A cannabis edible, also known as a cannabis-infused food or simply an edible, is a food product (either homemade or produced commercially) that contains cannabis extract.
Although edible may refer to either a food or a drink, a cannabis-infused drink may be referred to more specifically as a liquid edible or drinkable. Edibles are a way to consume cannabis. Cannabis edibles may affect people for a longer period of time than smoked cannabis.
Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol(THC) is the main psychoactive compound found in cannabis and is responsible for the "high" feeling when consumed.However, cannabis does not naturally contain significant amounts of THC.
Ingesting cannabis may produce effects that last longer and can be more intense than inhaling cannabis.Different edible formats of cannabinoids may affect the rate of cannabinoid digestion and metabolism, which vary among people.
Cannabis edibles is responsible for the psychotropic properties of feeling relaxed and euphoric.
Overdoses may occur because the dosage of THC in edibles can be difficult to determine and may vary from product to product.Overdoses can cause behavioral impairments
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