Micro-Dosed Cannabis Edibles for Seniors and Newbies
Seniors and Boomers are returning to or trying cannabis for the first time. Whether it’s a replacement for a glass of wine or cocktail in the evening or a cheaper and safer alternative to pain meds, cannabis has proven popular with the over 50 demographic.
The tricky part about being a newbie to cannabis consumption is the dosing. In other words, how much is the right amount to use? The adage-“low and slow” is the best advice. But, what are you to do when the single dose size of many edibles is 10 mg of THC? Well, the good news is that some cannabis product manufacturers have heard the concerns and are now making edibles in 2.5 mg serving sizes. Forbes takes a look at some of them and you can read more about it by clicking their link below.
The laws governing what is a standard dose of THC for an edible vary from state to state. In Colorado, for example, the definition of one edible dose is 10 mg. of THC. In Oregon, edibles must be divisible into 5 mg. servings. And in general, 5 mg. of THC is considered a low dose for an edible.
But for many older adults, 5 mg. of THC can be too high a dose, particularly for the cannabis naïve. […]
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