Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Do smoking pot leads to serious addiction? Is vaping better than smoking?
When to inhale and when to exhale?
If all the above questions sound like you and come as bigger doubts than ever, read here.
What Do You Need To Know?
Well, a few decades back, weed, now known as cannabis or marijuana wasn’t legalized and was only allowed to smoke with a caveat. But from then, things have come a long way now and according to a latest Gallup Poll, only 25% of the people thought that weed must be legalized in 1992, while 64% of them consider that it should be legal today.
With that being said, it has been a drug of choice for today. So whether you are pro at smoking weed or planning to try to it for the very first time, here is everything that you need to know about the world of cannabis.
What Is World Of Cannabis All About? (For a beginner)
What Is THC?
THC is the measure of how potent cannabis actually is. It is that one element that is the main driver of high of cannabis and various medical properties that work for nausea, pain relief and more.
So, if you are a user cannabis user, make sure you ask about the THC percentage in the product. It is essential that you have baseline knowledge of THC and potency for best results.
Indica versus Sativa
Did you know there are two types of cannabis strains, commonly known as Indica and Sativa?
However, there are a multitude of growth patterns, effects, and qualities within the varieties of the entire “spectrum”
Indica strain is associated with a sense of deep body relaxation, while the Sativa offers you a deep energizing experience. Moreover, the Indicastrain has higher CBD and lower THC counts, and Sativa strain has lower CBD and higher THC counts. Moreover, Indica increases dopamine, a neurotransmitter that controls the brains reward centers, while sativa increases serotonin.
However, beyond the name of species, there is a strain name that indicates the various attributes used by the cannabis. Either it can reflect the cannabis growers name or the attributes that it has.
Ways To Consume Cannabis
Did you know that there are several ways to consume cannabis beyond smoking? Read here.
Oral consumption comes as a tricky approach then smoking as it takes more times to metabolize the product. However, here is how you can consume cannabis orally.
- Tinctures: This method works the best if you don’t want to inhale or smoke the vapors. But you need to be aware that it is an alcohol based extract.
- Oil: It is a medicinal method to consume cannabis. However, it offers you more control when it comes to the product that you ingest.
- Edibles:This is one of the most preferred methods for people who consume medicinal cannabis
Vaping is the method that leverages the convection vapes to save the used and dry herbs for making the cannabis edibles.
- Portable Vapes: These vapes use oil, concentrates, and herbs, but come with a lesser high as compared to other products.
- Dabbing: Known as the latest form of vaping, it uses a concentrate heated on a hot nail that creates a vape.
The Final Words
Before you enter the world of cannabis or smoking pot, make sure you know your limits.
If you feel stoned out after one smoke, start passing the joint in rotation. Make sure you remember that you are trying cannabis for the first time and your main mission is to get high for first time, not just try whole in one go.
Do not smoke first time with people who consume cannabis regularly. Know your limits and act accordingly.