What's the hype about beer and weed?

Beer is universally applicable, it is the third most commonly consumed liquid after water and tea (surprise – not coffee). China, the USA and Brazil lead the world in beer consumption. But something is changing again for the popular drink. So what's the hype about beer and weed? With marijuana's increasing popularity in America and Europe, beer needs to find a new path. And we're not entirely sure beer and weed should mix.

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The first signs of trouble came in California when beer sales fell in the first part of the week. Then Canada did a study and found that beer sales dropped slightly with legal weed. Then the data shows that some people are reducing their beer consumption and replacing it with marijuana. Another trend shows that Generation Z is drinking less and using more…driving the sober living trend in California.

So can these two rivals be a match? Well, it's a common practice, but it comes with a warning. The combination leads to a very special high. It's called a crossfade high and is said to help you feel extra relaxed. This seems to be the case Alcohol increases the absorption of THCwhich increases the effects of the high.

But there are disadvantages. Some have a really unpleasant high. This could be in the form of turn green, which basically causes actual nausea, vomiting, and even sweats and paleness. Other could get really paranoid.

Unfortunately, consuming weed and beer at the same time can escalate the situation into much more than just a bad high. In some cases, alcohol poisoning can occur, which can sometimes result in death. Here's what happens when you mix weed and beer.

According to a study published in the journal neuropsychopharmacology, it seems Marijuana affects the bioavailability of alcoholor how much is actually absorbed by the body. The results showed that marijuana users had higher blood alcohol levels than if they had given up the weed and just drank beer. Due to the absorption rate, there is a risk of Excessive alcohol consumption can cause alcohol poisoning, with symptoms such as fainting, hypothermia, slowed breathing, and seizures.

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Marijuana is known to reduce vomiting and nausea. While it may have medical benefits, drinking it can have serious consequences. The body often responds to excessive alcohol consumption by vomiting, preventing alcohol poisoning

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It's probably best to be really careful, stick to a small amount of alcohol and a small amount of weed, and maintain a controlled environment like home to make sure you're safe.

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