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Celebrate This 420 With These Munchies

It's April 20, or as called in the Cannabis culture, 420.420 is like a national holiday for cannabis users. On this day, they gather together and celebrate smoking cannabis or weed. Also, apart from a day of celebration, this is a call to the government to decriminalise marijuana and a protest against drug laws.So, if you're planning to consume marijuana, you must know that hunger is a side effect of the same. Yes, consumption of any form of cannabis increases the craving for food, and stoners call this craving, munchies.This 420, while celebrating and having fun, here are some munchies that you must keep handy. Because trust me, you will need these.

Before going further, here's why cannabis causes hunger. 

According to PBS Organisation, when we consume any form of cannabis, it triggers our brain into thinking that we are starving, even if we are full. Yes, our brain produces cannabinoids that control our appetite, mood, memory and pain. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, produced by marijuana stops the cannabinoid from reaching our brain and mimics the same chemicals. THC then flips a switch which instead of creating a chemical to signal that we're full, starts telling that we are hungry. Have a look at the munchies that can satisfy your cravings.

#1 Caramel Popcorn 

Caramel Popcorn is the most addictive munchy after consuming cannabis. Popcorn coated with brown sugar and corn syrup caramel and baked to make it all crunchy... Yummy! 

#2 Brownie 

Super chocolaty, chewy and fudgy brownies are the best thing to satisfy your taste buds after weed. (Though no matter how many of these you eat, your hunger pangs won't be satisfied, if you're high on weed.) 

#3 Candy Floss

Something that tastes out of the world and doesn't cost much, Candy Floss is something everyone loves. The soft and fluffy candy floss will give you an elated feeling like that of a kid at a carnival. 

#4 Malpua 

Once made Malpua's fragrance wafts in the air the whole day. Flour tossed in sugar syrup and served with rabdi... tipsy already? 

#5 Nutella 

Nutella is nature's answer to food craving! Yes, you can either eat it right from the jar or apply it on bread. Paradise on earth.

#6 Kulfi 

Summers are here and so are the kulfis. This smooth, milky delight is what happiness tastes like. And after smoking weed, Kulfi is worth savouring. 

#7 Ghewar/Jalebi 

This munchy can make you greedy and selfish. *WINK*

#8 Dark Chocolate

If Nutella features in my list, how can I not add chocolate to it? Let me tell you, after weed, your brain will crave for sugar-cocoa combination. Apart from dark chocolates, people also prefer milk-chocolates. 

#9 Banana Shake 

Banana Shake, a healthy cold drink that will fit satisfy your post-weed cravings. 

#10 Kheer

The fragrance of Kheer especially made by a doting mother is irrepressible. You won't even realise how much of it you will consume after being high on weed.  I hope these munchies add more taste and fun to your celebration. Just make sure that you consume it in limits.  If you have an interesting story to share, do write to me at guneet@wittyfeed.com.