When it dropped in 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope might have seemed like any other attempt at sci-fi, but the extreme attention to detail and potent storyline about legends, heroes and villains made it the cultural pillar that it remains today.
People of all ages identify with the age-old story of good versus evil, in this case, Sith versus Jedi, but Star Wars is a hit with the cannabis community, and fans of both like to show it with merch.
There are even dozens of strains named after Star Wars or its beloved characters, like Darth Vader OG, Skywalker OG, and the brand new Mandalorian inspired Baby Yoda strain popular on the West coast.
Über fans can buy Star Wars-inspired strains, but the truly devoted can plug their nugs into one of the literally thousands of Star Wars-themed smoking accessories that exist on the web.
Where to find Star Wars gear
While there is no official merchandise for this purpose, and despite all rights reserved by Disney, you can type in the name of any of the major characters into a search engine and you'll be treated to their likeness in melty, psychedelic glassware, printed on stock basic bongs, shaped into artful and interpretative pipes and even etched on vape batteries. Most of these online marketplaces allow you to review customer reviews, place items in your shopping cart, provide shipping everywhere in the United States and have customer service email contacts for questions related to shipping and glass products.
If you're on the side of the dark, or you prefer to hang with the light of the Jedi, some models that represent many of the themes and classic moments in the movie. More into the supporting villains of the SWU? Try going for a Darth Vader bong or Boba Fett bong or a Stormtrooper pipe, or maybe one fashioned to look like the hundreds of detailed space weapons that appear in the series: Lightsabers, blasters and even ships are turned into innovative smokeware.
The connection between Star Wars and cannabis won't be dissipating anytime soon — people who like to expand their minds via science fiction might also enjoy doing the same with a little weed. Though when Star Wars first dropped, both it and cannabis were firmly in the counterculture. In today's legal cannabis (and blockbuster packed) climate, they're both iconoclasts.
Some Star Wars gear to consider:
Empire Glassworks Illuminati Death Star Mini Dab Rig
A beautiful work of art by Empire Glassworks. Any Star Wars fan who dabs should be honored to have this in their collection.
Star Wars Darth Vader Bong
Those who choose the dark side of the force will want to reach for this bong designed after the dark one himself.
Death Star Grinder
This stylish and sturdy grinder is a masterful ode to the Death Star. And unlike the space station that was blow up (twice), this grinder was built to last and includes a lifetime warranty.
Yoda Stash Box
This Yoda-approved stash box comes with a stash jar, metal grinder, rolling papers, and the box itself. Perfect for gifting to the Star Wars stoner in your life.
5-piece Star Wars Set
A travel-size stash box that comes with a Darth Vader grinder, Stormtrooper water pipe, and two stash jars for when you're trying to be one with the force while on the go.
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