The process of decarboxylation has kept many people from making their own edibles at home. Decarboxylation is the process of converting raw cannabinoids into their active bioavailable forms. Eating a fresh nug won’t get you high because the cannabinoids are still raw. Like raw meats, weed should be heated before consumption. Just enough heat for the decarboxylation process to finish.
Most people use an oven or stovetops that end up releasing the smell of cannabis. As a result, people who don’t have a kitchen, apartment or home to stink up haven’t bothered to make their own edibles. If you don’t have access to legal edibles or don’t want to pay the price for them, there is still hope.
Shanel Lindsay, a lawyer that played a role in the writing of cannabis regulations for Massachusetts is now in the