10 Cannabis Harm Reduction Tips
The Safest Way to Use Cannabis is not to use Cannabis at all
Cannabis use under the age of 18 carries added risks for your health, life path and general well being. Delay using cannabis, ideally until you are 21 years old.
Do not use synthetic cannabis products. These products mimic the ‘high’ effect of cannabis but carry far more risks for your physical and mental health
Smoking is a very harmful way to consume any type of drug, including cannabis. Refrain from smoking cannabis and explore less harmful methods such as vaping
If you still choose to smoke cannabis, do not mix it with tobacco in a joint. Tobacco, damages your lungs and increases the risk of developing problematic cannabis use
If you consume cannabis, choose a low potency strain (under 15% THC) and refrain from using cannabis for at least one month before exam period or important life events such as a job interview or competitive sports events
Limit your cannabis to occasional use. Try to limit frequency as much as possible
Do not use cannabis concurrently or within a few hours from consuming other drugs, including alcohol and prescribed medication. Drugs interact with each other thereby increasing the margin of risk for your physical and psychological health
Mind altering substances such as cannabis, alcohol and tobacco carry increased risks for people with biological pre-dispositions or co-morbidities
If not enjoying the effects, why are you persisting in consuming cannabis or any other drug?