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Smoking has long been the go-to method of cannabis consumption. Today, there are several other ways to enjoy cannabis. Dispensaries carry various products from buds to topicals and everything in between. While many users seek out high THC products, there are plenty who prefer CBD-heavy options. One smoke-free method of CBD use that’s been growing in popularity is CBD-infused drinks.  

Benefits of CBD

Many cannabis enthusiasts enjoy THC-rich products. The cannabinoid provides effective pain relief, and it can help to alleviate a broad range of ailments. It’s also the compound in the plant responsible for the high you feel.

Not everyone wants to experience the mind-altering effects of THC. CBD products, many of which contain smaller to no amounts of THC, provide an alternative. While those containing equal or slightly lower amounts of THC can affect the mind, the high is generally mellower and more manageable. Those with substantially lower to no THC typically produce no noticeable high. 

The absence of psychoactive effects is one reason why people look for CBD strains and products. Other benefits of the cannabinoid include:

  • Relief from inflammation
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Improved sleep quality 
  • May provide anti-cancer effects

What Are CBD-Infused Drinks?

There are various CBD products on the market. Some of the most common include tinctures, vape oils, and infused edibles. CBD-infused drinks fall into the edibles category, a group of cannabis-infused items you consume. Depending on the dispensary, you might find items such as:

  • Sparkling waters
  • Juices
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Mocktail mixes
  • Non-alcoholic beers and wines

CBD-infused drinks include CBD-only beverages as well as those that contain a combination of CBD and THC. Some companies offer a range of different dosage amounts, enabling you to find a product that you enjoy and that provides you with the desired results. 

Reasons to Try a CBD-Infused Beverage

One of the biggest benefits of CBD-infused beverages is that they provide a smoke-free option. Instead of inhaling the cannabinoids, you drink them. You don’t have to worry about any adverse effects on your lungs. 

Other reasons to try CBD-infused beverages include:

  • They’re discreet (they don’t produce smoke or a noticeable odor)
  • They’re portable 
  • They’re incredibly easy to use 
  • They come in a vast range of options, so you can find a flavor and type of beverage that suits your tastes 
  • CBD-only options (and those with very low amounts of THC) won’t cause a noticeable high

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CBD-Infused Drinks to Try

With so many options on the market, you might be wondering which ones are the best. Choosing a CBD-infused drink depends mainly on your personal preferences. Here, we’ll take a quick look at some of the best beverages to try:

Cannabis Quenchers CBD Raspberry Hibiscus

Cannabis Quenchers offers a few different cannabis-infused mocktail mixes, most of which are high in THC. The company’s CBD Raspberry Hibiscus offers a 4:1 high CBD option. Each capful provides 2mg of CBD and 0.5mg of THC. 

Oh Hi CBD-Infused Sparkling Seltzer

Oh Hi offers two lines of infused drinks. Their CBD line includes flavors such as lemon-lime and ginger basil limeade. Each can provides 15mg of CBD. 

Lagunitas Hi-Fi Hops Unplugged

Lagunitas is well-known for its beer. The company also produces a couple of cannabis-infused beers, which don’t contain any actual alcohol. The Hi-Fi Hops Unplugged contains 18mg of CBD and less than 2mg THC per bottle. 

If you’re looking for a tasty and easy-to-consume CBD product, CBD-infused drinks could be just what you need. The next time you visit Strain, take a look to see what we offer. With so many flavors and beverage options, you’re sure to find something to enjoy.