Rove vape carts are now the subjected to being faked. Fake cartridges have been a problem in the cannabis industry and now Rove is no exception. The good thing about Rove is it’s also one of the easiest to tell if it is real since it is only available in two states: California and Nevada. We will explain how to spot potential fakes and how to make sure you are getting the real thing.
No sticker showing THC content: it’s a fake Rove cartridge
Rove lists the THC percentages on their packaging for their California carts. In Nevada you always will receive information as well, either in the form of being on the packaging or in the form of a sticker, showing the complete cannabinoid profile of the cartridge.
Basically if you don’t see a THC percentage with your cart, it’s fake. Take a look below at a legitimate California Rove brand cart.
Now take a look below at the fake cart and notice there is no sticker on it.
It’s not to say they might make fake stickers later as well, but for now this is the easiest deterrent to determine whether a Rove Brand cartridge is real or not. In Nevada, you will have a sticker attached with information as well. In general if you are outside of CA or NV, it is more likely you will see an either real CA Rove cart or a fake than a Nevada version. NV prices are high and there’s 10x more people in CA, so it’s less likely someone would be distributing NV versions in illegal states.
Below are some more real Rove carts that came in white boxes.
Now take a look below at a fake Rove cartridge in it’s box. Notice there is no sticker at all indicated any cannabinoid content.
Notice there is no sticker? That’s an obvious fake.
Many fake Rove Brand carts also have CA! stickers
The sticker is not enough, but is one deterrent. Many of the fakes out there now have stickers too, although they contain made up figures on the oil since the oil is not even in the cartridge yet and no one knows what oil will be put in it. See below a picture of a fake Rove cartridge with CA! stickers.
The only way to really know it’s really is to buy from a legit store, and how to do that is explained below.
How to find real Rove cartridges
The easiest way to find real Rove carts is use their store locator. If the store you got it from is not in there, it might not be a legitimate store. When you get them on the street in other states, make sure to check out the sticker situation explained above. If there’s no sticker you can be sure it is a fake and not legitimate.
Fake cartridge does no always mean bunk oil
Some vendors might just be using the hardware and putting good oil in it. More likely than not, fake carts are going to be junk, but there are some oil makers out there just using the hardware. They would be better off just using CCELL carts than a fake brand, but a fake branded cart does not always mean the oil sucks too. However, on fake carts there is no quality control, so who knows if there is a safe level of pesticides and residual solvents in the carts.
See our other posts on fake cartridges
If you are concerned about fakes in your town see other posts on the following fake vape carts: Dank Vapes, Cereal Carts, Brass Knuckles, Eureka Vapor, Cookies, and Space Vape. Fake hardware is an issue to and you can also determine carts are fake if they use fake CCELL hardware. If you are looking for the best carts, check out our best carts lists for California and Nevada.