Your friend let you in on their secret snack: infused chocolate blueberries. It was love at first bite. With the consistent dosage, subtle packaging, and rich taste, these little delights soon became a regular treat after your tiring workdays. But lately, one isn't quite doing the trick. You find yourself reaching for two, then three. They don’t have the same zing anymore. Is it time for a tolerance break?
How does cannabis tolerance work?
Cannabis and its impact on the body is fascinating. Unlike many substances, there's no direct link between factors like body weight and cannabis tolerance, as is the case with alcohol. That’s why even if you're in peak physical condition, it’s wise to take things slowly when introducing cannabis to your system.
What sets cannabis apart is how quickly the body responds to THC, the compound that gives you that iconic “high” sensation. THC interacts with our endocannabinoid system, which is like the body's internal balancing act. Its primary role? To keep everything in equilibrium.
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THC works its magic by attaching to our CB1 receptors, which can be thought of as our …