Cannabis infused edibles opens up fascinating possibilities for medical patients and recreational consumers. As you venture deeper into the world of marijuana you may find yourself wondering why edibles versus smoking.
EDIBLES VS SMOKING
Edibles can provide a more pronounced effect than smoking. This is due to how THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, is metabolized through your liver. Its processed more effectively when eating so you consume less THC than with smoking.
When comparing the two experiences the effects from smoking Cannabis happens within a few minutes, while edibles take longer. Edibles can take from 30 minutes to 2 hours to take effect. This is because your body has to digest and metabolize the THC. So remember to be patient and start with a low dose of 5mg and wait, until you understand how your body reacts.
How long do the effects last?
Smoking - Usually lasts from 1 to 3 hours.
Edibles - Usually lasts from 4 to 6 hours depending on the amount ingested.
Most people believe edibles to be a healthier alternative to smoking because you are not inhaling the carcinogens that come from the smoking process.