I’ve taken to calling CBD-Rich products “CBD-eezy,” which, for me, is a combination of the easy, breezy, beautiful Cover Girl slogan and the take-it-easy effects associated with CBD.
I like to think of myself in a music video with my hair slow-mo blowing in the wind with sun-kissed skin and friends all around. And yet, the thing I hear most frequently is, “I don’t feel anything!”
Correct. CBD is non-psychoactive so you’re unaware of all the work this little compound does behind (your) scenes. It’s a superb healing agent that can help you feel like the star of your show by reducing inflammation, anxiety, and other pains preventing you from living your best life.
I kept hearing about the futuristic, gorgeous dosist Calm CBD pen and it’s many accolades for its modern design, recyclability and groundbreaking battery technology, making it one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2016.
Will the disposable CBD pen live up to all the praise? We’ll find out in this in-depth evaluation.
The preloaded CBD pen comes in a sleek yet simply designed charcoal blue box.
The bar graph on the back of the sturdy box represents the levels of THC, CBD, accessory cannabinoids and five major terpenes in a visually stimulating way, which is a rare packaging find. I just wish the graph had a numbered representation and the “accessory cannabinoids” were explicitly revealed.
The dosist packaging also includes the THC and CBD milligram content, lot number, manufacturing and expiration dates, and other compliance info.
The dosist calm pen comes encased in a tamper-proof, see-through plastic container. Inside, the white cylinder just a little wider than your pinky finger that’s compatible with the iPhone generation’s style expectations. The design is discreet, though it’s also something you want to be seen using. I’d feel slick using it at a show or another public event.
Not only does this dosist pen hit smooth, but it also vibrates! The same constant formula and airflow create a consistent, delightful experience that I appreciate.
Oil quality is the second half of the equation, and I look for cartridges and disposables with thick, golden oil. Dosist Calm certainly delivers, though with a slight cloudiness that made me raise an eyebrow.
Dosist (aka hmbldt) has even done the thinking for you so just inhale and you’re off to the races. Each hit has 2.25mg of CBD dominant oil and the pen gently vibrates after three seconds, letting you know you’ve gotten a “proper hit.”
As soon as I took my first “dose,” the sweet and sour cherry flavor indicative of CBD (I don’t know why CBD has that flavor) hit my tongue and made my mouth water. It’s easily one of my favorite flavors, as the oil used in the dosist Calm pen showcases the terpene profile beautifully.
Every pen is designed with its own state-of-the-art recyclable battery – a nice gesture toward Mother Earth.
However, each battery is very much its own animal, and getting accustomed to each dosist pen’s particular quirk takes a bit of finessing (i.e. learning how much you need to “pull” to get a hit).
Before trying this, I was feeling anxious. After taking the three suggested doses an hour for experience cannabis users, my anxiety immediately subsided.
Still, this recommended calm dose was too little for me. Given its efficacy at helping handle my anxiety, I’d give this product five out of five stars if I could gauge my own doses and take larger puffs at a time.
This CBD-rich formula provides focused clarity, which isn’t so much of a “high” as it is a nervous-system soother. The suggested “3 doses/hour for experienced cannabis user” was much too little for me.
Despite dosist Calm’s look, function and effectiveness, its $50 price tag is just too high for the regular cannabis user. (A 200-dose pen typically goes for $100.)
You’re paying more for the pen’s proprietary design and technology than for the vape oil inside as this “50 dose” only provides .185 grams of CBD oil. I’m used to paying the same price for a 1g Delta 9 1:5 THC:CBD cartridge.
It’s not a cost-effective way to regularly consume cannabis, but if you need just a bit to feel the effects or are new to cannabis, this is a solid entry-level pen–if you don’t mind spending a little extra.
Cartridge Quality: 5/5
Vapor Quality: 5/5
Oil Quality: 4.5/5
Ease of Use: 4/5
With its elegant design, accurate dosing, vibration, dependable formula and fruity sour taste, the Calm pen by dosist sets the bar high for vape pens by creating a dependable experience I can trust. While the hefty price for so little CBD vape oil isn’t worth it if you’re a regular cannabis user or want more bang for your buck, it’s ideal for small and accurate dosing.