This Thanksgiving Day is special for many cannabis advocates—thanks to their efforts, eight additional states voted for the legalization of recreational and medical marijuana.
While other results of the voting have caused stress and anxiety among many Americans, the decision to legalize pot was definitely the right one for calming your nerves. If you are going to celebrate this holiday with your friends or relatives, it is better not to talk about politics. However, someone may find family settings to be stressful in any case, so this is a great reason to consume weed on Thanksgiving Day.
It was scientifically confirmed that cannabis improves appetite and makes your taste buds more sensitive. A 2014 study discovered that laboratory rats experienced an increase of hunger after taking weed. Researchers explained that marijuana influenced the sense of smell that is often perceived as acute hunger because of the close connection between taste and smell. Further studies on this issue have confirmed these findings.
Everyone knows that cannabis is better than alcohol. It is a great alternative to holiday relaxation if you want to avoid the morning hangover that usually happens after drinking alcohol. Moreover, cannabis is proven to be effective in treating brain cells that were damaged by alcohol use.
The British Journal of Anesthesia published a study claiming that cannabis can help patients with digestive problems as weed consumption protects the stomach lining. If you want to know more about how marijuana affects our digestive system and whether it suits your health condition, read the article below.
Scientists have also found that cannabis contains oxytocin, a hormone that makes people more sociable and open-hearted. Thus, smoking a pipe of your favorite strain may break the ice in the communication with your relatives and improve interpersonal bonding. Feel free to express your emotions and hug people while thanking them for all the good they have done for you.
Current lifestyle is often too stressful for most urban dwellers, and our natural cannabinoid levels may not be sufficient to cope with the debilitating anxiety. However, a few puffs of cannabis in the time of need can boost your immune level and make your life more relaxed.