You can use cannabis for both recreational and medical purposes. It can be used to help people dealing with various conditions and symptoms like PTSD, Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease, cancer, arthritis, PTSD, and more. A medical cannabis card allows you to buy medical cannabis from any licensed dispensary.
Also, there are various ways in which you can consume cannabis. You can smoke it, eat it, use topicals, and more. Well, you must be familiar with smoking, as it is the most common way to consume cannabis. But, there are many people who don’t like smoking but still want to experience the unique psychoactive effects of cannabis. And if you are also one of them, cannabis edibles are for you. But, there are certain things that you must learn about these edibles before you start eating them. These tasty food products can give you a high that can last for hours. Also, they are very potent, so they offer very strong effects, and might also take some time to kick in. So, you have to be careful with these edibles.
Having said that, here are a few things that you have to take care of when eating cannabis edibles.
1. These Will Take Time to Kick in, Have Patient
Whether you are new to cannabis use or have been smoking it already, eating cannabis for the first time is a new experience. You immediately start experiencing the effects of cannabis when you smoke it. But that’s not the case with cannabis edibles. You will have to wait a bit to feel anything. It can even take up to 2 hours after eating edibles for you to feel anything.
This is mainly because eating edibles is different from smoking or vaping. When you eat cannabis, THC in it first has to go through your digestive system. And then it reaches your bloodstream from there. And this can take around 30 to 90 minutes, and then only you will experience the high you are looking for.
2. The High Will Lasts For Several Hours
The high offered by cannabis edibles is much stronger than the high you get after smoking or vaping cannabis. Also, the high associated with edibles will stay for a long time. You might have to wait for an hour or to feel it, but once it kicks in, it is going to stay for a very long time. It can last for around 4 to 12 hours. On the other hand, the high you experience from smoking cannabis lasts only for 20 to 40 minutes.
So, make sure you have no other work lined up after eating edibles as the high you experience is not going to leave you soon.
3. Take Small Dose of Edibles
Cannabis edibles are very strong and even the small dose is enough to get you very high. So, you have to make sure that you don’t eat too many edibles. Also, it is very easy to overdose on edibles as it takes time to kick in. so it becomes hard to judge the amount of dose you are consuming. And believe me, you don’t want that unpleasant high of overdosing. Even if you smoke cannabis regularly, you can also overdose on edibles.
4. There Are Various Types of Cannabis Edibles
There are many forms of cannabis edibles that you can find on the market. From cannabis-infused brownies to weed gummies, you can find them all. You can even get cannabis-infused beverages.
You can even find edibles with different levels of cannabinoids. So, there’s something for everyone.
So, these are some of the things you must keep in mind when eating cannabis edibles for the best experience. These tasty food products can easily make you fall in love with them if consumed in a proper way.