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Smoking Medical Cannabis– What to Know


Marijuana is a great alternative medicine option with many added health benefits. It has been around for thousands of years, and its social stigmas are slowly disappearing.


Medical cannabis is not yet legal in the State of Georgia, but it is inevitable that it will be soon. There are so many different ways to consume medical marijuana, but one of the most popular ones by far is smoking.


The smoking method has many pros and cons. It is right for many people, but it is not for everyone. In this blog, we will go over some of the benefits and downfalls of smoking marijuana.


Cons of Smoking Cannabis

There are some downfalls of smoking cannabis. One of the most notable issues with smoking is the possible issue of respiratory illness. Lung inflammation can become a serious illness for frequent smokers, as seen with cigarettes.


Another con of smoking cannabis is the fact that its effects do not last as long as some of the other delivery methods, like taking edibles. Smoking effects only last a couple of hours tops, which may not be ideal for those with chronic pain or other debilitating conditions.


Pros of Smoking Cannabis

One pro of smoking cannabis is the fact that when smoked, the effects of cannabis are felt almost instantaneously. So, if someone is in a lot of pain and they smoke cannabis, they can expect to feel better pretty quickly.


It is also relatively easy to figure out dosage when you smoke your medical marijuana. For those new to using cannabis, we recommend using a cannabis journal to write down dosage to keep track of it. That prevents the issue of consuming more than needed, which could increase tolerance and lead to more costly dispensary trips.


Get Ready for Medical Marijuana in Georgia

Smoking cannabis may or may not be for you. It will mostly depend on your reactions to smoking as well as the strain you are using and the amount of THC you consume. The only way for you to find out is to try!


In order to access medical marijuana dispensaries in the State of Georgia, you are going to need your medical marijuana card. The program is not yet operational, but it’s coming!


Cannabis is coming to Georgia, and it is best to be prepared when the time comes to access safe, legal medicine so you don’t have to wait any longer for the relief you deserve.

If you aren’t sure if you qualify, we can help! You can reserve an evaluation online today with one of our compassionate cannabis doctors, and we’ll make an appointment for you just as soon as we can.


You and your new doctor will discuss your conditions and whether you qualify for a Georgia Marijuana Card. And if you make your reservation online today, you’ll even save $25 off the cost of your evaluation!


Or feel free to call us at (866) 781-5606, and we can help answer your questions about getting medical marijuana in Georgia.


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