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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. [CCSA] (2019) 7 things you need to know about edible cannabis. Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. 3 p.

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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:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Cannabis
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction, Education and training
Source:CCSA
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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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
B Substances > Cannabis product (synthetic cannabinoids)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education
VA Geographic area > Canada

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