5 Safety Steps to Consider When Trying Weed
There have never been any recorded deaths or overdoses from cannabis. That being said there are still certain guidelines every safe cannabis consumer should follow. Have you recently been introduced to cannabis? Do you want to learn what it takes to be a responsible cannabis consumer? Check out these 5 simple steps:
1. Do your research
There are plenty of resources available to help you better understand cannabis and its effects. The medicinal benefits of cannabis include everything from A to Z. Easing pain and nausea in cancer patients to relieving anxiety or sparking creativity. Start by checking out our blogs, they are packed full of useful information.
Know the law
Laws regarding the sale and possession of cannabis vary from country to country. Educate yourself on your local laws regarding cannabis, and make sure you’re aware of marijuana laws while travelling internationally. Cannabis is legal now in Canada and most of the United States is either legal or heading in that direction.
Always read marijuana package labels
It’s important to know exactly what is in the cannabis you’re consuming. The labels on cannabis packaging usually display how much THC and CBD are present. Also the total percentage of cannabinoids, harvest date and more. Cannabis Concentrates have very high levels of THC and are not recommended for first-time users.
Don’t drive under the influence of weed
One of the effects of consuming cannabis is impaired fine motor skills. If you’re under the influence of cannabis, your ability to drive may be negatively impacted. People caught behind the wheel consuming cannabis could face DUI charges. It is treated the same as driving under the influence of alcohol in most countries. Besides it’s just not cool to be an impaired driver, don’t be that person.
Consume weed for the first time around people you trust
Are you trying cannabis for the first time? It’s a good idea to try Cannabis around people you feel comfortable with and can trust. You may start to feel a little paranoid or suddenly burst into an uncontrollable bout of laughter. At the very least, you will be surrounded by good company that you can rely on to catch you when you fall.
Heed these rules, and enjoy partaking—safely!