With so much time on our hands, getting high is a simple way to have fun. Here are 5 methods you should try that don’t involve inhaling.
In the age of coronavirus, one of the few outlets we have for fun and escape is marijuana. A new poll found that people have increased their cannabis use in significant ways, claiming that 33% of Americans tried marijuana in March compared to last year, whereas only 12.5% of people had tried it.
Unlike alcohol, marijuana won’t leave you with a hangover or pack on the calories (you do have to be wary of the munchies). Since COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, these 5 methods of consuming cannabis won’t harm your lungs in any way.
Baking with marijuana is awesome, whether you’re keeping things simple with firecrackers or taking the more elaborate route of preparing a pot cake or brownie. With all kinds of weed baking it’s important to decarboxylate, which is the process when you heat up marijuana in order to bring out its effect. If this is your first time preparing these treats, remember to always use a recipe, learn the basics of cannabutter and start off slow. The pot brownies might be delicious, but eat too many of those things and it’s easy to have a lonely quarantine freak out.
Coffee & tea
While some people believe that the uplifting effects of caffeine might cancel out marijuana’s mellow, others believe caffeine makes for a better high. The only way to know is to try it out for yourself. Coffee and cannabis is a popular way to blaze up in the mornings for a reason, so don’t knock it ’til you try it!
There are dozens of marijuana topicals, ranging from skin care products to shampoos and conditioners. These products are infused with cannabis and also contain other nutrients, oils and natural scents. They wont’ get you high, but they will relax you.
Cannabis lubricants have experienced a boom of sorts recently. Brands like Foria are beloved by many and manufacture products that contain THC, CBD, or combinations of both.
As for CBD lube specifically, benefits include pain and inflammation management, which are reportedly very helpful for women, especially those who struggle with painful or uncomfortable sex.