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Your Ultimate Guide For The Longest Cannabis High

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The duration of cannabis high is a tricky thing. It varies from person to person depending on their metabolism and bodies. The duration of cannabis high also depends on how you consume it. Moreover, cannabis is an ever-changing plant there are tons of strands in the market each with their own characteristic high. For instance, weed is the cannabis derived from the Sativa plant. Whether you’re using weed for medicinal or recreational purposes the longevity of its effects depends on specific compounds called cannabinoids.

The amount of cannabinoids varies in each type of plant. However, there are two main compounds of this type present in the majority of cannabis products. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are those golden compounds. Now the time of high a person will get depends on the proportion of these two compounds. THC is the psychoactive compound while CBD is the relaxing reagent.

Here we have a few factors that govern the duration of your high as well as how you can prolong it. These include primarily the type of weed, personal tolerance and metabolism, consumption method, and lastly other substances in the body.

Type of Weed:

As discussed before the type of high depends on the concentration of THC and CBD in the cannabis plant. This concentration or also called the strain composition, in turn, depends on whether the cannabis plant is male or female and whether it contains seeds or not.

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Now the strongest forms of weed are sinsemilla and hashish. These are the most potent because of the highest levels of THC than any other strain. Consequently using one of them will most likely give the longest cannabis high duration. Cannabis growers have also found ways to increase THC content in other strains as well. We discussed this in detail in our cannabis potency over the last 50 years article.

 

Method of Consumption:

Moving on the next factor that governs cannabis’s high duration is the method of consumption. The most common methods that people use in this case are smoking, vaping, and edibles. you’d be surprised how much the method of consumption affects your high. The feeling of high starts as soon s the THC reaches your bloodstream.

When you smoke THC reaches your bloodstream rapidly and creates a high of the duration of one to four hours.  The compound effect when consumed in this way also depends on the amount of tobacco in your cigarette as well. Vaping also creates a high of similar duration, however, the drug effect is stronger in this form. The vapor used in vape pens and devices contains cannabis resin, which forms when cannabis products are heated by the coils.

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Lastly, we’ll discuss the effects of edibles. Edibles are food products that contain cannabis. You can add cannabis to basically anything such s cookies or even brownies. In this case, the effects are a little bit different. They start about forty minutes after consumption however, THC levels in the bloodstream peak about three hours after consumption. Moreover, the high duration in this way is longer than other methods and can last up to six hours.

Meals before Consumption:

Certain foods have chemicals that can improve and prolong your high. For example, several people say that Mangoes can help increase your high. On the other hand, there are several food items that can reduce the effects of cannabis. Most food items rich in fat contents are believed to have these effects.

Alcohol Consumption:

Alcohol and cannabis are sometimes used at the same time. Both of these substances strengthen each other’s effects. Drinking alcohol while using cannabis causes it to stay longer in your bloodstream which means longer high time. Moreover, Alcohol also slows down the body’s metabolism which further enhances the duration of cannabis high. However, you should always take care when mixing up two drugs as they can have several health risks.

Personal Tolerance:

Personal tolerance is an important factor that can vary from person to person. However, in most cases, people who ingest weed more frequently will likely have a greater tolerance to the substance than those who do not. Higher body tolerance means that the person will likely find the effect lighter and not long-lasting.

Things that can harm your High:

While we have discussed things and factors that prolong your high, it is also important to discuss those which shorten it. Sometimes cannabis can trigger paranoia and anxiety, and some other uncomfortable effects. In such cases, you may also want to use these things to reduce or shorten your high effect. In such cases taking a cold bath or shower can help reduce the high and increase your alertness.

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Moreover, evidence suggests that foods containing terpenoid compounds, such as lemon, pine nuts, and black pepper, can serve as an antidote to a weed high. The sourness of lemons can shock the person into being more alert in seconds. Lastly, the best possible way to wear off a weed high is by sleeping it off. It is the safest method and gives rest to your body as well.

General Precautions:

You must always consult your state laws before consuming cannabis. Recreational cannabis is banned in many parts of the world as well as several states of the USA. Hence, the first precaution is the legal purchase of cannabis. This also ensures that the cannabis you get is of good quality and is not contaminated. While consuming cannabis it is important to know when you’ve had enough. Consumption of cannabis causes some short term as well as long term risks. These include an increase in heart rate, anxiety, and paranoia in the short term. In addition, there are also risks of memory issues, difficulty in learning, insomnia, and schizophrenia in the longer run. using cannabis during pregnancy can also result in complications in fetal development.

Conclusion:

In conclusion, the weed high generally can last between one to six hours and the time can vary with the ingestion technique as well as all the factors discussed above. Vapors are the fastest top work but edibles are the ones that last longest. Needless to say, you should always consult medical attention if you become dependent on cannabis, or experience the side effects, such as insomnia or memory loss.

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Massachusetts To Enjoy Marijuana-Infused Seltzers

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The marijuana industry is evolving and expanding as the buzz of cannabis legalization on the federal level increases day by day. Moreover, some states have already legalized its use for both medical and adult use. 

New products containing cannabis are under production, and marijuana companies are formulating new better formulas for their products. Moreover, the chances of cannabis market expansion are increasing. However, the competition is also getting tougher because more and more industries and investors have eyes on the market and its sales. 

The Three Seltzers 

Polar Seltzer dominates carbonated water in Massachusetts. However, another local company has also launched its product and created a buzz in the marijuana market. The company launched three of its cannabis-containing seltzers across Massachusetts into the market via 40 dispensaries in the region. 

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Each of the three marijuana-containing seltzers has its likable-features and unique formula as well as taste. Individuals trying to experience a more active alert composition can try the raspberry-lime flavor seltzer, Achieve. Moreover, individuals can enjoy or celebrate by consuming a lemon-lime seltzer or Celebrate that formulates by using a hybrid blend that motivates individuals to become social and live the moment. 

However, if individuals desire to have a more relaxing experience, they can consume a jam-berry seltzer, Dream. Moreover, the jam-jerry seltzer uses an indica-blend and generates a calming, mellow effect. 

According to Eric Rogers, each seltzer has a unique profile and design while keeping in mind different lifestyles. Moreover, the three seltzers give different feelings to a consumer making each seltzer suitable for specific emotional effect.

Moreover, cannabis containing other beverage formulations shall also occur to bring variation in the beverage industry. The variety of beverages will expand the market for drinkable-marijuana-products. Besides, it will give consumers a chance to enjoy various marijuana drinks of different tastes and doses. 

Formulation of Unique Seltzers

The seltzers give the consumer a warm feeling and enable them to enjoy their lives in Massachusetts and lead a healthy lifestyle. The seltzers are healthy, sugar-free, and have zero calories. 

The formulation of the three seltzers occurs in the “miro-berry meets extraction lab”. The lab is within LEVIA’s 6000-square-foot facility. Moreover, marijuana extraction from the flower occurs in this lab. According to Melander, after extraction of cannabis from the plant-flower oil via special sauce is added into the tank for seltzer formulation. The formulation occurs within the tank from where it goes to the canning line and packaging sites. 

Each of the three seltzers contains five milligrams of THC. Furthermore, this dose is within the legalized limit for the creation of session-able drinks containing marijuana.

Anyone can have two to three beers for the fun of the flavor they desire. However, individuals looking for a drink with a high dosage of THC can try another stronger beverage containing larger doses of THC by April. 

The Need For More Beverages Containing Marijuana

Formulating more beverages containing marijuana will increase competition in the market and provide variety to consumers. However, companies can only step ahead from others by formulating better, effective, successful, and powerful beverages containing cannabis. 

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Formulating tea or coffee containing cannabis in various doses, inventing a new drink infused with legal marijuana quantity, and launching it into the market will most probably yield positive results for the manufacturer.

Moreover, developing something new of high quality and launching it at the international and federal level will generate large profits for the company and enable the cannabis industry to expand. Furthermore, part of the profits goes to researching and developing new formulations. 

Once the beverages containing cannabis are launched at the state level successfully, then cannabis beverages will make their move towards other states’ dispensaries for sale. Moreover, to those states that allow recreational use of marijuana. 

 

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Cannabis Industry, Celiac Disease, And Processed Flour

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The cannabis industry shall learn from the errors of the flour and cheese industry. Use of certain products, including bleached-flour and consumption of mass gluten, causes multiple diseases, including celiac disease. Due to this reason, many countries around the world including the U.K. and China restrict the use of mass-gluten in the production of flour and cheese.

However, the North American Flour Industry uses two restricted bleaching agents, namely calcium peroxide and benzoyl. Moreover, they use these bleaching agents in the formulation of flour. The possibly damaging point is that these bleaching agents lead to the development of autoimmune diseases and celiac. 

The cannabis industry must solve and prepare beforehand for various problems to continue evolving. Moreover, the marijuana industry has been under suppression for a longer duration. Thus, it must take every step considering the consequences and make efforts to evolve. 

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Vape pen formulation also causes oxidation issues similar to the flour-industry. So, the cannabis industry needs to modify formulation formulas and techniques to produce products that do not lead to diseases. Moreover, there are chances that these diseases can lead individuals to death. Thus, there is also an immediate need to cut off ingredients from processed foods, flour, and other products that can cause cancer or other autoimmune diseases.  

What Is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease and is a genetic disease. People with the genetic-disease may or may not have symptoms. However, people with asymptomatic celiac disease can develop symptoms later in life. 

Furthermore, the risk of developing celiac disease increases due to various factors, including excessive gluten consumption and eating a lot of processed foods. The main ingredient causing autoimmune-disease is benzoyl peroxide, as it affects flesh and gut bacteria. 

Moreover, benzyl peroxide irritates the skin, causes an antibiotic response, and generates free radicles. Overall, it damages the body and causes the development of autoimmune diseases and cancer. The cannabis vape pens also change color after some time, and oxidation of its agents causes an alteration in its formula leading to pathological conditions. 

Excessive Gluten Consumption And Cannabis

Cannabis industrialists must not use ingredients that can damage the body organs or cause any disease. Moreover, the industry shall avoid using ingredients that it uses to prevent the decolorization of vape pens. Moreover, such chemicals are capable of increasing the risk of autoimmune diseases like celiac disease. 

Individuals with celiac disease have high amounts of enzyme elastase. Gluten breakdown occurs in the presence of enzyme elastase. After breaking, it converts to an amino acid and is considered by the body as toxins. The body begins to fight itself, leading to the initiation of autoimmune diseases like celiac disease. 

Excessive gluten consumption results in a large amount of amino acid production. Moreover, the body considers the amino acid as a toxin and starts to fight the cells containing it, leading the body to fight its cells. Furthermore, mass gluten consumption causes microbiome disruption and strips away the microbiome barrier. 

Benzyl Peroxide And Other Food Alterations 

In addition to gluten, benzoyl peroxide and other such agents in processed flour and cannabis products can have a peeling impact. The bleaching agents erode intestinal-lining, leading to breakage of the wall and damaging the digestive and immune system. 

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Food is changing genetically, and alterations in the soil are also occurring at a faster rate. Moreover, genetic alterations in the plant seeds cause other beneficial effects, but few are life-threatening. 

Furthermore, cannabis cultivation and production need new modified methods for maintaining a variety of marijuana. Over the coming years, how the food industry and crop cultivation changes for the better are yet unclear. However, researchers need to formulate better techniques for future healthy varieties of food and crops. 

 

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Cannabis Stocks Off the Charts

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The global economy and as a consequence, the economy of the United States is exhibiting a feverish trend. Amidst all the problems, cannabis stocks are defying all odds and are continuing an increasing trend back towards their original starting value. The American Cannabis Operator Index shows a constant increase for the fifth consecutive month in February. The index is back to 93.70% up by 20.5%.

Defying the Pandemic with Cannabis

Although the year 2020 was a pandemic year, the index gains 45.7% even in it.

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The index took off in October 2018 at a base value of 100. It fell to 70.64 in late December 2018. It then rallied as high as 119.53 in early April 2019 before selling off over the balance of the year and into March 2020:

During February, the index included 34 companies, including 31 multi-state operators (MSOs) and 3 focused solely on CBD extracted from industrial hemp. Five companies posted returns in excess of 40%, while four declined during the month:

Four of the best performing stocks in January were Indus Holdings (CSE: INDS) (OTC: INDXF), Red White & Bloom Brands (CSE: RWB) (OTC: RWBYF), 4Front Ventures (CSE: FFNT) (OTC: FFNTF) and Terra Tech (OTC: TRTC).

Indus Holdings will be changing its name shortly to Lowell Farms to reflect its acquisition. California cannabis operator Lowell Herb Co. took over the company Indus Holdings for $39 million. The stock, which was showing a downward trend in January, is now up 68.4% year-to-date.

Red White & Bloom has $6.1 million through a private placement convertible note, and also was able to get $8 million through warrant exercises and $7 million through the sale of debentures.  They will be funding a pending acquisition in Illinois.

RWB took the Platinum brand to Arizona. Moreover, they also got to Florida with the pending acquisition of the operations of Acreage Holdings for $60 million. 4Front saw the departure of its CFO hence the downward trend. Similarly, no news was given out by Terra Tech during the month.

Worst Performers By Index

The four worst performing stocks included Vext Science (CSE: VEXT) (OTC: VEXTF), Body and Mind (CSE: BAMM) (OTC: BMMJ) Cansortium (CSE: TIUM.U) (OTC: CNTMF), and Schwazze (OTC: SHWZ). Vext Science closed a C$20.7 million sale of units during the month. Body and Mind gave its fiscal Q1 financials, which showed strong growth, but the stock was hit perhaps by sales made by outside investor Australis Capital.

Cansortium fell for the second consecutive month. This may be because of disappointment from investors after seeing some of its Florida competitors in acquisition talks.

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The company amended it convertible notes, extending the maturity by almost two years but also sharply reducing the conversion price. Schwazze, which was one of the strongest performers in January, repriced all of its options lower during the month. It also acquired two additional Star Buds dispensaries in Colorado for $9.3 million in cash, debt and preferred shares.

For March, the index will continue to include 34 stocks, with Liberty Health Sciences exiting following its acquisition by Ayr Wellness (CSE: AYR.A) (OTC: AYRWF) and Medmen (CSE: MMEN) (OTC: MMNFF) rejoining.

The index and stock movement is a helpful measure. It clearly defines the trends and showcases the performance M-o-M or Y-o-Y. These month-over-month and year-over-year measures help the stakeholders to predict the trajectory and make investments accordingly. This cannabis economy and the legalizing of the trade is bearing fruit for all stakeholders. It is a multi-billion dollar industry which is one of the few that is defying all odds even during the times of the pandemic.

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