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icrodosing Marijuana

For some people, consuming cannabis can be an overwhelming experience. As such, it can be a big turn off for many as they feel out of control, and unable to focus with cloudy thoughts. But with the myriad of benefits marijuana offers, many people are still interested in finding ways to enjoy cannabis without the possible negative effects. Microdosing may be the best answer. As research writer Zoe Wilder speaks about in her article for Merry Jane online, microdosing is the practice of consuming small amounts of various substances for therapeutic purposes. Albert Hofmann, a Swiss scientist who studied the effects of LSD and who passed away in 2008, developed the concept of Microdosing with LSD and psilocybin sources. Microdosing has now been popularized by the cannabis community and is being tested for use as an adjunct to the treatment of a variety of conditions such as anxiety and ADHD. Wilder’s research indicates that with limited low doses of cannabis, clients don’t experience intoxication but instead enjoy a “creative opening” that allows them to enjoy the benefits without side effects. Some users of marijuana and it’s derivatives report that they are prone to anxiety when they smoke and this is one of the reasons why they have shied away from using it therapeutically. Other’s enjoy the psychoactive aspects but would like to

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Profile for The New Smoker

The New Smoker Magazine issue: No.7  

This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

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This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

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