First Time Marijuana Consumption
Ensure that your first-time consuming marijuana is a positive experience.
Here are some best practices you can do when trying medical marijuana for the first time.
Make Yourself Comfortable
Be in a safe, familiar place. Marijuana may alter your perception and it’s recommended to first try it in the comfort of your home.
Clear Your Schedule
Depending on the marijuana product you consume, it may cause varying and length of effect you’ll need time to experience it.
Invite an experienced friend
Ask someone you trust (registered patient/caregiver) to guide you through the process.
Have Some Snacks Ready
Marijuana may increase your appetite so have some food readily available.
Marijuana may cause dry mouth. Keep some water or tea handy to keep you hydrated.
Start Low, Go Slow
Always start with a small amount of marijuana and wait before consuming more. Pending on the type of marijuana product you consume. It may take longer for you to feel the effects.
Do not mix with alcohol
Mixing marijuana and alcohol may enhance effects and cause an unpleasant experience.
Do not drive impaired
Marijuana may impair drivers and decreases reaction time. DO NOT DRIVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
Always consult a healthcare professional before consuming medical marijuana.
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