CBD Dosage – A Way to Figure Out How Much CBD You Should Take

Chances are that you have already heard a lot about the health benefits of CBD. But the question that arises in the mind of everybody thinking about giving it a try is – how much you should take to experience those benefits? CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the 60+ compounds found in the cannabis plant. These compounds affect human body in different ways. CBD is non-psychoactive, which means it doesn’t get you high. In fact, CBD helps treat conditions like –

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Pain and inflammation
  • Sleep disorders
  • Heart problems
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

To make it easy to use CBD for health conditions, it is available in a variety of products including CBD topicals, CBD oil drops, CBD tinctures and CBD pills. Regardless of the condition you are willing to treat using CBD, the key is to take the right dosage to make sure it works for you. Here is everything you need to know about dosing CBD to benefit from its properties.

What Does the Research Say?

CBD has been the subject of research and discussion over the years. Majority of studies show that it is a safe treatment and there is no universal recommended dosage of CBD. It states that different individuals respond to different CBD dosages. However, most human studies suggest the dosage between 20 and 1500 mg per day.

Figuring Out the Right Dosage for You

The exact amount of CBD one should take depends on a number of factors including –

  • Weight
  • Condition to be treated
  • Body chemistry
  • Concentration of CBD in capsule, gummy or drop

In short, there are numerous variables which come into play to determine how much CBD you should take. You can either talk to your doctor about the best recommended dosage for your condition or start with a small dose and increase gradually. You can start with 20 to 40 mg of CBD per day and increase it by 5mg after one week. You can continue to increase until you feel that your symptoms are improving.

How to Calculate Dosage

A lot of CBD products like CBD pills and CBD gummies label how much it contains in one serving. CBD pills packaging, for example, may state that there is 5mg of CBD per capsule. If you use CBD oil drops, it usually comes with a dropper. The package may also indicate how much CBD each drop contains. This helps you figure out how many drops you should take. Sometimes, it becomes difficult to figure out how much CBD each drop contains as the packaging may specify the amount of CBD in the whole bottle and not in a single drop. One drop is about 0.05ml and a 10ml bottle of CBD oil drops has 200 drops. If the packaging says the bottle has 1000 mg of CBD, it means each drop contains about 5mg of CBD. Thus, you should take a dosage of four drops to have 20mg of CBD when using such a product.

Important Questions To Know Before Buying Recreational Marijuana From An Online Dispensary in Canada

Canada has already legalized the use of recreational marijuana and the law will “officially” go into effect on the 17th of October, 2018. With this act, Canada will become the second country after Uruguay to legalize the use of pot for adults. According to the Cannabis Act, it is legal for any individual over 18 years of age to have 30 grams of recreational marijuana. The adults will be allowed to grow as many as four different marijuana plants in their home garden. However, the question is – will the online dispensary in Canada sell recreational marijuana?

The bill has given a clear framework on how the national market for recreational marijuana will operate, however each province will have to establish their licensing and regulation system. Ontario has made it clear that the province will sell recreational marijuana through online retail channel after the legalization.  The private retail models will also be able to sell recreational cannabis by summer next year.

Who Will Be Able To Buy Recreational Marijuana?

According to the law, individuals who are over 19 years of age will be allowed to purchase cannabis from an online dispensary in Canada. Each website will be required to have an age-authentication gate where the customer will be required to verify that they are adults and eligible to purchase recreational marijuana.

While this is a not a foolproof method to ensure that only adults visit the site, yet this is currently the only way to authenticate visitors coming to the site.

What Products Will Be Available In The Online Cannabis Dispensary?

The online dispensaries in Canada will stock a wide range of recreational marijuana items such as dried cannabis, cannabis seeds, cannabis oil-based products and accessories.  While the portfolio may not be as impressive for some people, we can hope to see more varieties as the recreational marijuana market evolves in the country.

The consumers will be allowed to purchase only 30 grams of recreational cannabis products, in accordance with the possession limit decided by the federal government.

How Will The Legal Scenario Change For Private Online Retailers?  

The online retailers will have to abide by the state regulations and sell only to people who are above 19 years of age. Selling cannabis illegally to underage customers can attract a fine up to $250,000 and the seller may end up in the prison for up to two years. If a corporation sells or distributes recreational marijuana illegally, they can attract a fine of $1 million.

States such as Ontario has also made changes to driving laws. If someone is caught driving under the impact of drugs, the state will have a no tolerance attitude towards them.

According to sources, the provincial government will set out a budget of $40 million for the municipalities to help them manage the costs associated with law enforcement for the legalization of recreational marijuana.

With the legalization of recreational marijuana, we hope to see a big change in the cannabis market. As people will be authorized to purchase pot from legalized sources, this will have a significant impact on the illegal market. This will not only protect children who have easy access to marijuana but also put a heavy check on the illegal producers and distributors of pot.

After recreational marijuana becomes available in the online dispensary in Canada, it will be interesting to see how the market evolves in the future. We hope this big change will not only make it easier to buy/sell cannabis but also help in clearing the social taboo that shrouds its existence.