Consumption

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Cannabis Consumption


The consumption of cannabis refers to the ingestion of the plant to acquire desired effects on the human body. This may be for medical, recreational or spiritual reasons and as such there are several ways to do this. Smoking is by far the most popular recreational method, however for many medical cannabis patients, this is often not a good option and as such vaporizers, edibles or teas are a preferred method. Suppository's are the preferred method for patients who wish to avoid the psychoactive effect the following methods induce.

Smoking

Marijuana and pipe

Cannabis may be inhaled by burning its leaves, flowers and extracts in a variety of forms:

Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke, by persons others than the intended "active" smoker.

Vaporizer

Vaporizer

An alternative to smoking, a Vaporizer allows the inhalation of vapor while avoiding dangerous carcinogenic chemicals attributed to the smoking of cannabis. Vaporizers come in a variety of forms and are most commonly either portable or table-top units. Portable units generally use a chargeable battery, while table-tops use a mains electrical supply.

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Edibles

Making cannabis butter
See also: Recipes

Cannabis may be consumed in a variety of edible forms.

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Hash

Hashish


Concentrates

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Tea

Cannabis tea is an infusion of cannabis in hot water.

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