What It’s Like to Feel High — Plus How Smoking & Edibles Differ

Joints, pipes, vapes, and edibles won’t all affect you the same way. If you eat a 5-mg gummy, the effect will be different than the effect of drinking 5-mg tea or taking a deep breath through a vape.

Again, “different” is subjective. Talk to anyone who’s ever tried marijuana, and they’re likely to tell you they felt infinitely more stoned from one method than from another.

If you want statistics, though, a 2017 study comparing the effects of smoked, vaped, and orally ingested cannabis found that users reported weaker effects from oral consumption.

Sure, it’s annoying to hear that we can’t pinpoint a reason for these differences, but there are a few possible explanations! For one thing, the dosing in an edible may be different from that of a smoked or vaped product.

It’s also possible that THC reaches your liver faster when it’s eaten. The liver

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