Why edibles gets you higher than just smoking weed

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  • THC is Absorbed Differently

    When you consume edibles, THC is metabolized by the liver, converting it to 11-hydroxy-THC, which gives a more intense high.

  • Effects and Duration

    Edibles can take anywhere from 30 min to 2 hrs to kick in & the effects can last several hours. Thats why you should be patient after eating some delicious space cookies

  • Edibles Are More Difficult to Dose

    Some need 10mg to get high and some only need 5mg. With edibles its just so difficult to dose whereas with smoking you can gradually smoke more to get where you want to be.