• Olivia Castro

Proper Edible Dosage




Edibles have a long history of being a popular way to consume marijuana. They come in many forms from cookies and brownies to lollipops and gummies. They are a practical way to take medication and also are a bit of fun! But many times, patients stay away from edibles not knowing what dosage to use. Here are some tips and tricks to remember when utilizing edibles!


How do I know the proper dosage?


Edibles take around 45 minutes to an hour to take effect and last longer as they process through your digestive tract. It is important to wait for the effects of edibles to kick in. Do not over consume any edible products. You can have unwanted side effects so pay careful attention to how much THC is in each dose. Edibles typically have 10 mg of THC per dose. This high level of THC makes edibles great for patients with chronic pain, muscle spasms, inflammation, insomnia, and nausea. Below is a chart that you can refer to so you can make sure you’re taking the right amount!





How and where can I get medical marijuana edibles in Virginia?


If you are currently living with a chronic or debilitating medical condition, you are likely eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Virginia. However, before you can walk into a dispensary, you will need a Virginia Marijuana card. The easiest way to obtain your card is by scheduling a recommendation appointment with one of our certified doctors.


Upon approval, you will be able to purchase medical marijuana products from any licensed Virginia medical marijuana dispensary. These state-licensed marijuana dispensaries carry many forms of medical cannabis in varying strengths and potencies, including lollipops!


Give us a call today at (888) 663-5808 if you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment.​


If you are a Virginia resident suffering from a medical condition you think may benefit cannabis, you're likely eligible for medical marijuana treatment.

Click here to learn more about what Virginia Marijuana Card's state-certified medical marijuana doctors can do for you, or give us a call at (888) 633-5808 and our friendly support team can walk you through the entire process and schedule you for an evaluation appointment.

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