Everyone who’s ever gotten stoned has experienced how pizza and cereal—pretty much anything your sober brain would ignore—suddenly become damn delicious. Marijuana activates neurons typically responsible for shutting down cravings and causes them to instead hunger, Yale researchers found—like pressing the gas instead of the brakes.
But different strains of cannabis have different effects on these neurons.
Here, six myths about getting high that you need to stop believing.A polite blindness to their presence there is the way to go.Between the launch of cannabis-centric road races a few years back, the opening of the world's first cannabis gym in San Francisco earlier this year, and unofficial estimations that upwards of 60% of pro-athletes in the NFL and NBA smoke weed, there’s no denying we’re entering a new era of what a stoner looks like.I’ve had some of my female readers complain that the term neediness makes it sound like I’m framing women as weak, fragile, insecure creatures that just cling to men (and stress them out). I think women bring a tremendous strength and power to the table in relationships…when they have access to it and are free of their own fears. Those fears are greater now more than ever really since there’s an entire industry devoted to making sure men and women are wrought with insecurities so they buy products (sowing in and agitating tiny insecurities is the bread and butter of the marketing world).