The legal cannabis market is one of the fastest growing global industries. This is because of a growing awareness of the benefits of CBD, as well as increasing global legalization.
Essentially, candy can be infused with actives such as CBD. CBD gummies for example, have gained enormous popularity in the past couple of years. Gummies provide a different experience than a lot of other forms of CBD, because they are administered differently in the body and taste better than other methods.
We at OTC Candy Equipment are able to help you by supplying process equipment that can make the best tasting CBD Candies while also maintaining a pharmaceutical standard through accurate dosing and a clean process with no cross-contamination.
CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Nowadays, this chemical compound is a trending ingredient that is used in a diverse range of products like oils, lotions, vaper liquids and edibles to feel more relaxed and calm.
Legal cannabis market
Unlike some active cannabinoids found in cannabis, CBD is non-psychoactive. It does not have a strong effect on brain activity, which means that you won’t get “high”. That’s why CBD edibles are used as a day to day medicinal product. This allows the users to perform their daily activities as normal, because your brain will remain functioning as normal.
We can help you develop your own recipe for the most delicious candy. In the OTC Candy Innovation Centre we have all knowledge and facilities to assist you in developing your product recipes. We can test your entire process design in our Pilot Plant. Including adding CBD or various other active ingredients for the over-the-counter (OTC) market.
In what forms do CBD edibles come in?
The most accessible method for ingesting CBD is in our view in the form of infused candy, because of the attractivity, convenience and dosing per piece. With our range of CBD infused candy production equipment you can produce these candies efficiently to your preferred capacity. Besides CBD infused candy, there are more forms of CBD edibles. You can think about CBD processed in cookies, chocolate, toffee, fondant and many more edible products.
Pros: Vaping is the fastest way to potentially feel results. Peak bloodstream levels occur around 10 minutes but most people can start feeling the effects within a few minutes of the first inhalation and the effects can stick around for three to five hours.
Research into the potential health effects of CBD, as well as optimal doses for specific conditions, is still preliminary but there are a few things we know about the different delivery methods.
The CBD in these products are usually extracted from hemp and then diluted with an oil, often sesame. The resulting oil or tincture is then typically placed under the tongue using a dropper or sprayed on the inside the cheek, where it’s absorbed directly into the bloodstream.
Many brands offer vaporizers with CBD.
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Edibles (including pills and capsules)
“Medical cannabis users can kind of mix and match what they use in ways that can potentially be similar to the medication a physician would give them, says Kevin Boehnke, Ph.D., research investigator in the department of anesthesiology and the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center at the University of Michigan. For example, when it comes to pain management — the top medical use for CBD — a fast-acting form of cannabis (like vaping) and a slower-acting form (like edibles) could potentially be used analogously to fast-acting and extended-release pain relievers.
A guide to the most common CBD products and how they affect the body.