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The feud between a weed influencer and scientist over puking stoners

19 mins | Jul 27, 2022
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Cannabis is used to help with nausea, but did you know it can also cause it? Amid government vilification and stoner propaganda, what most of us know about weed's effects on the body amounts to little more than folklore. But one illness, known as cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (or CHS), that is causing repeated bouts of vomiting among a rising number of cannabis users, has become a hot topic of science and stoner conversation. Amanda Chicago Lewis explores how a public spat between a CHS-stricken weed influencer and psychopharmacologist may have warped the general discussion around the disorder.
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