Some cannabis consumers find spliffs to be an abomination. A spliff is a mixture of both cannabis and tobacco, plain and simple. This differs from a joint, which is rolled exclusively with cannabis. A blunt, meanwhile, also contains only cannabis but is rolled with thicker, more durable wraps made of tobacco often dark brown. US cannabis consumers are likely less familiar with spliffs than their European counterparts, who largely prefer a blend of pot and tobacco, or even hash and tobacco. These cultural distinctions are likely the result of the way smoking has become integrated into European as well as Asian culture.
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Similar to a joint rolled in white cigarette paper, a spliff has the same appearance but with an added twist: it contains both cannabis and tobacco mixed together. Blunts, which are typically rolled in brown cigar paper, also contain tobacco, but spliffs have much higher concentrations. Spliffs, then, may be considered hybrids of joints and blunts. The strong tobacco infusion often leads to a more energetic buzz for users.
Joints vs. Spliffs vs. Blunts
To begin rolling your spliff you will need: a rolling paper or a few in case of mistakes , a small piece of cardboard to create a roach a piece of the package of papers is commonly used , your mix of choice, and a grinder. When grinding your material be sure not to over grind. Your goal should be an even, fluffy consistency so the cannabis can bind to itself and roll up nicely. The next step is to prepare your paper. Some smokers like to prepare their paper by rolling it back and forth in their fingers to eliminate the original crease. This makes rolling the spliff easier, because the paper has already begun to take a cylinder shape, but it is not necessary. Once you have ground up your material, and prepared your paper, you are ready to roll a fat spliff.
Unlike commercial tobacco cigarettes, the user ordinarily hand-rolls joints with rolling papers , though in some cases they are machine-rolled. Joint size can vary,  typically containing between 0. Tobacco is sometimes used in the rolling process. Although joints by definition contain cannabis,  regional differences exist.