Edible Cannabis Safety Tips

  • It can take up to 2 hours to fully feel the effects of an edible. Unlike smoking, an edible has to digest and enter into the bloodstream through the intestines. 
  • The effects of an edible can last from 6 to 8 hours depending on potency
  • You should wait 9-15 hours before driving if you've ingested an edible
  • Avoid going to class or taking a test for 24 hours after ingesting an edible

Dosing and Other Precautions

  • One dose is 10 mg but most edibles come in much higher doses. Read the label and divide your edible into the correct dosage
  • Dosing is not always consistent. Much like the amount of chocolate chips in one cookie, thc concentrations can vary from bite to bite and from edible to edible, despite the manufacturers best intentions
  • Many people report feeling intense anxiety and discomfort when they edible begins to take affect
  • The effect comes on in waves and can vary in intensity over the course of digestion