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What happens if you swallow a little weed?

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October 26, 2009 10:45AM

Nothing. Marijuana isn't water-soluble; it's fat-soluble. In order to get high from ingesting it, the THC must first be released by cooking the weed in some kind of fatty substance -- usually butter or oil. This is why people make pot brownies and pot cookies, instead of just mixing weed into their breakfast cereal or something. They cook the marijuana in butter, and use the THC-saturated butter to make the brownies or cookies.