Everything you need to know about Vaporizers

Vaporizers, also known as Vapes, have gained enormous popularity in recent years. But what makes these small devices so special, and why do more and more people choose to use a vaporizer? In this in-depth guide we take you into the world of vaporizers, from the basic principles to the more technical aspects, including legislation and regulations in the Netherlands.

What is a vaporizer?

A vaporizer is a device that is used to heat the active ingredients of vegetable material such as cannabis or tobacco, or of concentrates and oils without burning it. Due to the absence of combustion, fewer harmful substances are released, which is one of the reasons why vaporizers are considered a healthier alternative to smoking.

Parts of a vaporizer

A typical vaporizer consists of different components, each with a specific function:

Heating room

This is the heart of every vaporizer, where the material is heated. The heating chamber can be made from different materials such as ceramics, glass or metal, depending on the type of vaporizer.


Most portable vaporizers are fed by a rechargeable battery. The quality and capacity of the battery determine how long you can use the vaporizer before it has to be recharged.


The mouthpiece is the part you inhale from. These can vary in shape and size, depending on the model and the personal preference.

Temperature regulation

Many vaporizers offer the possibility to adjust the temperature, allowing users to influence the intensity of the vapor and taste.

Use of a vaporizer

Vaporizers are used for a variety of purposes. Many people use them to consume cannabis, both for recreational and medicinal use. Others use it to evaporate tobacco as an alternative to traditional smoking. In addition, there are vaporizers that are specially designed for the use of essential oils and aromatherapy.

Benefits of a vaporizer

The use of a Vaporizer offers various benefits compared to traditional smoke methods:

  • Health: Fewer harmful substances are released due to the lack of combustion.
  • Efficiency: Vaporizers are more efficient in the use of material, which saves you money in the long term.
  • Taste: Many users report a cleaner, purer taste experience.
  • Discretion: Vaporizers produce less odor and are often more compact, which makes them more discreter in use.

Laws and regulations in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, the use and possession of vaporizers is legal. However, the regulations surrounding the substances that you evaporate with it, such as cannabis, can vary. Cannabis is tolerated in the Netherlands under strict conditions, but it is important to be aware of the local laws and rules before using a vaporizer for such purposes.


Vaporizers offer a modern, efficient and healthier way of inhalation. Whether you are looking for an alternative to smoking, or are interested in the aromatherapy aspects, there is a vaporizer that fits your needs. With the right knowledge and responsible use, a vaporizer can be a valuable addition to your lifestyle. Do not forget to respect local laws and regulations and always choose quality and safety when selecting a vaporizer.

Why no longer vaporizers at Grasscompany.com
Since July 2023 we have stopped selling vaporizers. This is partly due to the regulations in the Netherlands as the vision that Grasscompany.com wants to fully focus on the sale of Headshop products.