Category Archives: Coping

‘It’s The First Thing I Do When I Wake Up.’ Canadians Turning To Cannabis To Cope Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Arianne Persaud has been using more cannabis this year, after losing a restaurant industry job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. To cope with the stress of being unemployed, Persaud initially turned to alcohol. But Persaud decided to cut down the drinking and consume more cannabis for relief after noticing a decline in physical […]

Cultivation Under Covid (A Grower’s Life in Lockdown)

CANNABIS CULTURE – While many struggle with the stress and anxiety of isolation, Andy, of the Syracuse area in New York State, has kept a level head — by keeping his hands in the dirt.  Andy was diagnosed with Lyme disease two years ago, and when COVID isolation started, he had to take it extremely […]