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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. (2019) 7 things you need to know about edible cannabis. Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.

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A list of seven important tips about edible cannabis products (or edibles) that people need to know before they try these products. Topics cover the delay in feeling the full affects and the length of the high, as well as the risks and harms associated with regular cannabis use. 

  1. Be sure to read the label carefully
  2. The effects of ingesting cannabis last longer than inhaling
  3. The effects of ingesting cannabis can be more intense than inhaling
  4. It takes time to feel the full effects
  5. Be sure to properly store your cannabis products
  6. Cannabis should not be mixed with alcohol or other substances
  7. Regular use of cannabis can affect your mental health
Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Guideline, Report
Drug Type
Cannabis
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Harm reduction, Education and training
Source
Date
2019
Pages
3 p.
Publisher
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Corporate Creators
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Place of Publication
Ottawa, Ont.
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