5 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Stoned Anymore

5 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Stoned Anymore

One of the best things about cannabis is undoubtedly the blissful sensation known as the ‘high’. In an instant, it can hold you in a warm embrace, transport you away from your cares, and make you feel like a million dollars. But what happens when you aren’t getting stoned anymore? If you’re using medical marijuana, you may only want the medicinal benefits without the high, so a little THC might be all you’re after. But what do you do if you’re unable to get high? It can happen, and several factors could be restricting your ability to get that buzz. If you’re trying to get higher than today’s gas prices but can’t get so much as a buzz, this article sheds some light on the subject. What Causes a Cannabis High? Firstly, it helps to understand why we get high in the first place. No, not because it feels good – what happens inside the body that enables cannabis to make us high. The psychoactive properties of the cannabis plant have long been as sought-after as the medicinal benefits. Records suggest that the plant was used in religious ceremonies as far back as the 5th century BC – that’s around about the same time as cast iron was first used, and roughly when the Greeks developed linear perspective. So, a while then. While the cannabis high has been no secret in many cultures, it wouldn’t be until 1964 before fully understanding how the plant has a psychoactive effect. Raphael Mechoulam identified and isolated the chief active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for the first time. 24 years later, Allyn Howlett and William Devane discovered the first cannabinoid receptor in a rat’s brain. This then led to the discovery of cannabinoid receptors in the human brain. Science was beginning to piece things together.…

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