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Edibles

Cannabis edibles provide an easy way to consume THC on a daily basis. They come in many shapes and sizes, from chocolate bars and cookies to gummies and suckers. Edibles are perfect for those who have trouble smoking or vaping marijuana because they don’t require any combusting material. This means that they’re also ideal for those who want to avoid the strong smell often associated with marijuana use. Additionally, people tend to find that edibles work better for pain management than other methods of consuming cannabis.

What are cannabis edibles?

thc chocolate bar

Consuming cannabis typically occurs by inhaling it, while edibles are ingested and come in many forms. Some people find that ingesting marijuana produces a more mellow effect than inhaling it because THC is processed differently when taken orally.

In the early days of legalized cannabis, edibles were mostly homemade baked goods like brownies and cookies. But now that commercial production is allowed, you can find them in all kinds of forms.

The scrumptious goodies we offer at our dispensary include gummies, chocolate bars, cookies, lollypops, and drinks that are all made with cannabis. We even have caramel chews called Cheeba Chews!

The basics of cannabis edibles

People often wonder how edibles are made. Typically, they use cannabis concentrate in three forms: hash oil, cannabutter and infused oil. Because the marijuana is concentrated, if you’re not careful with your dose it can offer a stronger high than traditional methods.

How to use a cannabis edible

Because it can take up to two hours for THC’s psychoactive effects to occur after consuming weed edibles, and because these effects last much longer than other cannabis products, dosages must be closely monitored. If you’re unsure of how much you should ingest, alwaysstart with a smaller amount and wait an hour before taking more. this will help ensure that accidental overconsumption doesn’t happen.

Depending on the person and situation, marijuana edibles can have different effects. For example, some first-time users might want to start with a small dosage because they don’t know their tolerance yet, while others who’ve eaten cannabis edibles before might prefer a larger dose.

How much you have eaten or drunk can play a role too. Edibles are processed by the digestive system and the THC enters your bloodstream in the same way as nutrients from food. So if, for example, you’re eating edibles on an empty stomach, the THC will enter your bloodstream faster.

marijuana gummy pattern

Dosage guidelines

As stated previously, edibles are eaten rather than smoked, making dosage much harder to control. However, they do come in small doses so that you can better determine how marijuana affects you.

When taking edibles on a regular basis, it is best to be mindful of how many are consumed at once during the first few days or weeks. Doing so will help you build up a tolerance and avoid any side effects.

It is crucial to be aware that the effects of edibles can last up to four hours when consuming them for the first time.

If you want to learn more about cannabis edibles, come visit us at The Bud Depot Cannabis Dispensary in Lyons and talk to one of our expert budtenders!

138 E Main St.
Lyons, CO 80540
Open 10am – 8pm, daily