Almost everyone has gone through that childhood pleasure of emptying out a pillow sack on a floor and creating a mini hill of candy goodness that ultimate lead to a sugar “high” and possibly a new cavity..
In recent years many companies have surfaced which provide enjoyable candies from our childhood except with some added TLC .. i mean THC.
A word of precaution first, keep away from children and if it’s your first time, try a tiny piece first and wait 20 minutes to see how your body reacts. Pot edibles have come a long way and are probably much for potent than that brownie someone handed you in college.
Edibles offer a completely different experience than smoking weed. The psychoactive component found in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol or THC becomes twice as strong. When digested and metabolized in the liver creating a metabolite called 11-hydroxy-THC which causes a more intense high which takes your body longer to process.
Kari Franson who is the dean of Department of Clinical Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy stated in an interview with Forbes that peak blood levels increase within 1-3 minutes when inhaled in comparison to when consumed in edible format can take between 1-3 hours.
When taken responsibly, cannabis can be much more enjoyable than other methods of marijuana consumption.
Lets take a look at marijuana edible options ranging from delicious chocolates to sweet candies you’ll want in your secret stash that will can be used for several medicinal benefits or just for recreation such as
If you’re an adult, here are 10 treats you’ll want to keep in your secret stash that can be used for medical reasons such as pain relief or just for recreational reasons like movie night.
1) Cannabis Candies
If you have a sweet tooth for popular candies you may have purchased from bulk food stores you may like these edible options which include sour keys, peach slices and gummy bears. Weed candy has become an extremely popular method of consuming cannabis while enjoying a delicious treat. They come in a variety of flavours and varieties and much safer than smoking especially for those who have respiratory issues. The difference with cannabis candy is that its harder to dose correctly so to re-iterate it’s important to try small a amount at first and wait to see how your body handles it. If it’s your first time “start low and go slow”. Below are some popular items featured on WeedList worth trying to tickle your sweet tooth while medicating.
2) Cannabis Chocolates
Many known cannabis companies have taken a fun twist on well known chocolate brands that are infused with varying amounts of either THC, CBD or both. Although chocolate edibles can be delicious enough that you want to devour a whole bar, DO NOT do this!!! As cannabis edibles go, break off a tiny piece and wait as these chocolate bars can deliver potent effects that can creep up on you and potentially “freak you out”. Weed List has several brands and varieties including variations of familiar chocolate bars to gourmet chocolates. CBD chocolates are available for those looking for medicinal benefits such as pain relief or high THC-infused bars which can be used for both medical or recreational.
3) Baked Goods
OK, so the chance chances of a kid getting a brownie or a cookie are slim to none but these baked goods are worth trying. Cannabis baked goods may sometimes cost a bit more but certainly a fun treat. From pot brownies, cookies and rice crispies you can find a wide assortment of marijuana-infused baked edibles on Weed List.
Cannabis infused edibles are a great way to enjoy weed without smoking it. If you’re new to consuming cannabis then it’s recommended to microdose to find your tolerance level. Edibles can take up to 30 minutes to kick in so be patient. Since effects can last anywhere from 2-8 hours so make sure you have a clear schedule, not operating a vehicle or machinery and definitely not while at the office. Lastly, be responsible
Happy Halloween from WeedList!