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The different types of cannabis rolls

If you are brand new to the cannabis scene and have heard a few terms that you don’t understand, know that it’s not all that uncommon. Even the most experienced marijuana consumers will generally stick to what they know, and since stoners are a creative bunch that has experimented with new and unique rolls since the beginning, chances are there is at least one or two from this list that even the most flaunted connoisseurs won’t understand or know about. Whether you had heard a term you didn’t know or are just looking for a new and exciting way to roll up your herb, check out these ten different types of cannabis rolls. If you find one that you like, then head towards our how tosection for step by step guide on how to roll it.

1. Joint

A joint is the most basic cannabis roll, which consists of one paper that is filled and rolled into a straight tube shape.

How to roll the perfect joint

You have some weed; now how do you smoke it? There are a few things that are required for you to roll the perfect joint. .

2. Blunt

A blunt is usually rolled using a cigar casing that’s been emptied and filled with dry herbs, but sometimes a real tobacco leaf paper is utilized instead.

How to roll four different kinds of blunts

Using cigar wraps for weed can take a bit of experimenting to get used to. The slowest burning options involve the least degrading of the blunt wrap.

3. Spliff

A spliff is a regular cannabis roll that is filled with a combination of tobacco and dried herbs. Sometimes a regular paper is used while others might prefer a tobacco leaf paper, but either way, it is still a spliff.

Blunt vs joint vs spliff

Most people know what a joint is. Joints are the most widely used method of smoking marijuana, thanks to movies like Cheech and Chong.

4. Rose joint

A rose joint AKA rose blunt is a regular cannabis roll only the petals of roses are dried, stuck together, and then used in place of typical marijuana rolling papers.

What is a rose blunt and how to roll one

A rose blunt isn’t much different than any blunt or joint you might roll. The difference is that it is rolled using rose petals instead of rolling papers. .

5. Twax joint

A twax joint is a neat twist on a regular joint that adds the potency and flavor, or marijuana concentrate which can be added to either the inside or outside of the rolling paper.

All about twax joints, including how to roll one in 5 easy steps

In Canada, cannabis concentrates remain illegal to sell until October 17th, in the meantime, we can get excited about what the future has in store.

6. Rainbow blunt

A rainbow blunt can be almost any size and can even be rolled with a tobacco paper. The main difference between a typical joint and this one is the number of strains that are used in its making. A rainbow joint should contain seven different marijuana strains per roll, one to represent each color in the rainbow.

DIY – How to make a rainbow blunt

If you aren’t sure where to begin when choosing strains for your rainbow blunt than check out our handy list of strain group ideas for a bit of inspiration.

7. Moon Rocket

A moon rocket is a combination of a few different cannabis rolls that have been combined into one. Dry marijuana is added to a rolling paper that is equipped with a filter and then rolled into a cone shape. Once the glue strip has dried, the outer layer of the paper is coated in a thin layer of cannabis concentrate like BHO before it is rolled in a fine kief.

All about Moon Rockets – Including how to make your own at home

It’s good to know what exactly you’re looking at when deciding on a purchase. We’ve covered Sun Rocks and Moon Rocks, but have you heard of Moon Rockets.

8. Cone joint

A cone joint is a marijuana rolling paper that is filled with cannabis, equipped with a filter, and then rolled into a cone shape that narrows towards the mouthpiece.

9. Dutch Tulip

A Dutch tulip is a fancy cannabis roll that generally only the most experienced rollers will attempt. It takes many folds to form two squares, which are pulled to hold the whole thing together. Usually, more extensive rolling papers that can be cut to the ideal size are used, but some will attempt to create one with regular sized types as well.

10. Backrolled joint

A backrolled joint is a regular joint that’s been rolled backward so that a significant portion of the paper can be removed without interfering with the roll.

A joint is the most basic cannabis roll, which consists of one paper that is filled and rolled into a straight tube shape.

5 Types of Joints That You Should Be Able to Roll

MJ Arsenal
Feb 24, 2018 · 3 min read

Joints aren’t just plain sheets of paper and cannabis put together for the sake of getting high. They’re a fine mixture between function and art. Where some require months of practice, others can be rolled up in a matter of minutes.
Ultimately, the goal is to smoke them, but in the process why not create something special. You can always boast about your creations on Instagram later.

Looking for a way to take your joint rolling game to the next level?

Here are some of our favorite creations:

The Tulip

Brought to l i fe in the underground coffee shop scene of Amsterdam, the Tulip is a classic creation. The cherry tends to get huge on these things, making them resemble an actual tulip (plant). Tulips are relatively easy to roll up and are great to share with friends.

The Cross

Popularized by the stoner flick “Pineapple Express”, the crucifix-shaped joint has become a mainstream sensation in the cannabis space. Every day, countless numbers of stoners roll up the Cross in an attempt to relive the thrills of a bonafide cannabis dealer and his newfound friend, all while in the safety of their living rooms.

The Fatty

Low maintenance, reliable and effective, the Fatty is the blue collar of all joints. A steady performer, you can count on it to get the job done day after day. After all, aren’t the best things in life always simple?

The Scorpion

The Scorpion has been sort of an Instagram sensation over the last couple of years. It must be said that the Scorpion is nothing short of a masterpiece. You must be well versed not only in joint rolling but also skilled in the art of origami making.


The XXL is synonymous with party time. Mostly reserved for celebrations or special events, the XXL requires as much preparation as it does dedication to smoke. This things are a mission to finish and cold sweats will be involved. Warning: Not for the faint-hearted.

Joints aren’t just plain sheets of paper and cannabis put together for the sake of getting high. They’re a fine mixture between function and art. Where some require months of practice, others can be…