Stress represents an inescapable part of life. As stress and well-being expert Donald Tubesing has observed, “Stress is like spice—in the right proportion, it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.” When we feel equipped to handle stress it can help elevate our performance or encourage us to tackle new challenges. However, when stress overwhelms us, it can lead to feelings of anxiety and sickness. 

One of the most common reasons people use weed is that it can ease stress and anxiety. As many as 72% percent of daily cannabis users turn to the plant to help them cope with stress. Fifty percent of medical cannabis users report that they rely on the plant to help alleviate anxiety. So, it’s clear that…

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