How to Start Microdosing Cannabis

Cannabis in smaller doses can have huge impacts without the setbacks.

5 min readJul 12, 2022


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Depending on who you ask, cannabis is either a valuable tool, a way to have fun, or a life-ruining psychoactive drug that will compromise your entire existence. Though its reputation has spread far and wide with many varied results (and several smear campaigns), we are still learning a lot about how cannabis interacts with the body.

Recently, microdosing cannabis has become a more popular approach to cannabis use. It offers the perks of cannabis use without the pesky high that will have you rifling through your pantry looking for a snack. Microdosing can help you to achieve a comfortable, functional buzz whether you’re working or just hanging out.

Let’s explore how you can get started today.

What is Microdosing Cannabis?

Microdosing cannabis — or cannabis microdosing, depending on who you ask — is the act of using small amounts of cannabis at a time. Some people use marijuana for this, while others are more interested in hemp. Regardless of your personal preference, the main goal is to use the minimum amount needed to get the benefits of cannabis that you are seeking.

How Does Cannabis Microdosing Work?

Effectively microdosing cannabis all comes down to dose, but this is also where it gets a little tricky. Microdosing doses may vary depending on what you hope to accomplish, you personal sensitivity, and the products that you intend to use.

To start microdosing cannabis, you will want to begin by choosing a set dose. The average microdosing dose for marijuana is 2 to 5 milligrams at a time. To find the right amount for you, it can be better to start small and increase if it feels absolutely necessary.

Remember, the goal here is not to get high. It is all about finding the dose to help you feel calm, centered, and focused.

The Benefits of Microdosing Cannabis

Microdosing cannabis is a great way to receive the benefits it brings without some of the common drawbacks that people experience. A majority of poor cannabis experiences that are…