In October 2019, the federal government legalized edible forms of cannabis. Edible cannabis refers to cannabis-infused products and can come in many forms, such as baked goods, candies, dissolvable strips, and beverages. You can use cannabis edibles as an alternative to smoking or vaping cannabis.
While they may look like common food or drink items, cannabis edibles are like other drugs and can affect the way we think, feel and act.
If you choose to consume edibles, start low and go slow. Cannabis edibles can be more potent than other forms and may affect you for longer periods of time. Take your time to understand how your body reacts.
Here are some resources to help you understand the health effects and lower your risk: