Welcome to #ChasingAnandamide, a collection of 12 educational articles that I’m developing in collaboration with The Health Cannabist. This series will dive into the intersection of life where endurance exercise, herbal molecules called cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and positive attitude/use with intent can result in markedly improved health and wellness. #ChasingAnandamide is a series about treating disease and dealing with some of life’s common physical and psychological health challenges, including anxiety, depression, lethargy, and pain—conditions that affect hundreds of millions of North Americans on a daily basis. Biohacking + Performance Enhancement Biohacking, an emerging trend that is sometimes defined as “do-it-yourself biology” and “self-experimentation in medicine,”…
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Times and public opinion are changing. The discussion of cannabis as medicine and its accessibility to all seems to be the general topic of the day. Medical Marijuana is now legal in 33 States and 10 States, along with Washington D.C., have fully legalized recreational cannabis consumption. As of the end of 2018, cannabis is decriminalized in another 13 States. The fact it's still Federally illegal hasn't slipped anyone's mind. Until a minute and a half ago, cannabis patients had been forced to procure their medicine through questionable and dangerous means. A friend of a friend of a friend. A random passerby with a black-bottomed lighter. A sketchy Craigslist ad.
Who doesn't love the smell of weed? Ahem. I mean Cannabis. A lot of people, apparently. Before I was introduced to the wonderful world of vaping, I had to worry about getting 'busted.' Agonizing over whether or not my house, my car, or myself smelled like Cannabis. Even when you live in a State where marijuana is legal, there will always be a time that you need to not smell like you hot-boxed with Cheech and Chong. Fast.