In reply. As Dr Reinharth suggests, no one approach works for all patients. However, in my practice, I found that compliance actually increased by using a " start. In the article by Cohen about adverse drug effects and compliance, the author appears to advocate a "start low, go slow" approach. While this. Until the federal government creates standardized dosing guidelines considering of both medical and recreational cannabis and allows for.
Slow Start Low, Go
When you smoke cannabis, the psychoactive cannabinoid THC enters the bloodstream through the lungs. Within seconds it reaches the brain and the effects of the cannabis are almost immediate. When you consume an edible, the THC is slowly absorbed into the bloodstream as it goes through the digestive system. Because it is processed and metabolized through the stomach, intestines, and liver, it may take anywhere from five minutes to almost two hours to feel the effects, but the results tend to be much more intense.
Unfortunately, many people new to edibles are a little impatient and do not think they are working so they consume more, and when they finally do feel the effects, it can be quite unpleasant. Empty or full stomach? If the edible contains fat, you can basically do it either way and get almost the same effect. However, if there is no butter, coconut oil, or other fat in the edible, it will be transported and metabolized better if you eat with it or within 20 minutes of ingesting it.
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'Start low, go slow': Experts walk bud beginners through cannabis 101
BE SAFE. There has never been a recorded death from a cannabis overdose. That said, it's still important to be safe. "Start low, go slow" has become the mantra. Whatever you are trying, the best course of action is to start with a low dosage of THC and go slow, allowing ample time for the effects to kick in. For newbies. With cannabis legalization upon us, some novice stoners may feel lost navigating this brave new world of government-sanctioned bud. Whether.