1. Patches and transdermals
Onset: Take effect in five to 10 minutes
Duration: Effects last eight to 12 hours
Most common use: Long-acting measured dose relief. Commonly used by people who want to continue going to work or school during treatment.
Patches are evenly dosed cannabis-infused products that look like nicotine patches. They are more of a medical product than a recreational product, which means they're pretty safe, but also not as fun.
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Martha Montemayor is a Certified Nutritional Consultant at Healthy Choices Unlimited, a Colorado medical marijuana evaluation clinic seeing patients in Denver, Vail, Montrose, Gunnison and other Colorado locations. She assists the doctors with patient treatment plans incorporating cannabis and nutrition. She also offers personal nutritional consultations for cannabis patients. She is the founder of the Colorado Cannabis Clinicians professional society www.COSCC.org and lectures frequently on medical cannabis.