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Edibles are food or beverage products that have been infused with cannabinoids, typically THC or CBD. These products offer an alternative method of consuming cannabinoids as compared to smoking or vaporizing. Edibles are ideal for people who prefer not to inhale smoke and are looking for longer-lasting effects.

Edibles infused with CBD or THC extract come in various forms, including:

  1. Baked Goods: Brownies, cookies, cakes, muffins, and other baked goods.
  2. Candies: Gummies, chocolates, gum drops, lollipops, hard candies.
  3. Beverages: Drinks such as teas, coffees, sodas, juices, and energy drinks.

When taking an edible, start with a low dose and wait at least 3 hours for the effects to kick in.

When consumed, cannabinoids in edibles are metabolized by the liver and converted into a different form, resulting in a more potent and long-lasting high compared to inhalation methods. Effects typically peak within 1-3 hours after consumption and can last several hours or longer, depending on the dose and individual metabolism.

Due to the delayed onset and potentially intense effects of edibles, users must exercise caution and consume them responsibly. Overconsumption of edibles can lead to uncomfortable side effects such as anxiety, paranoia, dizziness, and nausea. It’s recommended to start with a low dose, wait at least 1-2 hours before consuming more, and avoid combining with alcohol or other substances. Additionally, edibles should be stored securely and kept out of reach of children and pets.