The Science of Cannabis Edibles

Cannabis Science Podcast, Episode 8

Ever wondered what happens to you after eating an edible? Dr. Ricardo Rivera, along with Dr. Macarena Cataldo, and Kimit Sehkon (renowned voice of 100.5 FM CFRO) explore the science of cannabis edibles. We breakdown the different effects edible products have on the body, and the body’s response to the edible’s compounds. It’s everything you need to know about the freshest research on oral cannabis consumption.

Music by KV – Bongo

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