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research papers. Until we have federally legalized cannabis and some regulatory oversight by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), it will be difficult to truly say precisely what the positives and negatives of cannabis edibles are.

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influence of cannabis.

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Split high doses into small chunks, even if you’ve taken the same dosage from the same producer as before - you can never tell the precise power. Also, people’s tolerance to cannabinoids may fluctuate day-to-day we do not know the precise Here are my suggestions science yet. for those interested in edible cannabis: Make your own edibles wherever possible, and Microdose - you can utilize expert knowledge always take more if need- and take cannabis cookery ed; you can’t take less. classes wherever possible. This will ensure you get the Start off with a small dosage and effect you are dosage - around 10 mg looking for, as well as getTHC - and wait about an ting the chance to socialize hour to see the effects. and learn a valuable skill. Treat CBD similarly, even though most people Do not drink alcohol or don’t get psychoactive ef- ingest painkillers under the

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due to a sudden drop in blood pressure) - this is esPlease remember that, pecially the case with ediwhen ingested, even small bles, as they are stronger. amounts of cannabis can be powerful. The effects of overindulgence can be prevented It may be best to avoid or overcome by: removing smoking or vaping too yourself from the environmuch before eating canna- ment (usually a hot and bis - you don’t want to go humid one, where fainting overboard. is more likely); drinking water and keeping hydratEdibles are longer-last- ed; eating properly (drops ing and discreet - great in blood sugar may also if you’re out in public cause fainting); and restand out and about doing ing. things, as well as treating pain. Thanks for reading, and check out doctorfrank. Though you can’t com if you’re in need of “overdose” on cannabis a recommendation and per se, you can “overin- want to take advantage of dulge” (i.e. “going green” the amazing - sometimes or “whiteying” - feeling gourmet - cannabis edibles dizzy, nauseous and faint, on offer today.

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About The Doctor: Five years ago, Dr. Frank became fascinated with the science of cannabis and its success in relieving medical conditions such as depression and head trauma. He began to explore the possibilities of marijuana as medicine. After 30 years of treating and operating on patients, many of whom would never find relief from their chronic pain, Dr. Frank decided to dedicate his practice to helping patients through medical cannabis. His practice now counsels patients all over the country, daily, on the use of marijuana to manage pain. He has become a passionate advocate, seeing first hand how patients have got their lives back after turning to medical cannabis, often as a last resort. doctorfrank.com

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The New Smoker Magazine issue: No.7  

This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

The New Smoker Magazine issue: No.7  

This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

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