# How Much Is An Eighth of Weed – Grams and Beyond

Do you like marijuana but sometimes you feel like you need some kind of degree to measure the different sized bags. I mean, how much is an eighth of weed anyhow? And by the way, if you’re asking yourself this, you may also want to know

Today, we will try to break it down for you so you don’t overspend on weed. While too much weed is not a bad thing, spending too much on it is!  Do you know that weed is measured in grams; a special scale is used because it doesn’t weigh that much.

There are different scales to measure light weighing items. Weed is usually measured in grams, eighths, quarters and ounces.  The question you need to ask yourself is, “Is knowing about weed measurements this important?”

When you buy a certain amount of weed you should know exactly how much you want and how much weed you’re getting for your money. Knowing the rate to gram ratio could save you money if your weed person is skimming on the weed he\she sells you.

The scale used is tiny and usually digital. This scale is used in jewelry stores to calculate the mass of a ring.

## Grams

Before we talk about how much is an eighth of weed, we’re going to focus on grams.

Grams are the smallest amount of weed you could or would buy. Some people may sell you a lighter bag. However, a gram is great if that’s all you want to purchase at that time.

What exactly is a gram? Technically a gram is “the absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a meter, also used to measure cannabis.

To help you understand, a gram is roughly one joint.

## How Much is an Eighth of Weed

Now let’s talk about how much is an eighth of weed.

An eighth = 3.5 grams.

If you’re a kind of regular smoker then this is more for you. An eighth refers to 1/8 of an ounce. The size and weight of the bag. The price of an eight bag is less than a gram since you’re buying at a higher volume, reducing the price per gram.

## Quarter

A quarter = 2 eighths = 7 grams

Better known as, “quad”.  This is a quarter (1/4) of an ounce of weed. This is a lot of cannabis goodness in one bag. You’re probably planning on really getting stoned or bulking up to not buy so frequently.

Sometimes it’s good to buy a little more marijuana and not have to leave your home to find more. We can call this the efficient stoner.

When buying in larger quantities it is advised to store your cannabis in a glass jar to keep it strong.

## Half

A half = 2 quarters = 4 eighths = 14 grams

Well, here it starts getting really simple. Half refers to half an ounce of weed. Now calculations become easy.

## Ounce

An ounce = 4 quarters = 8 eighths = 28 grams

The common name for an ounce is an “O”. It feels amazingly hard to explain the joys of having an ounce of cannabis to enjoy. When you have that much weed, you’ll understand.

## Pound

A pound = 16 ounces = 64 quarters = 128 eighths = 448 grams

Ok, here’s where you only apply this scale if you’re having a load of people over or you’re looking to make some oil for medical purposes. This is a lot of weed for one person to smoke. By now you should have gotten the idea. If not keep reading this.

You can also buy quarter pounds, half-pounds, etc.

## Kilo

A kilogram = 1000 grams (pillow-sized bag of Mary-Jane).

At this point, you are just planning for the end of the world buying this much weed. Please know that Cannabis does build up a tolerance in your body and smoking just becomes pointless. However, with the above-stated information, you should now be able to answer the question, how much is an eighth of weed.

Happy smoking people please check out more posts on our Facebook page. Also, we recommend you check out our how do you know if you’re high guide plus what are the good weed types and some great ways to get high.

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