Weed Measurements: How Many Grams in an 8th, Quarter, Ounce

It might be more complicated than you think but it's not impossible to do this correctly and efficiently.
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Now you got your preferred cannabis-infused products. What's next? Every consumer must know how to measure weed. In order to remember how much measurement you need for specific products, make sure you connect measurements the way you had used them. Products like flowerjointsvapes,  -concentrates, and edibles have differences when it comes to measuring.

It might be more complicated than you think but it's not impossible to do this correctly and efficiently. With a proper background in weed measurement, you can continue your usage of weed seamlessly. We've gathered useful information on how to measure your favorite weed. Let's dive in!

Grams in an 8th

The term eight basically means an eight of an ounce or 3.5 grams. Practically, an eighth of weed can give you three full-gram joints and one half-gram joint or seven smaller ones. An eighth of weed can be able to roll two to three quantities of blunts or handfuls of spliffs. 

Whether you are a shopper in California or Sacramento, the average price of an eighth of weed can range from $30 to $70. If you want to find the most cost-effective for your specific needs, visit Smokeland dispensaries or the online menu. 

Grams in a Quarter

For the average cannabis consumer purchasing at a dispensary or online shop, a quarter simply means a quarter of an ounce of weed. To make it more specific, a quarter is 7 grams of weed, double of an eighth. It's one of the most popular measurements because the effect will definitely last longer. It is also equivalent to 7 joints and maybe 10 bowls. It depends on the size of the pipe. 

When it comes to the price range of the quarter it can range from $50 to $100. However, it still varies based on the factors that need consideration. Also, even though some companies and brands offer quarter-packaged weeds it's still not popular as eighth. In this case, you'll probably buy two separate eights to achieve a quad.

Grams in an Ounce

The biggest amount of cannabis and the legal limit to purchase in most states is an ounce. This converts to 28 grams of weed and is commonly known as zip. An ounce will ideally last for a few weeks or even a month. 

Most of the time, dispensaries do not have ounce bags, so they simply add together eighths or gram packages and then add them all to be equivalent to 28 grams. 

An ounce of weed's average price somewhere in your neighborhood might be $320. The pricing may vary depending on your location. 

Understanding Pricing and Value

You already have a background in different measurements and their conversion. Now let's move on to the most important one. After buying weed, you need to make sure that you received the desired amount, may it be an eighth, quarter, or ounce.

There are a wide of strategies you can utilize to determine the weight of your product, this includes getting a scale. If you want an accurate way, then use a scale to efficiently measure its grams. If you buy at a dispensary, you can ask the budtender to weigh out the quantity for a clearer view. Through this, you get what you pay for. 

If the budtender refused to weigh your weed, maybe it's time to change dispensary or online shop. Smokeland offers an accurate amount of weed, there's no worry about getting what you've spent. What if you live in a state with pre-packaged flower is the only available ones and scale is not available? The simple answer, measure it with your own scale at home to ensure that you get the right amount. Just a reminder to use a scale that is specifically designed for grams so that accuracy is on point.

Tips for Accurate Measurement

As a consumer, make sure to prioritize safe, potent, and high-quality products by purchasing with the right dispensary. If you want to expound your options, Smokeland offers different cannabis products with promos and discounts. Be a responsible consumer and make sure to follow the law. Consumers aged over 21 can legally buy up to 28.5 grams for recreational use in California. 

For a clearer breakdown, let's review the gram for each main weed measurement with the simple conversion table below:

  • 1 eighth = eight of an ounce = 3.5 grams

  • 1 quarter = quarter of an ounce = 7 grams

  • 1 ounce = 28 grams


Smokeland values its consumers, and as much as possible wanted them to be aware, informed, and guided when purchasing and using cannabis products. Now that you know how many an eighth, quarter, or ounce, is and how long it will last, make sure you follow the tips as well as the other factors to be considered. 

The most popular measurement is an eighth, so most of the time that's the only available in dispensaries and online shops. However, if you want to last the product for a month, grab an ounce of weed but make sure to be accountable and prioritize your safety. 

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