Marijuana Consumption Guide (How To Consume Cannabis)

As legal marijuana consumption continues to rise across the United States, cultivators are developing new and efficient ways to help medical and recreational users consume marijuana. New, and even experienced cannabis users, should be aware that different methods of consumption can lead to different experiences for cannabis users. Depending upon one’s desired outcome, some cannabis consumption methods may be better suited for individuals compared to others. Smoking cannabis flower typically provides users with an instant “high” where consuming a cannabis cookie or cannabis-infused chocolate will typically take longer to feel the effects of the THC. Read on to learn more about how to consume cannabis purchased from a dispensary.

Inhaling Smoke from Cannabis Flower

Smoking cannabis flower is the most common way to consume marijuana and a great consumption method for users looking to feel the effects very soon after consumption. When smoking marijuana, THC enters the bloodstream immediately through the lungs. Joints, pipes, and bongs are just a few of the ways to smoke marijuana.

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Inhaling Cannabis using a Vaporizer

Inhaling cannabis using a vaporizer has grown in popularity over the past couple of years. There are multiple types of vaporizers. Some require cartridges, while others use the cannabis’ flower. Some can be used on the go, while others require to be plugged into a wall outlet.

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Consuming Cannabis Infused Edibles

Edibles made from cannabis include baked goods, candies, drinks, capsules, cooking oils, hot sauces…essentially if you can eat it, someone has found a way to infuse it with THC or CBD. Edibles are administered orally and take quite a bit longer to enter the bloodstream than smoking or vaping.

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Consuming Cannabis Tinctures

Cannabis infused tinctures allow users to consume cannabis directly from a dropper sublingually, or under the tongue. Tinctures taken sublingually enter the bloodstream much faster compared to traditional edible consumption allowing consumers to feel the effects much quicker. Tinctures are produced with both high and low levels of THC and CBD allowing consumers to control their dosing more precise to achieve the desired effects.

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Using Cannabis Infused Topicals

Cannabis infused topicals include lotions, oils, creams, balms, salve, among others. Topicals do not get consumers high but rather offer relief for ailments like muscle pain or inflammation when applied. Topicals can be high in THC, CBD or both. Topicals allow users to receive the benefits of cannabinoids without having to worry about the psychoactive effects of THC.

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