Snoop Microwaves His Blunts, Should You Microwave Your Weed Before You Smoke It, Too?

Using the microwave to cook your marijuana not only destroys the terpenes but also puts the cannabinoids in danger. By causing the water molecules in the herb to vibrate, microwaves raise their temperature. This may cause the release of volatile substances like terpenes, altering the flavor, aroma, and perhaps even the effects of your weed.