Every cannabis enthusiast can get stuck in a rut from time to time, and the best way out of that route is to enjoy your weed in a new way. That’s where edibles come in. So, what are edibles, how do they work, and how do you choose the right type and dosage for you? We’ll answer all of these burning questions below.
Table of Contents What Is an Edible?
Cannabis edibles are a group of weed products that include baked goods, drinks, snack foods, and more, all with cannabis as an ingredient. Edibles, weed enthusiasts say, are fun to use for a variety of reasons — they’re tasty, they get you high without inhaling, and they’re a blast at parties.
How Do Edibles Work?
Edibles work by delivering THC to your stomach, then to your liver. Here, the THC is metabolized and takes a different form called 11-hydroxy-THC. This metabolic byproduct has a faster onset than standard THC, which means you may experience the effects of an edible faster (and more powerfully) than when you smoke.
How Long Does it Take for Marijuana Edibles to Work?
So, knowing that 11-hydroxy-THC can make the effects of cannabis