661-403-5506 Reach Out to Us 13061 Rosedale Hwy G, Bakersfield, CA 93314 Mon - Sun : 9 am to 8 pm

How Long Does a Cannabis High Last? (Facts Explained)

Getting high is an unpredictable event. Your high will largely depend on the method of marijuana consumption. For instance, an edible high lasts longer than the high you feel after smoking cannabis. If you’re currently asking yourself why I get high or how long will cannabis high last, you’ve landed on the right article. We will help you answer this question because sometimes even the most experienced cannabis users are unaware of the several nuances associated with cannabis.  

While euphoric effects are often associated with THC, chances are that you will feel either relaxed or energetic depending on the strain you consume. For most people, the cannabis tolerance level is quite high. This means that they can consume large portions of a high-quality strain. While for others a small dose can do wonders. So, make sure that you consider the quality of the strain and the dose before getting high on THC. Also, don’t forget to get a medical marijuana recommendation in your state to avail of cannabis products at a cheaper price. After all, medical cannabis cardholders are exempted from paying some sort of tax. Tax exemptions vary from state to state. So, you have to check your state laws for the same. 

That said, now let us see how long does a cannabis high last? How much do you need to get high and what are the factors that help calculate the length of your high. This information will enable you to learn what you can expect from a cannabis high and what are your THC limits. 

Smoking

Smoking is one of the common methods of cannabis consumption out there. The effects of smoking cannabis are instant and the high can last up to 3 hours. The strength of the high ideally demons on the potency of the strain. The lower the potency, the easier it will be for you to get sober. In contrast, if you smoke a highly potent strain, first and foremost you have to start small because potent trains can cause side effects if consumed carelessly. Also, light your cannabis during free hours, so that you have enough time to rest and take a nap. 

Vaping

Vaping has become one of the common methods of cannabis consumption. Despite discrepancies, people still continue to vape cannabis. It seems like everyone is becoming fond of portable vapes and its ability to last longer than smoke. Also, smoking requires packing a bowl, rolling a joint, and during the process, a lot of raw material is wasted. On the other hand, vapes absorb THC extracts completely leaving very little or no room for waste material. 

In many cases, people also report that using a flower with vapes is super easy. The flower burns slowly and you can expect a sober high even after a few hours of use. This means that vapes are conceivable and the high is quick which sometimes may not last for long hours. 

Cannabis Edibles 

Edibles are extremely good for people who do not smoke or newcomers looking forward to experiencing the high of a potent strain. However, a cannabis edible is a tricky creature. If you purchase THC edibles using a medical marijuana recommendation from a nearby cannabis dispensary, you will notice that they have different labels. The labels show standard doses, ingredients used, and other added flavors. From the label, you can recognize what you’re getting yourself into. But if a person is handed an edible without prior information, they might get themselves into trouble. 

As an example, let’s say you ate an edible consisting of 30mg THC. You hoped that the high would last 2-3 hours, and you would start working after that. Unfortunately, that’s probably not going to happen. First, it will take a few hours for the edible high to kick in, and second, the buzz will linger on for at least 7-8 hours. It is also worth mentioning that cannabis-infused beverages hit harder than gummy bears or brownies. So, make sure that you choose your poison wisely, and whatever you choose, be mindful of the dose at all times. 

Read more