Unfortunately, this isn't a viable option for cannabis consumers living in areas where recreational cannabis is still illegal. Some people have said that some KRTs are centrally sourced and consistent. Yes, you lose the money, but at least you don’t up losing your lungs — or other organs — by using it. Have you found that to be true even if getting from different vendors or it’s all from the same person? Another consequence of the vape pen's rising popularity is the steady stream of fake THC cartridges that have flooded the market. How to spot fake krt carts. Since these counterfeits are likely bypassing state testing regulations, there's no way of telling, without proper laboratory testing, if there are cutting agents, contaminants, or even actual cannabis-derived oil in the cartridge. Learn how your comment data is processed. Many cannabis oil manufacturers have been proactive in helping consumers identify whether they have purchased a legitimate vape cartridge. I would say if you buy from someone else then irs fake ? First he posts one Instagram which he claims is the “official” one and challenges us to search up “krtvapes” on Instagram. This is called “keyword stuffing,” trying to come up for any possible hit they think people will search for. More commonly, the terpenes used to flavor distillate are derived from other natural plants. Now they have changed the boxes and void stickers, no longer have yang on them, and now they have gold void stickers with QR code under a scratch off thing… they connect to scanacart.com where they have been tested… I believe people save there empty ones and fill them up with bullshit and resell them and make people sick… I call them “the Three Stooges”: Big Chief, Lion’s Breath, and Muha Meds. In a. conducted by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, researchers discovered that unsafe amounts of toxic metals, including lead, were leaking from the heating coils of e-cigarettes and seeping into the aerosol that was inhaled. How can I show yall a picture? Fourthly, if the vape cartridge seems incredibly cheap … LOL, Yup all fakes, just a new packaging design. . This article was originally published on Weedmaps News in May 2019 before it was updated on August 26, 2019 in the midst of an outbreak of lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette and illicit THC and cannabidiol (CBD) cartridges. Today, I got to add a new site to that list, “420 CBD pen”: Now you’ll note, sites that traffic in fake carts have lately made a very sloppy distinction between “CBD” and “THC.” Like “420” and “710,” lots of shady sites online have tumbled to the idea that all these mean “weed vapes.” Since it’s an empty package being sold, there’s no difference if you call it an “orange juice cart,” it will get filled with whatever the distributor has lying around. And some overseas sites are already bulk-selling the fake packaging so back-alley counterfeiters can continue their work even more easily. Since vaping technology is so new, long-term health effects of vaping aren't yet known. Raw Garden is a primary target in the fake cartridge market as it’s built a reputation for the purity and effectiveness of its snap-frozen, single-origin whole-of-plant product that has seen it become one of the top brands for live resin fans — and seen it win multiple awards. If you're concerned about the potential harm of these cutting agents, seek out raw products that only contain cannabis distillate and cannabis-derived terpenes. KRT IS FAKE. Still, there are certain precautions one could take to reduce the chances of purchasing a counterfeit vape cartridge. The Smart carts brand has proven to be nothing more than a … How to tell fake Raw Garden carts: the clues The Raw Garden cart packaging. If the price of a branded cartridge is significantly below market price, that could be a red flag. I knew it was too good to be true. I get them from a legit source and have been for about a year.. We missed out but made it in time for six bottles of deer placenta. It’s being made illegally people! KRT is a brand we’ve been meaning to get around to for awhile. Brass Knuckles does indeed carry an Abracadabra line, but it’s copied already. Fake cards usually have a lighter shade of blue compared to the original ones. A commenter showed up to take exception to our review of KRT carts. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. When researching KRT, guess what we found at this street cart vendor Facebook? If it's any different, even if the difference is the length of one of the star points on the Double Colourless Energy Card, it's fake for sure. I don’t taste any THC in the cartridge i bought, why i find disappointing is the girls that sold these to me i am a regular where i got these cartridges and i also got other stuff which is good why didn’t the girls boss of the store follow up on this fake product? These counterfeit cartridges are being sold with similar branding, logos, and packaging as some of these producers, making it difficult for the average consumer to tell whether they're buying legitimate products. Often, there are misspellings or grammatical errors found on many fake THC cartridges packaging. Tyler Koslow is an Associate Editor at Weedmaps with experience in the cannabis and tech space. (Photo by Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)Trendy as they may be, vape pen cartridges are still the new kid on the cannabis block. In a 2018 study conducted by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, researchers discovered that unsafe amounts of toxic metals, including lead, were leaking from the heating coils of e-cigarettes and seeping into the aerosol that was inhaled. For a start, if the seller is saying “same as the real ones” they are admitting they’re fakes. a binding agent that is added to cannabis vape cartridges because of its ability to foster even vape draws. Compare it to a card you know is real. I just got 2 bogus KRT vape carts. That’s the first thing I did. Some of the industry's most recognizable brands, such as Connected Cannabis Co., Heavy Hitters and Kingpen, have battled against counterfeit vape cartridges.