In the world of cannabis, the term “710” has emerged as a symbol for those who celebrate the consumption of concentrates.
Just as “420” has become synonymous with cannabis culture and smoking, 710 has become the new shorthand for cannabis oil or extracts.
While not as widely recognized outside of the cannabis community, 710 has become yet another unofficial holiday for cannabis enthusiasts and legal marijuana businesses alike.
With July 10 just a few days away, let’s take a look at how 710 came to be.
The origins of the term 710 remain somewhat mysterious, but what we do know is that somewhere between late 2010 and early 2011, 710 started to became widely associated with cannabis, hash oil, and concentrates online and in social media.
In 2013, Weedmaps, High Times, and LA Weekly all reported on the upstart holiday for the first time, and the first official 710 celebration, known as The 710 Cup, took place that year, solidifying its significance within the cannabis community.
So how does 710 relate to cannabis?
Well, the simplest explanation is that 710 Inverted looks like OIL.
Cannabis consumers have been using cannabis oil in one way or another for centuries, hashish dates back more than 1000 years. Dabbing itself has been popular since the 1970s in the US. But with the explosion in popularity of vaping, cannabis extracts, dabs, and vaping have become more popular than ever.
Dabbing, the act of smoking cannabis concentrates, is closely associated with 710 because dabbing itself is the act of melting concentrated cannabis, heating the oil, and smoking the vapor.
The rise of 710 and the popularity of dabbing reflect the dynamic nature of cannabis culture. Many enthusiasts appreciate the potent and fast-acting effects of concentrates, as well as the ability to customize their cannabis experience. Cannabis concentrates also allow consumers to experience the rich terpene profiles and full spectrum effects of the plant in an easily accessible form.
710 and the culture surrounding cannabis concentrates have become prominent elements within the cannabis community.
As 710 and dabbing continue to gain momentum within cannabis culture, enthusiasts and industry professionals alike are shaping the future of this specialized aspect of the cannabis. The celebration of 710 serves as a reminder of the ever-evolving nature of cannabis culture and the diverse ways in which people engage with and appreciate the plant’s myriad forms and consumption methods.
In the end, 710 has become more than shorthand or online jargon. It represents a cultural phenomenon and a way for cannabis enthusiasts to come together, celebrate, and explore the vast world of concentrates. Whether it’s the excitement surrounding 7:10 on July 10th or the passion for experiencing the potent effects of concentrates, 710 has firmly established itself as a significant part of modern cannabis culture, shaping the way we consume and appreciate cannabis in its concentrated form.