As legalization continues to expand nationwide, the technology and devices in the cannabis space are evolving rapidly. And although some of us may still love the relative primitivism of smoking out of an apple, it's hard to argue that the progress in smoking implements isn't making a consumer's life easier and more enjoyable. Hitoki is a smoking accessories brand that is bringing luxury to the smoking experience since it first launched the Trident in 2020, a bong that utilizes laser combustion technology. I had a chance to use the Hitoki device; in addition to being unbelievably cool to use and witness from a pure aesthetic perspective (lasers!), it truly produces a smoking experience that is smoother and better tasting.
I caught up with brand co-founder and President Joe Tran to hear a bit about the story of him and his brother Jack concocting the device and how it works.