Cannabis Curiosity: Answering Southwest Florida's marijuana questions

Nicholas Karsen

Need THC for pain relief but don't want to smoke marijuana? Here are some ways to get your intake

Try edibles A licensed doctor can prescribe you edibles. The strength of THC can vary, so be sure to discuss dosage first before trying


Topical creams Just apply to skin like moisturizers or lotions, and you'll feel the pain relief

If you vape, options are available. The concentrated levels are around 80% THC as opposed to smoking the plant (25%)  

Is prescription THC and CBD covered by insurance?

Although THC and CBD products are labeled as medical, insurance companies will not cover the expenses

Before you start, here are some potential side effects of THC use

With too much THC use, people can experience vomiting and delayed cognitive behavior