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Weed Edibles Facts & Tips

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Weed Edibles Facts & Tips

We live in a world full of useful (and un-useful) information. Today we’re exploring Weed Edibles Facts & Tips.

All in one place, all in one article – bookmark this blog so you can always reference it!

So first things first – what is a weed edible?

What Is A Weed Edible?

For those who don’t know and for those who would love a little refresher let us break it down for you:

A weed edible is any food or drink that is infused with or made with cannabis.

Examples of this are:

Do Weed Edibles Get You High?

Not necessarily!

If you have a medical prescription or you’re using it recreationally, CBD isolate or broad-spectrum (where the THC has been removed) can be infused into any food you want to eat, and you will not get high.

If you decide to use THC (the psychoactive ingredient that gets you high) then yes, you will absolutely get high.


How Long Does It Take For Edibles To Kick In?

This is dependant on the individual.

If you’re using CBD in your edibles, you won’t get high as long as it is CBD isolate or CBD broad spectrum.

If you decide to use THC-dominant strains of weed, then depending on how you react with it, you may start feeling the effects between 1-2 hours after consumption.

Everyone is different though – and for some, it may ‘kick in’ sooner.

Use Caution With Weed Edibles

If you’ve made or consumed weed edibles with a THC strain – and especially if you’re just starting out – dose LOW and SLOW.

That’s what I affectionately call: “The Marijuana Mantra”

“Dose Low and Slow”

Here’s a situation you may find yourself in:

Let’s say you’ve just ingested weed edibles at 4:20 pm. At around 5:30-5:45 pm you don’t feel a thing.

You may think to yourself: ” Maybe I didn’t make the edibles strong enough?!” and you take another bite, slice or more.

Here’s the thing: in most cases, your weed edible was just about to kick in. Now you’ve double-loaded, and this may cause too much of a high – which could leave you feeling absolutely horrible.

The moral of the story is to stick to the Marijuana Mantra and dose low and slow. Wait at least 3-4 hours before eating any more weed edibles to be safe.


Why Do I Need To Decarb Weed?

Many beginners make the mistake of not decarboxylating their weed.

Others do it incorrectly. It’s the most crucial step in the cooking process as a miss-step will result in a less potent, benign edible.

Skip it or forget it and you’ll have a weak product that lacks the active cannabinoids.

What Exactly is Decarboxylation?

Decarboxylation is essentially the conversion of THCa into THC or CBDa into CBD.

Without decarbing your weed, THCa and CBDa will not fit into the endocannabinoid receptor sites in your body.

THC Edible Recipes: Gummy Bears

Homemade cannabis gummy bears with weed buds
A simple recipe on how to make cannabis gummies at home. Recipe has been tested and works great.
4.77 from 13 votes
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Cuisine: European
Keyword: Bears, Cannabis, Gummy, making, of, proper, the, Way
Calories: 3kcal
THC: 175 mg per batch
Author: Jacob


  • Gummy bear mold


  • 1 tbsp cannabis tincture
  • 1 cup strawberries or fruit of choice
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp honey ⅓
  • 1/3 Ounce gelatin (Agar is also an option)


  • Blend 1 cup of strawberries with the water till smooth.
  • Strain through a sieve into a pot.
  • On medium heat add the lemon juice and honey and take off the heat.
  • While off the heat but still hot, add your cannabis tincture and gelatin and stir well.
  • Divide the mixture in a gummy bear silicone matt, and refrigerate or blast-chill in freeze for at least an hour till gelatin is set.



Store in the refrigerator for a week or more, but be warned if the munchies hit – the little gummies are hard to resist.
If the gummies don’t keep it’s shape well. Try adding more gelatin to the mix.


Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 6mg
Tried this recipe?Mention @cannadish or tag #cannadish!

CBD Recipe: Smoothies

Cannabis orange smoothie juice
Tasty & Tropical!
No ratings yet
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Course: Drinks
Keyword: cannabis smoothie, CBD
Servings: 2 people
Author: Steph Van De Ven
Cost: 35


  • Blender or Bullet
  • Glass & Straw


  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 small Fresh orange Squeezed
  • 1/2 cup Frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup Canned pineapple chunks save the juice
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple juice leftover from the can
  • 1 dash Ground cinnamon just a pinch
  • 1 dash Himalayan salt just a pinch
  • 25 mg CBD Oil


  • Blend all ingredients together until smooth
  • If it's too thick, add more milk or water and if it's too thin, add a few ice cubes until it's the desired consistency.
  • Serve & Enjoy!
Tried this recipe?Mention @cannadish or tag #cannadish!

If you’re looking to up-level your canna-cooking or baking game, or you want more of a canna-challenge, you may want to start here.

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