it also produces much less odor. What little odor you do get, evaporates faster and does not leave a residual smell, especially if you combine it with one of the methods above like the Sploofy where you should be able to mask almost all of the smell.
If you live in a place where cannabis remains illegal, we hope these tips will help you should you have the need to be discreet around the people you live with. We would rather you enjoy the benefits that cannabis brings to your life without any anxiety or paranoia that you might upset another person or get into trouble.
- Do you have any other tips on how to hide cannabis smoke? Please share and let us know in the comments below. This way we can all learn from each other as a community.