Ingesting vs. Smoking Delta 9: Are the Effects the Same, or Different? 

Comparing the experiences of smoking cannabis and taking edibles has long been a subject of discussion within the cannabis community.

Now that Delta 9 products have been available to Americans nationwide ever since the passing of the 2018 US Farm Bill that legalized hemp-derived cannabis products, cannabis enthusiasts everywhere have been wondering whether they should spring for Delta 9 edibles, or smoke their cannabis instead. We’ll go into why some prefer one over the other below. 

Comparing the Effects of Smoking vs. Ingesting Delta 9 THC

Generally speaking, the actual psychoactive effects can be similar, though there can be certain differences that some users may find sway them to one option over the other. Potency can be one major difference. 

Many users think that edibles tend to be more potent, and there is an explanation for this: When you take Delta 9 edibles, more THC goes to the liver, where the Delta 9 is then converted into a stronger cannabinoid

That being said, there is one major effect that many edibles offer, which is being hangover-free. Some smokers report a THC hangover that can last for even a few days after smoking, which is something to consider. Read on for more benefits of edibles. 

Benefits of Edibles

If you are using our line of Delta 9 Small Beverages, a major benefit is the ability to microdose THC, which can be very difficult when you are smoking. 

With edibles, you can go sip by sip, finding your sweet spot, and you can specifically choose your sweet spot when microdosing

If you are looking to microdose, then check out Hectare’s Blood Orange 3 mg Delta 9 THC + 6 mg CBD. For a small step up from that, along with a different flavor, you can enjoy Hectare’s Goji Blackberry 5 mg Delta 9 THC and 10 mg CBD

Additionally, you get to enjoy a tasty drink in full while still getting the mild social lift of these low-THC options. 

If you do want to go for a higher dose, you can get Hectare’s Dragon Fruit 10 mg THC + 20 mg CBD, or spring for our strongest option with Hectare’s Watermelon Berry 20 mg THC + 40 mg CBD

Mixing CBD with THC is also a major benefit of edibles, as being able to fine tune that mixture can help mitigate the THC euphoria while also giving users the health and wellness effects of CBD. 

Our products offer a 2:1 ratio of CBD to THC, allowing you to get the best of both worlds when you buy our Delta 9 THC products. 

Buy Delta 8, Delta 9, and CBD Products Today

Whether you prefer smoking or ingesting Delta 9, you can find a wealth of cannabis products in store or online. We are proud to offer our customers a variety of Delta 9 products along with D8 and CBD products as well. 

Interested in learning more about the many products available in the world of cannabis? Do not hesitate to reach out to us today, and we can help you find the cannabis product that is right for you!

If you are looking to find out more about cannabis, then be sure to check out our blog, which updates you on everything in the world of cannabis! 

From THC+CBD Bourbon Balls to Delta 9 gummies, we sell a wide variety of high-quality products on and in-store at Bourbon Country Cannabis’ Nulu Location (819 E Market St Suite 101, Louisville, KY 40206). 

Stop by our store or check us out online, and you’ll be sure to find what you are looking for!

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"Hemp" is one variety of the cannabis plant, which refers to plants that contains 0.3% or less THC content (by dry weight).

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