by shanel lindsay

Cannabis Dosage Guide – How to Accurately Measure THC Levels

Cannabis, like all medicine, needs to be properly dosed.

In theory, accurately dosing your edibles with THC is pretty simple.

In fact, there’s even a formula to do just that:

  • 1 gram of flower is 1000 mg of dry weight
  • 1 gram of Strain X is 18% THC
  • 18% percent of 1000mg = 180mg
  • 1 gram of cannabis of Strain X = 180mg of THC content

The problem is that this is true ONLY if your product has been fully decarboxylated. Traditional decarb methods are inconsistent and have been shown to get only 70% decarboxylation.

In other words, if you’re not fully decarbing, then who knows what you’re getting?

A popular way to “decarb” is to use your oven at 240 F for 40 minutes. Recent lab-testing shows that at that temperature and time, you’d be losing 54mg of THC per gram.

Scale that up to an ounce and you could be wasting up to 1/4 or more of your stash – OUCH!


After two years of development and rigorous testing, Ardent Cannabis is proud to launch the Nova. This patented decarboxylator will activate your cannabis’ THC to 100% and the CBD to 80%.

Finally, a way to accurate dose cannabis…

In addition, Ardent’s nutraceutical scientist has been hard at work and has created a number of cannabis rich, nutrient infused strips to allow for sub-lingual application. This “new frontier” in cannabis dosing, and ingestion will revolutionize the industry for patients. The Nova uses precision heat and timing so that after 60 minutes your cannabis will be activated and free from any surface debris.

Again, we welcome you to Ardent Cannabis!


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