Tuesday, November 24, 2009

7 Ways Weed Makes Thanksgiving Even Better

Let's get really basted. (Photo by Gary M. Stolz, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

By Steve Elliott in Toke of the Town

​Few things in life are as natural a fit as THC and Thanksgiving. I mean, come on - a holiday which heralds hoggishness, and an herb which makes you hella hungry? We're talking a hook-up made in hemp heaven.

But wait! That's not the only way marijuana can improve your Thanksgiving experience this year. I feel a list coming on.

1) Make the most of the best pig-out chance of the year. Any self-respecting stoner is going to augment his or her capacity for Thanksgiving largesse by generously applying nature's favorite appetite stimulant.

To be sure you've got your bases properly covered, Toke of the Town suggests you consider a new round of smoking between each course of the meal. At the very least, toke up again before dessert.

If you're in a situation where smoking ain't cool, don't trip. Just prepare and consume some marijuana edibles ahead of time - and if the gathering's going to last awhile, bring along some extras in your pocket. (Toke of the Town recommends sativa strains; a heavy indica, especially combined with all that tryptophan from the turkey, could make you drowsy.)

Read the rest at Village Voice Media's new blog, Toke of the Town: 7 Ways Weed Makes Thanksgiving Even Better

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