10 activities to try under the influence of weed
Updated: Apr 18
Have you ever noticed that when you are under the influence of cannabis your sensations and emotions are sometimes more vivid and intense than usual?
The unique sensory experience that consuming cannabis can create sometimes makes us more laughing, more creative, more curious and more focused on the environment around us (just to name a few effects) (1). Some activities can be particularly interesting and fun when accompanied by weed.
In the following lines, we suggest you a list of 10 original ideas of activities to put immediately on your "elevated to-do list".
1. Doing physical activity in nature
Take a long walk in the woods, go hiking, mountain biking... Getting outdoors and practicing your favorite sport is both physically and mentally beneficial.
In fact, many benefits are associated with the use of cannabis before or after physical activity according to a study conducted in the United States. Users reported that cannabis made their workouts more enjoyable, especially by keeping their focus and concentration. It also resulted in improved mind-body awareness. Consuming the plant would also help recovery after training (2).
Connect completely with nature, open all your senses and take a good breath of oxygen!
2. Going to the Movie Theater
Going to the movies while high is a classic! You can sit back and concentrate on a good movie on a big screen. As an added bonus, you can enjoy unparalleled munchies by enjoying good popcorn, all in the darkness of the movie theater. This means you can indulge yourself and stuff your face as you please without anyone seeing you ;).
Why not try a 3D movie for total immersion in the film? Or even a drive-in movie?
For an even better experience, get your friends together and pick a good stoner movie. It's a great way to feel at home.
3. Playing video games
What could be better than staying at home, sitting on the couch, getting out some snacks and ... "gaming"!
Whether it's pulling out old Mario Bros. classics or honing your skills in your favorite video game of the moment, it's guaranteed to be fun! Cannabis can sharpen your senses and focus, so who knows, you might even discover a new hidden talent!
4. Listening to music and dancing
On a dancefloor or just in your living room, with friends or alone, this fourth activity is quite simple: move to the sound of your favorite music and let yourself go! The cannabis you've consumed before (or during) may even make you discover some pretty funny and original moves!
Not a dancer? No problem! The music itself and the different sounds it creates can bring you intense and euphoric emotions, as well as allow you to hear a variety of sounds that you may not normally hear (especially with cannabis strains that increase concentration and focus) (3).
5. Opening a discussion
It is a well-known fact that certain strains of cannabis, such as Blue Dream, Green Crack and Sour Diesel, for example, can help develop a sense of creativity (4). With a creative mind comes new ideas, new thoughts and new solutions.
It is therefore not surprising that cannabis can be an excellent companion to brainstorming sessions, bringing unsuspected results!
Cannabis is also a good way to get to know someone new. It can help remove communication barriers such as shyness, as well as lead to interesting and varied conversations or touch on previously unexplored topics.
6. Playing cards or board games
Looking for simplicity? Cannabis has a way of turning simple things into unique experiences. Why not pull out a deck of cards or a board game with your crew?
Even better, you'll soon be able to purchase the perfect party card game for any cannabis lover: The Ultimate CanGame (as seen on Kickstarter)! Have you always dreamed of a party game made just for stoners? This game is for you! Have fun with your friends with the 5 game modes:
This or that
Never have I ever
You'll also find special "Group Hit" cards, as well as a "Would You Rather" expansion pack.
7. Spending a day at an amusement park
Under the influence of cannabis, the normal world can sometimes seem fantastic and unreal. Now imagine that feeling but in an amusement park.
The festive and childish atmosphere of amusement parks is a perfect opportunity to simply enjoy the moment and let loose on the roller coasters!
Our advice: If you tend to get anxious when you use cannabis, be careful not to choose a too intense roller coaster. While this activity can be exhilarating, it can also become unpleasant if you find yourself panicking.
8. Taking the time to relax
Cannabis is also known for its ability to induce a sense of relaxation and well-being in its users (5). An incredible experience to try and not underestimate is to relax. Put on some soft music, light up some candles and run a nice hot bath, for example.
If you have a bigger budget, we recommend a day at the spa and even a therapeutic massage. Cannabis will help relax your muscles and make you more sensitive to physical contact, for an ultimate moment of relaxation.
9. Practicing an art
As mentioned above, cannabis can help develop your creative side. It is, therefore, a very good idea to put your artistic side to work after using it: coloring, painting, playing music... Every idea is good!
Tap into your special talents in your favorite art form, or take advantage of the fact that cannabis can sharpen your focus to learn a new form of art you've been wanting to try for a while! You'll see, it can really produce amazing results.
10. Going to see a show
The final activity to absolutely put on your "to-do list" is to go see a show while you're high.
Weed makes people laugh. If you've never done it before, try a comedy show! There is no better way to spend an evening laughing to tears, we promise you!
As music can be even better when you're high, attending a music show, like a festival, for example, is also a great idea.
Want to combine both? Get your CanFest tickets (Quebec City's first cannabis show), and attend a fiery After-Party, featuring performances by none other than Jérémy Demay, Souldia and the band Alaclair Ensemble. A must-attend party for all cannabis fans!
There you go! Hopefully, you're now more inspired than ever for your next cannabis sesh! This list of activities is obviously not exhaustive and simply contains 10 experiences that the CanTeam loves and recommends for guaranteed fun.
Any other ideas of activities that are even more fun with cannabis? Write them to us in the comments, we're curious to hear your ideas!
Check out all of CanEmpire's cannabis-friendly entertainment projects IN THE “projeCts” SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE.
(1) The Cannigma
(5) Santé Canada