Dear Stoner: My hash-cartridge battery died, and I don’t have a charger. Can I take the hash juice out my of cartridge and mix it with my brownie mix to make edibles?
Dear Ben: If it’s pure hash oil and there’s no vaping liquid in there, then you can dab or eat that oil all you want. But don’t give up just yet. Up until a couple of years ago, nearly every hash cartridge fit the standard 5-10 thread, so you could screw them into any basic vaporizer or e-cigarette battery. The universal thread allowed us to be casual with our batteries, which also all used the same style of charger. What an easy time that was…
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Unfortunately, concentrate companies wised up, and now many of them make cartridges that only work with their branded batteries. Even some hash-oil cartridges that still have the 5-10 thread are only compatible with their specific batteries, which puts you in a shitty situation if you leave Colorado. Some companies aren’t as picky, though, so it’s still worth buying a cheap battery to test it out. If that doesn’t work, contact the concentrate company and ask if they’ll send you a new battery. Remember: Sending hash-oil cartridges through the mail is illegal, but mailing batteries isn’t.
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