How to Come Down From a Cannabis High

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Weed WeekWhether you’re a seasoned smoker or a first-timer at the dispensary, we’ve got everything you need to hack your high.  

I don’t use weed, but the one time I did I ended up in an emergency room.

It was after a holiday party and I was certain that when the ambulance came, I would be arrested. Because I’ve watched enough Law and Order, I took it upon myself to record every conversation I had with the paramedics, take time-stamped notes on my phone, and repeatedly ask for a lawyer. (They laughed.)

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If you’ve ever been high, you know that panic can set in—but all it takes is a little bit of relaxation and distraction to come down from a rough high.

Eating peppercorns or downing coffee probably won’t help

So you’re super high! That’s okay, friend—I’m here. Before we settle in, let’s get some common myths about highs out of the way. For one, you’ve probably heard about eating lots of peppercorn to curb your high. Unfortunately, it’s not much of a useful solution, according to Dr. Jordan Tishler, CEO of Inhale MD and an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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“The practical issue if you’re really that stoned and you’ve put peppercorns in your mouth and chew them up so that they’re really burning you, I’m worried that you’ll inhale the fragments and your

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