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Edibles 101

By Tommy Stones

Cannabis Edibles
Camino Cannabis Gummies available at Markt Dispensary

So, you're ready to dive into the world of cannabis edibles? Let me get you some basics to get started! Edibles can take you to a whole new level of high, but it's important to do it right to make sure you have a good time. Here's the lowdown:

  • Pick Your Treat: Head to your favorite dispensary and check out their edible selection. They've got gummies, chocolates, cookies, and even drinks infused with that magical herb. Go for something with a lower dose if it's your first time.

  • Get Cozy: Set up camp in your happy place. Whether it's your couch, your room, or a chill spot in nature, make sure you're comfy and ready to vibe.

  • Snack Prep: Grab some munchies in advance. Edibles can give you a wicked case of the munchies, and having your favorite snacks on hand is clutch.

  • Dose Wisely: Start small, my friend. Those brownies might look tasty, but you don't want to green out. Aim for 5mg of THC or less for your first time. Half or quarter servings are totally fine! NO PRESSURE!

  • Wait it Out: Now, here's the thing – edibles take their sweet time to hit you. It could take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours. So, chill, watch a show, or listen to tunes. Patience is your BFF.

  • Don't Double Dip: I know you're excited, but don't go munching on another edible if you don't feel anything yet. It's a classic rookie mistake that can lead to outer space-level highs.

  • Ride the Wave: When that buzz finally arrives, ride it like a pro. Sink into the vibes, feel the music, and just let the good times roll.

  • Stay Hydrated: Edibles can give you a cottonmouth like you've been wandering the desert. Keep water on standby to keep the Sahara at bay.

  • No Alcohol Combo: Look, mixing booze and edibles might sound like a party, but it's like throwing a monkey wrench into the works. Stick to one or the other, my friend.

  • Be in Your Zone: This isn't the time to be adulting – no driving, no important meetings. Just kick back and enjoy the journey.

  • Remember Your Limits: Edibles can be intense, especially if you're new to them. If you feel like you're floating a bit too high, find a cozy spot, breathe, and know it'll mellow out eventually.

  • Spread the Love: Edibles are amazing to share. If you're having a sesh with buddies, pass the goodness around and spread those good vibes.

So there you have it, stoner wisdom for consuming cannabis edibles. Just remember, it's all about enjoying the ride, embracing the experience, and staying safe and chill. Happy munching and much love, my fellow explorer of altered states!

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