Coffee and weed seem like a match made in heaven.
Perfect for a wake and bake, ideally you get the psychoactive effects of cannabis with the energy of coffee.
Soon you could be swimming in a sea of pleasant aromas and tastes, similar to a fine pairing of wine and cheese.
But the combination has to be taken with caution, as the science is still coming in on how the two chemically combine in our brains and the effect it really can have on our bodies.
Read on for a tour of the world of coffee and cannabis together.
Coffee and cannabis studies
Before jumping into how to pair cannabis and coffee, it’s best to know the science that has been discovered behind the combination.
In 2014, a study by the Journal of Neuroscience was done to determine the effects of cannabis and coffee taken together.
In the study, squirrel monkeys were given caffeine and could get themselves high by pulling a lever, which triggered an intravenous release of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the chemical that causes cannabis’ psychoactive effect.…Read More