On May 20, three adults collapsed in a Cape Cod restaurant after trying edibles for the first time and apparently took a relatively high dose. One woman fainted and her two companions were soon lying semi-conscious on the ground. While the unfortunate incident is not typical of most cannabis users’ experiences, it is a serious warning as to what can go wrong if consumers do not understand cannabis dosing.
In the era of cannabis legalization and brick-and-mortar retail stores, adult consumers have an overwhelming array of choices and tools to control their desired cannabis experience. Dosing is a critical component of having a positive cannabis experience and something with which every cannabis consumer should be familiar.