The UK is hardly known for its inspiringly progressive policies on marijuana and other drugs. In fact, with Brexit coming into fruition, the chances of forward-thinking European countries like the Netherlands having a positive impact on the UK’s policies is more unlikely. We are now in a land of our own rules and own laws. However, let’s not be negative nellies, eh? Whilst the UK government might be quite far off legalizing all marijuana products, there’s reason to believe that we are, slowly, moving in the right direction. Thus, the answer to the question of when will THC be legal in the UK may be more optimistic than you think. Today we’re going to be delving into the UK’s policies on marijuana products and try to figure out when it might be that we see THC edibles filling our shelves for the first time. Strap yourselves in. Let’s go.
Before we look specifically at THC edibles, let’s discover what is and isn’t legal in the UK when it comes to marijuana. The truth is, weed legalization is not as simple as yes or no. There are many variants and products of the cannabis plant, and each one is deemed legal or illegal.
One of the big factors that the UK government takes into account when deeming a weed product’s legality or illegality is how much THC or CBD it contains. That’s why we’re quickly going to recap the differences between the two.
THC is the cannabinoid within marijuana that gives that well-known high feeling. It is psychoactive, which means it affects the brain. This can alter colour perception, make one feel euphoric, or sometimes dizzy if too much is had.
CBD does not have the same effects as THC. In fact, CBD is a property that affects the body more than the mind. It is often used medicinally for various purposes; some of these are pain relief and mental health issues. CBD gummies and CBD creams both have differing benefits.
Although the UK isn't the most progressive country in the world, there is some good news. The good news is that in the last few years there have been a few positive changes. Firstly, CBD products are now available in most supermarkets and drugstores in the UK. This includes edibles, oils, and creams. As previously stated, CBD does not have the same ‘high’ mind-altering effect that THC does, which is why it’s legal. CBD is used for medicinal purposes rather than recreational. For your information, recreational purposes means for fun.
In addition, in 2018 more good news came around. Medicinal marijuana has been legal in the UK since 2018 due to pressure made from a specific case. Since the Billy Caldwell case, certain types of medicinal cannabis have been made available in the UK - be it only in private institutions (not the NHS). Billy Caldwell had severe epilepsy and needed a certain type of medicinal oil to treat him. His mother was forced to travel as far as the US and Canada in order to get the product, and when she returned to the UK, it was taken from her upon arrival. Unfortunately, due to this, Billy was taken to the hospital and had an epileptic episode. Since then, people have become aware of how ridiculous the UK’s stance on medicinal cannabis was. The Billy Caldwell case was a watershed moment for weed legalization.
The truth is, however, that medicinal marijuana is still very very difficult to get. Unless, you’re rich of course, and can afford the extortionate prescriptions from a private doctor. The cost for a medicinal cannabis prescription can be as much as £50,000 a year. This means that for those who can’t afford a prescription but still need medicinal cannabis, they’re constantly at risk of being prosecuted for possession. Thankfully, we bring more good news. The Cancard recently came into existence. The Cancard, created by Carly Burton, is an identification card which proves to officials that someone is eligible for medicinal marijuana. This avoids people being unfairly prosecuted or fined. It’s a two fingers to those who thought that expensive medicinal cannabis was a fair or just idea. The Cancard helps those who really need cannabis but aren’t super wealthy.
If you want to find out if you’re eligible for the Cancard or want to learn more about it then click here.
So, feeling positive? Well, unfortunately, we now move on to illegal weed products. The truth is: any weed substance that contains higher than 0.2% of THC is illegal. To put this into perspective, the usual amount of THC in a bud would be 10-15%. In cannabis concentrates like wax or rosin then it’s more like 30-40%. Therefore, any weed substance that is used for recreational purposes or to get you high is not allowed by the UK government. This would probably be a great time to mention that alcohol is an addictive substance, is much worse for the body than marijuana, and yet is legal. But oh well.
CBD flowers or buds are also illegal despite the fact that there is essentially no THC contained. This is literally just because it looks like the cannabis weed plant. That is the only reason. The government just doesn't want people smoking anything that resembles buds, even if it’s a CBD product.
Now you know more about the legal situation in the UK in relation to cannabis, we can move on to the more specific question of THC edibles.
Here’s some quick facts about THC edibles. In short, an edible is simply something that you digest. THC edibles take longer to kick in than smoking a joint or vaping using a dry herb vaporizer, but often the effect is stronger and lasts longer. It takes longer because the marijuana has to be broken down in the stomach before it can reach the blood. As previously stated, a THC edible is used for recreational purposes, whereas a CBD edible is used more for medicinal purposes.
The short answer is no. They are not. Whilst CBD products are basically everywhere at the moment, THC products are still very much illegal. In Amsterdam, THC products are easily accessible to purchase legally, but the UK stands firm in their stance. Marijuana is a Class B drug, next to that of Ketamine and Speed, which means possession can lead to a potential fine and jail time.
If THC edibles are currently illegal in the UK, the question left to answer then is: when will THC edibles be legal in the UK? Well, it solely depends on where the change is going to come from. The Cancard was created because of grassroots campaigners coming together and creating it. The legalization of medicinal cannabis in 2018 was because of pressure after the Billy Caldwell case. As is the way with most political change, it doesn’t often come from the government. The change comes when the people pressurise the government. Although having said that, the difficulty with THC specifically is that there isn’t an obvious medicinal reason for it to be legalized. Its desire to be legalized would be for recreational purposes. Therefore, the only real reason the government would allow for THC edibles to be legal would be to gain from taxing it. Which, in all honesty, would be a very lucrative option. In the Netherlands, the Dutch government makes over 400 million euros a year from cannabis coffeeshops.
In their manifesto, both the Lib Dems and the Green Party state that they would nationalise the weed industry if put in power. However, as we all know, the most likely parties to win any election are the Tories or maybe Labour. Both the party leaders Starmer and Johnson have no intention of legalizing THC.
However, whilst it may look slightly gloomy, there is a positive spin on all of this. The UK has moved substantially forward in the last few years. Whilst progress has been made within the CBD industry only, the consensus is now slowly moving towards understanding cannabis’ benefits rather than its negatives. A survey found in 2018 that 59% of the UK population want marijuana to be legalized. The truth is, the world is moving in a certain direction and whilst the UK slightly lives in a land of its own, it cannot deny the facts. Marijuana - both THC and CBD - will one day be fully legalized in the UK. It’s only a matter of time. Is it 5 years? 10 years? 50 years? Your guess is as good as ours.
If CBD Gummies are your favourite way of consuming CBD then you’re not alone as they are one of the most popular CBD products on the market. In fact, in 2018 they were Google’s top searched-for food item!
Knowing how to make your own CBD gummies at home offers many benefits as you can control exactly what is going in them. Not only can you select the ingredients and flavours, but you can also make them with your ideal dosage.
Plus, making your own CBD gummies will save you a lot of money in the long run.
Enjoy your own personalised CBD gummies, free from fillers and artificial ingredients, such as preservatives, sugars, and colours by following our simple recipe below.
One of the best things about making your own CBD gummies at home is that you can choose the quality and strength of the CBD you use.
But before you make your gummies, you need to work out how much CBD oil to use to achieve the right strength.
The first thing you’ll need to do is work out how many gummies you can make with our recipe. For us, the recipe below makes 30 gummies, but of course, your molds may be a different size than ours.
For that reason, we recommend that you do a test run with no CBD first, count how many gummies one batch will make for you, and then work out the dosage from there.
If you usually take a 20mg dose of CBD in your edibles and you can make 30 gummies, then you’ll need to add 600mg of CBD to the mixture (20x30). How many drops or ml of CBD oil you will need will depend on the potency of the oil you have.
For example, we measure out 15mls from a 30ml bottle of 1200mg CBD oil. Or we double the batch!
You can make your own CBD gummies at home with just three simple ingredients, juice, gelatin, and honey. We have also listed the ingredients to make vegan CBD gummies below (the method stays the same).
As mentioned previously, this recipe yields 30 gummies when we make them and we add 15ml of 1200mg CBD oil (from a 30ml bottle) to make 30 x 20mg CBD gummies.
240ml // 1 cup of 100% fruit juice
2 tbsp of gelatin
2 tbsp honey
Your desired amount of CBD oil
Vegan CBD Gummies - Ingredients
240ml // 1 cup of 100% fruit juice
2 tbsp agar powder or 3 tbsp of vegan gel
2tbsp of maple syrup or any other natural sweetener
Your desired amount of CBD oil
Bioavailability determines how many phytocannabinoids, such as THC and CBD enter your bloodstream when using different methods. It's not as simple as 100%, 100% out. Different methods of ingesting CBD have different bioavailability rates and this affects how much of the cannabinoid is actually absorbed and used by your body. We spoke to Cara Robinson from Vape Elevate and explored the bioavailability rates of the popular methods of enjoying CBD herb.
One of the most traditional ways of using plant-based compounds is sublingual. These are carrier oils infused with all the contents of the flower's trichomes, which are the powerhouses for cannabis. The trichomes include all the plant's compounds, including THC, CBD, CBG, and a blend of terpenes, flavonoids, and other phytonutrients. Tinctures are placed under the tongue, where they absorb through the membranes directly into the bloodstream. They work in about 10 to 20 minutes and last four to six hours. This method has the highest level of bioavailability because it bypasses the liver. Experts estimate consumers get 40 to 50% of the compounds when using the sublingual form.
Edibles are infused with cannabis oil. When you eat a THC brownie or cookie, it goes through the digestion process before the enzymes break it down in the liver. This timeframe is why the onset of an edible varies between consumers. Although these have an excellent duration of four to six hours, they have a very low bioavailability of 4% to 12%.
Many people choose to smoke cannabis as a quick and easy way to get results. It's also one of the least expensive methods of consumption. Because it doesn't go through the bloodstream when you inhale, it has a higher bioavailability rate than edibles. The levels fall right under tinctures with an average of 30%. Smoking flowers has the fastest response, working in a minute or two. On the downside, it has the shortest duration. You'll peak within 30 to 45 minutes, and it's over in 60 to 90 minutes.
Vaping is similar to smoking in terms of onset and duration. But it offers much more. Not only is it safer and better for your lungs, but vaping cannabis also provides the best bioavailability with 70% to 80%. Even tests showing lower rates still reported an average of 50%, putting it above nearly every other method of using the potent flowers. When you choose to vape over smoking, you preserve more of the cannabinoids and terpenes from using lower heating temperatures, and you get more. After purchasing a quality device with an adjustable temperature gauge, you'll save money using less cannabis to get the same effect as smoking.
Topicals are a little harder to judge. They are localized and don't absorb into the bloodstream. Topicals, such as creams, lotions, and ointments, don't lead to a psychoactive response. The compounds never make it past the skin barrier. These are used therapeutically and work in less than 30 minutes. They have a duration of three to four hours. You can apply it as often as necessary. No tests are available for bioavailability, but experts estimate it's very low, less than 10%.
For all the newbies here, rosin is a concentrate extracted from the cannabis plant using heat and pressure. The reason we love rosin so much is because it doesn’t contain any solvents at all. You’re probably asking yourself why just not buy it from the stores? Well, facilities are very good at making rosin and removing all of the solvents, but there is still a high chance that something that is not food grade actually touched the end product before it was separated. That is why we are creating our own Rosin. You can do it at home too. Just buy a pressing machine, you can find a lot out there, for example there are hydraulic ones, pneumatic ones or even electric ones. Try to aim for the ones that have around 300 to 800 PSI, but be careful, big PSI can lead to lower quality yield. Then you will need rosin filter bags you help with the extraction process
In today’s article we are going to talk about making edibles with freshly pressed flower rosin that you can make easily and fast at home with no problems.
First of all, you will have to Decarb the Rosin. You may think now, what the hell does “Decarbing” mean, well it actually comes from the word “Decarboxylation”. It’s a chemical reaction that occurs when cannabis is heated between 230 degrees F and 250 F. This process can take anywhere from 30 to 90 minutes to complete.
By watching this short YouTube tutorial, you will understand better, and see how does this work:
I know what you’re thinking... What is double boiling? Double Boiling is a process when you use the heat from an already boiling liquid to heat up another liquid. Just like when you’re melting chocolate. Search for a pot and fill half of it with water after that put it on the stove and make sure it’s boiling or it’s over 212 F. Next step is placing another bowl on top of that, then pour some coconut oil inside. Now you can put the rosin paper inside and you can use a spoon for example to scrape the rosin off into the coconut oil. When you have done this, add the chocolate chips into the coconut oil and stir it until it’s nice and smooth. If you would like to, add some toasted peanuts or crispies to make it even more delicious.
The last step is to pour your chocolate into a mold and let it rest in the refrigerator for 1 hour. You can get a mold on Amazon for a couple bucks. After 1 hour take it out, unmold it, and there you go! You can chop it or just bite it, however you like to. Enjoy it! Why I love this recipe is because it’s easy to make, it’s time efficient, when I’m in a hurry I can just do it in less than two hours and I have it ready to go. Not a complicated process at all.
Rosin is 100% butane, propane and CO2 free. How does rosin contain 0% solvents? The simple fact that we use heat and pressure to remove the solvents is not enough. What we’re searching for is the accumulation of trichomes.
Trichomes are small, shiny bubbles that appear on marijuana. These microscopic bulbs contain most of the cannabis plants cannabinoids which provide most of the scents, flavours and effects.
Did you know that there are three types of rosin available?
Flower Rosin is rosin that comes out from cured cannabis nugs. Make sure to use the following settings when using Flower to make Rosin.
A common yield for pressing flower rosin is about 15-20%
Hash rosin is separated trichomes before pressing using either dry sift or bubble hash extraction methods. Make sure to use the following settings when you’re making Rosin out of Hash.
A common yield for pressing hash rosin is about 40-60%
Live Rosin is Rosin made with full melt bubble hash that was made with freshly frozen plant material. Our recommendation for settings are the followings:
A common yield for pressing live rosin is about 60-80%
I am pretty sure that you already heard of BHO vs Rosin, but you probably don’t understand what the difference is between them. BHO comes from the word “butane hash oil”. BHO and rosin are both concentrates from cannabis. The difference is that BHO contains solvents like Butane, Propane and CO2. We focus on Rosin because it’s more natural, it contains absolutely zero solvents and the equipment is much more affordable.
It is quite possible that you may have already heard about CBD. This cannabinoid is making its way onto the market by leaps and bounds and every day it has more and more consumers who rely on this substance to improve their health and general well-being. The market for CBD products is growing very fast and you can buy them in health food stores, parapharmacies or through the internet. Nowadays you can find almost any CBD product imaginable, including CBD edibles, from manufacturers trying to reach a larger audience.
The downside may be that, with the wide variety of CBD products available, you may not be quite sure what to choose, since you can find CBD for sale in the form of oils, vape liquid, extracts, edibles... it can be difficult to decide where to start, and it is likely that you will get a bit nervous since you do not know if you will get a high quality product or not. To make your decision easier, we bring you this article on CBD edibles that you can easily make at home. In this way, you can make the best decision among the most common options.
With the same method that you would use to make any kind of cannabis edible. To make CBD-rich edibles, first you need to extract the oil from a CBD-rich strain (or you could also try using different types of CBD extracts), and dilute it in olive oil or butter. The first step is to mix the CBD-rich plant material with the oil / butter and then expose it to a low temperature for a long period of time, which will help prevent the vaporization of CBD and other cannabinoids. After separating the plant material, you can use that CBD-rich butter or oil in the next 5 recipes!
For this recipe, you will need CBD oil, 85 grams of gelatin of the flavor you prefer, 20 grams of neutral gelatin powder, 200 ml of water or fruit juice, 300 grams of sugar, oil to grease the molds and sugar.
After you put all the ingredients in a pot over low heat, stir continuously and prevent the mixture from boiling. About 10 minutes will be enough to dilute all the ingredients: you should mix until there are no lumps in the pot. Once you turn off the heat, you must add your CBD oil and mix some more. Now, you should grease the molds and pour the mixture into them. After you let it rest for about 12 hours at room temperature, you can unmold and pass the CBD gummies through sugar to give them their final coating.
The key to successfully creating a lollipop is to make sure the temperature is correct. Heating the caramel to what is known as the "soft crack" stage (when the sugar threads break easily) will give your lollipop the firmness it needs. For best results, you will need a candy thermometer and parchment paper.
For this recipe you will need: 1 cup of sugar, ½ cup of corn syrup, ¼ cup of water and 1 teaspoon of orange or lemon flavoring.
Over medium-high heat, mix the sugar, corn syrup, and water, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. From here you should bring the mixture to a boil.
When you get to that point, it is important not to stir, and insert the candy thermometer. When the thermometer reaches 150 ° C (300 ° F), you should immediately turn off the heat, making sure you do not remove the thermometer.
Wait until the mixture cools to 120 ° C (250 ° F), add the lemon or orange flavoring and your CBD oil. Once you have stirred a bit, pour the mixture into the candy molds and allow it to cool completely, which will take about 20 minutes.
Making CBD chocolate is very similar to making gummies. All you have to do is melt the chocolate, add your CBD oil or butter to it, mix everything together, and then pour the melted chocolate into molds. For this recipe you should keep in mind that chocolate and water don't mix, so it's important to keep moisture out of the mixture.
For this recipe you will need 40 g of CBD butter at room temperature, 100 g of regular sugar, 100 g of brown sugar, 1 egg, 180 g of flour, 70 g of dark chocolate chips, 70 g of milk chocolate chips, ½ teaspoon of baking soda and ½ teaspoon of baking powder and ½ teaspoon of salt.
The first thing you should do is preheat the oven to 180º C (350º F), and line two baking trays with parchment paper.
In a bowl, you must mix the CBD butter with the two types of sugar, making sure that all the ingredients are well mixed. After adding the beaten egg, sifted flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder, you should mix everything together until you get a nice dough.
At this point you must add the chocolate chips to the dough, mix again and make small balls of the same size. After this, you should bake your cookies for 10 -13 minutes and once they are golden brown, take them out of the oven and let them cool.
For this simple recipe, all you need is your favorite tea, CBD oil, hot water, and milk or butter.
The first thing you should do is boil the required amount of water. Once you pour it into your favorite cup, it is important that you add a little milk or a teaspoon of butter, since CBD oil is hydrophobic, meaning it cannot be mixed with water. However, it does mix with fatty substances such as dairy or other vegan substitutes. Finally, you should add a few drops of CBD oil and mix well. Let it cool down a bit and it's ready to drink!
One of the best things about growing your own cannabis is that you can do whatever you want with your buds; Most users will stick to smoking a joint but when you grow your own weed there are lots and lots of options; From kief to dabs to edibles, everything goes when you don’t have to actually pay for bud, and with the medicinal market growing exponentially, more people have started making their own edibles which is a good way of consuming cannabis because it doesn’t leave smell all over your house when you’re actually consuming it and it can provide a more medicinal effect depending on how you do it.
As you may know, you can find photoperiodic (which can take up to 14 weeks) and autoflowering strains (which take around 7-10 weeks); Now, if you’re are growing just to make your own edibles, it’s highly recommended to grow autoflowers because they remain smaller and grow faster from seed to harvest, allowing you to have you rmedicine ready as soon as possible.
Autoflowers do not depend on a light cycle so you can grow them under the same light cycle indoors or all year long outdoors without having to worry about covering your plant to maintain the darkness period. Also, you can find CBD-rich autoflowers for those who don’t like the psychoactive effects that THC provides.
So if you’re planning on making some delicious infused edibles and don’t know which strains to use, here are a couple of strains that you can easily find at any cannabis seed bank that will surely take your cookies or brownies to the next level.
For those of you who don’t like the psychoactive effects of THC, there are a couple of CBD strains that will only relax your body or maybe a slight head buzz if you prefer it that way, these strains are mostly used for medicinal purposes.
CBD Auto 1:1 is the perfect strain for beginners looking for the medicinal properties that both CBD and THC have to offer, this strain contains around 7% THC and 7% CBD so you will experience a strong corporal high that comes along with a subtle yet present uplifting high. Thanks to the balanced ratio, this autoflowering hybrid leaves you in a very calm and pleasant state of mind with a mild head buzz, making it highly recommended for medicinal consumers and anyone new to cannabis. Expect a nice blend of peppery and floral terpenes with hints of ripe mango that become more and more apparent as you exhale, a truly delicious flavor that will win you over!
CBD Auto 20:1 is an entirely medicinal strain, with 20% CBD and less than 0.3% THC, can bring several benefits for medicinal users without that head buzz that some medicinal users do not like. This strain can be smoked to relief disorders such as anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, inflammation, and migraine among others but can also be used to make CBD oil or edibles and, due to CBD not being psychoactive, is a great option even for those who have never consumed cannabis before. You can expect sweet fruity flavors with subtle hints of honey that goes down smooth, giving your edibles and oils a deliciously unique taste.
If you’re a recreational user, making edibles with THC-rich can provide a different type of effect to spice things up. These strains can indeed be used for their medicinal purposes due to THC also being used in the treatment of certain disorders but, if you have never consumed cannabis before, they’re definitely not recommended for you, so go slow!
With 27% THC, Strawberry Banana Auto is definitely a hard-hitter that will fly you through the sky for hours on end, it’s an excellent strain for those looking for powerful cerebral effects and delicious flavors. Thanks to the high THC levels, this variety provides a strong euphoric and uplifting head high that leaves you alert and, as time passes, will transform into a nice corporal buzz that leaves you couch-locked so it’s recommended for avid consumers. The strong high comes along with a mouth-watering taste of sweet strawberries with hints of bubblegum and a strong banana background, definitely an unforgettable terpene profile.
Gorilla Cookies Auto is a cross between two of the most best-selling strains; With 27% THC, this variety keeps what made its parents so famous but with an autoflowering twist that allows it to grow incredibly well in all climates while being super resilient. Despite being high in THC, this is a very well-balanced hybrid that will leave you giggling while it deeply relaxes your whole body, leaving your eyes and face feeling like their melting. The strong high comes with a unique blend of earthy and kushy flavors, with sweet minty hints that transform into a more citric gassy on the exhale, a delicious mix that will leave your whole mouth tasting like you just ate a delicious infused cookie.
For those that need that extra push to go through a busy day, these are the best Sativa-leaning hybrids. Have in mind that this doesn’t mean that they are super strong but they will definitely leave you in an uplifted mood.
Orange Sherbet Auto is a Sativa-dominant strain that boasts delicious citric terpenes and impressive 24% THC, matching its delicious taste to its effect; It’s a great strain for beginner growers looking to grow top-quality buds without much maintenance or extra care. You can expect her flavor to be somewhat similar to a fresh orange juice mixed with sweet and sour tangerine, and hints of gassy terps. A truly distinctive flavor that will leave you high as a mountain for hours and hours while it boosts creativity and leaves you in an energized mood, the perfect strain for social scenarios!
A massive yielding Sativa-dominant variety that will make you fall in love due to the extremely fruity terpenes that hide a sweet earthiness in the background. Thanks to the 24% THC, this strain provides a really joyful effect that leaves you quite relaxed but still energized to do chores or work, just have in mind that if consumed in excess you will really feel its potency so watch out if you’re not an avid consumer. Mimosa Cake Auto offers a fresh terpene profile, thanks to the strong lemon background that comes hand-in-hand with sweet and floral touches on the inhale that transforms into a tropical taste as you exhale, making it a must for flavor chasers.
Now, if you’re looking to chill after work or on the weekends, you will probably de better off with a more Indica-like effect that allows you to unwind and melt on the couch. The following strains also contain THC but offer a stronger corporal effect than the ones mentioned above, so they’re highly recommended for when you don’t have anything to do other than chill.
Wedding Glue Auto is an Indica-dominant strain that produces beautifully resinous buds without much maintenance. This strain provides a joyful head buzz that gets you focused while also deeply relaxing your whole body, alleviating muscle pain, and promoting a calm state of mind while you get your mind blown off due to the sweet terpenes that leave your mouth coated with a strong vanilla taste with fruity hints and a strong earthy background that gradually turns into a more peppery and sour taste as you exhale.
Purple Punch Auto is a modern Cali strain in autoflowering version; This exclusive Indica-dominant variety produces extremely resinous buds with beautiful purple and magenta hues, a truly beautiful cultivar. Thanks to the 24% THC, you’ll experience a powerful deep relaxation that will leave your whole body melting before you can take the second hit but, thanks to the Sativa heritage, will give you a slight head buzz and won’t leave you couch-locked, allowing you to stay in a relaxed and peaceful state of mind all day long. This strain also offers a unique terpene profile of freshly picked blueberries and cherries with hints of spices and sweet smoke that overwhelms your whole mouth, leaving you feeling like you’ve just eaten a blueberry muffin!
Now that you know which strains are better for edibles, make sure you read a little bit more about them, choose the best suited for you, and get ready to make your own cookies, brownies, gummies, oils, etc...you can make whatever you like to, even ice cream. Remember that you should always check with your doctor before treating any disorders with cannabis because you may have a bad time if consumed in excess, also remember that cannabis is not legal in some places so before you start growing your own cannabis plants you should know what you can and cannot do to avoid getting in trouble.