This is Why Giving Up on Weed After Years of Smoking Can Feel So Miserable

Article from Men's Health by Judith Grisel

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"I was an avid marijuana smoker for nearly ten years of my youth, and today I am a neuroscientist who studies addiction. I loved the taste, the smell, and the fabulous buffering effects of weed separating me from the messy business of interacting with other people and fulfilling my daily obligations—as well as the promise of something new and glittering in the midst of the relatively unappealing present. As an antidote to boredom, the drug made everything more interesting, and time and space delightful instead of threatening," says Judith Grisel 

In this article, a renowned neuroscientist explains the unique challenges of quitting marijuana.