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Cannabinoid Absorption Onset & Duration

Jay Alexander
InhaleEatOromucosalTopicalOnsetSeconds – minutes0.5 – 1.5 hours3 – 30 minutesVariableDurationUp to 5 hoursUp to 12 hoursUp to 12 hoursVariableFormSmoking, vaporizingEdibles, pill form–Only local effectsProsQuick onset, works great for nausea / painLess smell, concenient & discreetRapid but not immediete onsetVariableConsPrice, lung healthDelayed onsetSpotty availablity, bad tasteOnly local effectsBest forAccute or episodic symptomsChronic disease / symptomsAccute symptomsLocalized symptomsHealth Canada Consumer Information – Cannabis...
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Infused doesn’t always mean as strong. The misconception about edible strength that nobody is talking about

Jay Alexander
I am tired of people dropping distillate on food and referring to it as “infused” dining.  You and I both know that distillate is not providing a similar experience to those brownies we dumped a bunch of marijuana flower in back in the day, below I will share why. Infused is the new buzzword in the cannabis community. Infused dining,...
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Turn Anything Into A Cannabis Infused Dish In Seconds

Jay Alexander
Cannabis edibles are a popular way of enjoying the benefits of cannabis without the need to smoke it.  The process of  decarboxylation ensures that the cannabinoids within your product are activated, turning the THCA and CBDA into THC and CBD that we associate many health and psychoactive properties.  In short, eating cannabis flower will not get you “high”.  The THC and...
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How to Make Perfect Canna Butter – The Chemistry of Decarboxylation

The Alchemist
Here’s a secret that not to many people know about cannabis.    The thing is, dry flower doesn’t really contain THC, it’s THCA, and the two effect us quite differently.  After-all, THCA isn’t going to get you stoned. THCA turns into THC after exposure to low heat, for an extended period of time, and that leads us into decarboxylation, a...