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Low Tolerance? Try Low THC Medical Marijuana to Get the Relief You Deserve!

Updated: Nov 1, 2023

With the state medical marijuana program in full swing, patients can now register for a medical marijuana certification in West Virginia to get legal access to a variety of medical marijuana products from dispensaries.

Medical marijuana products have diversified over the years, and there is now something to meet the relief needs, lifestyle and preferences of just about everyone. People are beginning to recognize the value of marijuana as medicine, and more and more patients are interested in trying natural relief.

Many West Virginia residents may be hesitant to try medical marijuana because they have a low tolerance to THC. But this does not mean that you can’t find safe, effective natural relief at a WV dispensary.

In this article, we’ll cover types of cannabis products with lower THC, and why they’re the preferred choice for patients with a low tolerance to cannabis.

Low THC Products & Why They’re Great

Low Tolerance Patients Look for Low THC

One of the fastest ways to increase your tolerance and make your cannabis less potent is by using cannabis products with higher THC percentages (think 25% or higher for flower, 75% or higher for concentrates).

And while increasing your cannabis tolerance may be on your to-do list, ramping up tolerance too quickly can be a real bummer.

Not to mention the overly aggressive effects of high THC products, often patients who are just starting out their journey in medical marijuana choose products that have a lower THC percentage, and this comes with a few benefits.

Benefits of Low THC Cannabis Products

Low THC cannabis products have several benefits. For starters, they are less aggressive, so the experience will be a smoother ride for beginners, and they allow for a lot of room to grow.

Similar to cars, your first car likely wasn’t a super car with 1,000+ horsepower, you’d probably want to work your way up to something with as much power.

Cannabis products work the same way, high THC products can be overwhelming, sedating, and unpleasant in the wrong circumstances, especially for patients with low tolerances.

Another benefit for low THC cannabis products is that you can often find them discounted more frequently than higher THC products, so you can save a few bucks too.

Types of Low THC Cannabis Products

Little to No THC Cannabis Products

One significant benefit of low THC cannabis products is that many of them are not psychoactive.

Many products with higher amounts of CBD and lower amounts of THC such as tinctures, pain patches, and lotions, often have no psychoactive effects at all, providing for fast relief without sedating effects.

Alongside high CBD products are low THC edibles (under 5mg total THC), which can be very effective medicinally without providing as heavy psychoactive effects as high THC edibles (10mg and more).

Edibles frequently come with their own set of horror stories from patients who took too high of a dose of THC and ended up with a very uncomfortable experience. Lower THC products offer a softer entry into the world of edibles, and low THC edibles are recommended for patients with a low tolerance.

Low THC Cannabis Products Can Keep Your Tolerance Lower

Lower Tolerance = More Room to Grow and Less Money Spent

Perhaps the biggest benefit to low THC cannabis products is that they leave you with plenty of room to grow. Experiencing the wide range of effects from cannabis is a pleasant ride and jumping to the end of the ride leaves out a lot of benefits along the way.

Keeping a low tolerance will allow you to occasionally bump up your dosage of THC for a more potent experience, which many patients with conditions such as chronic pain find particularly effective.

If your tolerance is too high, you’ll need to add quite a lot of THC to compensate for your tolerance, and that not only gets pricey, but it’s avoidable by staying in the low THC lane for the right amount of time.

Get Your Medical Marijuana Certification in West Virginia

Low THC cannabis products can offer an amazing amount of relief for new or beginner medical marijuana patients, and higher THC products are available when the time is right to switch to them.

Take the steps to schedule your medical marijuana evaluation appointment today and get access to legal marijuana products available at dispensaries!

Being a West Virginia medical marijuana patient allows you the freedom to take your medication the right way for you. We’re dedicated to helping patients every step of the way! Feel free to give us a call at 877-303-8424 and we can answer your questions about getting a medical marijuana card in West Virginia.


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wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana.

Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for

our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

If you have any questions, call us at 877-303-8424, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

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