Some years ago, it was illegal to buy or sell cannabis and other weed-infused products in North America. Thanks to changes by the US and Canadian governments allowing the use of cannabis for medical and recreational usages, the public’s opinion of marijuana is quite different today than it was a decade ago.
Today, there are many weed-infused products also referred to as edibles. Typically, these are beverages, pastries, chocolates, and basic foodstuffs like pasta sauces and cooking oils which contain “activated” cannabis-derived when you heat marijuana to transform it into psychoactive substances that the body finds easy to use.
Things You Should Know About Weed Edibles
People use weed edibles for recreational or medicinal reasons, like treating multiple sclerosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and pain management. But whatever your reasons for using or wanting to use marijuana edibles, there are certain things you need to know. The experience of ingesting cannabis differs from smoking it. Although both can produce a psychoactive “high,” edibles are more potent than inhaling cannabis.
When you inhale cannabis, the effects can occur within 15 minutes. But with edibles, the result can occur between 30 minutes and two hours. Aside from the potency of edibles and