Pot 101: Cooking with cannabis

To vape, smoke or bake? Shekhar Parmar, the CEO of Harvest Medicine, a medical marijuana producer, spoke to The Homestretch Wednesday as part of its ongoing Pot 101 series, to help clear the air around cannabis consumption techniques.

Q: What do you recommend between smoking or eating, when it comes to consuming cannabis?

A: I think a lot of people find edibles to be more approachable as a way to consume their medication currently — and I think when we [eventually] go into the recreational capacity, you can avoid the downsides of obviously smoking it. A lot of people don’t like the taste aspect as well — so edibles are just a very easy approach [to consuming cannabis].

Shekhar Parmar, the CEO of Harvest Medicine. (Shekhar Parmar)

Q: Does eating your cannabis affect you differently than inhaling it?

A: A lot of people report that when they have edibles, that they

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