Does Edible Marijuana Get You High

For those who are already smoking, the recommendation would be to “choose different methods, such as vaporizers or edibles–but realize that they also come with some risks.”

The point, Weed Brownie Canada evolutionary biologists agree, is that people developed to breathe air.

Good information–it is rare that any doctor would recommend burning any medication and inhaling its smoke over simply ingesting it. This at least gives a person an opportunity to know when it would be wise to put down the vape.

This stands in contrast to the also-booming area of edible cannabis. Though this could seem like the safest path, the dosing issue is much tougher, and overdosing more likely. Digested in food, the THC has to pass through the liver before travel to the brain, so it may take around an hour to achieve its maximum effect–depending on how much a individual has eaten, and varying from person to person. This is not to mention variation from dosing from raw product into edible product, which is hard to standardize across each and every bite of brownie that arrives out of each batch. It can be a guessing game.

So among edible products, the LRCUG recommend that people “identify and select lower-risk cannabis products.” I truly love Canada’s work here. They notice that cannabis goods with high tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content “are far more likely to cause mishaps.” Though not necessarily–products can also contain varying doses of cannabidiol (CBD), which may counter some of this action of THC, which means that picking products with high CBD-to-THC ratios could “reduce a few of the dangers”

At a dispensary in Aspen, Colorado, in 2014, I bought Sour Patch Kids that were loaded with THC. They were sold by another title, because Sour Patch Kids are proprietary, and the makers of Sour Patch Kids had nothing related to this drug product, but they seemed identical. Many edible products have been especially made to seem like candies which are available on the market at each drugstore and grocery store. The mellow, long-haired gentleman behind the counter cautioned me clearly that I must eat no more than half of a Not Sour Patch Kid at a time.

I asked him what would happen to me if I ate more, and he said he was not joking around. They arrived in a container with a “child-proof” lid, however, the whole idea of earning products that look indistinguishable from canonical non-drug candy and foods is a problem for the edible industry which has resulted in accidental overdoses. These could feasibly be minimized with regulation and oversight, as the Canadians urge–but I’ll not get off to a political screed.

Suffice to say that the approval of marijuana as a plausible instrument of health remains undermined by problem in standardizing and administering doses, and these very same factors make it impossible for me to tell anybody exactly what is best for them. The recurring good advice, though: Start edible doses very little–not over half of what is recommended on any tag. Then let roughly twice the time you might expect in order for it to clear your system until you need to do anything in which you want to use your brain.