It’s like any 20 year old coming up on their 21st birthday. The soon-to-be “of age” adult is full of wonder and adventure, eager to be initiated in that supremely adult realm of drinking a beer, or having a mixed drink or wine with dinner.
But a week from Thursday, many of those who are already 21 will be facing that rite of passage without any real experience with marijuana – or in this case, marijuana edibles. Unlike the percent of alcohol number written on the side of the can or glass, there is going to be something ranging between 5mg and 15mg which, to the uninitiated, will appear meaningless. How much is THAT and how much is TOO much?
For this reason, the Oregon State Liquor Control Commission and the Oregon Health Authority have adopted a short but relevant piece of advice: If you intend to imbibe, “Try 5.” 5 milligrams. And then wait an HOUR before consuming more.
Here’s the rest of the story in the Oregonian. Click here.