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Whether you’re looking for a heady gift or want to treat yourself to an elevated smoke break, here are the best cannabis accessories to pick up right now

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It’s almost 4/20, in April of 2020, which is more than enough reason to sit back, light up and celebrate.

The official pot smoking holiday — whose origins have been (incorrectly) linked to rock star death anniversaries, the police penal code, and the number of chemical compounds in the THC-rich plant — has grown from a small event on society’s fringes, to a nationally-recognized event.

Roughly 12% of adults smoke pot according to a recent poll conducted by Gallup, and 11 states have legalized it for recreational use. Many others have legalized it for medical use, and weed is currently totally prohibited in only three states. Reefer madness, it seems, is alive and well.

If you’re over the age of 21, and live in a state where weed is legal, you’ve probably got rolling papers, labeled jars, and a pocket-friendly herb grinder ready to go. There’s nothing wrong with the classics, but technology has evolved, and you can toke up more discretely and efficiently as ever. We’ve found 13 tools and accessories that can help you get high without turning your place into the set of Pineapple Express 2 (Seth, are you listening?)

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It goes without saying, but be sure to understand the potential health risks that come with smoking and vaping, and enjoy responsibly if you’re of age and in a place where it’s legal. Whether you’re looking for a heady gift or just want to treat yourself to an elevated smoke break, here’s what makes our cannabis list this year.

1. LEVO II Herbal Oil Infuser

Step away from the stove, LEVO’s second-generation oil and butter infuser takes all of the guesswork out of brownies (and more).

Place your herbs in its mesh, metal pod, and prepare them with the LEVO II’s dry and activation cycles. Once they’re ready, fill the machine’s reservoir with the oil or butter of your choice, and put the pod inside. Set the cook time and temperature with buttons on the front of the LEVO II, and let the machine take over the rest. When it’s ready, the LEVO II will dispense your infused liquids, which you can use in your favorite recipes.

If you’d like to monitor its progress from outside of the kitchen, you can connect the LEVO II to your WiFi network, and download the LEVO app (available on IOS and Android). Once you’re done cooking, remove the herb pod, silicone stirrer, and reservoir to clean. All three pieces are dishwasher-safe.

If you’ve been afraid to make your own edibles because you’re afraid of screwing up main ingredient, this is a set-it-and-forget-it solution.

LEVO II Herbal Oil Infuser, $199.99, available at Amazon and $249 on

2. HEIR Water Pipe

Made out of thick glass and a glazed ceramic material, Heir’s water pipe is a classier way to get high. What you get: a precision-made smoking accessory with a modern design.

The pipe passes smoke through a downward stem via an eight-slotted percolator, which diffuses smoke more evenly through the water and enhances filtration. A splash guard built into the bottom of the pipe keeps water from interrupting your hit.

The pipe has a tapered design that makes it easy to hold and tilt, and it was designed for easy cleanup. You can pour water directly through the grinder, and unscrew the top piece to reveal a storage space large enough for your lighter. The HEIR gives a much-needed makeover to one of the most popular smoking devices — no more makeshift hits here.

HEIR Water Pipe, $260, available at HEIR

3. Summerland Terracotta Bong

Summerland’s Pleasure Point Terracotta Bong is handmade in California. It’s made out of lead-free, food-safe glazed ceramic, and a silicon grommet, which the company says ensures clean hits every time. Prefer something a little more luxe? The company makes the same bong in a glossy white or “marble” finish too.

Pleasure Point Terracotta Bong, $224, available at Summerland

4. Ardent Nova FX

Described by Ardent as the “easy bake oven for cannabis,” the Nova FX is a portable, all-in-one solution for making edibles.

The Nova FX’s core function is decarboxylation, a process that heats cannabis up to a set temperature to “activate” the THC. As you can see in the picture above, you’re able to pour dry herb directly into the stainless steel cavity, and decarboxylate it in under two hours. Multiple sensors inside the Nova FX keep its temperature consistent to avoid scorching your pot.

Once that process is done, you can use the activated cannabis directly in your baked goods without infusing it into butter or oil. If you prefer using “enhanced” versions of those ingredients, you can also use the Nova FX as an infuser — add your activated cannabis into a bottle filled with butter or oil, place it into its stainless steel cavity, and hit the “infuse” button.

Finally, the Nova FX can also be used as an oven to actually bake single-serving edibles by combining the ingredients in a cupcake liner, and baking them. Having all three of these functions in a single device allows you to make high-potency edibles without taking up a lot of counter or shelf space. It’s an efficient way to maximize your pleasure without sacrificing any quality.

Nova FX, $350, available at Ardent

5. A Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Edibles Kit

The best part of baking with pot (besides the end result), is getting to spend time in the kitchen. If you’re not an active home cook, Marijuana Group’s Chocolate Box is a fool-proof way to make tasty, good looking treats.

The kit comes with directions, dosing recommendations, enough ingredients for eight chocolates, THC extraction supplies, and a silicon cannabis leaf mold. All of the ingredients in this kit are vegan, gluten-free, and have low sugar content, so they’re a good choice for people with many common dietary restrictions.

You can only use the ingredients in this kit once, but the recipe and tools will allow you to make additional batches if you like the way they turned out.

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Top 25 Cannabis Products for 2020

Going into 2020, there are plenty of products that you should have your eye on. From cannabis infusers and high-tech vaporizers to CBD drinks and muscle salves, we’re bringing you the top 25 products you should consider in 2020.

Gofire Alternative Health Suite

Finding the ideal cannabis product for your needs isn’t always easy, and that’s why Gofire created their dose-measuring vaporizer and app. Ensure consistent results, learn from the online cannabis community, and enhance your health. $299

WYLD CBD Sparkling Water

With 25MG in each can, WYLD Sparkling Water quenches your thirst and your CBD needs in packs of four, 12, and 24. WYLD spent years preparing its robust flavors, from blood orange to blackberry. $20-85

Mission Farms CBD Joint and Muscle Gels

If you’ve just gone on an intense hike or are feeling general aches and pains, you’ll want quick, effective relief. Mission Farms CBD Joint and Muscle Gels mixes cooling and warming effects to ease muscles, reduce pain, and soothe inflammation. $40-70

AVD Eazy-Press Cartridge

The most state-of the art cartridge available, the AVD Eazy Press Glass Cartridge is ideal for fast, high quality filling and capping. With no arbor press needed and a tamper proof, low-torque locking system, get ready to revolutionize how you think about cartridges. Prices vary.

Firefly 2+

The next evolution of the celebrated line of vaporizers, the Firefly 2+ combines dual touch sensors, breath activation, and a new airflow system to deliver a truly top-tier vaping experience. Showcasing advanced heating tech and a design featuring the same high-end alloys utilized on NASA ships, the Firefly 2+ is truly out of this world. $249

Stratos CBD 750 Isolate Tablets

Selected as an Approved Product by the Realm of Caring, Stratos and their isolate tablets are bringing pharmaceutical-grade quality to the cannabiz. With tablets available in either 10mg or 25mg doses, Stratos CBD 750 Isolate Tablets are ideal for precision pain relief. $68

Arcanum Sarco Skin

With New Year’s coming and a new gym membership on the way, you’ll want a way to recharge. Utilizing menthol and CBD to enhance performance and recovery through increased blood flow, Sarco Skin by Arcanum deserves a place in your gym bag. $30 (8 pack)

TribeTokes Phoenix Quartz Crystal Pipe

Just because you love CBD flower doesn’t mean you’re a fan of using paper. Thanks to the sleek Phoenix Quartz Crystal Pipe, your CBD needs will be filled in an efficient, eye-catching manner. $40

Kalvara Cannabis Cocktail

Get the perfect dose of cannabis by utilizing the Kalvara Cannabis Cocktail Infusion Technology. Providing amazing bioavailability as well as fast-paced onset, this innovative kit will have you rethinking how you intake cannabis. Prices vary

Futurola Super Shredder

Designed for speed and efficiency, the Futurola Super Shredder is able to shred through and remove the stems from three pounds of cannabis in a mere seven seconds. Simple to clean and able to create ideal consistency for use with the Futurola Knockbox 2 for pre-roll cones, the Futurola Super Shredder is an extremely intuitive piece of equipment. $6,000

TribeTokes Disposable CBD Vape Pen

First-time CBD vaporizer users may find it difficult to find a place to start. The TribeTokes Disposable CBD Vape Pen gives you everything you need right in the box, letting you start your CBD routine immediately. $60

SkinKick Dope Kick Duo

If your New Year’s resolution included clearer skin, you may want to consider incorporating CBD. The Skinkick Dope Kick Duo reinvigorates your skin in two simple steps, starting with the Daily Exfoliant Cleanser and finishing with the Dope Kick Lotion. $50


With the MIQCRO, DaVinci has taken the loose leaf vaporizer to the next level. The most compact premium vaporizer around, the DaVinci Miqro brings quality vaping with you wherever you go. $120


Make infusing simple and convenient with the LEVO II, the ideal product for infusing oil and butter with everything from fruits to herbs. With connectivity to the LEVO app, three separate cycles, and dishwasher safe components, the LEVO II will be a welcome addition to your kitchen counter. $350


Getting a good night’s sleep is as easy as taking a dropper full of PūrSlēp before bedtime. Gluten free, alcohol free, and vegan, with oil derived from cannabinoids such as CBN, CBG, and CBD, PūrSlēp is the ultimate holistic sleep solution. $12 (1-Night Sample Pack) $170 (1500mg 1 oz Tincture)

PurWell Peppermint Tincture

Filled with organic essential oils, organic MCT oil, and whole plant hemp oil, the Purwell Peppermint Tincture are pharmacist formulated and rich in beneficial cannabinoids. Perfectly peppermint flavored for the holiday season, this tincture belongs in your stocking. $50

Seven7h Sense CBD Deep Relief Cream

Seven7h Sense’s CBD-infused Deep Relief Cream provides hydration along with relief for aching joints and muscles. Utilizing an ideal combination of CBD, arnica, and menthol, this Deep Relief Cream offers a cooling sensation without a greasy texture. $35

The Widgett Extraction System

The Widgett Extraction system utilizes a cryogenic solid-liquid extractor that is simple and inexpensive to operate with no winterization or filtration required. The system works with various solutions, and solvent can be stripped directly from the product flask for reuse. Suitable for residential, lab, and commercial use. Prices vary on size.


Eliminating secondhand smoke in a discreet manner, the PHILTER Phlip silicone sleeve attaches a proprietary filter to most popular stick and pen vaporizers. All you need to do is inhale from your vaporizer, flip, and exhale into the filter for an odorless, smokeless experience. $30

Fritsch Pulverisette 11

The Pulverisette 11 allows users to homogenize samples for analysis. Cryogenic grinding option reduces difficult to grind edibles, biomass, and isolates into a homogenous, representative powder. Programmable SOP’s. Higher accuracy, sample integrity, uniformity, repeatability. Mitigate cross contamination, reduce cleaning. Grinding sets and knife variations. Dishwasher and autoclave safe or single use. Ensure user/sample safety. Prices vary.

USA Hemp CBD Flower

Just because you enjoy CBD doesn’t mean you have to vape or use tinctures. Available in California Dream, Wild Bourbon, and Golden Redwood, USA Hemp CBD Flower gives you the choice between relieving stress, easing pain, and clearing your mind. $20-30


The TRIMPRO DRYPRO is designed specifically for drying flowers before trimming. With the product’s adjustable-speed motor, leaves are trimmed by stainless steel grates, with a trimming capacity (up to 12lbs/h) that makes it one with the best on the market. Its angled construction and latched front gate make retrieval extremely simple, allowing perfectly trimmed flowers to exit the upper cylinder while the machine is still running. $4,950

Make & Mary Roll On

Headaches, cramps, and joint issues can seriously affect your daily wellness. With this fragrant Roll On, available in rosemary lavender and tumeric ginger, Make & Mary’s calming, soothing formula promotes wellness through full spectrum CBD. $42

Harvest Gold Organics Premium Soil Conditioner

Harvest Gold Organics Premium Soil Conditioner’s incredible natural properties help produce high-yielding, stronger, and more vibrant plants while protecting against mold and disease. This USDA certified organic mineral-rich silica works by improving soil health and structure, while holding water, fertilizer, and essential nutrients where they’re needed most: at the roots. $20

TriBeauty CBD Infused Eye Cream

Anyone tired of puffiness, dark circles, and wrinkles needs to incorporate TriBeauty CBD Infused Eye Cream into their beauty routine. Under-eye bags and crow’s feet are no match for this anti-aging, high-quality cream. $60

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From cannabis infusers and high-tech vaporizers to CBD drinks and muscle salves, we're bringing you the top 25 products you should consider in 2020.