Consuming marijuana products often gets a bad rap. It has a reputation that only slackers who are known to be extremely unproductive use cannabis products.. However, nowadays, more and more countries and states are legalizing the sale of cannabis products for both recreational use and medical purposes. It seems like people in all different walks of life are popping out of the woodwork who are proud of the fact that they too consume weed.
From grandad’s seeking pain relief for their sore backs to MMA fighters looking to help their recovery and boost their training, it is hard to pick out a stoner in the crowd nowadays. So, what do people do these days while they get stoned? With all this modern technology available, the options are endless. Here are a few things to do that might interest you the next time you hit the bong!
1. Game online
During the ongoing pandemic, experts have advised us to stay indoors to help reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19. Inviting your friends over to play video games might be out of the question currently, so the next best thing is playing each other online. There are tons of multiplayer games on all different devices available to download.
There are games available for all ages too. If you are an elderly person, you are in the highest risk category when it comes to Covid-19. Perhaps you used to play card games like bridge in the past with your friends, however, at the moment most of the games in person have been cancelled. Luckily, there are plenty of bridge applications available for smart devices that allow you to play online with your friends.
Classic games like Mario Kart Racing are well-known in the marijuana community. Since the first game of the series was released by Nintendo-64 in 1994, it is still a popular game amongst stoners to this very day. The game’s funny and competitive nature is guaranteed to leave you and your friends in hysterics.
2. Watch Funny TV Shows
There is nothing better than getting the giggles while consuming quality cannabis and watching funny shows on the television. It seems major streaming services like Netflix are well aware of the amount of viewers that use cannabis while watching their shows. They have been adding plenty of well-known stoner television shows and movies into their library such as:
- Pineapple Express
- That ‘70s Show
- Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
You can also find marijuana documentaries in their library, with Rolling Papers and The Legend of 420 well worth watching. There are other things on Netflix that are not aimed at stoners, however, movies like The Life of Brian and Scare Tactics are also very funny options while consuming pot.
If you don’t have Netflix, don’t worry because there are plenty of things on YouTube that are worth watching. The streaming service is packed with funny clips, videos of your favorite YouTubers, tutorials, etc. They even upload full movies and documentaries to the platform, plus, it is highly likely you will find plenty of clips of your favorite comedians on the service too. Unlike Netflix, this streaming service is completely free.
3. Play Learn how to Play an Instrument
Many people, especially those who consume cannabis from a Sativa plant, will feel more creative while they are stoned. Instead of sitting around all day playing video games and watching Cheech and Chong, why not do something constructive and creative. Playing or learning how to play an instrument is a great idea. Here are a few of the reasons why you should consider learning how to play or why you should play while you are stoned:
- Helps a person express themselves: Not everyone can express themselves through words. Often people struggle to show how they really feel, however, many find they can show their emotions through a musical instrument.
- Not all instruments are expensive: You can purchase a quality guitar for approximately $200 nowadays. You can often find instruments in second-hand stores at a fraction of the price of a new model.
- Write your own music: Some of the best musicians the world has ever seen wrote songs while they were under the influence of cannabis. People like Bob Marley and the Beatles claimed that it helped them write some of their material.
Nowadays there are plenty of options available to help you learn how to play an instrument. During the pandemic, attending physical music classes might not be a possibility, so many people are learning how to play online. There is lots of content uploaded to YouTube and plenty of websites out there with information on how to play.
4. Grow Weed Yourself
One of the best things you can do while you’re stoned is grow cannabis yourself. If you find yourself spending vast sums of money on cannabis products, perhaps it’s time you grow your own plants. It is a really exciting process, from the day you germinate your seeds to the day you smoke your first blunt!
You will learn lots from growing weed. You will learn all about the different strains, nutrients, soils, ventilation, and lots more. Understanding the difference between the Sativa strain and Indica Strains will help you decide what weed you would like to order the next time you are at a dispensary. You can learn how to grow all types of weed such as death bubba strain and White widow.
If it is your first attempt at growing indoors, the price of the grow equipment might put you off. LED lights, grow tents, fans, etc. can all cost a pretty penny. Just keep in mind that you can reuse all the same equipment over and over again, so the next time you grow the setup cost won’t cost as much. If you frequently consume cannabis, growing your own equipment might save you a lot of cash in the long run.
5. Try Meditation
It seems, especially since the outbreak of Covid-19, the news and social media are full of negativity. To help clear your head, why not give meditation a go. Although you might think clearing your mind while you are stoned might not be impossible, that’s not what meditation is all about.
You do not have to be a trained expert to successfully meditate. Just put on some chilled-out music, shut your eyes, and notice whatever thought comes into your head. To make the atmosphere even more relaxed, try light some incense and some candles to help create the perfect setting.
Just like alcohol, everyone reacts to consuming cannabis differently. Some want to sit on the couch for hours while others want to go for a run.
Shopping for cannabis products in areas where it is legalized can be a lot of fun and you have so many different methods on how to consume weed. Most dispensaries are packed with like-minded people, and the employees are normally friendly and extremely helpful. Not a lot of people like to smoke marijuana joints, especially the older generation. Luckily, there are plenty of alternative ways you can consume cannabis. Some like to put a vape cartridge into a vape pen designed to consume weed while others like to eat edibles.