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Check out these 5 cannabis infused chewing gums

Have you been seeking a healthier alternative to the average weed candy? If so, then this is precisely where you want to be. Regardless of which cannabinoid you might prefer, there are now quite a few options to pick from. So many in fact that this popular new idea is growing faster than marijuana gummies, and it isn’t hard to see why. Get all the same benefits of smoking weed, without the harmful carcinogens that can inflame the lungs or the high dose of sugar that can be damaging to your health. If this sounds like the product for you, then you are going to want to check out this five new cannabis infused chewing gums.

1. Joygum

Joygum was initially designed by a chewing gum expert and his cannabis enthusiast wife who was inspired while on vacation in Amsterdam. This once small business now offers four different kinds of THC infused chewing gum, and customers are raving. The four options as of now are watermelon, mint, bubble gum, and blue raspberry lime. All of them include a relatively high dose for their size too, weighing in with 100 mg of THC per package in all but one option. The last is slightly different and offers a smooth blend that includes 50mg of THC and 50mg of CBD for an experience that provides the best of both worlds. The unfortunate part is that they are not available for sale anywhere other than Colorado, so be sure to check them out during your next visit.

2. CanChew Gum

The American based company CanChew biotechnologies took the idea of regular chewing gum and turned it into an all-natural daily supplement with medical values that cannot be denied. Though this one is being marketed as a cannabis-based product, it contains hemp seed oil which holds large amounts of CBD, but absolutely none of the psychoactive element THC. This sugar-free recipe helps to provide a guilt-free option that is easier to take, measure, and self-administer than traditional oils via a dropper.

3. MedChew Rx

Axim Biotechnologies based out of the Netherlands has officially announced the introduction of a brand-new product that has yet to be released but should be seen on the market at some point over the next year. The formula for this medicated chewing gum was designed as a replacement for smoking weed, which is a high demand sector of the cannabis industry, especially amongst medical patients. Once this formula is available to the public, it will be available by prescription only in the United States, but there has also been talk of the product making it to the Canadian market, so we will just have to wait and see.

4. Ganga Gum

This one by Aubox is one of the few cannabis-infused gums that can be ordered from almost anywhere in the world, as it is available both online and inside of dispensaries all over the world. This luxury weed candy comes in two different strengths, including 50mg or 100 mg of THC, and is flavored to taste the same as the old school pink bubble gum that we already know and love. Each box contains 12 individual pieces that are separately last to ensure the freshness and flavor last.

5. Endoca CBD chewing gum

For those who are seeking the benefits of cannabis, without the euphoric high there is this incredibly high strength CBD gum made by Endoca which is almost certain to alleviate many of the symptoms that consumers use CBD oil to treat. Each pack comes jam-packed with 150 mg of CBD, and since they are hemp-based, it is entirely legal to order and ship them over state lines that still have marijuana bans in effect.

Pucks Watermelon Gummies review

These delicious morsels are packaged in servings of ten. There is a total THC content of 112 mg of THC. This lets you feel safe in administering 12mg servings per puck.

If this sounds like the product for you, then you are going to want to check out this five new cannabis infused chewing gums.

Weed-Infused Gum and 5 Other Surprising Marijuana-Based Items to Help with Chronic Pain

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Not too long ago, I decided that I wanted to give some medicinal marijuana products a try. I have stage IV endometriosis. This can contribute to chronic pain throughout the month, especially when I’m on my period.

But I hate taking the narcotics my doctors prescribed me. I want to believe there’s a better way. So, I’ve been looking into it.

Of course, one of the top hits is marijuana for chronic pain. Though there isn’t any research yet that conclusively proves marijuana is an effective medication, there are some findings that suggest it has positive results for chronic pain.

The thing is — I hate smoking, and I don’t enjoy being high. So, I’ve been looking into what else is out there. I know about CBD oil and CBD pills, but I realized there are a lot of other cool medicinal marijuana products that I’d never heard of.

These are perfect for those people, like me, who want the benefits of cannabis without having to smoke, which can damage their lungs. It also means they won’t have to get high or take narcotics.

PlusGum promises a high for under five calories that takes effect within 15 minutes and lasts for four hours. The spearmint 6-pack provides 150 milligrams of THC, with 25 milligrams per piece of gum. But they aren’t the only gum product on the market. CanChew gum brings a high CBD-strain to the table that promises all the benefits without the high — something that a lot of people using medicinal marijuana are searching for. And MedChewRx is currently in clinical trials to use for chronic pain and spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis.

Because my periods bring on a heightened level of pain, I was especially curious about the weed-infused tampons I’d been hearing so much about. So, imagine my surprise when I discovered they aren’t actually tampons, but rather suppositories to be inserted vaginally when a woman is on her period. Foria Relief is the brand behind the product, and if you believe their online reviews, they seem to actually help.

A recently released study found that sipping your marijuana might be an effective way of dealing with chronic pain. Cannabis-infused tea is something you can actually make yourself, and it’s thought to be a method that provides slow-acting but long-lasting administration. Brands like Santé also have hemp tea ready for purchase.

To be clear, we’re talking about actual bath salts here — not the dangerous street drug you may have heard about. Whoopi & Maya have an Epsom Salt bath soak, which is meant to help combine the pain relief of medicinal marijuana with warm water, and according to their testimonials, it’s pretty potent.

If you’re looking to start your day with an extra special pick-me-up, these cannabis coffee pods may be right up your alley. They were just recently released and are said to be compatible with all Keurig coffee brewers. The pods come in different dosing strengths and strains, and can be caffeinated or decaffeinated. They also make tea and cocoa pods, and list new flavors coming soon. Not a fan of the plastic waste? They aren’t either. Their pods are 100% compostable for environmental health.

Medicated topical balms work by combining cannabis with other skin-soothing ingredients, which is rubbed into your skin to help relieve muscle pain. Leif Goods has balms that are available in cedar wood and orange, or lavender and bergamot. They use a mix of conditioning ingredients and cannabis extract to soothe both dry skin and muscle aches. Added plus: They’re bee-free and completely vegan!

What’s the downside of these products? Well, unless you live in a state with medicinal marijuana dispensaries and have a card to purchase, you may not be able to get your hands on them any time soon.

Even living in Alaska, where marijuana is 100 percent legal, I haven’t been able to find anything on this list. That’s because in Alaska we have plenty of regular marijuana dispensaries, but none for medicinal marijuana.

For the time being, states like Washington, California, and Colorado are likely your best bets for finding some of the more unique medicinal marijuana products you may hope to get your hands on. But until federal law catches up with the states willingness to decriminalize marijuana use, you won’t be able to travel across state lines with any product containing THC.

So, what have I done? Well, for the time being I’m experimenting with CBD oil — a product low enough in THC that it can actually be ordered and shipped online. But I’m visiting some friends in Washington next month, and you’d better believe I already have a list of products I’m hoping to give a try!

Leah Campbell is a writer and editor living in Anchorage, Alaska. A single mother by choice after a serendipitous series of events led to the adoption of her daughter, Leah’s also author of the book “ Single Infertile Female” and has written extensively on the topics of infertility, adoption, and parenting. You can connect with Leah via Facebook, her website, and on Twitter.

Last medically reviewed on September 19, 2018

Check out these marijuana-based products that are perfect for people who want the benefits of cannabis for their chronic pain, without having to smoke.