What to Know Before Trying Cannabis for the First Time

Across the United States, cannabis laws are changing. More than 14 states have legal cannabis markets, and more adults are seeking to try out cannabis for the first time. If it's your first time trying cannabis, you will want to keep a few things in mind to avoid an uncomfortable situation. 

First, what is cannabis, and how does it affect you?

Cannabis comes from the cannabis Sativa plant. It contains the active ingredient Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, that gives you the feeling of being high. THC activates our body's cannabinoid (CB) receptors, which are part of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system is spread throughout your brain and your body and contains natural receptors that are activated when we use cannabis. It can happen whether you vape cannabis, rub it on your skin, smoke it, or eat it. What happens when you use cannabis to medicate, THC will enter the brain and attaches to our body's cannabinoid receptors. It will influence your perception, your mood, give you a heightened state of awareness, and increase your appetite. However, all of this depends upon how much you consume.

Taking Cannabis for the First Time

You can choose joints, pipes, cannabis oils, vaping, and edibles to medicate with cannabis. Most importantly, when deciding how to medicate, you will want to start a low dosage of THC. Begin with a dose of 2 to 3 milligrams. Avoid using edibles for the first time, because it can be hard to judge the dosage. Going with vaping for your first time is a good choice because the effects are milder. Another positive about vaping is that it can be safer because cannabis is delivered in a purer form.

Many people say that the first time they get tried to medicate, they didn't feel anything. However, if you are doing it right, you will experience an uplifting feeling, everything will become funny, and your senses become heightened. You will also become hungry and feel physically relaxed. You might also experience nausea, but that will fade. If you begin to feel too nauseous, anxious, dizzy, or paranoid after taking cannabis, you may be higher than you were expecting to get. Simply relax, and don't panic. Your high will pass. The effect generally lasts a few hours. 

We hope that your first time using cannabis to medicate is a fantastic one and introduces you to a new way to relax and enjoy yourself. Get your cannabis products and accessories through CannaBliss Vape Co.

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