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How to buy legal weed like a pro

Cannabis consultant Mike Malcolm answers all your burning questions, like can you use a topical cream if you need to take a drug test? And how fast do edibles hit?

Whether you’re an experienced smoker or you don’t know the difference between a bud and a blunt, the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois — and the dispensaries that have opened across the state as a result — are new to everyone. It can be confusing to navigate all the options, from fruit chews to balms to butters and the flower itself.

Mike Malcolm can help: he’s a cannabis consultant, creator of the “Weed Travel Food” blog, and he’s in the running for the next round of dispensary licenses to sell pot in Illinois.

In this Sun-Times video, Malcolm answers all your burning questions, like:

  • Can you use a topical cream if you need to take a drug test?
  • How fast do edibles hit, and how strong are they?
  • How do you use concentrates, like butters and oils?

Watch to find out the answers to these questions, and more.