With the legalization of marijuana, edibles are increasing in popularity. CBD-only edibles have even been found to help treat ailments such as anxiety and chronic pain. As an added benefit, edibles don’t pose risks to the respiratory system — unlike smoking marijuana. The experience tends to differ from that of other cannabis products. The “high” from edibles can feel more intense, and it may last longer than the high you get from smoking.
also take longer than smoking or vaping cannabis to kick in, although many factors affect the timing.Keep reading to learn more about edibles, including how long they take to kick in and how long the effects last, along with dosage, side effects, and precautions.
How long does it take before you begin to feel the effects of edibles?
First, it depends on the product’s active ingredients. If the product contains a high dose or concentration of THC, it could take effect faster.
Keep in mind that CBD-only are not psychoactive. They don’t cause the “high” typically associated with THC-infused edibles. As a result, it may be harder to identify when CBD products have taken effect.
Much of what we know about cannabis in medicine comes from either animal studies or anecdotal evidence, Sara Jane Ward, Ph.D., anassistant professor of pharmacology at Temple University who studies pain management with CBD and cannabis, tells SELF. Although these types of studies can be helpful,