Dosing with Cannabis Oils

Whether it’s consuming with edibles, vapes, tinctures, topicals or suppositories, cannabis doesn’t have to only be smoked. However — no delivery method is becoming as popular as cannabis oil. But with cannabis oil comes a lot of questions, such as, "How much do I take?  When should I take it? How do I cook with it?" From measurement to consumption, this final article in our Cannabinology 101 series outlines the basics of dosing with cannabis oils. Using Cannabis Oil Because commercial cannabis production is still relatively new, many doctors haven’t figured out how to properly suggest doses for cannabis oil versus dried cannabis. To help them (and as part of the licensing process for producers), Health Canada has created the Equivalency Factor, which applies cannabis to a more familiar context of dosage of medicine: For example, 1g of dried cannabis = 125 mg of THC and 1 ml of oil = 25 mg of THC. So, if a doctor prescribed you a dosage of three grams of dried cannabis per day and the equivalency factor was 1:5, you would use…

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