Everyone has their own unique set of ‘rules’ when it comes to getting higher than high. We’ve all tried all manner of weird and wonderful things to feel a bigger buzz – some of which turn out to be more successful than others. But then there are those standards that are followed instinctively by millions of cannabis users worldwide.
One of which being the classic technique of holding in every hit you inhale for as long as physically possible.
Some argue – quite vigorously, in fact – that holding your breath after each hit is a guaranteed way of intensifying its effects. You’d also be forgiven for thinking that there was a certain amount of logic to this theory. After all, the longer you hold cannabis smoke in your lungs, the more THC makes its way into your system…right?
At the risk of bursting an abundance of bubbles worldwide, holding in hits to intensify a high really isn’t the way to go. In fact, there’s every chance you could end up doing yourself more harm than good.
Why Heavy and Prolonged Hits Are Unnecessary
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