How many grams of cannabis in an ounce?


How many grams in an ounce

I’m sure most of you have asked this question many times. We all want to know how much our money is paying for.

First thing’s first! If you are a frequent buyer, the best thing you can do is buy a scale. This way you can weight the product at the moment and avoid getting scammed. A scale is definitely the tool you need if you want to know exactly how many grams are in an ounce. Scales are easy to fit in your pocket and not as expensive.

Small scale
Small Scale

Another thing that you want to keep in mind is that every bud is different. Some buds are more compact and other might look fluffier. This will have a significant impact on the appearance of your weed. This will influence your overall purchase. Knowing your product and analyzing if its worth your money is essential. More of a reason for having your own scale to know how many grams are in an ounce. Asking your dealer to weight the product in front of you is also helpful.


Detailed chart
Conversion Chart

Ounces and grams are in completely different systems of measurement. Ounces are in American (Imperial) System where an ounce is in a 12-base system. Grams are a 10-base system in the Metric System. But let’s remember that regardless of what system of measurement you are using, these units have been the basic units of measurement for weed for years.

To cut it straight to the point, there are 28 grams of weed in one ounce. Don’t try to debate this figure because in the cannabis industry those numbers are set. That is the system of measurement and there no changing that.  So 28 grams in 1 ounce mean 14 grams in half an ounce, and 7 grams in a quarter. This way you’ll understand better how many grams are in an ounce.

If these numbers give you trouble, feel free to use a converter to get your numbers straight. You can find converters online and some phones even have an application that can help you convert basic units of measurement. Consider state laws on possession and purchase to make sure you are keeping it all legal. Hope this information was helpful to understand how many grams are in an ounce of marijuana.

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