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Please be patient while the data loads. Responses were gathered from an anonymous global survey of heavy marijuana users that have recently stopped using cannabis. Use the search tool to query your withdrawal symptoms (e.g. anxiety) or reasons for quitting (e.g. pregnancy). You can also sort by location or age. You are not alone.

Reason for StoppingWithdrawal SymptomsTiming of WithdrawalLocationCurrent AgeAge of First UseGender IdentityFrequency of UseDelivery MethodWithdrawal TipsDate Submitteddoc_tags_hfilterdoc_categories_hfilter
More mental clarity and focus - I'm trying to get my bachelor's degree! Smoking also keeps me feeling apathetic towards my job and other people. Not yet... threw my pipe in the lake this afternoon! First test will be getting home from work and doing something else. N/AMinnesota3324FemaleI used to smoke all day everyday for about 5 years; this year I cut down to just after work but sometimes I'm tempted to take a hit before work. I always feel like crap the rest of the day.Pipe / BowlNot yet9/9/2021minnesota33
AddictedNot yetExpect them after waking upFlorida5318FemaleDaily for past 2-3 yearsJoints and bowlsWill be doing an aggressive detox for first week including low-fat diet, increased fluids, increased niacin intake, exercise, saunas, and meditating regularly. Also will be attending daily meetings.9/9/2021florida53
Better on my body and for my ling term futureDiscomfort,paranoia, intense anxiety, headaches, sleep troubles, vivid dreamsAfter 72 hours of quitting Utah1918MaleNightlyVapeExercise,walks, distracting my mind in various ways9/9/2021utah19
It was controlling me...Night sweats, nausea, bursts of anger, insomnia, shaky,...24 hours after cessation...California6520MaleDailyBowlHydration, improved diet...9/10/2021california65
For health reasonsLack of sleep, sweating during sleep, somber mood, headaches, lack of appetiteAfter 1 dayNetherlands2317FemaleDailyJointNope9/10/2021netherlands23
I have to get a drug test for a new job.heat flashes, anxiety / rapid heartbeat, cravings, chills, loss of appetite, feeling “weird”about 24 hours after last usePennsylvania2520Femaleevery day (pen)pen and flower, ediblesdelta 8, cbd flower 9/10/2021pennsylvania25
It made me feel sad. It made want to drink alcohol when my tolerance to it became stronger.Insomnia. Lack of appetite. Sexual dullness.A day or two after stopping.Canada4515MaleA few times per day.Rolling joints. Edibles. PAX vaporizer.No.9/10/2021canada45
Memory problemsYes, nightmares and insomnia mainly After 3 - 4 days post-quitting cold turkeySouth Africa2818MaleDaily, longest break time between smokes would be 24 hoursRolled joints, bong and pipeNo, just having a positive mindset9/10/2021south-africa28
Mental health issues spiraledAgitation, pain in back, anxiety, difficulty in getting to sleep, Feel weak, 24 hours after stopping roughlyUnited Kingdom4617MalePrescribed daily use, self medicating daily since 2009, Dry herb vapeCbd isolate9/10/2021united-kingdom46
Tired of wasting time and money on it. Shaky legs, can’t sleep, random hot flashes through out night, extreme urge to smoke, petty anger towards little things, wanting to get up and do something but can’t (stuck in bed with anxiety)Around 12 hours after the last bowl. Arizona2012Male1 gram a dayBowlHydroxyzine9/10/2021arizona20
ruining my life depression, anxiety, and hopelessnessyears ago when i first wanted to quitTexas3317Malemultiple times a daybowlexercise9/10/2021texas33
I just smoke One dayIrritability, Paranoia, Morning Anxiety, Brain fog, Memory impairmentthe third day after I stoppedIndia2727MaleNo often just one daySmoke Distract myself9/10/2021india27
I did not want to rely on it. Yes. I am experiencing little to no appetite, noticeable irritability and stress/anxiety.Within a day of quittingSouth Carolina2725MaleEvery dayPenEating smaller meals, reading and trying to relax. 9/10/2021south-carolina27
School drug testIrritability, nausea, loss of appetite, unclear thoughts, and depression The day I stoppedFlorida1816MaleEverydayPenNo9/10/2021florida18
ran outirratability, mood swings, cloudeness, internal shakingwithin 24 hrsIndiana3834Maledailyone hitterno9/10/2021indiana38
Not happy with life. Was triggering bad vibes. Wanted to be clear minded for the upcoming semester. Not anymore. This is my 3rd week. But just a lil insomnia and intense dreams. And after work boredom.3rd day - 1 week felt terrible California2616MaleEvery day all dayAll of the above. Especially wax dabs. Not edibles thoYes working out and being distracted. 9/10/2021california26
Health/anxiety problemsHigh anxiety, high blood pressure, low appetite, depressed mood, insomniaRight away after stopping. I quit for 5 days, used cannabis again for 7 days, quit 1 day, used again for 2 days, and it has made the anxiety and blood pressure spikes MUCH worse than just quitting cold turkey. Oregon3731MaleEvery evening for over 4 years, then every day and night for the last year. Vape pen. So high concentrations that are easy to hide. Currently trying clonidine for anxiety and blood pressure control, and lorazepam for anxiety attacks. Valerian sleepy tea all the time. Results are mild and temporary relief. 9/10/2021oregon37
expensive night sweats day 4Canada3217Male7+ joints jointsno9/10/2021canada32
It is bad for me in so many ways. It is not helping me.All of them especially the emotional elements.About a day after I stopped using.Florida2916MaleEvery day all day.Bowl and vape.Distraction. The physical elements if withdrawal are not so bad. The emotional toll is devastating. 9/10/2021florida29
It became a crutch that kept me from experiencing lifeDepression and irritability Ongoing (2 weeks in)Illinois3016MaleEvery 24 hoursBowlNicotine, CBD9/10/2021illinois30
I want to improve my health Sleeplessness and vivid dreamsDay 2Michigan5045Male1-2 times per dayBowl, bong or edibleNo9/10/2021michigan50
Work opportunities & heart health.Yes. Intense cravings, strange dreams, irritability, decreased appetite, decreased motivation, extreme depressionWithin the first 14 days of quittingArizona2718Non-Binary8 times a day, about an ounce every two weeksVape pen, bowlBasic over the counter ibuprofen for pain.9/10/2021arizona27
It was too expensive and it was masking my anxietyYes. Depression (crying spells), agoraphobia, panic attacks, insomnia, lack of appetite, digestive issues, night sweats, irritability, headaches.The day after stopping.Massachusetts2718MaleDaily, multiple times per day.BowlNo9/10/2021massachusetts27
Because I ran out,but then I got super bad anxiety and high blood pressure Anxiety seemed to slow down,my mood is down but I can still laugh sweaty hot or cold The first day I stopped United States1616MaleEveryday multiple times a day Vape pen or bowl,bong,blunt Medication hydroxazine and atentanol9/10/2021united-states16
For my healthIrritable, boredom, sleep disturbances Day 2Canada3817FemaleSmoking a vape 12-15 tokes/dayVape penNo9/10/2021canada38
Want my life backTired. Very tired2nd dayNew York3421FemaleEveryday Flower. Pen. Edibles Sleeping pills9/10/2021new-york34
I need to save money.I flu like symptoms, such as nausea, weakness, and fever. I also have constant headaches and muscle pain. Furthermore, when I was cutting down my use hi began to eat less and have mood swings.I might symptoms began to appear when I started to cut down by use. However my worst symptoms appeared as soon as I got sober. I think today is my third day because it’s the most painful.California2318FemaleI was using heavily multiple times throughout the day. I was high 24/7.I typically use my pipe just because I like dry herb more. Though I would also mix it up by vaping, taking edibles, and using a bong.I stay hydrated and make sure I have enough sodium to not get hyponatremia. I drank some Coke when I was having cold sweats and it provided some relief.I took some Zofran today and it helped a little. I usually took NSAIDs but they don’t help me anymore.Also, they give me gastritis. Walking around definitely helps.9/11/2021california23
Too addictiveVivid dreams, poor sleep habits, headaches, irritabilityWithin 1 day of cessation California4138MaleDailyVape penNo9/11/2021california41
WorkAnger, depression anxietyDay 2Canada1913MaleDailyBongKeeping busy9/11/2021canada19
Life changeExtreme depression and anxiety, constant crying, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, helplessness 24 hours after quitting cold turkeyMaine2820FemaleDailyBowl or edibleTime off from work, frequent short walks, liquid diet9/11/2021maine28
couldn’t buy any right nowextremely sweating, insomnia, irritability, depression, extreme cravingone day after I stoppedTexas1715Malemultiple times dailyPen/Cart, Joint, and BluntNot yet9/11/2021texas17
To recapture my lifeNumerous at different times. Heart palpitations, sleep disruption, cold sweats/ temp flucts, appetite, insomnia, mild headaches, acid reflux, diarrhea, bloating, brain fog and surely more not listedCold turkey stop- 12 hours to 3 weeks for various symptoms to manifest- not all at once4436MaleAll times not working or sleepingFlower, vape pensNormalized eating times, sleep, exercise as I can while injured. Most importantly, understanding that what was happening to my body was fairly NORMAL and I’d get through it. 9/11/202144
Concentration levels and energy levels are lowIrritable and foggy moments. No appetite The day afterCanada4615MaleDaily Vape pen Keeping busy and water and coffee9/11/2021canada46
work related reasonsyes, HEAVY nausea, shakiness, disrupted regular bowel movements, light-headedness 2 days after quitting2316Femaledaily to multiple times a daybongpepto bismal 9/11/202123
Money, sleeping too much, generally using all the time (except work) like an alcoholic would use drink. Boredom, insomnia, irritable, loss of appetite, sweating more than usual, not interested in socialising or chatting . Feeling isolated, First day of starting United Kingdom4216MaleDaily Eat or vapouriser only. Increased running mileage . Usually about 8 miles per week (using) . First week of quitting I’d run 21 miles!9/11/2021united-kingdom42
I want to breathe better as I have asthma and was waking up coughing due to smoking. I also feel that it's making my depression worse in some ways, as it just numbs my feelings and puts me in a brain fog, whereas before it used to help me feel happier and calmer and aid my anxiety. However one of the benefits of marijuana for me was helping my appetite, as I've been depressed and suffer from very low appetite for several months. But I'm hoping that my health wellness and mental clarity, including appetite, will improve after quitting. It's hard to differentiate what is a withdrawal symptom or just my general depression. I've been feeling very down and depressed, anxious, having trouble sleeping, shakiness, no appetite, cold, fatigued/low energy, and experiencing strange dreams. By day 2 of quittingTexas2319FemaleDailyBowl/ bluntDoing something else to keep me busy when I feel a craving, such as reading, walking outside, or sleeping. 9/11/2021texas23
I had COVID and really want too Yes Stomachaches Lack of appetite Dizziness nauseous Occasional headachesDay 1 United Kingdom2621FemaleEvery single day Roll up No9/11/2021united-kingdom26
Did not want to be addicted, compulsive use.Strong urge to use and to contact sellers, low energy and low creativity.First week of non-usage.Washington2118MaleAt least 3 times weekly.Vape pen and bowl.Running.9/11/2021washington21
Became too lazy, not caring and numb, negative attitude mainly the next day. Weed is fun but not when trying to build a life.Poor sleep, mild anxiety, nausea, feel weaker when lifting weights. 1 dayAustralia3314MaleOne and off for years but whe n on, daily occurrence.All but mainly pipe and vape in the later years. Vaping intensifys withdrawl tenfold. The needle of weed. Great diet and exercise. Positive environment and meditation. 9/12/2021australia33
Heart problems with long term heavy useAnger, insomnia, upset stomach, headachesDay 1Canada4018FemaleAll day everydayJointsNo9/12/2021canada40
New job will require a drug testMajor depression and anxiety have returned3 days after quittingColorado2420FemaleEvery dayVape pen, ediblesI don’t know of any healthy ways to deal with my symptoms, but I’m seeing my doctor in a few weeks9/12/2021colorado24
I was anxiousanxiety, depression for two weeks nowSwitzerland5835Maleevery eveningsmokingCBD and Temesta9/12/2021switzerland58
I have stopped all mind intoxicants. I have a tendency to instead of correcting people and situations in an intellectual way just pound drugs like marijuana to forget how not correct things are. I now am on 4 days no weed and i meditate progressively more each dayYes. Brain fog. Although i meditate i still seem to find myself indulging in monkey mind when i hear something i dont agree with because i feel bad telling someone the correct answer when the correct answer hurts them. This is what has caused me to go back into drugs but now i just go into monkey mind and dont smoke weed. I am on only day 4 but have noticed an improvement in the controlling of my mind everyday. I have all the symptoms of what a 4 year heavy abuser would have I just meditate them away the best i can.Day 1. Each day it gets better which is morivatingFlorida2016MaleSmoked around two grams a day in half gram to gram rips out of a giant bong. This went on everyday for four years some days a little less but more often some days alotttt moreBong dabs dab penMeditation and mindfulness. It helps alot9/12/2021florida20
Health, job, personal development Every one you listedDay 1New Jersey2522FemaleDailyJoint and bongGym, eating healthy, read and do work9/12/2021new-jersey25
Tolerance was getting too high and started costing more. Been taking edibles for 2 years I think it’s time to give it a break and save my health Anxiety, Anger, Short tempered, overwhelmed, Day3-5Canada1816FemaleAlmost every single dayEdible or vape9/12/2021canada18
Effecting my mood and work place productivity Vivid dreams, hyper excitability, slight decreased appetite3 days Michigan3914MaleDailyvape penMild symptoms so no - other than a bit of spa therapy 9/12/2021michigan39
I have a daughter I want to be clean forRestlessness and mood swingsThe 2nd day of abstinenceNew York2812Maleevery daysmokesmoked a small amount9/12/2021new-york28
I want to be in control of my appetite and emotions Sweaty palms, lack of appetite. Thinking of smoking quite a bit Day 1 South Africa2817MaleA few times a day. Every day Pipe, joint, bowl Deep breathing and staying busy. 9/12/2021south-africa28
I had some hardships in my relationship that caused anxiety and I was worried weed would exacerbate them.Yes I experienced the following: - depression - severe anxiety - insomnia including; false awakenings, vivid dreams and lucid dreams - increased appetite - paranoia - anxiety and panic attacks After two-three weeks. The end of the third week was the worst for my low mood and anxiety was at an all time high. United Kingdom2917FemaleEveryday. As soon as I woke up to the moment I went to sleep.I used to smoke joints. Weed with tobacco in a large rizlaMeditation helped massively. I also tried sleep hypnosis specifically ones relating to dopamine and serotonin increase and anxiety podcasts. 9/12/2021united-kingdom29
it was fogging my mind and i was dependent yes! cravingimmediatelyMichigan2314Femalemultiple times a daybowltime 9/12/2021michigan23
Wanted toNo3 daysKentucky3923Male3 times dailyJointCBD oil9/12/2021kentucky39
It was ruining my lifeBrain fog, reduced appetite, forgetfulness, difficulty sleeping (first 5 days), strange and elongated dreams, reduced libido, random chills, sweating (cold and hot; alternating) 2 days after stopping useLebanon2618MaleDailyTwo joints a day at nightNo 9/12/2021lebanon26
Zapped my motivation. Was spending $800 a month. Caused financial stress. This is my fouth day not smoking after 45 years of smoking everyday. I started smoking in 1976 at the age of 11.Irritable. No appetitie. Restless. Cry alot.36 hours.Arizona5611Male24/7all waysNO9/12/2021arizona56
Curious how I would feel without it after all these years.FatigueDay 2United States3318FemaleDailyFlower vapeNo9/12/2021united-states33
Got pregnant Nausea, vomiting, anxiety, depression, restlessness, no sleep, inability to relax, anger, stomach pain, back pain Day 1 of quitting New York3518FemaleDaily BowlNausea meds. Anxiety meds, depression meds, sleeping pills, Tylenol, nothing helps 9/12/2021new-york35
I felt I could be more productive with my time. I wanted to prove to myself I can take control of my habitsNot anymore. But in the first week, cravings, loss of appetite, sleep disturbance.Week 1Canada3424Male5-7 times a weekJointExercise and sports. 9/12/2021canada34
I had a really bad panic attack that lasted for 3 days after eating an edible. I do not crave weed because it scares me. But I feel that I am going through physical withdrawal. Loss of appetite for a few days, but now I am able to eat small meals. A few days after stopping Smoking. Pennsylvania2826FemaleMultiple times adayBowl every day, edible and vape pen on occasionYoga, exercise, meditation, prayer, breathing exercises, keeping busy9/12/2021pennsylvania28
Cannabinoid Hyper-Emesis SyndromeStrange and vivid dreams, anxiousness, depression, loss of appetite.About 3 days after quittingMaryland2320MaleDaily for three years BowlTherapy, regular medications, social support9/12/2021maryland23
Causing severe anxiety and gastrointestinal issues Zero motivation. More skin pickingThe next dayCanada2823Female4* times a dayBowl I have zero motivation. But try to get out n try something new once in awhile9/12/2021canada28
Respiratory health, anxiety, and memory Cravings, sleep 2United States4915Maleevery daybowlexercise9/12/2021united-states49
Seeking mental clarityyes, frequently waking during sleep, extremely vivid dreams, occasional intense cravingsDuring the normal times I used to useOklahoma4920MaleDailyBowl, vapeno9/12/2021oklahoma49
Need a break. Don’t feel clear. Becoming too dependent Yes. Headaches, no appetite, broken sleep 2 days in Arizona3915Male5 days a week Vape and edible Working out and meditating 9/12/2021arizona39
For my Health, I was seeing the begging stages of cannabinoid hyperemesisIrritability, sleep issues headaches appetite 1st dayCanada1915MaleMultiple times a day every day for multiple yearsBong rip, vape pens, an occasionally ediblesI got fucked up last night on alcohol9/12/2021canada19
I didn't like the sluggish feeling afterwards and it triggered an anxiety attack. Irritability at times, loss of appetite, nausea, some fatigue and insomnia.Day 2United States2418FemaleVery oftenCigarelloNo9/12/2021united-states24
So that I cant try stimulant meds for my adhd. My doctor wont prescribe them to me until I am free of cannabis.Harder time falling asleep, more agitated, have less of an appetite, very bored, feel unmotivated, cravingsDay 4 Canada2417FemaleOnce or twice everydayBong, pipe or jointJust trying to stay busy, using my vape more 9/13/2021canada24
Studies Sleepless night Vivid dreams Tiredness Reduced appetiteAs soon as I stopped2624MaleDailyJointYes. Sleeping aid and essential oils9/13/202126
My mental healthVery high anxiety No appetite Very weak and exhausted Dizziness fuzzy head Feeling deflated Headache Day 1United Kingdom3213MaleEveryday SpliffMindful meditation 9/13/2021united-kingdom32
Brain felt pickled all the time abs increased anxiety Yes, cravings, headaches , lack of appetite, struggle to sleep(restless and more energy at nights)Day 1 United Kingdom2814MaleEveryday, a lot per day. Bong, joint, Vapes and ediblesCbd flower and Valium 9/13/2021united-kingdom28
My depression is bad and I feel that smoking is making it worse. I've been a regular smoker for 8 years. I want to be totally sober and clear minded. I also want to save money (lol) it's it's expensive habit. Yes! Severe nausea and dry heaving. Constipation. Headache. Brain fog. Extremely hungry The first night after a full day of not smoking. Indiana2821FemaleMultiple x a day Wrap that contains nicotine I have been drinking electrolyte water and making myself eat at least a little. 9/13/2021indiana28
Interferes with lifeCravings Loose stools Loss of energy Feeling unwellImmediately (less than one day)Canada3218MaleAll day except (usually) except within 5hrs of workPenNicotine smoking 9/13/2021canada32
I want to be more connected to reality, friends and grow Im on my fifth day. Depression and headaches are the Worst. And Also no appetite at all. Day one Norway2114FemaleEvery day since 2016SmokingJust keeping myself busy 9/13/2021norway21
It was consuming most of my time. I was less productive.I can't sleep, I feel really fatigue and moody.Right after the second day .Turkey3215MaleAlmost everyday.JointJust doing my best to keep doing whatever I'm doing like going to gym, playing bass n stuff...9/13/2021turkey32
Raise my vibrationFeel weird. No appetite. Occasionally agitatedFirst morning withoutFlorida4717MaleDailyJointeNo9/13/2021florida47
Felt it was holding me back from my true potential.Yes. Eating is really hard, and my stomach just doesn’t feel great. Also feel just unfocused 2nd dayColorado3422MaleEvery 30 minutes to an hourBowl/bongNo9/13/2021colorado34
Bad mood swingsYes, trouble eating, extreme sweating followed by chills, inability to control my anger, depression, sleeping alotDay 1Colorado4816MaleEvery day heavyBowl or jointCut usage down before I quit8/20/2021colorado48
Depression. Trouble waking in the morning. Uninterested in activities I used to like. Forgetting conversations I've had. Headaches. Unable to sleep at night. Night sweats. Mental fog. Exhaustion. Mood swings. Anger.The first night I had trouble sleeping and a headache. The second day is when most of my symptoms started. Kentucky3832MaleEvery day.Vape pen most of the time. Edibles monthly. Otc headache medicine (ib profen). Hot baths/showers for aches and pains. Exercise to help my mood (walking).8/20/2021kentucky38
i wanted to understand the drug and the quitting/withdrawal process to help someone i loveinsomnia, anger, depression, sadnessa week after the factCalifornia1946Otherdaily, every two hours mixed with tabaco in the form of a cigarette yup, serotonin reuptake inhibitor otc drug, paroxetine8/21/2021california19
Too addictingYes, feels sometimes like I can't breathe, get severe anxiety and shaking, no appetite and diarrheaFirst day of quitingArizona2918Female24/7PenGaba8/21/2021arizona29
Memory was badBoredoom, lack of motivation, sadness, low libido.After a weekPeru2621MaleDailyBowlI already meditated AND exercised daily. Just keep doing it8/21/2021peru26
Psychiatrist encourages me to and I want to quit. I’ve tried about 7 times over the last 5 years to quit and not succeededYes. First couple weeks it was night sweats vivid dreams irritability and anxiety and now it’s fatigue and depression and still some anxiety - I’m about three weeks out I think no libido. Weight loss. Ans loss of appetite See above California4740FemaleDailyA couple joints and between 10-20 mg edibles daily - on avg with a few stretches of more or less depending on work needs At first doc gave me Xanax but we just stopped that too 8/21/2021california47
Feeling everytime I smoked I got all plugged up and felt anxiety Dehydration chest pain worry2 days after I quitWisconsin6918MaleEverydayBowlNo8/21/2021wisconsin69
Curious if my major depression and suicidal thoughts are connected to putting off remedial/productive thoughts and action via marijuana use.Yes. Though I can't be sure these are purely symptoms of withdrawal or just the resurfacing of demons put off by use. Anxiety and depression are at peak levels 24/7. My sleep is going between 2-3 hours and then 12-15 hours in bidaily cycles. Also my appetite is completely unpredictable and suicidal thoughts are unfortunately up. Major cravings for weed/escape.Within a day of quitting.Australia2413MaleDailyBong/JointsI'm trying to keep busy with games, cooking, walking. They're working as distractions but certainly not feeling good or relieving symptoms8/21/2021australia24
Possible CHSYes. Irritability, nausea, diarrhea, shakiness, crying spellsThe morning after I quitIllinois3317FemaleDailyBongNo8/21/2021illinois33
My kidsIntense anxiety, anger, and irritability.Day 1Ohio3516Male3 times a dayBowlHave had a few drinks8/21/2021ohio35
I wanted toMood, cravings and crazy realistic dreams1st dayUnited Kingdom2616MaleI cut down to once a dayBong or vapeCbd works 8/21/2021united-kingdom26
career path and better jobslightly angry, upset giaround the 36hour period.Ireland3016Maletwice daily unless im off shift then possibly three timesBong (bowl) multiple of themCbd rso8/21/2021ireland30
Anxiety and panic attacksYes, at 90 days. Experiencing anxiety, depression, anhedonia.After one week of cessation.California2118MaleDaily or nightlyDry-herb vaporizerGreen tea.8/21/2021california21
To focus on school, my future and enjoying life.Anxiousness, anxiety, depression, insomnia and many more.Tuesday Arizona2522MaleEveryday (when using) but I would take breaks here and there.Bowl, vape pen, edible and joint.No8/21/2021arizona25
Mental Health NoN/ACosta Rica2214Male3 or 4 times per weekJoint Drink 8/22/2021costa-rica22
Feeling like I’m in a fog and gained weightNoUtah4540FemaleDailyVape pen8/22/2021utah45
Becoming to dependent of it. Losing weight due to not being hungry. Feeling lazy On day 3 chills insomnia vivid dreams chills restlessness naseous tired depressed 1 day New Jersey3219FemalePast year 1-2 x a day Edibles &?smoke No8/22/2021new-jersey32
KidsDepressed Whole monthUnited Kingdom2913Female24 7SmokeOn antidepressants allready8/22/2021united-kingdom29
I stopped smoking cigs. And did not want to smoke anything. Plus I felt like my memory was getting badDepression. But is that from cigs. I’ve quit both cigs and weed now for 19 daysMichigan5116MaleOne hit or two every hour every dayOne hitterNo8/22/2021michigan51
Stomach painBrain fog, depression, anhedonia 1 week inEU2515MaleEvery dayBlunt (weed + tobacco mix)No8/22/2021eu25
I knew I needed to. It was becoming a crutch and my tolerance was far too high.Extreme anxiety, panic attacks, sweating, depression, no sex drive, food revulsion, no appetite, nauseaUpon cessationCanada2827FemaleDaily, throughout, morning to nightVapeNo8/22/2021canada28
Spiritual reasonsBraun fog, tension in jaw, GI distress, anxiotYesterday, 2 days out from cessation Canada6117MaleEverydayBowlYes… support from my partner, a Registered Nurse8/22/2021canada61
Felt like it took too much place in my lifeLost of appetite, depression, extreme fatigue, headaches48h hours after stoppingMichigan2319FemaleEvery dayJointsExercice and meditation8/22/2021michigan23
I started smoking weed in a difficult time of my life. In the beginning i really benefited from it. I knew from the beginning that I didn’t want to become a daily user, but it happened. Somehow I managed to work through this difficulties and now there is no reason that could justify the use any longer. At least not for me. Few weeks ago I realized how much my coping mechanisms shifted to “just smoke some and forget it”. You can’t build happy a life around that. Also the lack of motivation to do anything else than smoke weed became really frustrating. So I decided to quit in order to grow back my real personality. Reasons to start smoking in the first place where: insomnia, anxiety, lack of appetite and some other. Now that I stopped smoking all these came back. On top of that: cravings, mood disturbances (I.e. I’m annoyed of everything as irrelevant it might be) , and I guess headaches (perhaps not caused by the withdrawal)Immediately after getting sober. EU2422MaleI smoked for roughly 2 years. Irregular in the beginning. Like three times a week for about five months. And every day at least once for about a year. Joints and bongs I'm 7 days in now. I read this blog and wrote down why I wanna quit. That’s it. 8/22/2021eu24
It made me too lazyInsomnia and very little patience with everything.after the 2nd to 3rd day of not vaping itGermany2726MaleEvery dayVaping in a tower vaperNo8/22/2021germany27
3 days agoMalaise/torpor, not as hungry, very slow to get up in the morning, restless grumpinessYesterdayNew York3125Femaleevery dayjointExercise and water and distractions like reading8/22/2021new-york31
Lung health, I’m still young, I want to be able to have an appetite without being highLack of appetite South Carolina1715MaleEverydayVape pen, bluntsNo8/22/2021south-carolina17
Didn’t feel happy even when smoking.Vivid dreams, night sweats, fatigue, brain fog.The afternoon after going cold turkey. United Kingdom3516MaleDailyDAB rig.Cbd capsules.8/22/2021united-kingdom35
To save money instead of spending it all on weed. To feel in control of my life. Cravings, apathy, headache, insomnia, irritability, no energy or motivationDay 2Tennessee3112FemaleDaily from the time I woke up to the time I went to bed BowlsReading health benefits of quitting 8/22/2021tennessee31
Taking control of my lifesevere sleeping problemsday after quitting United Kingdom4134Maledailysmoke,ediblesno8/22/2021united-kingdom41
pretty much every possible reasonno sleep or appetite, very uncomfortable nausea and irritability/depression first dayUnited Kingdom2119Femalemany times a day every day for over a yearspliffno8/22/2021united-kingdom21
I had been a heavy weed only smoker for 12 years. 12 freaking years! I recently started having problems with my thyroid and by association, my heart. It scared me so badly that I quit weed and coffee, hoping that would help. Intense anxiety. Panic. Depression. Wanting to disappear. Immediately. Day 1 after I quit.Arizona3018FemaleEvery day. I would hit my cape 20-40 times daily.Vape penYes! Benadryl and magnesium8/23/2021arizona30
Stop feeling trapped & go out more at night, save money, dui All of above, depression, suicidal thoughts, self harm, anxiety, anger, boredom, insomnia, loss of appetite, loss of motivation, worthlessness, hopelessness, paranoia, headaches, muscle pain, stomach pain, brain fog, irritability, short temper, cravings, dont wamt to get out of bedDay after stopping 2622MaleDaily multiple times a day, max 2G+ daily tapered to 0.5G mixed with passionflowerBowl, occasionally edibles + dabs + kiefExercise, talking, sleep, hobbies8/23/202126
Employment Yes. Sleepiness all the time. Harder to go to the bathroom. Headaches. Also mood swings.First day was mostly moods and trouble eating and sleeping. After the first week now I’ve been tired and sleeping way more. Connecticut2818MaleEveryday all day.Joints, blunts, and vape. Never edibles.No.8/23/2021connecticut28
needed a mental break, spending too much money, wanting to apply to jobs after graduating college soonInsomnia, stomach pain, nausea, headache, sweating at night, more vivid dreams, irritability, decreased appetite 24 hours after last smokeNew York2513FemaleEvery day BowlDrinking water8/23/2021new-york25
I spend too much money on it. And when I don’t have it, I feel like I’m insane. Like I can’t be myself unless I have it. Anxiety and depression. Stomach issues. diminished appetite. Sleep disturbances, nausea1 day after I quitOhio1612FemaleEverydayVape pen, bluntAnti-nausea medicine 8/23/2021ohio16
Lack of energy, inability to think trough things, feeling worthless, difficult of reading books and do new things in generalYes, anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance In the second day 3221FemaleEverydayBlunt Exercises, camomile tea, drinking a lot of water, 8/23/202132
My munchies got out of control and I realized I was gaining weight. I also realized that getting high wasn't as pleasurable as it once was, and I felt like I was wasting my life, just getting high and watching tv every nightNot really. I wasn't under the impression there was such a thing as physical cannabis withdrawal, and I don't think I've had any withdrawal symptoms. My sleep has been somewhat disturbed, though, and I've had more intense dreams.Within the past week... about when I stopped usingCanada3118FemaleDaily. Every night around dinner time I would get high and continue until I went to bed. I started using daily around 4 years ago.Bowl, sometimes bong or edible, rarely jointNope8/23/2021canada31
I didn’t want to be reliant on anything for any reason. Also, I felt near schizophrenic sometimes after smoking. The anxiety which I started smoking to ease, ended up becoming centered around my use of weed. I was convinced I needed it to cure my anxiety, but it was exacerbating the problem.I’m quiet. It’s like I’ve forgotten who I was before I started regularly smoking. If that counts?Day 1 of deciding to quit.New York2419GenderqueerVery regularly, it started out as a once in a while thing, and teetered between once a day at night to then being an all day every day and every occasion and every day after work…. So basically very regularly.Vape pen, bowl, bong, joint, bubbler… You name it.I tried drinking instead, but I never was a heavy drinker and never had any desire to be…. So I ended up making the decision to get clean from drinking as well.8/23/2021new-york24
Gaining weight, lack of energy to exercise, difficulty sleeping, drank too much alcohol with it, munchies, expense, brain buzz, irritableInability to sleep, brain fog, malaise, lack of energy, hot flashes, headachesTwo days after quittingNew York6159Female4 to 6 times a weekMostly edibles, vape pen also sometimes Trying to make myself exercise even though I’m lethargic. Reading about marijuana withdrawals so I know it’s not just me. Gave up alcohol also, 8/23/2021new-york61
I want to improve my life, achieve my goals. Mood swings, depression, anxiety1st dayGermany2518FemaleDailyJointReading, working and trying not to meet people that smoke weed for some time. Also asked my friends for help. 8/23/2021germany25
The obligations of attending law schoolNauseation; Loss of Sleep; Loss of Appetite; Feeling Morose Approximately 18 hours after my last "session"Maryland2618MaleDailyFlower through a bongKeeping WAYYYY too busy to contemplate setting time aside for mind alteration8/23/2021maryland26
Weight gain and Motivation decreased Intense cravings -anxiety 10 hours after last useMinnesota2317MaleEveryday BowlNo8/23/2021minnesota23
Wanted to improve my life instead of sulking in it.Numb to many common emotions, attributed to brain fog.Nearly after I quit.Florida2018MaleNearly daily.Vape pens and occasionally bowls and bongs.Find new sources of entertainment and try to be as focused as I can on my efforts of quitting.8/23/2021florida20
I get lazy and unmotivated, and sometimes takes a long time to wake up. Alot of sweatingThis past week, I last used on Tuesday. Canada3413FemaleEvery day 4 to 5 times Rolled a joint or smoked in pipe. No. 8/23/2021canada34
i told myself that i didn't want to keep doing this and that i didn't want to ruin future job opportunities anxiety, overthinking, loss of appetite, vivid dreams, loss of sleep, hopelessness, clouded thoughts, not knowing how you feel or how to express any feelings my first full day sober Texas1916Maledaily vape ,bowls, jointstalking to myself, meditating, praying, working out, reading, talking to a psychologist 8/23/2021texas19
work and health benefitmoodiness,cant sleep properly2nd dayCanada4416Male6 joints a daysmokesno8/23/2021canada44
to be more conscientious, improve memory and to be able to deal with life's challenges without a constant coping mechanism to hide behind.general anxiety, brain fog, feeling low/bored. random bouts of angry feelings.a day or two after I stoppedSouth Africa3020Maledailyrolled joints with tobacconot specifically, drinking tea, making sure I eat enough and being active as much as possible. Making plans with friends and being sociable and keeping myself busy.8/24/2021south-africa30
I was to depending on it and feeing suck and unhealthy Lack of appetite and difficulty swallowing and keeping down food, constantly feeling like vomiting/gaging, hot and cold sweats, fatigue, unable to sleep even when exhausted, headaches, intense anxiety, easily wound up and agitated. 1 1/2 days after stopping Australia2015MaleDaily Water pipe/bong Protein shakes with supplements to replace meals and lots of exercise. 8/24/2021australia20
My use was continually escalating upwards and beginning to creep into work and family life.Acute bouts of nausea leading to vomiting, irritability, mild night sweats, cravings. Almost complete loss of appetite.Starting ~24 hours after discontinuation. Iowa3533MaleMultiple times dailyVape bag (volcano)Dramamine for nausea (didn't work). 8/24/2021iowa35
Financial reasonsI feel bored i think about wanting to smoke again i distract myself by playing video games to take my mind off it lost appetite usually i find myself staying in bed longer than i usually am less productive headaches feeling aimless sometimesA day or half after stopping since usually i would be smoking but now i have this big gap of time in my day where im not sure what im doing since id usually be smoking at that timeUnited States1916MaleAlmost everyday with a day i wont smoke will come every now and thenBowlGetting a hooby finding new things to do playing video games or just going to sleep entirely 8/24/2021united-states19
Had a car accident Yes I am cant sleep and when I do I'm having weird dreams About 4 days after quitting United Kingdom3715MaleEvery day Rolled joint with tobacco No8/24/2021united-kingdom37
To save money and for health reasons Extreme night sweats, vivid dreams, insomnia, low mood, lack of motivation, cravings, fluctuation in appetit, breathlessness and anxiety/ feelings of panicAs soon as I reduced my use to just one joint before bed, I did this fit a week and have now gone 2 days without and they have increased dramatically United Kingdom4431FemaleDaily JointDetox drinks (green tea/ cranberry juice) 8/24/2021united-kingdom44
Finances and covid lockdown made it impossibleIn the first week, loss of appetite, night sweats, body temperature fluctuations, trouble sleeping. After about two weeks, extremely vivid dreams that left me exhausted. Been almost a month and still having them. Physical in the first week, vivid dreams that are still persisting after a month Canada4126FemaleDaily. Sometimes from the morning, other times just the evening. Dependent on work. I don't get stoned before workJoints with tobacco and pipe. Sometimes bongNo8/24/2021canada41
Because I want to grow and progress in my life and I feel that marijuana is causing me to stagnate. YES. I have experienced all of them. I lost appetite, have had headaches, trouble sleeping, lack of motivation, and the worst is the irritability and depression. Immediately upon cessation of use. Washington5316FemaleDaily and throughout every day. Vape penNo - just water, journaling and exercising. 8/24/2021washington53
To feel more human and in tune with lifeJust really hotDay 2United Kingdom3018FemaleEvery day Spliff (nicotine and weed(green)No just willpower8/24/2021united-kingdom30
I wanted to improve my health and productivity and the old habit needed to be dropped. Yes, mostly cravings, restlessness and difficulty sleeping Same day I quit and started skipping the usual times of day I'd smoke itCanada2815MaleEvery day, two ounces a month Roll it up I'm taking some natural supplements like lion's mane mushroom that help with brain fog and mood 8/24/2021canada28
Panic attacks/anxiety/felt like I was doing damage to my cardiovascular system/heart. Also my dad was born with a heart condition and died in his early 60s (he smoked a few cigs as a teenager but quit soon after) . After smoking a bit too much I remember feeling a weird beat in the upper part of my heart almost in between my regular heartbeats(only 2-3 times and went away after, didn't last any longer than 1 minute and was gone). But add paranoia that you get and this really freaked me out and basically made me say in my head " I don't like this feeling". Pretty sure I started back up smoking way too much too fast and my body was trying to let me know. I'm just one the people weed doesn't completely agree with. Yeah I love it but at the end of the day its doing more harm to me than good.Very minor symptoms, irritable, trouble sleeping, boredom, anxiety (wanting to be clean again already)1-3 days. This is my 2nd or 3rd time trying to quit. I was just off weed for a few months this year (2021, I think around April was the last time, but went to hang with some friends and ending up smoking again...North Carolina3317MaleEvery day, waking up and smoking a bowl about 10-30 mins after being up, and then maintaining my high all day... all the way to night, when I would pass out and sleep so goodBowl/Chillem/One Hitter/Pipe. If I was out with friends, mostly likely a bluntI almost smoked again... but stayed strong and didn't. Just been trying to exercise and stay busy.8/24/2021north-carolina33
School is starting soon and I want to feel productive again because marijuana makes me lazy and fatigued.Hot sweats, bouts of anxiety, slight dips into depression, very irritable at times, and mental fog.Onset was 10-16 hours after stopping marijuana use.Canada1917MaleEvery night to sleep.Vape penUsing diphenhydramine to sleep for the first couple days to alleviate insomnia.8/25/2021canada19
For my mental health. To save money. I don’t wish to smoke anymore Feeling sick is the main one. Vivid dreams. Insomnia for the first 2 days after quitting. I’d cut down my intake a couple of days before completely stopping, at this point id started to feel sick and got chills. OUnited Kingdom3214FemaleI’ve smoked it on and off for years. Most recently I started it again in 2020 until now (Aug 2021) this has been Frye period where I’ve smoked it the most. I would get up in a morning and smoke a joint. Smoke in a rizla with tobacco No, only cutting right down prior to stopping8/25/2021united-kingdom32
Was using so much that I couldn’t keep up with the financial part. Also got to the point where I really couldn’t feel high anymore.Yes. I already had severe anxiety and depression (that’s why I got my med card) but now it’s even worse. Nausea, vomiting, no appetite, insomnia, severe boredom.With in a few hours after my final use. Pennsylvania2118MaleEvery day every 2-3 hours Bowls, vape pens, edibles, dabs (Mostly a high THC of around 90% concentrate user and still able to function normally and think clearly while using)Eating bland foods and smaller meals throughout the day. Anxiety/Depression meds. Exercise. Trazadone 200mg for sleeping. Stay busy throughout the day. Find a new hobby or play video games.8/25/2021pennsylvania21
it really messed up my life. i could not focus on doing anything. everything i did was half. i basicly understood i was only fooling myself.anger, anxiety, headaches, sleeping problems, bad appetite.the first afternoon after i quit.Turkey3724Maleeveryday 4 to 5 joints a day.joints with tobaccoi used gabapentin a few times when the headache and pain was unbearable. but only because i still had to work that day.8/25/2021turkey37
Using way too much edible concentrate (dispensary said "it's ok to use as much as you want, it won't hurt you. You're body will get rid of what it doesn't need or you will just go to sleep.") and resulted in horrible problems - physically and mentally.After 22 days, still can't sleep for more than 4-5 hours (and that is WITH getting up 4-5 times a night). Restlessness, constantly tired (but can't sleep); can't perform normal functions (working only one day a week now) and pain/intestinal issues, chronically.The first day I didn't have any thc or cbd.Illinois4544MaleAt the beginning of last year it was periodically - once or twice a week to once or twice a month. Entering the pandemic it was sometimes for a week or two at a time, stopping because of stomach pain.Started with edbles (gross/expensive) and went to full-spectrum oil/rso.Every sleeping pill, melatonin, meditation, now doing talk therapy 2 times a week. Was working out hard for a while, but not able to maintain that as I wasn't sleeping/repairing. Very disturbing.8/25/2021illinois45
I was tired of being worried about the adverse effects of long term use NoI experience none cos am not a heavy smokerNigeria2018MaleOnce in a whileBluntNope am doing just fine8/25/2021nigeria20
Lifestyle change. Want to become healthier and regain vitality>Anxiety, depression, boredom, lack of motivation, upset stomach, headaches, irritability.Day one to day forty-five which is currently where I'm at as I write this. My main symptoms at this stage (day 45) is a more or less persistent dull headache and anxiety and depression.Canada5745MaleEveryday.Strictly edibles. 500-600 mg every day.No.8/25/2021canada57
Lack of motivation, depression, anxiety.Yes. Intense cravings, even on day 24. Also, my dreams have picked up in intensity in just the last few days. Immediately after stopping.California2816MaleEvery day all day.First joints, then dabs.Exercise, meditation, deep breathing. Joining a rock climbing gym as helped a lot. Also, giving in to food-based cravings instead of weed cravings has helped get my mind off of it.8/25/2021california28
After using on and off for over 20 years I recognise how I withdraw socially from people when I smoke, its like its me against the world. I isolate and retreat. I realised I was dulling my happy, my excitement and my vibrancy. I wanted my last for life back.Insomnia, irritability ( nail biting), gloomy feeling, negative perception and food aversion.I relapsed. I did 5 days without and 2 days with. I'm now on day 4...they feel better this time around but instantly...the first night I had major sweats and insomnia United Kingdom4313FemaleDaily just in the eveningsSmoke with tobacco I don't smoke regular cigarettes ever.Reading Quiting with my partner so the moral support helps. Drinking more fluids.8/25/2021united-kingdom43
Eye sight problems, want a new jobDid the first two weeks, irritable and sleep disturbances. I’ve been dream for the first time in years Almost immediately after quitingMinnesota4113MaleEverydayJoint, pipe, dabsNo8/25/2021minnesota41
I don’t know Vivid dreams, night sweats, anxiety, irritability.Around 24 hours Texas3815FemaleEvery dayVape, edibles, joints, bowlsNo8/25/2021texas38
Poor routine, diet, exercise and sleepInsomnia, anxiety, depressionWithin first 24 hoursAustralia2517MaleDailyJointNo8/26/2021australia25
Better lifestyleMood swings, sleep deprivation, foggy brainDay 2 & 3United Kingdom3124MaleEveryday morning till night JointsNo8/26/2021united-kingdom31
Ran out Insomnia, Appetite loss, early satiety, body temp dysregulation, moodiness; Insomnia and moodiness comes first while body temp comes last. I never had more than a week without it recently because I'm not making an active attempt to quit48 Hours after cessationCalifornia1715Non-Binary Once-twice per day Bong, Joint I don't really care about sleeping and eating; for temp just take clothing off, turn on AC, or take a shower.8/26/2021california17
Weight loss forgetfullness insomnia Headache sweating cravings depression 2 days after stoppingFlorida2413FemaleEveryday 5-7 timesJointPain pills now I’m going to try exercising 8/26/2021florida24
Money, Lung Health, MotivationYes - Smoker's Flu (rolled joints using tobacco), Irritability, Minor Brain Fog~3/4 days into abstinence Ireland2817MaleDailyJoints (Tobacco + Weed) Maintained using 3mg nicotine vape, using exercise to shift focus and aid sleep, eating well.8/26/2021ireland28
Because it, along with alcohol, was contributing to my lifetime diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder. I have quit both substances.Yes. Gastrointestinal, fatigue, loss of appetiteWithin 24-48 hours after quitting marijuana and alcohol.California6616MaleCannabis tincture, daily.TinctureOther than eating good nutritional food, no.8/26/2021california66
It was giving me depressionBad anxietyDay 5Colorado2917Female4-5 times a dayBowl or vape penAlcohol8/26/2021colorado29
Because it was loop: work mon-fri, then get hella high on friday evening, then find yourself on the Monday morning with very limited cognitive ability and heavy anxiety because of inability to work (my job requires intensive cognitive effort, it's IT-project management in a huge financial corp). So they main reason is that I got really tired of the anxiety and also afraid of my career perspectives. In fact I came to a frightening realization that if I have weed at home I'll use it no matter what day that is. I'll use if I have no work to do and I have absolutely no control over it. Anxiety/depression. Lots of negative thoughts including suicidal. Fear of staying in that state for long. A lot of fear for my job which I'm not doing for the whole week now. Struggling with finding energy to do simplest tasks. Heavy brain fog, I'm really stupid now and can't concentrate at all, can't make up a simplest plan for tomorrow (which is extremely unpleasant due to the fact that I have to do plans for my projects or get fired). Less hunger, less sex drive. Get angry really quick, results in yelling at computers when they take a little bit more time to think. A lot of negative thoughts on friend and relatives. Nightmares at night are also there but they look numbed comparing to what I had a few years earlier (this is not my first CWS). Sleep disorder effectively mitigated by use of melatonin.After a few days from last use. Can't name exact number because I don't remember. Russia2716Male4-5 days a week. To be specific it went like this: I bought 2-3g (or more) on Firday and started using it with a 'gravity bong', staying high through the weekend. On Monday I go to work but usually there were leftovers so I got high on Monday evening and sometimes on Tuesday evening too.I guess you call it 'gravity bong', that water tool made of two bottles: the smaller one with no bottom is inside the bigger one with no top. Very popular device in Russia called 'Vodnick' or 'Vodniy'. Helps to gain tolerance fast. When outside I used joints. Melatonin for sleep disorder. 3mg used 1 hour before sleep. Really helps to fall asleep fast, although I do have those disturbing dreams and sometimes get up at night, but this is like heaven compared to what I had with my first CWS (5 hrs sleep max with consequent horrible nightmares for 3-4 weeks). 8/26/2021russia27
Open heart surgeryNoFirst weekWashington4518MaleEvery daySmokeBeing with friends that don't smoke8/26/2021washington45
Made me stupid, and in the long run made depression and anxiety worse It’s been a week and I still haven’t slept or dreamt, looking forward to vivid dreams, my stomach also constantly feels like I’ve pushed myself a bit to far with running (about to throw up but never do)About 16 hours after my last smokeUtah2120MaleCouple dab cartridge hits in the morning, either a bong bowl or more dab cart at 4pm, and bong bowl or 2 before bed, near the end I was hitting dab carts a lot more frequently Bowl, vape pen, and ediblesNo8/26/2021utah21
AnxietyHeadaches, depression, irritability, sensitive to noise, GI upsetDay 2New Zealand2118FemaleEvery dayJoint mostly Walking 8/27/2021new-zealand21
HealthCHS started didn't know why it was until my partner looked it up 3 days still sick and haven't smokedDon't know Australia2718MaleDailyBowlNo trying to get through this vomiting stage and stomach cramps so bad8/27/2021australia27
I've been wanting to quit for years and haven't been able to. I don't have the funds to purchase weed anymore, its expensive and it's easy to get now due to Dispensary availability. It's causing anxiety, I get upset at how excited I am to smoke everyday. Headache, chills, nauseaDay 1-5Colorado3619Femaledaily all day longbowlExercise, keep busy, research and learn about symptoms has made my mental state better 8/27/2021colorado36
Financial, social and health reasons Yes, chills/ sweating, cravings, restlessness and anxiety, diarrhea, nausea, complete loss of appetite/ weight loss, low motivation 24 hours Canada2715FemaleMultiple times daily Joint Pepto bismol and gravol for stomach and sleep, herbal teas, showers 8/27/2021canada27
I became concious about the fact that it ruined my social life and hindered my personal growth. It was a real addiction – alltough i would never frame it that way. Restlessness Anxiety Vivid Dreams First DayGermany2714MaleIt became a almost daily habitVaporizer Joints EdiblesMeditation Yoga Breathwork8/27/2021germany27
Health Anxiety Day 3United Kingdom2417FemaleDaily SpliffVape8/27/2021united-kingdom24
affecting my productivity and realized i was in denial after being a heavy user for 5+ years.scattered mind, cant concentrate, is day 4 and all my work is backed up, i forget thing on the spot, foggy mind, lack of hunger and weird crazy hyper realistic dreams. also weir, but im constipated. low libido and nervousness galore. feeling the need to buy flower to put an end to all the thoughts bouncing through my head . nausea on day 1 and 2 but not anymore. ive been more emotional than usual, not in an angry way, but i noticed the first few days anything will make me sad or cry. day 3 and 4 not so bad. day 1California3722Femaleevery day, all day for the past 5 years. used to be bowl or bong. since the pandemic hit, its been vape pen every day.yes, exercise. 8/27/2021california37
For my baby I just feel like I need it but thinking about my new born makes me say no feel angry n stressed About a week ago United Kingdom2211FemaleEvery day all day Lung bongs No8/27/2021united-kingdom22
Because I want to live a clean life and spirituality No sleep As soon as I quit Saudi Arabia4517MaleEveryday Spliff / tobacco and weedMeditation, breath work , SKY practice 8/27/2021saudi-arabia45
Messes w my headDisassociation, irritable. Can't eat .Yesterday Texas1813FemaleEveryday Blunts No8/27/2021texas18
For my own health, and to get a diagnosis I need to be clean for at least 6 weeks but I’m gonna try for 3 monthsI am currently on my 3rd day and my only symptoms are not wanting to eat and having difficulty sleeping, I used to smoke daily for almost 3 yearsSince day 1Netherlands2018MaleAbout 1g a day in spliffsJoint, spliffsCaffeine and chewing gun8/28/2021netherlands20
It was negatively impacting my daily life.Yes, mood swings, insomnia, GI Issues, major anxiety, severe migrainesDay 2 of quitting United States3421FemaleDaily Edible Yes ibprofen, excedrin, water 8/28/2021united-states34
Needed a tolerance breakYes. Sleeplessness, loss of appetite, anxiety, stomach UAR sensitivity, sweating, chills, watery stool, worryAfter cut dose of intake to reduce possible withdrawal symptoms. 1-2 days after were intense.Washington4914MaleDaily .5-1g a day of cbd, hybrid sativa and indica and more intense pure sativa 2-3g a day for 1 month.Bong alwaysNo8/28/2021washington49
1 weeks agoRestless, not being able to sleep .. constantly thinking about getting highDay 1United Kingdom3113MaleEvery single day about every hour or soHalf ounce a weekYes .. keeping active and trying to see a different scene8/28/2021united-kingdom31
depression, lack of motivation, poor social skills,depression, anxiety, poor sleep, no appetite, first two daysUnited Kingdom3821Maledailyvaporiser, paxno8/28/2021united-kingdom38
Breakup - 1. cannabis was causing too much anxiety and overthinking 2. I decided it was time to stopDifficulty sleeping, waking up every hour of so Loss of appetiteThe day I stopped Canada2317MaleA few times a dayVape pen and jointsNot yet8/28/2021canada23
clearer thinkingsweats lack of concentration some aches and pains like muscles and stomach for instancethe first 3 days United Kingdom4715Malealmost everydaysmokingexercise hot baths hydration8/28/2021united-kingdom47
Lack of ambition/motivation. Cost.Restlessness sleep disturbance shifting appetite irritability 12 hours after quittingGeorgia3214Male5x dailyWater pipeNo8/28/2021georgia32
General life impacts. Insomnia, depression. Can fall asleep but only for three hours at a time. 2 days after stoping California3314MaleDaily in the evening Edible or bowlExercise 8/28/2021california33
I got tired of it. I quit for ten years while in the military. When I got out of the military I started using again. Fast forward 3 years from that and my tolerance has made me a heavy user and it’s not as fun as it was. It’s more of a chore now than a pleasurable.Sleep disturbances; vivid dreams when I can sleep; anxiety; night sweats; irritability; depression; the urge to keep using.The second day/night after I stoppedCalifornia3834MaleDailyJoints, bowls, vape pen, and ediblesChamomile tea; melatonin 8/28/2021california38
Breathing problemsInsomnia, lack of appetiteDay 3South Carolina2819MaleA bowl pack a dayBowlRunning has helped a lot. I also drinks slightly more8/29/2021south-carolina28
Brain fogCold sweats, headaches, irritated, fatigue, loss of appetiteBefore quitting did try taper off for week beforeNew Zealand4414MaleAll day everydaySmokeShower and baths sleep8/29/2021new-zealand44
I have severe short term memory loss with Marijuana, I felt anxious, angry and couldn't even read a single page in a book, let alone study. I would have regular absences, and my depression was only balanced if I knew I could have a joint or oil. Diarrhoea and constipation regularly, constant confusion about life or who I am, depression and anxiety and an overwhelming feeling of loneliness.From a few days after stopping. Spain2818FemaleDailySmoking joints, and taking thc oil drops orally.I can't bring myself to do anything, I have tried reading,which I enjoy for a few minutes but I have no self confidence in retaining information.8/29/2021spain28
Why notAnxiety/ slightly depressed loss of appetite difficulties sleeping exhaustion sweating Day 1Illinois3313MaleEdAllAnxiety meds and exercise and talking to people8/29/2021illinois33
Anxiety, made me feel incapable of simple tasksI did, but not any more. Nausea, vomiting, stomachache, heavier and more painful periods. Extreme sadness, like there was a dementor in the room and I’d never feel cheerful again, inability to look forward and contemplate another day/hour/week.Day 4United Kingdom3018Female3-6 times dailyJointKeeping busy helped.8/29/2021united-kingdom30
To improve my overall health and save moneyYes i get anxiety and have trouble sleeping Around four weeks after stopping United Kingdom3415MaleEvery daySmoking Yes deep breathing techniques and exercise 8/29/2021united-kingdom34
Need to focus on schoolNausea, loss of appetite, night sweats, fatigueThe day after I quitOregon2117Male3-5 times a dayBowl or vape penCBD—like a lot8/29/2021oregon21
Restore memeoryNo3 daysCanada4719MaleWake and bake to bedtimeJointNo8/29/2021canada47
I was consuming too much not doing much elseAnxiety, headache, nausea, loss of appetiteWithin 24h of quittingNew York3916MaleSeveral times a daySmoking, vaping, ediblesMeditation helps with anxiety8/29/2021new-york39
No enjoyment anymore.Sweats, irritable, mood swings, cravings Within 24hrsUnited Kingdom3414FemaleEvery day in rizlaCbd spray 8/29/2021united-kingdom34
Unwanted lingering impacts on personality and motivationDepressed mood, disinterested demeanor, lack of energy, boredom, increased irritabilityDay 1Colorado3017Male3-4 times dailyBowlNot yet, unsure what to try8/29/2021colorado30
Hard to source with borders being shut around meHeadaches, tired, restless, agitated Within the first couple of hours Australia3534Female8g a weekJoints Taking cbd tablets 8/30/2021australia35
It caused severe anxiety any time I smokedFirst week: cravings, diarrhea, headache, night sweats, aggressive feelings Second and third week: severe night sweats, deep depressions, no appetite, negative feelingsFrom day 2 of quittingConnecticut4741FemaleEvery day as medical prescription combined with CBDOil and smokingMeditation, hypnosis, EMDR guided therapy8/30/2021connecticut47
Job application Headaches, lack of sleep, loss of appetite Two weeks after the fact Texas2318FemaleDaily. Constantly. Joints or vape pens CBG for my headaches. 8/30/2021texas23
Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome- Insomnia - GI problems (lower tract pain, inflammation) - Nausea and vomiting - Hyperthermia - Headaches - Brain fog - Motor impairment - Random bouts of muscular painWithin 48 hours of stopping consumption.Chile2922MaleMultiple times a day.Joints, pipe, bongAntiemetic medication, sleeping pills and a colder environment. Effectiveness has been limited.8/30/2021chile29
I smoked for 24 years non stop. I want a change, its time for a change for my health and my older wiser selfYes headaches and the nightmares are the worst of them all. Today makes 29 days for me. The longest I have never smoked, I'm proud of myself. The 1st day and up until now. I am sleeping a little better, but the nightmares and headaches are still here. Yesterday 8-29-21 my headache was so bad it made me want to throw up, but I took a Tylenol PM and went to bed. Woke up feeling better but the slight headache is still here. I'm praying this goes away soon.New York3815FemaleAll dayJoint and edibles No I tried to stop a few months ago I did it for 9 days. It was okay but in this Pandemic who wants to be sober, that was my thought and excuse. I know better now.8/30/2021new-york38
I was dependent. My nutrition and sleep were poor and I found it hard to execute changes I wanted in my life. After 2 1/2 weeks I’m sleeping better but the first two weeks it was a major struggle. I feel a step slow. Brain fog. Day one. Maine4238MaleDaily. Vape pen. Edible (THC lemonade). Breath work. Effective. 8/30/2021maine42
Medicinal use for IBS and trauma recovery + recreational use for a high turned into daily abuse and I realized I have been high all day everyday for 2yrs. Has now taken over my life and holds me back, lowers my confidence.1st few days - nausea, fever, restlessness, no appetite 1st week - nausea, no appetite, weight loss, fatigueDay 1Canada3516FemaleHeavy use every dayBong, joint, vapeCBD8/30/2021canada35
After 42 years of it and my 60th birthday approaching I just felt it was long overdue.The first 12 days I had night sweats and headaches and fever Around day 3 after last toke.Kansas5918MaleDaily, but only about a quarter gram per day.One hit batty the last 20 years. One hit water bongs before that Drinking lots of water and taking nsaid.8/30/2021kansas59
Overall health and well-being Insomnia Chills Irritable Abdominal pain/cramps, constipation/diarrhea (ibs seems to have been made worse) Nausea Bloating Loss of appetite Tired I almost feel hungover but without the headache I used to drinking fizzy drinks most of the time, since stopping the smoking they make my stomach hurtDay 2United Kingdom3117FemaleEvery daySmoking jointsNo8/30/2021united-kingdom31
Started feeling a propensity to feel depressed and cognitive issues1.Depression 2.Concentration difficulties 3.Memory problems They started during heavy consumption periodsPortugal2717MaleThree, two times a week, sometimes morePaperNo8/30/2021portugal27
Using it everyday and have gained weight and lost motivation to do other thingsIrritable. Night sweats. Sleeping issuesDay 2Canada5552FemaleEvery dayvapeno8/30/2021canada55
Tired of feeling numb all the timeI'm very sleepy5 days after last smoke3525Femaledailysmokedno8/30/202135
Despite only using it in the evenings, it was beginning to affect every hour of my day to day life, as well as motivation and focus. Additionally, my lungs have been weak and my doctors informed me that marijuana can interfere with my ADHD and antidepressant medication .-nausea -insomnia -anxiety -bouts of crying -fear -dizziness -loss of appetite -aches and painsWithin 48 hoursCanada3531Non-Binary Every evening after 4 or 5 pmJoints and vaporizerI have been taking tylenol to help with the physical discomfort, and using the 4-7-8 breathing technique to fall asleep.8/30/2021canada35
I felt it was making it more difficult to manage my emotions. I used when I wanted to feel good, and realizing that I had that behavior and found happiness in very few other avenues highlighted that. Yes absolutely. First week had insomnia and increased anxiety and irritability. I’m now day one week 2 and my mood is very very low. I feel quite gray, and sad to be honest. 24 hours, but have heightened the past 72 hours Texas2314MaleI used consistently, almost daily, for the past year. I moved into a new place with new friends this past month and we all decided to take a break 8 days ago. Usually bubbler or a bong. Melatonin, exercise, diet, staying active, etc. Just difficult as motivation levels are declining 8/30/2021texas23
Took over Sweating anger anxiety no sleep no appetite Day 3Wales2926FemaleExcessively daily Rig bongs and spliffs No8/31/2021wales29
I hate myself Fatigue short temper Loss of appetite The first daysTexas2217MaleFive blunts a dayBlunts and jointsNo8/31/2021texas22
Chest infection thought I was dying ended up in hospital wasn't dying just felt so like it Anger feeling sick no energy hot cold sweats no appetiteWithin 24 hrAustralia4817MaleAll day every day Bong smokingWalking lots and lots of walking 8/31/2021australia48
Heart attacksleep problemsweek 2United Kingdom5121Maleevery daysmokeno8/31/2021united-kingdom51
Because I'm embarrassed about how much it controls me.Yes, no appetite, vomiting in the morning. grumpy and fed up with life. Just want to smoke grr 😤 but will power will winThe first morning of no smoking United Kingdom2716FemaleDaily minimum 5 spliffs a daySpliff No8/31/2021united-kingdom27
To become healthierInsomnia, main reason I started. Lucid dreaming, slight cravings. Did have headaches for several of the first few days.2-3 days from quitting. Headaches ceased quickly. Insomnia still persists 28 days later. Cravings are virtually gone.Arizona3722Male5-8 times daily. I would go through 7 grams in 2 days easily.Bowl and pen.No. I work out about 30-40 minutes a day, but I did that smoking too.8/31/2021arizona37
It’s not the life I want for myself or family/kids Yes. Day 12 here. I used thc vape pens primarily for the last year and a half. Daily. It’s been a REALLY hard battle to stop. I have never been addicted to anything else before. I am also 39. Terrible anxiety Constant cold/sweat Unable to sleep / stay asleep Jittery and borderline shakes Negative zero appetite Nausea (especially after eating) Racing mind Irritated Frustrated with simple tasks Life sucks. Praying it gets better soon Have not yet Canada3937FemaleDaily Vape penJust reducing stress load Trying to stay hydrated and forcing myself to eat. 8/31/2021canada39
To save money I can’t sleep, feel bored. Day 1Australia3120FemaleEvery dayAbout 1-2 grams per dayI drank wine to help sleep…would of been healthier to smoke.8/31/2021australia31
Money, depression, breakdown in a weed fueled relationship and general feelings of unhappiness A lot of people like to claim that their isn’t any symptoms when giving up. I’ve stopped and started after heavy use a few times now (this time hopefully being the last!). The most common symptoms are hot flushes, no appetite, extreme mood swings, headaches, constipation (for the first week or so) and then diarrhea for week 2 and inability to sleep.Day 22517FemaleEvery dayJoints only There isn’t really much that helps. Stay hydrated, keep meals light and healthy. 8/31/202125
motivation, mental acuity. Also, I was relying on it to handle situational depression. To avoid mental anguish. Someday I might use occasionally for recreational purposes, but not as a crutchA little, but not much. Still trying to get dopamine levels back to normalFirst weekCalifornia6040Femaleevery daysmokeL-Tyrosine8/31/2021california60
Don’t want to be a slave to weedHeadache, irritable, sinus pressure18 hours after last use Vermont4918MaleDaily Flower and penGabapentin8/31/2021vermont49
Playing sports in college -Can’t sleep -no appetite -low energy -anxiety/depression. 6 hours after I stopped Pennsylvania1817Male-getting high 2x a day Pen batteryHot showers/baths help with mental issues. Warm milk/melatonin for sleep. Telling my parents that I smoked 8/31/2021pennsylvania18
I don't remember.Yes. Depression, irritability, vivid dreams, insomnia, increased sleeping.ImmediatelyWashington4017FemaleDailyJointAcupuncture, CBD oil, Qi Gong8/31/2021washington40
Just wanted to quitLoss of appetite, loss of sleep , depression and mood swings2nd day2019MaleMultiple times a dayVape penNo8/31/202120
Just had an overall unrealistic/paranoid view on life even during the day when i'm not high as i was a heavy night time smokerheadaches, anxiety, paranoia tirednessday 23219Maleevery night for 5 years and on and off for 10bowlcut down slowly over a month instead of cold turkey9/1/202132
I wanted my lid back. Sweating fogy dizzy diarrea nightmares cant sleep . Two days Hawaii6916FemaleVery heavy the past year Q Bowl Melatonin for sleep lots and lots of water. Dont over do it. 9/1/2021hawaii69
I was experiencing symptoms of CHS.Night sweats and erratic dreams, but I'm 23 days sober and it's getting better.Within a few days of quitting.Nevada4516FemaleDailyVape pen and bowlDrink plenty of water, take vitamins and exercise.9/1/2021nevada45
Lack of motivation, brain fog and reduced memory. I've been smoking since I was 12 heavily, on and off for 10 years. I haven't smoked in 72 hours, but symptoms are still mild. Headaches, a dull and inconsistent bodily ache, no cold sweats as of yet. Minor trouble sleeping, somewhat increased appetite but reluctantly eating ( which is odd) and mild cravings.After day 1Canada2314MaleEveryday, primarily in the evening after work and on weekends.A bong and a bowl, also edibles from time to time.just melatonin for sleep9/1/2021canada23
Health isolation and cadhAgitated insomnia and tearful Day 2None5120FemaleEveryday With tabboco rolled smoked Nytol9/1/2021none51
Mental health felt as though it went from bad to worse. Self harm, considering suicide, inability to handle enotions or stress.Severe decrease in appetite and libido. Difficult staying asleep for more than 3-4 hours, followed by 4 hours wakefulness and then crashing for another 3-4 hours.Appetite and libido within first week, sleep problems during second and thirdCanada3117MaleDaily, from waking until sleeping. I don’t pay for weed as I am a sales rep for a producer. I smoked ultra premium flower and concentrates.Bowl, dabs/vaporizer I was a functional stoner, exercised intensely twice daily, meditate twice daily, eat healthy. I haven’t changed any habits.9/1/2021canada31
To better my health and relationship. There's been a lot of cheating and even when he usnt im paranoid he is. Sweating, irritability2 weeksUnited Kingdom2417FemaleAll day everydaySmoke No9/1/2021united-kingdom24
Paranoia, money and sleepNot anymoreFirst couple days 1714MaleEvery dayBongNo9/1/202117
I kept losing track of time. Litterally would work then smoke at home and months would go byI do experience withdrawal the times I have tried quiting stay off it is hardThe night of first day Texas2421MaleEverydayBowl, edibles, vape if I could find itI have tried meditating 9/1/2021texas24
Smoking to feel normal. Flu like stomach issues anxiety 2 days after quitting. Australia6650MaleMultiple time a day pretty much most days.Volcano Vaporizer No9/1/2021australia66
3 days agotrouble sleeping. pain coming and going on right side of headtodayCanada2215Maleeveryday everythingmelatonin9/1/2021canada22
Using it to sedate myself to tolerate living out of a car for 2 yearsI have quit for one month, the worst symptoms are gone but there is still brain fog, difficult to focus. No ambition Day 4Tennessee3221MaleAll day for mostly 2 years, prior to this not as heavy but still frequent, mostly daily Mostly smoke, but a period of lots of vape. Some edibles on occasionDrinking more alchohol, also exercising somewhat more9/1/2021tennessee32
I used constantly and it affected my drive and mental health negatively. I can't sleep. I have no appetite. I am irratible. I had anxiety and depression while using and still do. The first dayOregon4016MaleAll day every dayFlower and ediblesI'm only in day 39/1/2021oregon40
Because I was smoking every night for 3 years and was questioning whether it was a cause or a cure for my anxietyYes. I am two days in and feel overwhelmed and anxious. I couldn't fall asleep last night and had a nightmare when I did. I have strong cravings to smoke as wellAfter 24 hoursUnited Kingdom2615MaleDailySpliffCold showers, walks9/1/2021united-kingdom26
Tired of itAnxiety,jolts out of sleep, sweating,chills , irritabilityDay 2Colorado3213MaleEverydayEdible,bowl,vapeMelatonin9/1/2021colorado32
Need employment Intense crazvings, headache, stomach pain, sweats, anger, anxiety, Within one day Oregon2910MaleMultiple times daily,5+PipeNo9/1/2021oregon29
Tolerance breakLack of appetite, insomnia, heart palpitations, depression and irritability, suicidality, fatigueThe day I stopped smoking Illinois1814FemaleTwice daily for two yearsBongNo9/1/2021illinois18
Save money and mentally feel drained some daysHeadaches, Brain fogOn the 2nd dayNew Zealand2118MaleEveryday for 3 yearsSqueezes and BowlsCold showers and Exercising 9/1/2021new-zealand21
I was tired of what it was turning me IntoMany brain fog to be precise am in 20 day now Immediately I quit Nigeria1817MaleDailyRollYes and so far is working9/1/2021nigeria18
To be more present, especially at the end of the day. Memory concerns. Lung concerns. Being a good influence to othersDay 1 cravings, nausea, weepy. Day 2 cravings, nausea, brain fog, weepy. Day 3 less cravings, restless sleep, Day 4 Exhaustion, minor cravings, terrible headache, restless sleep, tmjWithin 24hrs of stoppingColorado5713Female3-4 times a daySmoke a pipeAdvil for headache. 9/1/2021colorado57
Because it made me really anxious and I cant remember what its like to have a clear mind. I also spent all of my money on it and am now in thousands of pounds of debt. I want to do well in life and be the happiest I can and I dont think that's possibly smoking weed every day.I am irritable and getting headaches. I feel anxious and stressed.The first day of quittingUnited Kingdom2016FemaleEvery daySpliff (rolled with tobacco)I usually smoke cigarettes when I crave a spliff or feel too stressed, but I'm focusing on trying to read more books to make me feel more calm9/1/2021united-kingdom20
Hurt myselfYeah i think about it alotOccasionallyArizona2415MaleEverydayEvery 2-3 hoursMeditating9/1/2021arizona24
Difficulty focusing, increased social anxiety, occasional speech stutter, didn’t want to increase chances of permanent cognitive effectsDuring weeks 1-3, I most commonly experienced mood swings and depression 4-7 days after quitting Michigan2518MaleConsistently throughout the day, everyday. Bowl and Vape penHaving a good daily routine was key to my sobriety. Specifically, staying as busy as possible for the first 3 weeks. Daily Activities included going to the gym, nature walks, starting a online business, going to my day-job and hanging out with sober friends9/1/2021michigan25
Healthy lungs and improve memoryVivid dreams, cravings, ireitibilityDay 1New York4340FemaleDaily throughout the dayBowlSnap a rubberband on wrist when I have a craving9/1/2021new-york43
Inhibition on life.All of the above with intensity.Within 12 hours, with anger / rage being the first symptom.New Jersey3833MaleDaily70% THC vape penNAD infusions.9/2/2021new-jersey38
Tolerance breakIrritability, i’ve had a mild headache since i’ve stopped, my stomach has been upset everyday, i’ve had trouble sleeping and eating. yeah after a day of not smoking Florida2219FemaleEverydayConcentrates/ dab rig.yes i bought cbd delta 8 flower, it helped for a little but my brain was able to tell the difference after the first day of using that so all the symptoms came back afterwards. 9/2/2021florida22
Hyperemesis stage 1 symptoms after 6 months edibles 70 - 90 mg per night for tinnitus insomniaGI. Nausea Hard to say because of hyoeremesisArizona5757FemaleEvery nightEdibles. Capsules tinctures gummiesZoltan. Not sure it actually helped9/2/2021arizona57
I realized I was still smoking it even though it caused problems like fatigue, anxiety attacks, I was getting angry if anything got in the way of my smoking time. I started getting noticeabley dumber. I've gain 30lbs in one year. This happened while only smoking a "one hitter" or two per night. After noticing I was continuing to use even though it was causing problems, I knew I was addicted. Yes! Headaches, irritability, sick feeling, stomach aches, itchiness all over. Brain fog, no appetite, weird taste in my mouth. Terrible depression. I feel awful. I cannot believe the withdrawal is this bad with how little I smoked. 24 hours after last use3713FemaleEvery nightOne hitter (mini smoking pipe)Drinking lots of water, meditating, excersize, taking naps. And alot apologizes for my anger outbursts lol. Forcing something to eat helps a bit too. I tried smoking cbd to alleviate my symptoms the first time I tried to quit, it didn't really help and I ended up smoking thc and eating an entire box of cheese its.9/2/202137
I smoke it all the time and I just feel like I can be a better version of myself if I stop The first night I couldn't go to sleep I punched my pillows to death I've been pretty easy to agitate the past 3 daysDay 1Canada2514MaleDaily almost all dayBowls mixed with tobacco Only willpower 9/2/2021canada25
Anxiety increasedCravings, appetite lossDay 4California2116Male5 times a weekVape, bongMelatonin for sleep 9/2/2021california21
I stopped because it is a mistake that leads to other mistakesdepression dreaming about weed numbness and headachesafter the first dayNigeria2217Maleevery fucking daysmoking via rizzlano9/2/2021nigeria22
Because myself and partner stopped doing any activities. We were only concerned about smoking every evening.Yes. Sleepless nights. Extreme boredom in the evenings.The first 2 weeks we were on holiday so it wasn’t bad or our minds were occupied. But the 3rd week we are back home and it’s been very difficultUnited Kingdom2519MaleEvery eveningJointGoing outside for a cup of tea as we would usually do when smoking.9/2/2021united-kingdom25
Started to feel the weed may be affecting my brain when stringing sentences together Not yet.. only day 2N/aUnited Kingdom2518MaleDailyJointNo9/2/2021united-kingdom25
I felt like my smoking was negatively affecting my personal and professional relationships with others. Chills, diaphoresis, lack of appetite, nausea, feeling unbalanced on my feet48 hours after smoking. Florida3432FemaleEvery couple hours, heavy use. Blunt and vape penTylenol 9/2/2021florida34
It ruins my relationship with people Anxiety and sleep disturbance After not smoking for 24 hours Illinois4416MaleEveryday All of the above No9/2/2021illinois44
too much paranoia and strange thought patternsyes, upset stomach, earlier nausea, and irritabilityday one or two w/o after cutting down substantially over a period of a year from multiple daily use to single daily use. Then from smoking daily to tinctures Illinois4515Femalefor the past few years, daily to weekly smokerone hitter or bowlkombucha, ginger, and ma meetings9/2/2021illinois45
Pregnancy Nausea and trouble sleepingThe night I stopped smoking Tennessee2315FemaleDailyBongAnti nausea medication 9/2/2021tennessee23
To try and clear my head and focus up on what I want to do in life.Right now im just having cravings, But just this morning on my third day clean i had a super bad headache The 3rd day for me New Jersey2117MaleEverdayBlunts and jointsVideo games and working out9/2/2021new-jersey21
A better life/job.Nausea, light head and little to no sleep.Within the first 24 hours.Mississippi3220FemaleDaily at least 3-4 times.Smoke. Roll up in a cigar.No9/2/2021mississippi32
5 days ago Loss of appetite Weed Cravings Nausea in the mornings First few hours Canada2318FemaleEveryday 3 time per day JointDrinking more water Getting Fresh air Bitting my nails 9/2/2021canada23
A trip to Utah caused me to have to detox for 4 days. Upset stomach, anxiety, irritability, muscle pain, Sleeplessness, Low libido, and food aversion/no hungerFirst dayColorado2315FemaleDaily up to 4 timesBowl, and dabbingI went hiking and playing video games9/2/2021colorado23
Work.Sleep issues Loss of appetite Cranky Day2 California1915Female2 monthsJointArts and crafts 9/2/2021california19
Multiple reasons, I became burn out; started a health kick with cold pressed juices, smoothies, Whole Foods and exercise. Didn’t feel like consuming one day recently and felt like it was right for me to quit. I’ve been using daily multiple times a day since I was 15, with the occasional tolerance breaks. I’m now 26, and just noticed I’m tiered of being unmotivated. I was attempting to treat my mental illnesses with weed and came to the realization that it’s not a positive way to treat or deal with what I have going on. Got to the point where it was making mental state worse. Temperature control issues. Cold sweats and clammy hands and feet. Loss of appetite. Over all major mood swings. I do have bipolar 1, so I’m experiencing rapid cycling mood swings since quitting. Occasional Nausea Insomnia Feeling weird and unwell. Fatigue Also at times I have swings of restlessness and feeling wired and jittery. First day Nevada2614FemaleMultiple times daily. Didn’t ever go more than a few hours without consuming. Volcano vaporizer Glass water bong Occasional edibles Healthy lifestyle, Listening to my brain and body. Resting when I feel like it. Staying hydrated. Talking about symptoms and feelings with my partner. 9/3/2021nevada26
I felt that it was clouding my judgement and I had no beaks in my usage anymoreYes nausea, brain fog, decreased productivity. Swelling feet at night. Sweating at night.A week after stoppingEurope4716Femaleevery daypipeNo9/3/2021europe47
It stopped being fun and became a chore. I spent so much money on it. I planned my whole life around it. I’m currently on day 16 and I’m still really struggling but I know I have to give it up to be the best person I can be. Cold sweats, night sweats, extreme mood swings, super bad anxiety.(to the point I’m convinced it’s not anxiety) had no appetite first week and lost 15 pounds. Got about 3 hours of sleep first 5 days. Suicidal thoughts. Terrible attention span. Nausea when I did force myself to eat. Super restless. Quick to anger and when I do get angry it’s more of a meltdown. Even less unmotivated than I was when I was smoking. Whenever I smell weed my mouth literally salivates. I start to get the cold sweats and anxiety about 12 hours after my last smoke. But all the other symptoms took 24 hours to set in and really got intense at 48 hours. Utah2317Male3-4 smokes a day. A typical session for me would be 3-4 bowls from a bong. 3-4 smokes a day. A typical session for me would be 3-4 bowls from a bong. I always used a bong. I’m very into working out so I go to the gym everyday and that helps tremendously. I try to drink as much water as I can to flush out the toxins. I just do anything that can keep me distracted and not thinking about smoking.(video games, tv, hanging with friends.) 9/3/2021utah23
Because I was curious of what the effects of stopping would be (seriously). I've spoken out two times about my wondering, then decided to try it.Rapid heartbeat, general sense of rush/haste, difficulty falling asleep. Also, if I fall asleep, multiple awakenings during the night accompanied by hyperhidrosis.Rapid heartbeat only now (after 5 days), same goes for the general sense of rush/haste. Difficulty falling asleep appeared the first night, same goes for the awakening and hyperhidrosis.Netherlands2922MaleEvery day for the length of at least a year. Before that I occasionally smoked for the previous year, and before that I smoked every day since my 22nd. I ussually smoked around 1 to 2 joint per evening, prior to bedtime.Nothing special, just mixed it with regular tobacco and rolled a joint. Mostly excessive tobacco accompanied by the bare minimum of weed/hasj to notice a difference in mental state.I continued vaping (just flavour+nicotine) as a way to at least keep my intake of nicotine the same, whenever I feel like smoking weed, I turn to my vape for a boost of nicotine and to keep myself occupied. Furthermore, I go to bed a lot earlier each day to compensate for the lack of sleep.9/3/2021netherlands29
Anxiety, wanting to feel normal againYes. Appetite loss, nausea, vivid dreams, anxiety, palpitations, intestinal issues. After a day or two Netherlands2923FemaleDailySmoke a bluntWalking, breathing, going to the sauna 9/3/2021netherlands29
For clarityDepressed, tiredDay 5Washington3820FemaleEverydayVapeNo9/3/2021washington38
Just doneStomach painSecond dayCanada5021FemaleDailySmoke Exercise 9/3/2021canada50
Money, lung health, increasing motivation for work and universityHave felt very few symptoms until the 5th day (today). I woke up feeling lightheaded and the feeling hasn’t fully subsided all day 5 days after for significant symptoms, cravings and wandering thoughts have occurred since day one but have subsidedUnited Kingdom2117MaleDaily Spliff (called a zoot in the United Kingdom where I’m from)Nope just willpower9/3/2021united-kingdom21
Religious reasonsMild feeling of unease, mild headache, mild stomach upsetFirst day of abstinanceCanada5018MaleMultiple times dailyBowlNo9/3/2021canada50
Boredom, and saving moneyLoss of appetite, restlessness, boredom, difficulty focusing, irritability, depressionAbout 36 hours after cessationNevada2916MaleTwo to five times a day, daily.Bong, vaporized concentratesNicotine vaporizers9/3/2021nevada29
Improve quality of lifeFatigue, loss of appetite, irritability, potentially EDAfter a day of not smokingUnited Kingdom2320Male1-2 joints per dayJoints/ediblesNo9/3/2021united-kingdom23
Age, health, smell, interference with daily life: in stuck of everything having to be punctuated by itInsomnia, nausea, poor appetite, lack of energyDay 1United Kingdom6018FemaleDailySmokingNicotine replacement9/3/2021united-kingdom60
5 daysYes Upset stomach Headaches Lack of Hunger Irritation Day 2Kentucky3218MaleEvery dayPipeNo9/3/2021kentucky32
regain focus and mental clarityirritable and sleeplessness usually peak around day 4 every time i quitMichigan4019Maledaily before bed, maybe a little more on the weekends joint, bowl, water bongno, i just try to time it so the worst is on the weekend. experimenting with ingesting activated charcoal to prevent enterohepatic reabsorption
I'm pretty young, and most of my family all smoke or rather vape, I never wanted to smoke, so I got into edibles from my 18th birthday on, almost instantly got addicted because nobody warned me about anything. Had some time on and off, ended up getting control back of my life, but of course things aren't that easy. Got back in about.. 4 months ago? Time feels so weird, maybe 5, could be 8 for all I know. I started feeling like shit over time, feeling it hit less, being high all the time, not knowing when edibles stop hitting because I take the next one before the old wears off, realizing that I barely spent any time not high. Time to stop, and to move out of this fucking house.Well it's been two days since I quit, my sleep is pretty distorted, whenever I close my eyes they snap back open, but I CAN sleep generally, it just takes forever. When I stop paying attention to my body and breath I start shaking, sometimes so much so that my teeth start hitting together and the sound is really annoying, so I try to focus on not doing it, but it doesn't reliably work. I'm crying a whole lot, granted I'm also about to be on my period so that probably does not help my mood whatsoever, but this is definitely unnatural levels of crying, even at this time of month. My heart feels faster thought I haven't measured or anything, anxiety is way up, mood is way down, just the usual I suppose. No vomiting or headaches though, so that's nice at least..Basically the second I decided to not take that extra edible and instead do something else, it's like my kid self is sitting inside me, irritated at my attempt to not avoid my problems anymore, constantly shouting at me for being a dumb fucking pushover failure with no sense of direction or perspective for the future, but it's not really offering any productive help unfortunately. Ehm.. anyway, the shaking and what not properly started really really soon after. It barely took any time at all.1918FemaleAgain it was on and off, but for the last.. 3? 5? 7? months (probably closer to 3 than 7, at least I hope so.. I really cannot remember most of this time period) It was basically every day, 1-3 edibles per day, each being about one third of a gram of weed.Edibles.Yes, well, yoga I suppose to get my mind off things, drawing frantically to get just any emotions onto paper so I don't accidentally let them out and shout at my mother, risking an argument that would only make the entire situation worse because in my current living situation I am at this woman's mercy no matter how much I fucking HATE it.9/3/202119
Got in the way of School and romantic relationships Restlessness brain fog depression Day 1 Rhode Island2220Male2-5x daily bowl Caffeine 9/3/2021rhode-island22
Body telling me to stop and not fun anymore Anxiety insomnia can't stop swallowing (gerd?) Hardly any appetite and just feel weird overall Second dayOhio5135MaleDaily BowlLong bike rides for exercise and eating better 9/3/2021ohio51
To get my life togetherHeadache, feverDay 2Alaska3913MaleDaily Vape penIbuprofen 9/3/2021alaska39
Too many health issuesGI pain, nausea, headache, shakiness24 hours after quittingWashington6911MaleSeveral times per dayVape penHot showers9/3/2021washington69
For my health Yes Anxiety Headaches Loss of appetite Day 2Australia3315FemaleDailyBongNot really9/4/2021australia33
Better healthAngry, lack of sleep, huge cravings, apetit ImmediatelyAustralia3019MaleEverydayJoint Exercise9/4/2021australia30
my mind was foggy all the timecraving, sweats especially cold sweats, lucid dreams and i keep waking up in the middle of sllepfirst 24 hIran2320Maleeverydayjointsno9/4/2021iran23
Want to changeYes anxiety palpitations no appetiteWeek 13021MaleEveeysayJointYes9/4/202130
I was too heavily dependant and it was causing mental health issues.I’m one month in and at present just insomnia and brain fog with patches of depression. Gets easier each week.Within 24 hrsUnited Kingdom4518MaleWas having 3day binges every 2 weeks. Previous to that it was everyday.Joint with tobaccoMindfulness was a big help. Tried various sleeping remedies but nothing really helped.9/4/2021united-kingdom45
I noticed I was forming a dependency Yes, cravings, mood swings The day after quitting Colorado3013MaleDailyPinch hitterThis site 9/4/2021colorado30
I was relying on it every day and not doing anything in my free time except smoking and zoning out. Was experiencing health conditions and wanted to rule out weed as the cause. Lack of motivation.I feel like I have the flu. I thought I had COVID but tested negative twice. I am nauseous, have a fever and chills/sweats, headache, restless, agitated, depressed, anxious, feel like everything is bad and there’s no point, withdrawing from friends.I started having trouble sleeping on day 2 and started feeling really awful and feverish on day 4.Washington2616FemaleDaily for 4-6 hours per eveningAll of the above. Bong, flower vape, oil vape, edibles.I took 10:1 CBD but had no relief. I am rubbing CBD cream on my back and neck to try to ease the headaches and muscle aches. I am drinking a lot of water and taking naps. I took time off work. Nothing helps.9/5/2021washington26
I want to be a better person for my childrenJust mood swings so farDay 1United Kingdom4927Female3 times a daysmokeKeeping mindful of why I want to quit9/5/2021united-kingdom49
My vision was severely negatively impactedYes, I am having trouble sleeping, and my eyes are very light sensitive and have a hard time looking at bright lights. My vision is also blurry as well.The first day of quitting.California3218MaleEvery day, all day.vape pen and ediblesNo, I just let it naturally take its course.9/5/2021california32
It caused anxiety Vivid dreams, anxiety and feet sweats After day 1Michigan1715FemaleDaily 5+ times a day Bongs/blunts Yes9/5/2021michigan17
Addiction ruining my marriage and cause of anxiety and depression Can't eat or sleep or enjoy anything feel miserable As soon as I quit California2422MaleDailyVape pen or joint No9/5/2021california24
Acknowledging it is an addiction Depression. Fatigue. Fuzzy eyesight. Lack of appetite. . Brain fogAfter about 2 daysUnited Kingdom5630FemaleDaily JointsDrinking water . Acceptance 9/5/2021united-kingdom56
I wanted to see how I feel if I do not smoke. I do not have cravings, the symptoms are more similar to stopping antidepressants cold turkey. I have lost appetite, and I am constantly sleepy. I also feel depressed. After two days of quitting.Florida3717MaleAlmost every day for the last 12 months.Joints. No, because I am not addicted to cannabis. As mentioned, the symptoms remind me of quitting antidepressants abruptly. My discomfort is not severe, but it is still easy to notice. 9/5/2021florida37
Better myselfNoNoneUnited States3018MaleEveryday twice to three times Blunt wrapNo9/5/2021united-states30
Cost. It was making me lazy and unmotivated to do anything.Headaches but mild. Constantly tired even after good sleep. Depression. 3rd day of abstinence. Washington7066Male2-3 grams a day, everyday in lieu of opiates for back pain management. Prerolled 1 gram joints.Work in the yard for distraction. 9/5/2021washington70
Health Headaches fatigue depression anxiety tinnitus 2-3 days after Belgium4820MaleDaily all day BowlNo9/6/2021belgium48
My relationship with it is not healthy. Self loathing cycle of wanting to stop & self sabotage. Some cravings, nightmares, stomach cramps, loss of appetite Day 2 South Africa2417FemaleDaily - 3/4 joints a dayAll off but mostly smoke Not really 9/6/2021south-africa24
Job and want to change lifestyle No sex drive. Somewhat low energy and doubt about my future.Immediately after quitting.California4422MaleEverydayJointGNC products and trying meditation.9/6/2021california44
Laziness, lack of focus, feeling of dependence for eating/ sleeping Lack of sleep, lack of appetite, irritability Day 1 of abstinence Oklahoma2217MaleSince beginning, I had entered phases of heavy and moderate use as well as phases of abstinence. As of recent, I would consider myself a heavy userCartridges, rolls (blunts/joints), concentrates (dabs) No9/6/2021oklahoma22
Health and finance Cold sweatingNot sureUnited Kingdom4120FemaleHoirlyBucket. No nicotine. Exercise 9/6/2021united-kingdom41
Mum was diagnosed with lung cancerDifficulty staying asleep3daysUnited Kingdom4515FemaleDailyTobacco No9/6/2021united-kingdom45
A friend died of cancer. I want to embrace my lifeFeeling flat. Eyes itchy, congestedDay 8Oregon5954FemaleDailyVape dry herbExercise, regular sleep schedule 9/7/2021oregon59
Smoking was hard on my lungs Yes, chills, shaky, sweating, nausea, uneasy feeling, anxious and irritability 15 hours into being sober California2417FemaleMultiple times a dayBowls out of my bongNo9/7/2021california24
Made me lazy, accelerates aging, antisocial behavior and clumsyYes. Depressed mood, irritated, nausea, hungry but can't eat, can't sleep, sweating all the time 1st dayCalifornia2817FemaleEvery daySpliffYes, zofran for nausea, magnesium supplement for sleep, and just working out a lot9/7/2021california28
The main reason why I stopped is because I was heavily abusing marijuana for years (2016-2021) and used it as coping mechanism to avoid my personal struggles instead of facing them head on. Another reason also is I was smoking so much that I now suffer from a persistent pneumothorax problem (Collapsed lung). I also would regularly stay up to 24+ hours smoking marijuana and not sleeping or eating and in my lifetime of smoking I could comfortably say I've been through quite a substantial amount of psychosis episodes caused most likely by a lack of sleep and smoking a ridiculous amount of marijuana. I also smoked to the point where I would vomit but even after I did I would keep on smoking and smokingBefore I stopped I tried many times to lay off but I would always go back because I was afraid of the withdrawal I would get from weed. For me personally I would get angry and depressed with constant mood swings and felt like I couldn't feel normal again without it so I kept smoking to avoid these feelingsPretty much from day 1 till about 10 days for me roughly. I found the worst to be around the 3 to 7 day mark. Australia, Queensland2015MaleWhen I was 15 (2016) I would only smoke in moderation anywhere from about once a week to about twice a month and only needed a very small amount to get absolutely stoned out of my mind. But in 2017 in a short amount of time it was all day, everyday smoking an ounce or 2 a week Bong (In Australia we call a bowl a cone piece. Made out of brass). I would start with a small cone that could hold 0.10g then I started smoking bigger cones that would fit 0.50g to 1.0g and I packed it to the brim and smoke them in one go. (Not trying to sound tough but in Australia we finish what we pack in one go)Nope I just went cold turkey9/7/2021australia queensland20
focus, independent work productivity, feeling disconnected from others/daily life, compulsive repeat smoking, resolving to take a day off and not being able to. only 'quitting' when it runs out and i resist buying more. extreme anxiety, anger, fear, depression, desire to isolate day 3Maine4033Female4 times a day most dayspipeexercise but panic symptoms make it hard, b12, lots of water, and on a negative side, alcohol (working on this)9/7/2021maine40
Because antiquated employment drug testing laws that violate our fourth amendment rights in the USA are still being usedI had glue like symptoms for a few days at first. Mainly stomach aches and nausea 2-5 days after quittingTexas4017MaleDailyOne hittersNo9/7/2021texas40
Job and relationship strugglesYes. Night sweats, My appetite is terrible, anxiety,First dayCalifornia2817Male5-10 times a dayBongDrink more water, exercise9/7/2021california28
Brain fog and lack of moneyAnxiety, restlessness, diarrhoea Mostly day 2, physical symptoms later in the day4626MaleThree times a dayHas varied over time but in the last ten years mostly edibles.Prepared well in advance by establishing strict exercise routine that I'm sticking to. 9/7/202146
I no longer want to rely on it / more job opportunities Yes. Vivid dreams, weezing, anxiety, stress, I’m eating more, headache, irritable, fatigue Day 3Texas2618FemaleEvery day 5 times a dayBowlMeditation, being active, staying hydrated 9/7/2021texas26
Because it stop me from focusing on my goals Cravings, Lack of appetite and lack of sleepyesterdayUnited Kingdom3816Male5 - 10 joints a day smokeyes, exercising - running each day and supplements like l-tyrosine and 5htp plus multi vitamins9/7/2021united-kingdom38
It’s bad for meIntense mood swings irritability anxiety depression weight lossA few daysCalifornia2817MalePretty much every day since I left the military (sep 2019)All kindsSurfing, better diet9/7/2021california28
1. I don’t like being addicted, and I have been for 5 years 2. My GF wants me to stop, and I love her 3. I want my energy and motivation back. 4. I am an ambitious person, smoking kills my ambitions Nausea, insomnia, irritability Especially in the morning I feel sick to my stomach until noon when I do not smoke for a few days, loss of appetite (the loss of appetite persist trough the day but disappears after a week or so) -> In that case I force myself to eat small portions, because if I don’t it only gets worse Sometimes I can not smoke for a week and have nothing, other time the symptoms start after 1 or 2 days not smoking. I guess it depends on how my body and brain chemistry are at that moment? Belgium2414MaleAbout 1g a day. Sometimes more, sometimes less Just rolling it like a cigarette with tobacco No. I force myself to eat small portions and bite my teeth 9/7/2021belgium24
To help preserve my short-term memory, to relieve my lungs of THC toxicity, and to not be reliant upon a substance anymore.IrritabilityAfter one week.California2215MaleEvery dayBHO or rosinExercise and breathing techniques.9/7/2021california22
Personal choiceAnxiety, panic attacks, chest tightness, shortness of breath, brain fogDay 2Illinois2418Male5-6 times a dayVape penMedical help9/7/2021illinois24
To take a tolerance break I am not hungry video games are to boring to play and so are other activitiesThe next day is when I noticed I wasn’t hungry just like how I’m not hungry when I’m on my prescription adhd medication Prefer not to specify1513MaleAround 1.5G of normal bud a dayBowl and pen in publicNope9/8/2021prefer-not-to-specify15
Clean way of lifeInsomnia, mood swings, lost of appetiteFirst dayCalifornia3025MaleEverydayBowlNo9/8/2021california30
To become more productive.Headaches, sweaty palms, stomach pains, night sweats, cravings, brain fog, and more.I'm on day 2. They started around the 14 hour mark.Missouri3415MaleUp to 2 grams a day. I dropped consumption down to around .5g a day before quitting.Bowl,Blunt.I am taking multi vitamins and exercising. These multi include plant and fruit extracts along with all the normal ones. 9/8/2021missouri34
Memory and cognitive functionInsomnia, anxiety, mood swings, depressionThree days after quittingCanada3629Maleevery couple of daysjoints and ediblesCBD oil for the first week9/8/2021canada36
Cost too muchHeavy cravings, appetite loss, irritated easily, must take melatonin to sleep.First 4 hours waking up not smoking Massachusetts1713MaleSmoking a half a week for a while, cut down to about 7 grams a week, now completely dry. I would take a big bong rip at least every other hour Bong, edibles, bubblers, joints.Vyvanse and melatonin 9/8/2021massachusetts17
HealthIrritability, depression, loss of motivation and appetite3rd dayAustralia4128MaleDailyBongNo9/8/2021australia41
After nearly 3 years of daily (only at night) use i knew that weed was holding me back from achieving my life goals and affecting my university studies Irritability, vicious mood swings, struggle to fall asleepAt night when I used to smoke Australia2620MaleEvery night, only have had a month break in the past few years with a few weeks here and there of no use Mainly bowls, occasionally a joint Keeping my mind occupied by reading or just going to bed early9/8/2021australia26
To have better health and more moneyFunny belly and not sleeping wellDay 2United Kingdom4021FemaleEverdaySmoke No9/8/2021united-kingdom40
Constant anxietyHaven’t slept in days lose of appetite Day 3United Kingdom2815MaleEveryday Joint No9/8/2021united-kingdom28
Focus on my business and schoolheadache3 days agoCanada1715Maleevery week to every other weekediblesno9/8/2021canada17
Inability to concentrate at work, lethargy and general brain fog.Yes. Hot flashes, night sweats, depression and diarrhea.After ~24 hours of quitting.Maryland4039MaleMultiple times dailyVape penSleep aid (like benadryl), exercise, extra water, healthy foods and vitamins.9/8/2021maryland40
Stopped 3 months ago because I wanted a higher education.Cravings, sadness, isolation, feeling like I want to be alone.After I stopped smoking California2415FemalePeriodically throughout the last 9 yrs but the last year was almost daily; up until 3 months ago.Bowl, blunt, ediblesNo just cold turkey 9/8/2021california24
Health, improve lifestyle, money. I was excessively sweating the first two nights then no. Slightly less of an appetite. 12 hours after quitting. New Zealand2016FemaleMultiple times a day. Bowl Don’t need to. 9/8/2021new-zealand20
I went on vacation for two weeks and it felt like a good time to take advantage of not being able to smoke, as well as a new semester of classes starting and wanting to be in good formIt has been 15 days now and I have been feeling very fatigued, some night sweats, and also some light headedness during the day.They appeared after about 5 days of quittingCanada2513MaleI was smoking weed every day, many times per dayIt started as just burning flower either in joints or pipes, but the last year was only distillate vape pensSleeping mostly, going for walks with music, eating.9/8/2021canada25
Self improvementIrritability, night sweats, no appetite, insomnia, anxiety, stomach ache.24 hoursNew York2515Maleevery dayjointNo9/8/2021new-york25
Decided it was time. No longer want to be dependent on any substance I think so. First few days lossnof appetite. Its about day 8 and just had a big meltdown being upset with the world and feeling like a failure. Very sad today. About 3 days in I think.Nigeria3422FemaleEverydayTypically a joint, sometimes edibleNope. Stuck inside in isolation because covid. Exercise makes me feel better9/8/2021nigeria34
Looking for work Depression, chills, angry Day1New York4744MaleEveryday PaperNo9/8/2021new-york47
To put more positive focus on my business and my relationship, and to eliminate unhealthy vices helping me cope with anger issues.- Vivid, terrifying and/or weird dreams - fatigue during the day - difficulty shutting brain down for sleep - moments of anxiety and sadness - body aches After the first nightCanada3316MaleEvery day and nightAll forms- exercise - healthy eating - listening to audio books9/9/2021canada33
I started to becoming dependent on it which then caused me to become lazy.It’s been two weeks and I do think about itFirst & second week however it’s becoming easier & easier Massachusetts2317MaleEveryday, twice a dayFronto, weed and rolling paperNo9/9/2021massachusetts23
It was interfering with my schooling.Disregulation of my HPA axis, causing disturbed stomach, decreased appetite and heightened anxietyThe day after quitting. Canada2418MaleOn and off for a while, then daily, then I stopped for 9 months, then a few months daily. But the biggest issues obviously come from daily useVape pen, or jointsIn the past yes, but really just a stomach stabilizer and sleep enhancer are the two main tools that could be helpful, plus an anti anxiety med, but that is not something I have tried before9/9/2021canada24
Lung healthJust very infrequent dry cough and coughing up mucus after exercise. Coughing mucus after exercise also occurred during marijuana use so not so much a “withdrawal” symptom. I have also always had this issue slightly before I started using, potentially asthma. Dry cough started maybe two or three days after stopping.New Zealand2824FemaleTwo or three joints every dayJoint - pure weed, no tobacco Drinking more water. 9/9/2021new-zealand28
nothing in particular, but maybe to start college with a most sober reality difficulty sleeping, nausea and my stomach hurts.4 days to a week since the last time I smoked1816Femaleeveryday or mostly everydayflower, vape penno9/9/202118
I was smoking almost every day, and it was seriously hitting me financially. But I have only used weed or anything with THC for about 7 months. But I only recently in the last 3 months been using it heavily at almost 5 grams a day.This is Day 2 and I have no apatite, unable to sleep. I only started using it to calm myself when I was getting panic attacks from stress at work. This on the 2nd day. Oklahoma2828MaleI started off with only eating 1-2 edibles a day (25mgsTHC each), fast forward 7 months, I switched to smoking and was going through a bout 5 grams a day.Smoking shake or bud.Cleaning and working on a farmhouse I'm building in the woods. Playing video games, and embarrassingly, masturbating (or trying to). But without the weed, not even that is fun anymore.9/9/2021oklahoma28
Wanted to feel like my normal self again Yess Trembling not eating upset stomach heat flashes irritation 1 dat after quitting Maryland2019FemaleEveryday LeafHot baths 9/9/2021maryland20
It was one of my main activities throughout the day and the effects I used it for like decreasing anxiety, helping with productivity, and making mundane tasks more enjoyable had stopped taking place so I was just intoxicated and less functional but without the positive associations. I also found myself wanting to smoke more and more with less time in between, like wanting to smoke again 30 mins after I last smoked.Boredom and cravings associated with that boredom are my most pronounced symptoms. I find myself craving any kind of stimulation via intoxication and have been drinking alcohol more frequently though the results are never exactly what I'm looking for. My dreams are definitely more vivid and I have more restless sleep and more frequent nightmares.I started dreaming more vividly 2 days after stopping. The boredom and cravings started about 4 days after quitting and mostly manifest on weekends when I don't have much going on or in the evenings.Massachusetts2619Male4-6 times a dayBubbler, occasionally bowls or jointsSometimes I drink alcohol when I have cravings, like one or two drinks and I've been going to bed earlier because of boredom. I am exercising regularly/daily which is a habit from before when I was still smoking and maintaining as many routines as possible.9/9/2021massachusetts26
I'm dumb, no memory, physically sick, mentally sick.Yes. Day one, cold sweats, shaking, mood swings, anger, euphoria. Day two, the same except body pain and much less euphoria. Today... I'm about to find out.The same day I stopped.Australia2816FemaleEvery day, every morning with coffee, straight until bedtime. I don't work, and covid lockdowns and 8:30pm curfew keep me from going outside so I just smoke the whole time.A bong.Reading online about withdrawal. Trying to learn about what to expect. Had some paracetamol today but that was for a totally different medical reason that I regularly deal with.9/9/2021australia28
It was autodistructive I feel confused and very edgy2 days agoRomania2116FemaleDailyJointKeeping myself busy and drinking alcohol:(9/9/2021romania21
Because it was taking over every aspect of my life. I was smoking five to seven times a day from waking until sleep. It seemed to destroy my motivation and exacerbated my depression and anxietyYes I am feeling extreme fatigue and irritability. Also my appetite is not that bigAbout six days ago when I went from using about two grams a day down to about a quarter gram a dayColorado4517MaleEvery day. I would usually go through about a quarter ounce a weekBowls bongs and jointsNo I do intend to perhaps try some CBD oil though2021-08-06colorado45
Unable to keep on top of daily life. Mood swings and irritabilityOnly interrupted sleepAfter the first daySpain4922FemaleDaily, evenings onlySmoke it mixed with tabacoNo2021-08-07spain49
It’s holding me back in life and I used it to be escape reality Headaches, waves of anxiety, broken sleep, it’s been 8 days and I’m getting about 4 hours a night. I started off on sleeping tablets for the first 3 nights now I’m going cold turkey. After A day or two since smoking my last jointI don’t I live in United Kingdom2818FemaleEverydayJointI do try breathing exercises for my anxiety. I try to remain social able where I can to distract my mind. 2021-08-07i-dont-i-live-in-united-kingdom28
Getting tolerable and don’t want to smoke anymore Sweats struggle to sleep head aches and bad appetite Day 1 3113MaleEverydayBongPlenty of water good nutritious foods and rest2021-08-0731
I’m not quitting but wanted to take a few months off to get refocused on school. Yes. Primary trouble with sleep, mood changes, and exacerbation of anxiety. Loss of appetite (only 2 days on that symptom)The next day after I quit. North Carolina2716FemaleEveryday with most times being at night. Joint.Exercise regularly, eat pretty healthy, and improve sleep routine strategies 2021-08-07north-carolina27
anxiety enhanced. have to go back to home country where weed is considered extremely illegal.anxiety, brain fog, vivid dreams, sleeplessnessthe first nightNew York2319Maleseveral times a day, everyday.joint and bowlno2021-08-07new-york23
Not sure. Probably work and social stigma Yes. I’m on day 24 or 25 first couple weeks was easier than I thought but the last three days I have had intense cravings to use again. My brain telling me f**k it it’s good for you etc and I’m struggling to ride the waves. I’ve been using since 12 years old everyday and I’m now 31 Two days ago United Kingdom3112MaleAll day everyday like a cigarette smoker except it was always joints instead of fags unless I was at work Tobacco and weed in jointTramedol although think it’s making it worse 2021-08-07united-kingdom31
Feel better about myself find who I am and new job!!!Not as of right now smoked too much last nightN/ANorth Carolina199MaleEvery day 3-5 times daily 2-3 blunts a day then wax off the rigNicotine 2021-08-07north-carolina19
Tolerance break and trying to get a healthier relationship with this substance so that I don’t feel compelled to use it every day. Yes - difficulty falling asleep, vivid dreams and fairly restless nights, much more irritable than usual, and reduced appetite. As soon as day 1. The physical symptoms of withdrawal are mostly behind me as of day 6 but the emotional aspects (boredom and irritability) have grown over the course of the week and are worse now on day 6 than they were initially. This could also be because it is now the weekend and I’m used to smoking all weekend. During the work week it’s easier to stay distracted. California2616MaleDailyTypically vaporizers and dabs. Herb vaporizer during the week after work and dabs + vaporizer (both herb and pens) on the weekends. Not really other than exercising every day. 2021-08-07california26
For workIrritability, trouble sleeping, trouble focusing, trouble enjoying normally enjoyable thingsImmediately after quittingTexas2816MaleMultiple times every dayBowlOnly distractions2021-08-07texas28
Potential job change - lung concernsExtremely vivid bizarre dreams.2-3 days after quitting Florida5418MaleDailyBowlNo2021-08-07florida54
Mental health Always wanting to smoke after a month I still have cravings Still haven’t Ohio2312MaleEvery day most of the day if and on Smoke, Vape, dabs Exercise 2021-08-07ohio23
More ambition clarity of thought pulmonary and cardiac problemsNight terrors depression anxiety insomnia loss of memory and concentractionAbout two days after stopping useNew Jersey6312MaleConstantly during pandemic morning noon and night 24-7Started with paper rolled joints and pipes then one hitters and vaped oils and waxYes went to my shrink was put mood medication did not like the affects now trying welbutron remeron gabapentin and letuda2021-08-07new-jersey63
Sudden anxiety and concerns about my healthYes, occasional nausea mostly in the morning, severe sweating at night, insomnia, mood changes, hot and cold flashes, sweating The very next night after quitting Utah2322MaleMultiple times a day for 5 or 6 months until recently when I cut back to once per day for 2 weeks before quitting entirely.BongYes, I've had some success controlling nausea by drinking ginger tea but I haven't tried anything else.2021-08-07utah23
CHS I thinkNausea and tiredness at day awake at night 3 dayNew York3517FemaleDailyBowlMelitonin 2021-08-07new-york35
I felt it was hindering my growth as a personJust Moody a lot these days ... Although I still felt same when I was using , especially after the 'high' fadesAbout 3-4 days after I took the last hit2920MaleAlmost everyday I would smoke itI drink a can of Heineken sometimes and I take a walk2021-08-0729
Feeling unable to learn new skills which are important to my livelihoodIntense boredom, racing mind (inability to focus on tasks at hand), intense dreams, irritabilityBasically from the first night I decided to quitVenezuela3633Maledaily microdosing, approximately 1 gram every 5 - 7 daysbongdeep breathing, with pursed lips, purposefully blowing the cold air on my fingers. The main thing I miss is the deep breathing from inhaling, so duplicating this in this way has helped.2021-08-07venezuela36
Improve health. Never feel well. Expensive habit.Nausea, not hungry.Late on the first day.Canada4519MaleSeveral joints a dayJoint, ediblesGravol, sleep 2021-08-08canada45
I ran out at the same time my regular connect ran out; and the store is really expensive so I took the opportunity to overcome my lack of easy access to stop smoking for the first time in 20 yearsLack of appetite, severe nausea, active repulsion towards food combined with unexplained and uncomfortable nutritional cravings, severe stomach pains, Mood swings, anxiety, nausea, day-sleeping, unable to sleep at night, unable to stay asleep, severe discomfort all the time, fatigue, night sweats, inability to regulate body temperature, severe restlessness, weird stomach movements and uncomfortable stomach sensations, lethargic feeling, boredom, panic, dysphoria, food does not taste good or satisfies hunger, feeling constantly hungry but also repulsed by food.The day after I last smoked Washington3515MaleSeveral Bowls, (3-10) times per day, sometimes hourly, sometimes constantly since I was 15, (that’s 20 years of daily smoking from when I wake up to when I go to sleep).Bowl via a Pipe and BongNo, not really, I just went about my normal day and did small things like increased water consumption and tried to do more various things throughout the day. 2021-08-08washington35
I’ve been smoking pretty much daily for the last 20 years (although I have stopped for periods of time now and then). Weed has caused me to withdraw from life and other people and made me more of an introvert. I know that if I don’t stop smoking nothing will change and I may wind up alone. Yes, vivid dreams. Right away. California4319FemaleDaily Joint No. 2021-08-08california43
Because it’s illegal and people are able to drink themselves senseless but it’s unacceptable for me to smoke cannabis… Anger that is challenging to alleviate. After three weeks of not using. Australia3836MaleDaily. Joints and cones Increased exercise (which I feel makes me more aggressive). Moving from Melbourne to Tasmania. Heaps of stuff. 2021-08-08australia38
I’m wasting my life while stonedCan’t sleep, irritation, angerStarting from the first day3520MaleDailyJoint with tobaccoWalking outdoors2021-08-0835
PregnancyNo, but my husband and I noticed that my libido is gone when I don't smoke. Even before I officially quit, no smoke = dry spells.Mississippi1917FemaleAll day every day, soon as I sobered up I'd smoke again. I was only ever sober if I was in a place I couldn't smoke at for too long. Bowl or Blunt. I preferred gravity bongs though because I would use smaller bowls to save money and weed. Even the littlest amount would have me gone for like an hour.No2021-08-08mississippi19
To get a better job.Yes. Upset stomach, nausea, food aversion, irritability, mood swings, anxiety, disrupted sleep...I wake up out of nowhere then can't go back to sleep.Irritability, anxiety, and mood swings started Day 1. Arizona3935FemaleEvery day, multiple times a day.Blunt, joints, vape pen, and bowl.Just staying as busy as possible so I don't have too much time to think about it.2021-08-08arizona39
HealthHeadache, diorheria, nausea, random achesDay 24330FemaleDailyRoll upParacetamol for the headache2021-08-0843
see if i have any withdrawal symptomsremembering my dreams, more vividcouple of daysUnited States4013Maledaily smokeno2021-08-08united-states40
Spending to muchYes. Weight loss, appetite change and muscle weakness1 week agoDC3221FemaleEverydayBluntNo2021-08-08dc32
Changing my lifestyleYes, fatigue and weird, vivid dreamsA day or so after quittingDC2815MaleDailyAll of the aboveRunning and playing video games2021-08-08dc28
Health reasons. Particularly mental health. Yes, irritability, serious dizziness, heart palpitations & lack of sleep. Immediately after stopping use. Australia4914FemaleHourly, dailyJointInteresting this time I haven’t used Valium to assist me with my withdrawals. 2021-08-08australia49
I'm a healthy person and destroyed my life with smoking too much. It was my escape from emotional and depressing issues and I became addicted. It made me feel worse after a while. It led to paranoid thoughts, depressing thoughts got worse, weakness, speech problems, relationship problems, becoming friends with toxic people, extreme laziness, occasional panic attacks, eating problems, losing weight, reduced appetite, money problems, extreme procrastination, led to more cigarette smoking etc. It caused emotional, physical fatigue. I was losing my true self and it made me feel disgusted so I stopped it for good and nicotine addiction is also fading away. I will never touch weed again. My life is too important to be wasted. CBD helped me especially during the first two weeks. (I'm at Week 4 now) It was my third try of quitting and I can say I'm very sure to never smoke a joint again. Maybe one puff on vacation only, but even that doesn't excite me anymore. Weed/THC was hell for me and my lowest point in life.almost every symptom. especially disgusting smelly sweating in the first week. Aggresion bursts, crying attacks, dizziness, hot flashed, vivid intense dreams...the same dayGermany2825Femaleevery day 2-4 or sometimes 5 well sized joints joints.quality CBD oil, a very small joint of cbd once a day or every other day, healthy food, riding the bike..2021-08-08germany28
Just know that I have to eventually for work, and now that I’ve been in a situation where I needed to stop smoking for a week I feel as though I should just keep it going. I love my weed, but I need to pass a drug test for work. As much as I love my weed, it definitely does affect my sleep negatively and my appetite negatively. I’m fully functioning and successful despite my use, however, I feel as though I could be more so without the weed. Nothing truly physical. I slept great the first night but was still exhausted the next day. I’m about to try sleeping the second night now without marijuana and I’ll see how that goes. No headaches or anxiety or anything of that sort. Just exhaustion and I struggle to eat. I may be starving but nothing sounds appealing. I have to force the food down and I feel full almost immediately but I know I need more fuel. So, I force myself to eat more to the point of being nauseous from a 600 calorie meal. It just feels like too much even though I need more food. ImmediatelyOhio2019MaleEvery day from 6 pm until sometimes only 9 or sometimes 12-1 am. BongNo because I haven’t really needed it. I used for about a year every day straight. Usually only from 6 pm on. The concern I have is that it will impact my sleep because I used it at first to help me sleep. I haven’t slept sober in a year before last night. 2021-08-08ohio20
Cannabis helped me with what I would consider as anxiety for many years, and still helps me think on a more creative and out going perspective. Unfortunately my body seems to have changed in some way, and now it seems to be the culprit to my anxiety. I am generally a heavy user smoking between 6 to 10 dabs a day. Was this way for 5 years or so, but now it seems to effect me physically. I'm not 100 percent sure if cannabis is the problem, or if I have any other under lying health conditions but whatever it is absolutely sucks lolMy first time quitting after 5 years was easing off in January and Feb. Quit all the way from March until mid June when my dog passed away. I didn't really experience any withdrawal symptoms this time around, other than difficulty sleeping for a few days. it was almost like my body wanted to quit anyway. The reason for quitting was intense feeling of heart palpitations or fluttering, increased heart rate and high blood pressure readings. Also over active and unnecessary thoughts. More or less, general symptoms of anxiety. Picked it back up when my dog passed because I needed to do something about the depression/ anxious thoughts. I was completely fine for a month or so. I didn't have any physical symptoms of anxiety, palpitations never came back. The first couple weeks were a little more intense in terms of over active thoughts but it felt like I was doing a good job of distracting myself. About 4 days ago, I was laying on my couch when all of a sudden my face felt a little tingly, then tight. It was hard to use the muscles in my face, my body started shivering and my neck started to spasm/convulse. Tried to lay down and take a deep breath and it felt like I was going to faint so I jumped up and paced around the room. My mind went to the worst place it could find. So I quit again. These passed few days now, I have maybe ate 2500 calories. I usually eat up to 3000 a day. My stomach doesn't signal for hunger, my mind can only focus on physical symptoms, or the possibility of being terminally ill. I can't tell if it's withdrawal at this point, anxiety, a mini stroke or all 3 lmao. I've also been experiencing some weakness in my arms/ body as well. I'm not sure if the initial anxiety attack that I had a few days ago was a symptom, being that it was around 6-7 hours from my last dab, or if I just have another underlying condition that decided to surface at that moment. Immediately the next day my appetite had nearly vanished, I still have intrusive thoughts mainly about what I'm physically feeling in that moment. Im slightly irritable. It feels like the anxiety continued to follow me around. I was craving a dab the first 2 days really bad but now I'm more concerned about my physical and mental health.Ohio2615MaleEveryday multiple times a dayDab rig or a bongOnly things that are supposed to help with anxiety. 2021-08-08ohio26
Anxiety and stress, makes things worseYes, claminess, depression and anxiety but an also going through work related burnout at the time as well1 dayCanada4521MaleEveryday, many times per dayJoint mixed with tobacco I am on Suprelex and hydroxyzine for my burnout related anxiety2021-08-09canada45
Lockdown can’t drive to dealer. Insomnia severe sweating at night irritability Insomnia and sweating day 1 . Irritability day 3Australia3815FemaleDailyBongSleeping tablets and Valium work well in past efforts. Do not currently have any.2021-08-09australia38
Want a better more productive life.Headache nausea 🤮 so farNot sure cause the weed also made me nauseous and gave me headachesFlorida5242FemaleEverydaySmoke bowlI take melatonin2021-08-09florida52
it is a crutch for my ptsd, I simply do not address the root or progress with weed. I just stay present but never progress. I have been using from age 14-21.yes, even when I was cutting back at first I got a horrible migraine. Now I have heartburn, Nausea, loss of appetite even though I’m hungry, ptsd/depressive mood cycle peaks in between states of high energy, hard to fall asleep. Deeper sleep at least thoughthey appeared within 12 hours of not smoking.California2114Female4-6 joints a day, about 10-15 grams a week-about 60-90 dollars a week.I went from bowls, to vapes, to joints exclusively.Yes, I’ve smoked herbal mixes to weed myself from the habitual part of smoking.2021-08-09california21
Health mind financialDepression Three daysNew Jersey6312MaleConstantly during pandemicJoints bowl and pensWelbutrion remeron2021-08-09new-jersey63
It was just time.Not to many.Day 4 and 5.Kansas6019Male5 or 6 days a weekOne hit bat.No.2021-08-09kansas60
Health, my breathing was becoming worse and i didnt like seeing what I was coughing up Yess all I want to do is smoke. Not really wanting to be high, but that hit at the back of my throat Day 2United Kingdom2516MaleEvery day 4-5 times a daySpliff, weed and tobacco in a paper A nicotine vapour user has helped 2021-08-09united-kingdom25
It cost a lot and was making me feel bad about myself and what I was capable ofYes. I'm too tired to list all of themA day after stoppingMassachusetts2515Male3-5x a dayLiterally everything and anything. Dabs, pens, bongs, backwoods, joints, bowlsNo2021-08-09massachusetts25
I was using to distract myself from my depression but it's only making it worse. When i'm not high the depression comes back even worse Yes, all described in the article aboveThe day after I quit.Canada2320MaleEvery possible second of every dayBong bowl, or joint.No2021-08-09canada23
Improve my quality of life. Is also strive to be a better husband, father, and employee.Insomnia, night sweats, vivid dreams, decrease in appetite, Heightened sense of smell, frequent gag reflex, coughing up lots of flem1-3 days after stoppingMontana3916MaleDailyVape penPrayer, meditation, walking, seeking out new connections that are sober2021-08-09montana39
had to for weight surgeryall of them. Very intense and very uncomfortable.the next dayIdaho6715FemaleDaileysmokeI am seeing my doctor tomorrow for help2021-08-09idaho67
Over eating. Loss of self control/will powerYes. Really low mood. Difficulty eating. Some anxiety...more depression though. Insomnia48 hours inCanada3118FemaleDaily. Multiple times a dayBowl or jointNot too sure what to try2021-08-09canada31
I’m pregnant 🥳This is only day one, but the thought of food makes me sick. Can’t fall asleep at all. And I’ve had bad nausea all day Day 1 Massachusetts2617FemaleEvery day, all day. BluntNo:(2021-08-09massachusetts26
Interviewing for a promotion at work that requires a drug test and random UAsHigh levels of irritability, lack of appetite, depression 2 days after using lastKansas3633FemaleMultiple times a dayBowl10 day detox system 2021-08-09kansas36
addiction has gotten out of control. I have lost interest in most social activity, or much of anything other than smokingconstant cravings, irritability, mood swings, depression, inability to concentrate, struggling to sleepI started craving another bowl 2-3 hours after my last one. Michigan4035Malemultiple bowls / daybowlI tried drinking a few beers to try to relax / get some sleep. It didn't help as much as i had hoped2021-08-09michigan40
Concerned about overall health - lungs and gums. No self control to use in moderation. Dealing with extreme anxiety. I’m day 6 so craving have lessened. Food still looks unappealing to eat. I need to find a hobby to occupy my brain during down time. Struggling with anxiety which worsened with smoking. Day 1 after stoppingTexas5552FemaleDailyOne hitterNo2021-08-10texas55
Improve mental and physical healthTerrible insomnia, irritability, diarrheaA couple days after quittingMissouri3118MaleDailyPipe or vape penQuit cold turkey, nothing seems to help me fall asleep and I’ve tried so many things2021-08-10missouri31
It had a negative effect on my life.Only the first few days was hard. After day 3 things got 32921MaleEvery dayJointsExercise2021-08-1029
Mainly because of the time it takes that I want to spend on other things, the anxiety it gave me when abstaining for 9 days during a holiday and the mental instability it brings when I smoke regularly.Lots of anxiety, waves of intense fear my girlfriend will secretly hate me and leave me for someone else (I talked to her about this and she assured me everything's all right). Cravings in the evenings when the sun is low.I decided to quit while on holiday because of the anxiety, so essentially I decided to quit after I had already quit. It took about 3-4 days for the anxiety to set in, the cravings started when I was back in my old environment, back at home (day 10-11).Netherlands2318MaleOn average 1 joint (.3 grams) every evening.Smoke.During the holiday I smoked cigarettes which helped a bit, a friend of mine smokes so I just kind of went with him. Usually I don't smoke so back home I didn't buy or have any cigarettes. Also talking to my friends about the anxiety helps.2021-08-10netherlands23
No motivation to do anything but smoke Mood swings DizzynessStarting from day 1Netherlands2718MaleMultiple times every dayJoints (+tobacco)Sports Healthy diet2021-08-10netherlands27
To perform better at school ans trainingRestlessness, insomnia, nausea, low appetiteRight away, peaking at day 3Norway2319MaleDailySpliffNo2021-08-10norway23
It was making me nauseated everytime I smoked. It became to the point that I was smoking then eating within 15 minutes only to need to smoke again after, because I was quitting cigarettes at the same time. Also I have had clogged ears for two years. Headaches, crying and emotional outbursts, anxiety esp. about health, headaches, tremors, heart pounding, restless legs, no sleep, amotivation because I used to use it to motivate and would often study or do chores high. Muscles aches, irritability, anger, extreme dizziness in first two weeks, unstable on feet, depression, started smoking cigs again, lethargy, low libido, food doesn't taste good, I can't feel happy, impossible to sleep at night but severe tiredness during day, extreme energy loss as though walking I am carrying 1000 lbs with me. Excessive sweating and cannot tolerate heat. Sun pains my head and eyes and angers me easily. Feels like I'll be sick forever. Two days and still lasting but waning at ten weeks. Still man headaches and insomnia with restless legs at ten weeks. Still anxiety and pounding heart. Still low libido but coming back. Canada3714FemaleMultiple times daily for 20+ years Joints, edibles, bong, vape bud Melatonin helps some days. Not always. Heating pad for aches. Sometimes muscles relaxants. Tried alcohol, not a huge fan except in first few days. Lots of funny shows to laugh although it brings on craving since I would watch funny shows high. Walking lots. Hugh sugar foods sice nothing tastes good but junk at this point. Naps. The nicotine helped but quitting again now. 2021-08-10canada37
To make my dreams come back, and to just hopefully feel clearer and more motivated I’m only a week in. Sleeping and eating are to my suprise not really an issue. I just miss it, especially when I’m around it. When I go to watch a movie, or eat a meal, or have a headache, I definitely think about it.They got really bad about a week into it, again just craving it like crazy Massachusetts1815FemaleEvery single day for the past 4 years, it wouldn’t always be a lot, sometimes just half a joint ( sometimes a lot more) but I was very consistent lolJoints mostly but also the bongMy boyfriend is doing it with me which helps the cause, but no not really anything specific. 2021-08-10massachusetts18
work and relationship no yesterday2219Maledailyocb,bongno2021-08-1022
I used it medically for anxiety and depression that come with Aspergers but I developed a huge tolerance and addiction Yes. Every single one. Panic sent me to urgent care for mental health. My stomach is killing me. I can’t sleep without medication, I feel great dysphoria. After a couple hoursMichigan1814FemaleEvery hourVape pen, dab rig, jointsHydroxyzine HCL 25mg as needed and lexapro 5mg. Working out and taking hot showers for the cold sweats2021-08-10michigan18
To get a jobI had diarrhea, lack of appetite, mood swings, trouble sleeping 2 days after quittingCalifornia2422MaleEvery day multiple times a day.Bong, but also dry herb vaporizer.Heavy exercise and sauna use 2021-08-10california24
Just want to have a life where I can function and work and do things with my family. Yes. Head aches and sleep very messed up. Have alot of dreams too. And at I shivered and sweated alot for first 4 daysDay 1Botswana3613MaleEverydayJointsKeep thinking why am doing it like the article said and also remind myself It will get better. I can only go up from here2021-08-10botswana36
I took shrooms and it made me quit I was going to anywaysYes feel weak depressed I have anxiety and weird dreamsRight after I quitNew Jersey1817MaleAlmost everydayAnyway I can No not really I just drink water2021-08-10new-jersey18
To become healthierCan't sleep , sweating, anxious1st night3615FemaleEverydaySmokeNo2021-08-1036
Problems with memory, and falling asleep for 3-4 hours in the middle of the day, constantly tired. ShakyDay 2DC2317Other (specify)Everyday, 2 -3 blunts a dayBlunt(rolled tobacco leafs)Cbd 2021-08-11dc23
PregnancyIrritable, insomniaWithin 5 daysCanada3014FemaleDaily 6+ timesAll of the above Magnesium for sleep2021-08-11canada30
Traffic regulations in my country are pretty dumb, relying on saliva detection.None.Not applicable.2818MaleDaily, but in small quantities. Around 0.1g/day.Smoke via spliff.Not applicable.2021-08-1128
I felt like I was getting brain fog from mixing my weed with grabba and I always promised myself that I would stop or take a break when I feel that it is affecting me negatively Irritability, anxiety, joint pain in lower back , occasional chest tightness, racing thoughts, brain fog, racing heartbeat. My clinical anxiety and depression manifest differently but affect me in the same way as when I smoke.Day 2Canada2016Female5 times a dayIn rolling papers with grabba, vape pens, jointsEssential oils and diffusers are really helping, and i drink tea and practice mindfulness meditation and deep breathing techniques 2021-08-11canada20
Money and to see what life is like without it. Memory issues from long term useSleeplessness, no appetite At about 20 hoursIndiana4214FemaleSeveral times a dayBowlsNo2021-08-11indiana42
To be able to stop smoking tobacco.No other than missing the relaxing effect at the end of a hectic day Weeks 1-2Australia5418FemaleAlmost daily Joint No just recognised and talked myself around it 2021-08-11australia54
price-performance ratiosleep disturbances, cravings, boredom, sweatingafter 3-4 daysGermany2726Femaleevery dayvapeI am taking antidepressants which help with the depression2021-08-11germany27
Heavy anxiety and panic attack at night. High bp. High heart rate. Insomnia. Foggy brain. Gas. Bloating. Restlessness. Heart palpitations.Heavy anxiety and panic attack at night. High bp. High heart rate. Insomnia. Foggy brain. Gas. Bloating. Cant eat. But gets hungry frequently. Restlessness. Heart palpitations.Starts from day 1 of quitting. Increases to day 2 and 3.. sometimes to day 4 and 5 depending on amount of weed smoked.India2420MaleDaily 4 to 6 bong shots for 2 months. BongWim hoff breathing. Walking. Running for 30 mins daily. Excercise helps a lot with focused breathing. Drinking water enough.2021-08-11india24
Didn't get high anymore and it became a waste of time. Most importantly, lost complete motivation, didn't find joy in anything and started experiencing extreme depression.The usual symptoms in the initial weeks of disturbed sleep, vivid dreams that were sometimes unpleasant, nausea in the mornings and headaches. Anxiety, yes but I can't tell whether it's my normal anxiety or heightened because of withdrawal.24 hours after stopping.India3126FemaleDaily.Smoke joints with tobacco.No, just letting time do its thing and trying to be busy/distracted.2021-08-11india31
Physical & Mental Health ReasonsComplete loss of appetite, forcing myself to eat feels like more of a chore each day. Trouble falling asleep & disturbed sleep, especially on the first night. Also not sure if it is related to stopping the use of cannabis, but I have been experiencing dizziness/motion sickness when in the car.On the first day of stopping.Canada1914MaleEvery day, multiple times a day. Cut down a bit after graduating high school, but still daily usage.Bowl or Joint. I would only consume via vape or edible on rare occasion & not very often.My doctor suggested trying to take Gravol to help with nausea when trying to eat & with the motion sickness when in the car, which has helped me so far.2021-08-11canada19
Temporary breaks every once in a while to appreciate the little things again, regulating the dopamine systemIrritability, depression, insomnia, vivid dreams, heavy sweatingAbout 24h after last smokeDenmark3225MalePretty much daily, with a couple days to a month break every 2 months or soJoint mixed w tobaccoExercise, fresh air, healthy food2021-08-11denmark32
Cannabis HyperemesisImmediately Texas2221MaleEvery dayBowlHydroxyzine2021-08-11texas22
ChsYes nausea tingling hands armsAll along before quitting New York3516FemaleDaily BowlStopped2021-08-11new-york35
Health reasons high blood pressure and severe anxiety Constant anxiety After 3 day of not using Australia2828MaleI was having at least 4 cones a day of chronic weedBongNo2021-08-11australia28
Mental clarity, deciding not to rely on a substance to be a bandage for emotions I’m not dealing with. Cravings, minor sweatingThe second day I quit Minnesota3426MaleDaily Bowl No2021-08-11minnesota34
Not fun anymore. Need to move on after this horrible 2 years of covidI'm on day 3. Day 1 was pretty horrible. Sweating, not sleeping, general feeling of uncomfortableness. Also felt strange. I think I've been nauseous the past few days (I'm never nauseous), because today I ate some saltines and I feel better. No appetite. I've been working out a lot to keep my mind off weed, and in 3 days I've lost 9.5 lbs.morning I woke up after stopping the night before.California5613MaledailybluntsToday I took L-Theanine (suntheanine) and I don't know if anything helped. I bought some Melatonin gummies but I'm not sure if it will help. I also drank valerian root tea, which seemed to help me get to sleep.2021-08-12california56
It’s a personal decisionYes. Crying, shaking, nausea, anxiety, hopelessness , and although I’m hungry I have no appetite or desire to eat. Light headache and manic mood. Before I quit I cut down. The withdrawal symptoms started as I cut down my usage and hit pretty hard the first day I went cold turkey- 5 days agoCalifornia4112FemaleDailyConstantly. I walk around with my cart pen in my hand. Smoke joint after joint. Not big on edibles. I’ve had a beer- and smoked a cigarette on day 2 and 5 but other than that no. 2021-08-12california41
Better mental healthAnxiety Day 2United Kingdom5040FemaleDailyJointYes with Deep breathing 2021-08-12united-kingdom50
Not enjoying it and getting depressedBrain Fog and lack of energyday 2Hong Kong4417Male6-7 Joints a dayJoints and edibles in the weekendno 2021-08-12hong-kong44
Job offer and a wish to improve my life. Loss of appetite. Occasional anxiety. After 2-3 days of stopping. Europe2316MaleEvery day. Rolled cigarette.Yes, very little amounts of strong alcohol. Not to get drunk, but to calm myself. 2021-08-12europe23
Multiple reasons. my sleep has been horrible for years, my appetite fluctuates and ive lost significant weight because of that, and finally where i live its become outrageously expensive and i cant afford to keep living pay cheque to pay cheque to support a drug habit. Additionally i feel like i struggle with depression and anxiety however im not sure if its the weed or me, so giving it up will hopefully provide some clarity Im feeling deflated, and incapable of enjoying things i normally enjoy. Im a little bit cranky, and intolerant of little things. I cant get to sleep without it taking hours and even then i will be extremely restless. Total lack of appetite, im having to force my self to eat and i feel slightly nauseous afterwards for a brief period of time. Very end of day 1Australia2521MaleIf i wasnt working i would be high all day, on days i work i would smoke a few hours before the shift and then the entire time i was home after work.I presume a bowl is another name for what i call cones, which is smoked with a bong. 2 things. I smoked weed with tobacco and through my weed smoking ive developed an unfortunate tobacco addiction, which often makes me physically sick from withdrawals. Giving up weed and tobacco at the same time leaves me feeling physically ill, having night sweats, as well as all the weed withdrawal symptoms which makes quitting weed much harder, additionally i have a job which i cant really do if im going through withdrawals, mainly die to the lack of sleep. So i booked 6 days off in preparation for going through withdrawals. After the weed withdrawals have dissipated i intend to try and give up tobacco.2021-08-12australia25
I was thinking strange and becoming an arsehole with no weed spending every bit of money on weedSleeping problems and first 2 weeks no appetite Day 1Ireland2713MaleEvery day every half hourMix with tobacco in a spliffSleeping medication for a week2021-08-12ireland27
To clean my brain and body from the drugYes, stomach cramps and anxietyday 33416Female15 yearsJointsSports2021-08-1234
New living environment, did not want to bring that into someone else's space. Also been looking for a reason to stop for a while. Yes. Difficulty sleeping, intense loss of appetite, food aversion, and nausea in the morning. A day or two after stopping. North Carolina2117MaleEvery day. Mostly in the evenings but all day sometimes. Bowl. Not yet. 2021-08-12north-carolina21
For a better life not dependent on marijuanaDepression Anxiety Fatigue Day 2Florida3119FemaleUp to 5 times/dayTobacco leafMeditation Therapy Seeking Christ2021-08-12florida31
Yes, sleeplessness, some nausea, anxiety through the roofSleeplessness and nausea from day 2. Anxiety from day 5-7 3818MaleEverydayBowlBenadryl 2021-08-1238
Worried about cancer my skin an teeth fed up with living in a haze Anxiety They haven’t I’m on day 8United Kingdom4614FemaleEvery dayJointReading using a vape 2021-08-12united-kingdom46
Long time used, wanting clarity of mind. anxiety increasing with weed intakeExhausted, rollercoaster (extremely happy, then depressed moments later.) No appetite. First morning without weed. Yesterday. Michigan3216FemaleAll day every day other than brief periods of sobriety for work and pregnancy. High potency dabs, vape and leaf. SMART program videos. Exercise. Supportive friends2021-08-12michigan32
Surprise post-offer drug screen for dream job, but I have wanted to quit for years without success as I am addictedYes - not too bad yet (day 4): jitters; headaches; brain fog; paranoia; difficulty concentrating; vivid and strange dreamsDay 2California4633MaleAt least once dailyVape pen; 5 or 10mg gummies; occasional jointExercise; increased hydration; exercise; trying to keep busy; reduced alcohol and caffeine consumption; melatonin for sleep; working with substance abuse counselor and psychiatrist; prescribed Clonidine to help with deep sleep and reduce nightmares; a supporting partner who is quitting with me. We were both offered our dream jobs and each require drug tests, but we are also tired of being stoners, even though we are “high-functioning stoners”2021-08-12california46
Marijuana blocks my focus on the life I want to liveCravings and light headed fuzzinessDay 3Georgia2815MaleMultiple times a dayBlunts or jointsExercise once 2021-08-12georgia28
CostYes, mental fog, depression, boredom and intense cravings.18-24 hours after quittingCanada3130Male1 to 1,5 grams a day.Usually joints but the occasional bowl, edibles rarely and vape pens never.No2021-08-12canada31
To succeed in my tertiary education and improve my financial circumstance Yes. I feel very tired, I have trouble sleeping. I also feel a bit depressed and lacking in motivation. About one day after quitting Australia2319FemaleEvery day Bong and jointsExercise and playing video games to distract myself2021-08-13australia23
I realized it simply became part of my evening routine and rather than feeling happy and giggling I found it just numbed my mind & impaired my memory. I wasn’t really happy anymore…just numb.Minor Headache, vivid dreams, difficulty sleeping, irritableAbout 2 days after I quitCanada3928MaleDaily for the past 7 yearsJointsAdvil for the headache & physical exercise to try and help me sleep better2021-08-13canada39
Forced by my employerYES! All of the symptoms in this article. The most severe are stomach pains, bouts of constipation followed by diarrhea, excessive sweating, random chills, nausea, can’t fall asleep. Before reading this article I was pretty convinced I was getting COVID. Anxiety and quick cycles of depression and mania. Also it is 2AM and I am reading about marijuana withdrawals because I can’t sleep Day 2 or 3Arizona3528MaleMultiple time a dayVape penMiralax and eating more fruit than normal. Valium and propranolol for the anxiety and shakiness. 2021-08-13arizona35
Upper Abdominal, lower chest tightnessSweats at normal smoking times, vivid dreams of being stoned, variance in breathing, lack of appetite, interrupted sleep, fatigue, slight head ache, reduced focus, apathy, Abdominal painAbominable pain and difficulty breathing was reason to quit... But those became more distinct and permanent as of 24 hours from cessation; all other symptoms seemed to begin about 36-48 hours; no immediate determination on longevityCanada3128Male2-3 daily (sometimes 3-4 if supplemented by edibles)Smoking vapor of bud using Airizer pipe (not oil vapor); ediblesSleep more; increase vitamin D; attempt increase fluid intake; reduce sugars; stretching and breathing exercises2021-08-13canada31
Felt like I was dependent on itYes, I’m irritable, down, have horrible headaches, vivid dreams, hardly any appetite and really bad cravings After 24hAustralia1917FemaleEvery day BowlSleeping more, exercise with friends, headache medication 2021-08-13australia19
get rid of the munchies and get more motivatedheadache, trouble sleeping, no appetite. day 1California3615Femaleeverydayall of the aboveno2021-08-13california36
Struggling with daily life activities (job, friends), feeling stressed when not smoking and still wanted to smoke though I know it's not good for my life. Strange dreams, cravings when near people who consumeAs mentioned above, one day after not smokingGermany3229MaleDailyVaporizer or joint (but no tobacco) with herbsNo, just went cold turkey. 2021-08-13germany32
For a future job and to heighten my mental capacitiesWorst to less worse : no motivation, depression, anxiety and I already have brain fog which may have boosted itDay 2Canada1916MaleBroadly : 16-17 yrs old was rarely 18-19 was everyday for 4 months, then leaving, then 4 months, etc.Bong, Vape pen (normal + concentrates)Keeping me distracted like asking for work from my parents2021-08-13canada19
Lack of motivation and dedication, being too dependent and having trouble with the law (possession is illegal in my country), as well as unsocial behaviourBad sleep, vivid dreams and anxiety / restlessnessIn the first few days after quittingBelgium2316MaleMultiple spliffs a dayIn a rolling paper, mixed with tobaccoHealthy food, lots of water and exercise. Staying occupied / busy2021-08-13belgium23
Financial and improve work performance and be more emotionally available to those around me.Yes. Brain Fog, Night Sweats, Mild Depression, Just feeling out of sorts. Been in this rodeo before and I hate it.Day 1Illinois5216MaleEveryday about 3 to 10 times a day. Depending on day but definitely everyday.One hitterDrinking more water. Exercise, mindfulness. Positive AND encouraging self-talk. 2021-08-13illinois52
It was interfering with daily life, motivation, and overall alertness, causing issues with relationships and life overall.Yes, insomnia, shakiness, feeling like my body is on speed., Nausea stomach pain, headache, body temperature feels hot and night sweats along with feeling more emotional in general heightened sadnessInsomnia started a minute or day I stopped smoking and the other symptoms really creeped up within 24 hours to 48 hoursMichigan4222FemaleSeveral times throughout the day. I usually went through a half an ounce weekBowl, jointNot currently they do have an anti-nausea med that doesn't help and obviously I'm trying to exercise to help with the anxiety2021-08-13michigan42
Anxiety, money, dependenceMore irritable, worse sleep2 daysAustralia2916MaleDailyVape, smoke No2021-08-13australia29
lack of motivation / job search (fear of pre employment drug testing)Yes. More anx I us than usual. Cannot complete tasks. Inability to plan day. Depression. More dreams. Two days California5552MaleJust two hits a night Vape- sometimes smoke Yes. Neurontin 300 mg at bedtime per MD RX. I cannot tell if it helps or not. I have take. It PRN in the past for neck/ nerve pain. It does hell in getting to sleep. 2021-08-13california55
I'm only not high when I'm asleep and it's been like that for fifteen years. I don't regret smoking so much (yet) but the charm has gone now and the positives are gone. I don't want life to pass me byNo because I'm still stoned from the edibles I ate before bed. Day 1 for me 🙂In about 2 hours in gonna guess3217MaleEvery waking minutePipe, pure joints, gravity bong, ediblesI'll hop on my exercise bike2021-08-1332
Brain Fog, and memory issues.Loss of Appetite, fatigue, irritabilityDay 2California3834MaleDailyVape penNo2021-08-13california38
Get a handle on my mental healthNausea, vomiting, anxiety, sweating, insomnia First night/dayCalifornia2617FemaleDaily, multiple times a dayStarted with bowels, then joints/spliffs, then dabsWas recently prescribed anti-anxiety medication, I don’t think I could have quit without the meds2021-08-13california26
Worried about health coughing up brown mucus caused by smoking so much weedAll in article as per day by day steps - frequent headaches and moodswings Day1United Kingdom2721FemaleEvenings only before lockdown. In lockdown all day everydaySmoke roll ups with tobacco / cigs - x5-10 a day.Nicotine replacement ( i bought a pack of mints) only had 2 in the first day to assist to take edge off - then cold turkey2021-08-14united-kingdom27
Family problems and spending $800 a monthYes, insomnia with my meds, nausea, loss of appetite, anxiety, panic attacks, still having depression. Fatigue Day 2Massachusetts3316FemaleEvery 2 hours on a vapeBowl and vapeNo2021-08-14massachusetts33
For my kids and myselfFirst few days headache felt sick , than high burst of keeping busy getting lots done but having no time almost like everything takes longer more thoughts so can't concentrate on one thing its lots of things, than anxiety very irritable and moody fiery fighting with anyone, food not the same doesn't taste the same a feeling of realising how little I've accomplished and wanting to do something with my life , sore jaw from clenching and grinding , very vivid dreams constant bloating very gassy stomach grumbling weight loss , emotional crying Alot depressed end of 2nd week I'm exhausted feel like I'm going to collapse heres hoping it gets better Day 2Ireland3114FemaleEvery day SmokeCbd2021-08-14ireland31
Feeling anxiousArizona3615FemaleEverydayBlunt2021-08-14arizona36
I do not enjoy my life to the fullest when I smoke marijuana every day . Irritability. Emotional. My problems I’m dealing with in life seem to be much more heavy and painful . First thing every morning . Canada2915Male6-7 Bong rips a day for the past year roughly. Prior to this year , I was an off and on smoker most of my life . I always had a problem with how I felt socially . This year I was able to function socially , so it’s been much easier to continue smoking . Bong I attenpted the o cut down . I get caught in a pattern of “ I’ll start tomorrow “ 2021-08-14canada29
I'm more or less forced too, while I wait to get my red card, which will take 2 weeks. I could go to great lengths to find more weed, but I would rather see if I can make it the 2 weeks, so I know what withdrawals feel like.Yes. Chills, decreased apatite, nausea, and dreams.1 day after I stopped using.Florida.2319MaleEvery day.Dry herb vape.Nothing yet, not really sure what to try.2021-08-14florida-223
Health and grandkids and partnerBored. Can't sleep well. Craving smokeHoursUnited Kingdom4714MaleDaily Joint and bongCigarette patches as I smoked cannabis with tobacco2021-08-14united-kingdom47
Sex drive decreasedBoredomOnce i stopped usingUnited States2720FemaleAn 8th a day BongStay busy 2021-08-14united-states27
Nausea: suspected early stages of cannabinoid hyperemesis.Absolutely: depression, irritability, vivid dreams, apathy.About 2 days after cessation.Louisiana3419MaleDaily, multiple times a day.Edibles and vape pen.2021-08-14louisiana34
Brain fog when sober. And knee surgery progressDisrupted sleep irritability. Headaches15 days agoAustralia2317Female0.5-1g per nightJoint with herbal chopMelatonin. Alcohol. Meditating. Sex friend. Yoga. Positive outlook 2021-08-14australia23
Changes in mood, libido, and overall quality of life.Yes. Nausea, sweats, chills, and lethargy. 2 days after stopping. Florida2512MaleAll day, every day for chronic pain. BongNo 2021-08-14florida25
To address my mental health problems; i.e. Depression and Anxiety.Yes- I'm on day 20 and I have been feeling very depressed. Worse than I've ever experienced before. Around 10 days after stopping.New York3422FemaleDailyJoints and edibles.Yes- I exercise and meditate daily. I've also started journaling, and I see a therapist every week. I also take supplements to help: Vitamin D/K2, Magnesium, lithium, and I was taking ashwagandha for my anxiety, but after experiencing some negative side effects, I stopped taking it.2021-08-14new-york34
Irritates my lungs, don't want to be high all the timeinsomnia, cravings, loss of appetite, boredeomimmediatelyCalifornia2716Malemultiple times a daybongno2021-08-15california27
WorkYes, struggling to sleep and eat, aswell as bad brain fog.24 hours after stoppingAustralia2115MaleEveryday BowlNo2021-08-15australia21
Trying to conceive None at allNaCanada4217FemaleDaily SmokeNo2021-08-15canada42
I was experiencing chest pains and in my lungs it was making me very anxious. Also was sick of wasting so much money.Sweating, mood swings , constipation , finding it hard to fall asleep and then having a restless sleep while having very vivid dreams. Intense cravings. Day 1Australia2513FemaleEveryday Bowl No2021-08-15australia25
To regain motivation to work Irritability, hunger, sadnessDay 3Belgium4323FemaleDaily Rolled with tobacco Lexotanil2021-08-15belgium43
Depression and stagnancyVivid nightmares, stomach pain,nausea,loss of appetite Day 2 of quitting Texas2119FemaleEvery day Backwood, CigarNo2021-08-15texas21
Medical check up Yes, extremely anxious Day 52518FemaleFrequent smoker Joints,bowl Working out and eating healthy food and supplements 2021-08-1525
I can’t get anything accomplished and I’m guilty Anger irritation body ache First 24 hrsOhio3228FemaleJust heavily all the time like snoop dogBowl why? You tryna smoke?CBD hash2021-08-15ohio32
Because I am an addict, I spend too much money on it, I don enjoy things or life and prefered just being stoned at homeColdSpells, extreme body pain. Cant get a hard erection and eyaculate after 30 secs of touching myself while my penis is still flacid. Problems sleeping, brain fog2-3 days after quittingGermany3524Maleeveryday, the whole day, even at work. 1 to 2 grams a dayJoint mixed with tobaccoBe social. Remember that weed is ruining my life and I am better off without it.2021-08-15germany35
Brain fog Anxiety, depression, irritability, lack of appetite Day 2 United Kingdom2616MaleDaily With tobacco 5htp, exercise, nature 2021-08-15united-kingdom26
I want to help my body become healthier (especially my lungs and my brain). I found that I used it to numb out the world because my anxiety and depression were so intense, and it would help me relax and sleep. But it made me overeat, even if I wasn't particularly hungry, and usually it was with foods that were higher in sugar and processed. I lacked motivation to do anything, and found myself sinking lower and lower.I stopped 9 days ago now and since then, I've been not able to fall asleep right away, and I've been dreaming again (a couple were very vivid/in color). Days 2 and 3 without smoking, I had dull headaches (could also be related to pms symptoms, but maybe not) and I also had a slight cough. My mood is ok overall, but I've had a few days of feeling pretty emotional (again, not sure if it's pms or quitting weed or a combination of both). Been feeling low-grade anxiety all week. Started by Day 2.Colorado3529FemaleDaily (every evening after work/before bed). Covid-19 increased my stress/anxiety/depression, and therefore, increased my use.Smoked rolled joints or out of a bowl. Occasionally, I'd have a couple edibles or vape, but those were more rare.I've been practicing yoga, cycling, journaling, eating balanced/nutritious meals, drinking lots of water, and I've been regularly taking vitamins (Vitamin D3, probiotics, multivitamin, Inositol, omega 3's, and magnesium threonate) in preparation of quitting.2021-08-15colorado35
work, breathing problems, money, weight, clarity of thought, social anxietypain, throwing up, constant nausea, fear, crying, hypersensitivity, terror, anxiety, anger, lashing out, inappropriate emotion, insomnia, sleeping late, work issues, brain fog, tired, boredinstantlyCalifornia2318Femaleevery day, constantlyvape, ediblesalkaline diet and quitting sugar2021-08-15california23
Because of GodCraving, lost of appetiteFirst 2 daysFlorida2417MaleEverydayJointPraying 2021-08-15florida24
Why should I smoke and dumb myself down because others frustrate me. I want to remember my life not switch off.I've lost 12kg in less than 2 weeks a constant headache that doesn't leave no matter the ibuprofen of panadol I take my body aches I have back and foot pain especially and my mood swings are vicious im doing everything to suppress it I also am extremely tearful especially now I can think clearly my brain is in overdrive and I cant calm down. My heartbeat is averaging about 96bpm since I've quit, im a little scared from my symptoms to be honest but ill continue to keep going it has to pass right?Within 24hours and worsening im at 2 weeks nowAustralia3313FemaleEveryday BongNo cos everything is addictive no point quitting a habit to start another right 2021-08-15australia33
Marijuana exacerbated my anxiety. Stopped in order to lessen anxiety. Stomach pain, upset stomach, brain fog, vivid dreams, light depression. Within first week. South Africa4523Male6 joints per day for the last 12 yearsRolled joints (small)Nope. Quit cold turkey. 2021-08-16south-africa45
I am 27 years old. I started smoking weed on a daily basis when I was 15, and when I was 16 I dropped out of high school after losing interest in my studies, even though I had been an A-B student all my life. I never got my GED, and I realize that I probably won't be able to if I don't quit smoking. Marijuana severely impacts my ability to retain information. It directly effects my memory, and also causes me a good deal of anxiety. Irritability, nausea, headache, muscle ache, insomnia, nightmares. Within the first 24 hours. Texas2715FemaleEvery hour, or every couple of hours. At the very minimum once a day if I was low. Smoking flower in a pipe, or using concentrates via vape pen or rig.L-thenine supplements have greatly reduced some of my withdrawal symptoms. 2021-08-16texas27
I want to change my life I can’t sleep, I feel as though I might not be as funny, my sex drive has gotten worse, my appetite is gone.About 2 days into quitting Canada2616MaleEvery day sometimes only once a day thoughSmoking bowlsI exercise more and eat healthier 2021-08-16canada26
because i have no money for it <3everything, like decreased appetite, mood swings, and most importantly sleep problems, i am having trouble eating and sleeping and also focusing on something the second my last high wore off Canada2015Femaleeveryday, sometimes i would not have any for like a few hours bong and jointsi try my best to distract myself 2021-08-16canada20
I have ADHD and with it comes difficulty moderating anything that presses the dopamine button. I began smoking in my early thirties and am now 34. It quickly developed into smoking multiple times a day. I began to notice light difficulty breathing where none was before and in general while it felt good, it turned me into a bit of an unmotivated potato. For the sake of my health, relationship, job, and personal wellbeing, I decided to quit.Yes, absolutely. I've tried paring down my consumption before or when I ran out of marijuana. For me, every time including now, I experience extreme fatigue - it feels more physical than mental, but I also get sleepy earlier in the day. I also have the worst night sweats; we're talking sheet soaking fever-like sweats. Vivid dreams generally accompany it. Lastly, I've been coughing like I'm getting over bronchitis, phlegm and all.24 hours after cessation.Maine3430MaleI smoked multiple bats a day - a few in the AM and a bunch in the evenings. Total, about 8 to 10 bats a day.Bat or vape pen.Rest. Hydration. Vitamins and other supplements: I take a multivitamin, B12 complex, D4, turmeric, and astralagus root.2021-08-16maine34
Deep sadness inside, loss of self HopelessnessWhen I accepted my addictionNew York2416MaleMultiple times a day Vaporizer, smoke Junk food, phone addiction 2021-08-16new-york24
Because its been so long using it and i think its about time i quit Headache I don't feel like eating anything I can't sleep Cravings are killing me3rd daySouth Africa2721MaleAlmost everydayEdibleNo2021-08-16south-africa27
Seemed like the thing to do.Muscle pain, depression, light headed, sweating poor sleep. About four days after my last smokeUnited Kingdom5014MaledailyBong and pipeParacetamol2021-08-16united-kingdom50
Felt like a weed zombie Nausea, irritability, loss of appetite Within 8 hours of stopping United Kingdom2318MaleUsed daily from age 18-21. From first thing in the morning to last thing at night. Then sporadic daily use 21-23 with months of abstinence and months of use Bong or spliff with tobaccoCigarettes2021-08-16united-kingdom23
Increased my anxiety, very expensive, wasn’t myselfYes, I am having trouble sleeping, mood swings, depression, and anxietyI’m the 2nd week, the first week was actually easier than the second weekFlorida1814FemaleEveryday, sometimes smoking 3-4x a dayI smoked woods, so basically just giant bluntsI’ve been journaling and reminding myself why I’m doing this, I also have my family supporting me2021-08-16florida18
Memory loss and respiratory issues Cravings and headaches are the two most noticeable symptoms. I don’t have severe headaches, my headaches are dull and feel like something is missing. I have also been having very vivid dreams.After two days. California3818MaleMultiple times a day. Bowl, bong I work out a lot so I have been continuing to stay active. 2021-08-16california38
My sinuses were bad to begin with coughing all the time tired all the time & just sick of it & I want to be healthy & clear minded I'm 61 years old & I've been using since I'm 15 years old Bad headaches depression & anger sometimes anxiety & depression & feeling very loneyIt's been 3 days since I quit cold turkey so about the second day Pennsylvania6115MaleEvery dayWell in the last few years everything pens joints bowls edibles waxNot really2021-08-16pennsylvania61
I had a severe anxiety/panic attack and haven't been the same since thenI had headaches Daily for a few hours Texas3614Female5-6x dailySmoke it in a cigarilloNo, I just dealt with the headaches 2021-08-16texas36
I wanna come back to my own self I can't sleep well ... tripping dreams...when I start playing in early morning it's all back to normalAfter 3rd dayIndian2418MaleDailyRollShuttle and cycling2021-08-16indian24
I abuse it by smoking before everything I do. I smoked all day everydayHard to tell what's related but I'm anxious and feel like crap. Little appetite They started the day I woke up without smoking. I'm on day 3.Canada4012MaleAll day every day.Joints minimum 10 a dayPure will power.2021-08-17canada40
To be more independent Cravings, sleep issues, anxietyDay 3 after stopping5852MaleEvery 2nd dayVapeNo2021-08-1758
Financial and far over useOver heating. Can’t sleep. No appetite First day after quitting Georgia2120MaleDailyBowl or dabs or a penNo2021-08-17georgia21
My use was changing my personality and I have become addicted.Sleeplessness, irritability, night sweats, sluggish, lack of energy.Day 2Oregon5248FemaleNightly Edible - up to 200 mg + RSO ~800 mg.No2021-08-17oregon52
I didn't feel any emotions, I couldn't feel happy without smokingYes low in mood, no appetite, feeling irritable. The first and second day, symptoms where heightened United Kingdom4215FemaleEvery daySmoke itNo2021-08-17united-kingdom42
Too expensive, extremely high tolerance, felt wasteful, knew that smoking daily was unsustainable and sub optimal.Yes, my sleep sucks, I’m on day 4 and I don’t have much insomnia any more but I wake up feeling pretty shitty and with absolutely no energy or appetite.One the first day of quitting, especially in the evening.United Kingdom2217MaleMultiple times a day. Ranging from 1 to 5 times.Joint.CBD and L-Theanine seem to help a little bit. Also exercise.2021-08-17united-kingdom22
Was not sustainable, loss of control. Relationships, finances, job was jeopardizeddepression, fatigue, insomnia, irritable.within 4 hoursTexas3214Male10 - 15 times a day, about 1/8 an ouncebong, Joints, vape penLexapro 10 mg, by doctor. CBD oil2021-08-17texas32
Mental healthSweating, sick stomach, lack of sleep, irritable12 hoursPennsylvania4725FemaleDailySmokeFocus on goals, melatonin, anti-nausea meds, exercise2021-08-17pennsylvania47
No productivity.Insomnia1 day after withdrawalIndia2827MaleOne or two joints dailyJointsNo2021-08-17india28
It started to make me feel panicky Nausea and vomiting, sleeping problems, heat flashes and chills, shaking, anxiety, stomach painsTwo days after I stopped using marijuana West Virginia2217FemaleEveryday Bong, bowl, vape, edible Yes but it seldom works 2021-08-17west-virginia22
I got really ill with an infection and was admitted to hospital I get a little stressed and struggle to sleep and stay asleep The day after I stopped United Kingdom2213MaleEveryday Smoking mixed with tobacco Yes 2021-08-17united-kingdom22
Brain fog and lasting feelings of insecurity after each recent use, even after reducing from daily to weekly usage.I think so. I also quit alcohol about a year ago but I still experience moodiness and vivid dreams. I still struggle to remember things and to think coherently. It is difficult to enjoy things. Thankfully my appetite has returned. I still sometimes feel chest tightness and ‘clicking’ when breathing deeply.After about 2-3 daysWisconsin2718MaleNot just daily, but constantly and in large quantities.Bong rips, in large quantities, without slowing or stopping even after feeling effectsTherapy, meditation, exercise, reading, and getting adequate sleep2021-08-17wisconsin27
The main reasons which come to my mind right now (in no particular order): * I developed so high tolerance that it wans't fun anymore * My productivity at work dropped a lot * I couldn't deal with everyday chores anymore * I was having a very unhelthy life, combining it with cigarretes and alchohol and stopped doing physical activities. Furthermore, the poor health choices were doing no good to my diabetics Yes. Basically, the list found in is the precise description of what I've been feeling for the last two weeks: diminished appetite mood changes irritability sleep difficulties, including insomnia headaches loss of focus cravings for marijuana sweating, including cold sweats chills increased feelings of depression stomach problemsIt may sound funny, but two weeks ago, when I was still smoking, not just I didn't get hihgh anymore (jsut dizzy), but the withdrawel symptons were already there, even if I was smoking the entire day3531Male4 yearsCigarretesI'm taking sleeping pills. They are certainly helping. Without day, the night can be very tough2021-08-1735
I smoked too muchmood changes irritability sleep difficulties, including insomnia headaches sweating, including cold sweats stomach problemsOne day after withdrawalPoland2621Maleevery day with small breaksJointssedatives, melissa/lemon balm2021-08-17poland26
To lower my tolerance Extreme loss of appetite and difficulty sleepingFirst dayMissouri2826MaleDailyVape penStaying busy2021-08-17missouri28
I want to be able to manage my emotions with out marijuana Irritability, lack of happiness, About 2 days after quitting North Carolina3119MaleEvery day at least once BowlExercise, cbd oil, kratom2021-08-17north-carolina31
It got to a point where weed was no longer getting me high and I could see no benefits of continuing smoking, it was only having negative effects In the first few days my mood was really effected I was feeling quite depressed and aggravated. From the first day I quit until now (day 11) I’ve have vivid very realistic dreams. Within 24 hours of quitting Australia1914FemaleI was smoking probably 20 times a day, so I was definitely a heavy smoker.I’d smoke out of a bong and I’d always mix my weed with tobaccoYes I went to the doctors and was prescribed Valium for the first 3 days of quitting, in the hopes it would make it easier to do 2021-08-17australia19
Wanted to be more present and in touch with my emotionsYes, anxiety, depression, constipation and fatigue. Within the first 3-4 days. Texas4139FemaleSeveral times dailySmoke with a one hitterCounseling 2021-08-18texas41
I no longer enjoy being couch locked. Wasting my life away as a 35 year old man. I quit in 2019 after some health issues and splitting up with my then girlfriend. Once the pandemic hit, I started smoking again but never got the same enjoyment out of it that I used to. I'm quitting now because I want to feel again. Restlessness, a feeling that something is amiss, sweating at night while I sleep, vivid nightmares, zero motivation, increased heart rate 6 days after I stopped smoking flower. I continued to use my dab pen but very infrequently. Then switched to delta 8 and only take one small hit a day. Today I have barely smoked any. New York3517MaleEvery day. Whenever I wasn't obligated to do anything. Also while at work during my lunch breaks. Vaping flower and using a vape pen as wellTapering off. First flower, then oil and now the delta 82021-08-18new-york35
Just felt it was time for something new. Getting high was not as much fun anymore. Yes. I had extreme anxiety, depression and insomnia. Now, after a month, I still get some insomnia and still feel anxious though less intense. After about 5 days.United Kingdom4616Male4 times a week at the end. Almost every day before. Bowl or joint. With tobacco in the early days but gave that up 4 years ago5- HTP. That's all2021-08-18united-kingdom46
It serves no more purpose in my life. Severe headaches. Abdominal pain / discomfort. Light nausea. Irritability. Reduced sleep quality. From the 1st day (on eve of 3rd day now) 3915MaleDaily, 2 to 3 joints. Rolled up in a jointHeadache tablets. 2021-08-1839
Improve fertility, started to bother spouse, and didn't like feeling like I had to depend on something to be happy.Headaches, depression, boredom.They started almost immediately.United States3424Malemultiple times dailybowlDistraction. Almost immediately after stopping, I went on a vacation, then just tried to indulge in my hobbies more.2021-08-18united-states34
I have smoked for the better part of the last 15 years. It has affected my relationships and my sexual activity is dependent on itTwo weeks in (after the regular physical withdrawal) i am feeling depressed and looking to smoke againThe physical withdrawal started a few hours after quitting. Now the physical withdrawals are fine but i am angry and depressed. I am also super tired all the timeQuebec3419Maleabout 2 grams everydayJoints. Mixed with tobacco.No2021-08-18quebec34
Affordability Abusing the drug Emotional Not tired or sleeping Day 2 United Kingdom2713FemaleEveryday Smoke Music Walks 2021-08-18united-kingdom27
Life changes Body feels abit hot at time. Not eating either Couple hours after quitting United Kingdom2615FemaleEvery 4-6 hours. EverydayJoint No2021-08-18united-kingdom26
Cost and want more out of life Insomnia, lack of appetite, irritable, emotional cravings Day 2United Kingdom4116FemaleDailySmoked with tobacco No2021-08-18united-kingdom41
It was affecting my sex life. Also mixing marijuana and tobacco gave me a hard time keeping an erection because I associated weed with sexVivid nightmares, excessive sweating when doing sportsA couple of days after going cold turkeySweden3026MaleEvery dayJoints mixed with tobaccoNo. I'm just going to let it run it's course2021-08-18sweden30
Smoking all day every day was causing me to sit by and be complacent in my life and I was avoiding deep seeded issues that needed to be dealt withLoss of appetite, irritability, anxiety/depression, sweating, insomnia, cravingsDay 1-14Minnesota2216FemaleEvery 3 hours awakeBowlExercise 2021-08-18minnesota22
For my kid and to get a good job.Tired, no appetite, depressedDay 2Utah4116FemaleSeveral times a dayBowl, bongKeeping busy, Channeling my anxiety. 2021-08-18utah41
Started to have severe anxiety and delusional thinking when smoking Lack of appetite, insomnia, and restlessnessWithin 24 hoursHawaii3718MaleDailyjointExercise2021-08-18hawaii37
God told me to. It was becoming an idolI'm irritable, emotional for no reason. I have no appetite. I only eat once a day and even then its so hard to get the food down. I struggle to stay asleep. I wake up every couple of hours sometimes in a pool of sweat because i quit cigarettes tooI'm on Day 3 and I've had withdrawals from Day 12922FemaleMultiple times a dayJointI just pray2021-08-1829
JobIrritability, depression, fatigue48 hours after quittingConnecticut2218FemaleEvery nightBowl, edible, bong, vape penMental Distractions2021-08-18connecticut22
I want to.Constipation, insomnia and aggravation.2days after quitting3417MaleDaily2grams dailyNiacin, high protein diet, more vitamins, exercise.2021-08-1934
i wanted tofucking no sex drive!!!!! what can i do???after a weekSlovenia3222Maleevery day, multiple timessmokingnot really, i dont know what2021-08-19slovenia32
I was finding that I was experiencing high anxiety whenever I couldn't use or it was inappropriate to use, and I didn't want a comfortable mood baseline to be dependent on cannabis. I prefer it be a fun recreational and not a mood stabiliser.I'm sleeping, but sleep quality is poor. What started as significant, albeit short-lived depression is now general anxiety with occasional significant spikes.Day 3Canada4120FemaleA minimum of 10mg edible per day, up to a much as 30mg.Edible Exercise, sleeping, general indulgent self-care activities. 2021-08-19canada41
its holding me back from going after my goals and it has become extremely hard to think or find motivation to do what i must to survive until my death.I think i am, My thoughts have become more negative and i just feel extremely drained and down, But i don't think it is so much the lack of substance as it is just seeing my life for what it is and how my lifestyle and relationships i have let slip by because by using marijuana i kept myself in a state of "everything is fine" and was just high going through the bare minimum motions of functioning in the world and quit talking to everyone. its like it keeps me in a trance and then when i stop using it i wake up to all the responsibilities and cares i haven't been taking care of, and because of that i lost alot of family, friends, and possible good opportunities which i don't realize until i stop smoking and its to late to get them which would be around day 3-4South Carolina3314Maleeverydaybowl or a doobieno, except for using mental health techniques to keep me from being so down that i just give up entirely. Which may not relate to just marijuana.2021-08-19south-carolina33
Oh so many reasons. It became my life. Part of my personality. Everyone who knows me has never known me without a joint since the age of 17. Initially my ms diagnosis was the perfect excuse to becoming the ultimate stoner, but now I feel like on an emotive level im not really there anymore. I just want to be Hugh not even to enjoy it anymore but it's the only feeling of "normal" I've come to know and that thought distresses me. As much as I love marajuana, as much as she will forever be my first and last love, the only escape I had from reality for a while, she needs to go so I can rediscover who I am and ultimately, feel again. Extreme withdrawals. I relapsed everyday in my first week of trying to quit. I literally had to give my bank card money and rolling stuff to my dad to prevent me from feinding. The first night, I was sweating and couldn't sleep until 6am and woke up at 8am. So, sleep and sweating so far.Scotland2617FemaleEvery day. At least 3 5 grams a day then fiend off whoever and wherever for the rest. Joint and edibles but mainly smoking in joints mixes with tobacco Yes. Plenty. The only thing I haven't tried is excessive and I have a funny feeling that might work, im just being lazy. 2021-08-19scotland26
health, work and moneyI can't sleep, I've completely lost my appetite and on day 2 I threw upDay2 United Kingdom3416Female2-3g a dayrolled jointsno 2021-08-19united-kingdom34
My husband is an alcoholic and chronic weed smoker and has been sober and clean for 4 weeks. I quit smoking g to support him and gain more control over my life. Irritability, moments of intense sadness occasional cravings2 -3 days South Africa4220Female1 joint every nightPipe or jointNo2021-08-19south-africa42
It wrecked my life! Mentally, physically, emotionally and financiallyMainly lack of motivation now. Initially, tiredness, irritability, depression, and anxiety.Immediately after quitting for 24 hours California2722MaleDailyJoints5HTP, St John's wort and exercise2021-08-19california27
Tired of dependence Extreme anxiety and shortness of breath2nd day afterFlorida5047MaleDailyBowl and metal cigAnxiety med2021-08-19florida50
Money, it cost too much money!Yes, fatigue of daily irritating things that were masked before. Nausea and knotted stomach. No appetite whatsoever. Actual disgust at any and all food. So I can feel my stomach is empty but my brain does not care at all!The moment I decreased my intake.Florida3420FemaleMultiple times daily Bowl pack or joint.Forcing a tiny food in my mouth to chew and digest slowly. EXERCISE !! Lots and lots of water! 2021-08-19florida34
Lack of motivationcrazy nightmares, anger, paranoiatwo days after New York3730Femaleevery daybowlno2021-08-19new-york37
Pregnant with twinsYes sleepless itchy no appetite irritable 2nd dayNevada2716FemaleEveryday All of the aboveNo2021-08-20nevada27
Health reasonsTrouble sleeping and regulating body temperature (hot one minute, freezing the next)2 days agoMichigan3322FemaleMultiple times, daily. BowlNo. 2021-08-20michigan33
Asthma and a desire to give myself a breakHorrific night sweats for the first 2 weeks. Vague flu like symptoms for the first two weeks. Occasional sleeplessnessDay 2Australia3420FemaleHeavy daily userSmoking bongsPanadol and nurofen2021-08-20australia34
Every day started to feel like the lastI became really ill I don’t know if it was connected, but I got a chest infection and stomach pains in the 2nd week. No sleep and bad dreams, lost weight and loss of appetite 24hrsUnited Kingdom2418FemaleShared about 8 joints a day for say 3 years, the last 2 years it was about 2 joints a day give or take Smoked with a bit of tobacco in a long rizla No2021-08-20united-kingdom24
To focus on my career and professional developmentYes. I have had headaches and lack of appetite for the first 4 days. On the 4th day I was unable to think at all and felt very disoriented. All I could do on the 4th day was lay down in the dark and try to relax.2nd day and peaked on 4th day. Canada2416MaleEvery day I would smoke roughly 4-5g a day on week days and on the weekend it was until I would pass out but I'd wake up with 6-9 smoked joints in my ash tray for that day. Mainly joints and bongI quit cold turkey and did not use any alternative2021-08-20canada24
Cons outweighed the pros, I have a lot in my life I want to changeSleep problems, fatigue, eye sensitivity/fatigueThe first night I cold turkey’dUnited Kingdom2219MaleEverydayRoll with tobacco Antihistamines to help reduce adult insomnia 2021-08-20united-kingdom22
Because it’s time Yes. Not really hungry, not sleeping good , irritability, tired Day 2 California5213MaleAll day Pre roll, bowl No only time helps, I exercise and eat healthy 2021-08-20california52
Religious concept I can't fall sleepAfter three monthCalifornia2720MaleDaily smoke Roll paperNo2021-08-20california27
Mental health Yes, I have a lost of sleep and appetite as well as motivation. Today on day 8. Texas2617MaleEveryday, all day.All of the above. I have drank but not really much of a drinker. Sleeping aids as well.2021-08-20texas26
I've problems on the lungsCravings, anxiety, sleep disturbance, headaches, lack of motivation, feeling quite depress, irritability.Day 1 Chile1915MaleIt has been raising with the time but since a year like 3/4 joints daily.JointsI've watched a ton of videos of people who wants to quit, i've been doing excercise, hanging out with new friends, playing chess. 2021-08-20chile19
Severe anxiety and paranoiaInsomnia, lethargy, increased anxiety, depression, mood swings, increased paranoia48 hours after quittingUnited Kingdom2513MaleEvery dayJoint with tobaccoCBD has a slight effect, exercise has a massive effect, as well as calming active activities such as a sauna and yoga.2021-07-29united-kingdom25
It was causing dizziness and anxiety, the negatives began to outweigh the positives. Started using to manage pain and appetite loss due to Crohn’s disease, and it helped for years. I was able to gain weight and live again. But now it causes more problems, and my crohns is in better condition due to lifestyle changes, so the time has come to let go. It increases anxiety, brain fog, headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, sinus problems, and lack of productivity.Headache, dizziness, anxiety, paranoia, insomnia, lack of appetite, lightheadednessEnd of first night, probably 24 hours after last use.California2522FemaleDaily multiple times a day. Some periods pretty much all day every day. Other periods I got myself down to smoking only once in the evening. But pretty much daily for the last three years, with like a month or two of break due to illnesses.Mostly flower, with a bong. Periods of dabbing high concentrate wax. Doing extremely high dosages of edibles, most I’ve ever done is 3000mg in one sittingYoga and meditation have been literal lifesavers for me. Giving me the tools to recognize the patterns in my mind and not become victim to them. The ability to be aware that I’m experiencing anxiety, rather than identifying with it and letting my world become anxiety. Eating healthy, and self-compassion.2021-07-29california25
My life is in shambles and I need to learn to take care of myself and get a job instead of using other people to survive.Nausea, vomiting, irritability, insomnia, fatigue, lack of appetite and talking too much.After the second day of abstinence.Washington3216FemaleAll day every dayBowl, vape pen, spliffWater, fish oil, multivitamin, lemon juice, benadryl for insomnia2021-07-29washington32
To study for a technical job interrviewNot so sure. I'm a little bit grumpy but it might be unrelated.N/AChile2619Male4 times a week on averageBowlNo2021-07-29chile26
Brain fog, reduced ability to cope, overuse Restlessness, lethargy, agitation, depression 2 weeks after quittingLouisiana2417FemaleDaily Vape pen Exercise, counseling 2021-07-29louisiana24
Improve focus, memory and performance, have better relationships.Nausea48 hours after last useMexico3619Male4-5 times a dayHerb vaporizer.No2021-07-29mexico36
Anxiety development when I wasn’t smoking marijuana Extreme anxiety, irritability, depression After a dayCalifornia2623MaleDailyBowl, joints and vape pensWent on vacation for a week to get away and occupy myself 2021-07-30california26
I need to reclaim my life. I’m in such a bad routine of finishing work and immediately getting high and staying high until I go to bed and wake up for work again. I’ll never meet anyone like this and I’ve stopped experiencing emotions other than anger - nothing is interesting anymore. Yes. Days 1-4 were surprisingly ok, Day 5 (today) is proving much harder. Feel anxious, shaky, no appetite, have been losing weight, diarrhoea. Day 5United Kingdom2915Male0.8-1.2 grams per day, usually in the form of 3 joints. 98% bud, 2% vape (which I bought recently but am not a huge fan of) I don’t get tempted to smoke the vape, just bud. No, cold turkey. I’m away in Greece and for the first time in years didn’t bring bud with me. Using it as a way to force myself to break the cycle where previously I’ve cracked every time I’ve tried. 2021-07-30united-kingdom29
Financial cost, lack of accessBody and head aches, loss of appetite, restlessnessBefore I decided to quit when I had the idea to slow down consumptionNew York2717MaleDaily3-6times a day usuallyAspirin works for the head and body aches, and nyquil or sleep aid to help with restlessness at night but only for the first night or two to prevent dependence. 2021-07-30new-york27
to focus on other thingsvivid dreamsfew days after stopping2927Malefrequently every other daysmoking and ediblesi substantially cut down on caffeine2021-07-3029
experienced regular heart palpitationsdifficult to tell for sure as already anxious through too much work and no holidays / breaksdifficult to tell them apart from normal stress symptomsUnited Kingdom5323Maledailyvapeno2021-07-30united-kingdom53
made my mind foggy, was expensive, i got cannabanoid hyperemesis syndrome eventuallyyes no appetite weight loss headaches mood swingsday 2Indiana1816Male5-6 times a dayvape pennicotine lol2021-07-30indiana18
it made me neglect my hygiene depression, low energy, anxiety, crying, negative thoughts24 hrs after quitting Florida4219Femaleall day long unless i was asleep and i always went to bed highdepends on what is available, all 3 sometimes… if it’s in front of me i will consume itshrooms2021-07-30florida42
I quit marijuana and alcohol at the same time. I was using them as distractions and stress relief. They were taking up my time and while I find it easy to accomplish tasks on both substances, marijuana was affecting my over all focus and ability to really consider consequences in my general life. Naseua, brain fog, changes in vision, fatigue, anxiety, anger, I have not had any problems sleeping though2.5 days in Canada2517FemaleDaily, smoking several times a day, and taking weed oil before bed Vaping, joints, oils Excercise 2021-07-30canada25
I don’t think it’s good for my mental health, I’ve been using it to mask how I feel.Crying uncontrollably - just feel so sad and tearful everyday, several times a dayAfter 7 days weed freeUnited Kingdom3424FemaleFor 2 years everyday (after work), since start of 2021 4-5 times a week.JointWalking 2021-07-30united-kingdom34
I began feeling nauseous the day after smokingSometimes nausea, loss of appetite1st dayCanada1514FemaleVery often, hourly, every day for the past yearJointsI took some medication 2021-07-30canada15
LegalShakes feel drunk like hellDay1Missouri5018MaleDailyJointCbd2021-07-30missouri50
Wanting better opportunities in life Nope !NowhereSouth Carolina2115Maleregularly almost everyday CigarNope2021-07-31south-carolina21
Feeling stagnant and unaccomplished in lifeInsomnia, depression, restlessness lack of directionday 2New Orleans3313Maledailyspliffexercise2021-07-31new-orleans33
Anxiety and other mental health issuesYes, boredom, binge eatingNot sureNew Zealand2618MaleFew times a weekA pipeEating2021-07-31new-zealand26
Started experiencing problems with memory and realized that I had become very lazy and inactiveYes. Lack of appetite, stomach pains. 2 days after I stopped I was nauseous and throwing up with hot sweats.around 30 hours after stoppingCanada2315FemaleI never used to smoke regularly but for about a year I have been smoking at least once a day. Usually 2-4 times a day (but only in the evening)bong and vape penno2021-07-31canada23
i was constantly feeling low and not good with myself physically and my self-asteem its been almost a month now so the headaches and insomnia have subsided but I still get days where i feel so low about myself, almost like a mild depression and lack of serious motivationheadaches: 3 days following, insomnia: 2 weeks after and mild depression and lack a motivation: on and off for 4 weeks now Canada2116Femaledaily bong for 3 years then moved to joints for the last few years CBD oil for insomnia 2021-07-31canada21
Got sick from itNauseous vomiting stomach pain can’t sleep can’t eat First dayNew York2317MaleEveryday Paper Trying to be around positive things2021-07-31new-york23
Clear my head, change my life.Yes, extremely sleepy and weak* difficulty eating* depression* extreme anxiety* abnormal profuse sweating* sadness* frustration* bad memories* no energy* deep sleep and feel bad when waking up*First few days felt pretty good and went downhill from there.New Mexico3817FemaleToo much everyday, concentrate, weed, ediblesAllHealthy eating, exercise, reading for distraction, healthy water, calling mom for support often, trying to think positive, meditation, medicinal mushrooms.2021-07-31new-mexico38
I was using it as a coping mechanism to escape my problems and distract myself from my responsibilies. Nausea, loss of appetite, weightloss, headache, low energy. Day 3Ohio2019FemaleDaily (5-10 bowls a day)bong, bowl, or penNo. 2021-07-31ohio20
Health reasonsRestless, boredom, vivid dreams, loss of appetite Not yetCanada5123FemaleDaily...heavy userJointWalking and recovery meetings2021-07-31canada51
Stopped being fundigestion problems, migraine, sleep issues and brain fog24 hours after cessation Canada3126Maleevery daybong/edibles Magic mushrooms (alleviated the depression)2021-07-31canada31
Personal reasonsHeadaches, depression3 days after quittingColorado1916MaleDailyBowlIbuprofen2021-07-31colorado19
I’ve suffered through several episodes of Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome. I have no choice but to quit. Cravings, boredom, irritability, etc… I smoked all day, everyday for 20 years, it is as big a part of my life as anything else. Within two days of cessation. Pennsylvania4113MaleSeveral times a day, every day. Joints, bowls and dab rigs. No. 2021-07-31pennsylvania41
My family Cravings, can’t fall to sleep, can’t eat, headache, irritable feeling depressed First and second weekNew Mexico3412FemaleAll day everyday for yearsBowlRemembering I just need to quit2021-07-31new-mexico34
Wanted to take a break after a few years of night time useDiarrhea 3 days after California6860FemaleEvery night before bedEdible, occasional vape penCuring pills (Chinese herbs)2021-08-01california68
mental health degradation nausea/vomit 1 time. very low mood and increased anxiety.24 hours after stoppingCanada3733Maledailybong/jointmeditation, mindfulness, exercise. Read the power of now. It helped me get through the bad part.2021-08-01canada37
Affecting personal life Fever dreams, night sweats, loss of appetite, insomnia, confusion, anger, irritation First 24 hoursWashington2313MaleChronically. An average of about 2 grams a day, although this was only for the past year or so. Combustion, vaporization, edibles, drinksHealthy distractions (socializing, career focusing, exercising, cleaning)2021-08-01washington23
I was tired of living in a fog. Also, it felt duplicitous; I didnt feel I could openly share my consumption. Finally, I have decided to become a competitive international athlete and drug testing may occur.The first day was awful--I felt my brain screaming. My body raged. I felt like I had the flu but I didnt have any sniffles or coughing or a fever. The second day was the worst day; all of those symptoms intensified. After that it got better.Starting on the third day.Michigan4940FemaleDaily, multiple times a day.BowlI quit cold turkey.2021-08-01michigan49
For better spiritual, mental and physical health. To be the best version of me.Today is day one and I’m already trying to justify using “just one more time today.” This is part of my seemingly endless and vicious cycle of self abuse.Usually right away.Massachusetts5114MaleEveryday.All the above.Yes. Prayer, heathy eating, stretching.2021-08-01massachusetts51
Want to have better memory and more energy. Not to mention the health benefits.Night sweats, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite along with extreme weight loss. Very groggy and have a very hard time waking up in the mornings. Also stomach pains/cramps. Shakiness and mood swings. 2-3 days after quitting.Massachusetts5014MaleDaily but only at night.BowlNo2021-08-01massachusetts50
Take a break, increase energy and motivation.Sleeplessness, brain fog, vivid dreams, headaches3-7 daysNew York3728MaleDailyEdibles, smoke, vape No2021-08-01new-york37
I was diagnosed with Cannabis Hypermesis Syndrome and was nauseas and vomiting daily.Severe anxiety, extreme sweating, chest pains like I'm going to have a heart attack, little to no appetite and extreme weight loss, insomnia, irritability, depression, shortness of breath, heart beating in my ears, blurred vision, trembles, hot flashes, sudden extreme fear of death, angerThe timeline is kind of foggy but about 24-36 hours after quitting cold turkeyArizona3224MaleFor the last 3 years I was ingesting through Marijuana edibles. I was medicating twice a day and each dose was about 200mgs. I would occasionally smoke in between the edibles but not often because I had a spontaneous lung collapseFor the first three years I would smoke using a bong, or a pipe, as well as "dabbing" concentrates. Then my lung collapsed and I was in the hospital for 2 weeks with no Marijuana use. After I got out I began to use Marijuana edibles pretty much daily starting at around 25mgs and ending about 3 and a half weeks ago at 200mgs twice a dayVery small prescription from doctor for 5, .5mg ativan, as well as a prescription for 50mg Vistaril, meditation sometimes can help when anxiety is EXTREME, just trying to focus on your breathing2021-08-01arizona32
Not in a good place mentally Cravings, sleep disturbances 1-2 weeksIllinois3213MaleAlmost dailyBowl Distract myself 2021-08-01illinois32
It’s negatively affecting every aspect of my life. Finances, work, relationships, motivation, depression, mental and physical healthExtremely low mood, crying, depression and feeling hopeless. lack of appetite sadness, loneliness, anxiety. The first day of quitting. United States3936FemaleSeveral times a day. Bowl, bong, vape penCall a friend, read this website, sleep. 2021-08-01united-states39
AnxietyTired all dayDay oneCanada3314FemaleDaily. 1-5 grams depending JointNo I’m fine no desire just want my energy levels up2021-08-01canada33
Vacation tymezStrange dresms2 days in2719Male2-4 times a dayJointNope2021-08-0127
When I started using I let it change everything about myself and I became my worst nightmare. I don’t want that anymore for myself.It’s been a day so no Montana1816FemaleI’d take like 3 dabs about 4 times a day minimum A pen, Dab, Bowl2021-08-01montana18
I couldn't eat or sleep without usingMood swings, no appetite, no sleep, night sweats, extreme anxietyInstantly, after stopping.United Kingdom3617MaleAverage of 3 joints per daySmoking tobacco jointsKeeping busy, taking time off work to eliminate stress triggers. Staying away from smoking friends temporarily.2021-08-01united-kingdom36
Moved back home to very strict house Wanted to for years but only possible when forcedCrazy dreams, irritability, anger, boredom, insomnia, lack of appetite, weight lossday after stopping 2219FemaleAll day every day SpliffssOn other meds to treat my adhd, ptsd anxiety and depression Meditation sometimes2021-08-0122
jobyes1st dayIllinois4511Femalehourlyvape, jointno2021-08-01illinois45
SportsHeadaches and loss of appetite and sleeplessness The day afterArizona1614MaleEverydayAll of the aboveNope2021-08-02arizona16
For my trip later next monthYeah i'm a little bit depressed not very hungry unless i go for a long walk, impatient and consistently checking the time. Also I sleep but wake up oftenIt probably started after I woke up about 13 hours after my last smokeCanada2318MaleI was a light user at first but before I stopped I was smoking 5-6 joints a day or about 2gramsA jointNo just gonna drink lots of water and ride it out2021-08-02canada23
To challenge myself and to see how it would affect meYes. Sleeplessness, and intense irritability mainly. Dreams have been pretty vivid too.I smoked my last one before I went to sleep and woke up immediately with cravings.2418MaleHeavy use everyday for 3 years straight. Occasionally would go a day here and there without smoking. Maybe around 10 days at the very most within a 3 year periodBlunts bongs and bowlsWillpower2021-08-0224
Better healthSleep issues, irritability 4-5 days after stopping California2517MaleEvery dayVape penNo2021-08-02california25
Felt lethargic and depression All of's hellFirst day Ireland4616MaleDaily 1.5 gramsJoints No just punched through the symptoms...cold turkey 2021-08-02ireland46
Money, and it became a habit for too longReally anxious, tiered, really fatigue, had some cravings 3bery now and then From the startNorway3426Male3-6 joints every dayJointsI cut down alot 2 weeks prior to quitting, also trying to exercise and eat better2021-08-02norway34
stopped working on my thesisflickering / whistling , more from the brain than ear area, more on the left side. did go to the doctor, brain is fine, it s withdrawal. they say it might be hallucinations but at least for me it s a very clear sound, it s a sinusoidal tone, one frequency, doesnt really vary (doesnt get louder or softer). also i noticed that the more i focus on the "outside" sound the less i notice it, and the less the "outside" sound disappears / fades away, the more i notice this inside sound, indicating (at least for me) that this is essentially the brain "hearing" itself or me noticing the brain do the stuff it does. i dont have interference with hearing really. obviously, the more i pay attention to it, the more annoying it gets. the sound can be compared to when you mute a tube TV and it still does this flickering "sound". it's not haptic though. it s not vibrating or anything. it's just "snow", background noise, like the cosmic microwave background, it's omnipresent, it s not quite responsive, it doesnt evolve or respond really. essentially, what varies is the degree with which i m annoyed by it, i.e. my attention to it. when there s sound around me i hardly even mind. when there is sound and i pay attention to it, i will still hear it. it s particularly annoying when everything is silent, but luckily when falling asleep i ll get bored by it quickly and just drift away. in the morning it s obnoxiously loud, i wonder what that is all about, i guess brain activity is heightened through the night, but what do i know. i just hope my brain will readjust, i ve had on and off smoking phases for years and never experienced anything like it. but i smoked heavily and strong stuff (big haze joints), for 6 months without a break (only 1 at night though, never more, and never during the day). it really feels like i habituated my brain to something that it s not lacking. i just hope my brain will re adjust and get used to what it was like before. from what i ve read on your website, there is a good chance that that will happen. it s been 2 weeks now. the sounds have started on the first day after not having smoked the night before (i.e. first day after non-stoned sleep). there is no development yet, but i m coming from war ( i wrote an intensive thesis, i worked all day, ate and drank too little, and then smoked in the evening to turn it all off). i m allowing my body to take its time. first morning after not having smoked the day before. Germany2822Maleprior to now, every night for certainly 6 months, and before that for another 9 months, but with 1-2 days breaks every 1-2 weeks.roll jointsno, no worries, there is no problem for me in stopping to smoke, have done so on many occasions.2021-08-02germany28
Went on vacation out of stateLoss of sex drive 5 days ago 2419MaleDailyBowl, backwood, pen No2021-08-0224
I was obsessing about it againYes, mood and appetite and sleep are affected A few hours since my last bowlTexas3216MaleEvery few hoursBongYoga and breathing 2021-08-02texas32
I smoked from 18 to 22 basically daily. I want to give my brain a chance to revert the effects while im still young.Im currently on day 3, yes I have anxiety, and some depression at times. Also flu like symptoms. In general I feel like my brain is being forced to feel a lot of suppressed emotions all at once and that is definitely tough.Basically after 24 hours I could start to feel the withdrawal symptoms.Canada2218MaleDailyDaily Joints, blunts, occasionally vape pens and bowlsYes, I had an addiction to both weed and nicotine. I smoke the occasional cigarette (1 at night) when Im feeling hard withdrawal symptoms. But I aiming to stop both weed and nicotine. Im just doing the process that works best for me and priority at the moment is getting of weed entirely, than working toward getting off both entirely.2021-08-02canada22
I literally got tired of being controlled by a plant. Yes, feels like a part of your daily routine is missing.The minute you decide to not smoke United States3920MaleEveryday.Smoke the flower.There's noting really you can do, it's either you continue smoking or you don't . Willpower!2021-08-02united-states39
For more energyIrregular sleeping, fatigueHave been experiencing them off and on since stopping 6 weeks agoCalifornia3316FemaleEvery day, heavilyVape, bongI take magnesium before bed to sleep2021-08-02california33
It’s taken too much of my time away from my loved ones, because I’m outside smoking Or I avoid people because I’m high.I’m feeling jittery and anxious, after only a day but I’ve been feeling anxiety for some time even while using..Jittery after 6 hours of my first sober day. I usually smoke first thing in the morning and smoke heavily throughout my dayCalifornia2915MaleAt least 3 grams a day Tobacco blunts, occasional bong bowls First thing I did was look in the mirror and tell myself I wouldn’t do it anymore, then I prayed. I’m not usually a praying person.2021-08-02california29
I was tired of feeling like I had to do it. Didn’t want to be addicted. I’m 3.5 weeks in and feeling anxious, depressed, and some chest pains. I quit nicotine too. Feeling very bored. Within a few days of quitting. California4237FemaleMultiple times a dayVape penNot really. Just trying to get through. 2021-08-03california42
I should be led by the Holy Spirit and not spirits of demons or be dependant on this physical worlSometimes I crave to smoke but its more like in the moment of doing things like making kofee missing something I used to do mabee its just habitUseily when I sit down ro drink kofee not much of a craving more like repeditive task missing out of my dayly rotineSouth Africa3116MaleDayly being high all the time im awakePipeJust move my mind to the next task on hands2021-08-03south-africa31
it’s too expensive and I depend on it too much. It makes me suffer more than benefit at this point.yes, I lose my appetite, cannot regulate my body temp (chills, super hot, super cold), cant sleep at all, anxiety, headaches, irritable or depressed (lots of emotions), nausea, etc the first day i quit1715Femaleevery single day all the time almost unfortunately vape pen and weed itself in like a joint I’ve tried a few times to quit but never lasted more than a week because i felt bad but no not yet2021-08-0317
It was getting in the way of my relationships with people, I would rather smoke a blunt then have to go and be social. Before I smoked weed I loved talking to people , but after a long period of time I felt too lazy to talk to people and it almost seemed like I couldn’t get words out of my mouth without putting a lot of effort into it. In the beginning I felt a lot of doubt in myself, I felt like I couldn’t give up marijuana because I had been smoking it so much. Almost as if it was apart of me now , but through a lot of meditation and changing my mindset , I learned that I’m a better person without it 1-3 days in Texas2119MaleAt least once every 3 days for a year Blunt, edible , and pen Exercising and keeping myself busy by interacting with people again 🙂2021-08-03texas21
I believe I may have CHSVery cramped stomach and headache not sure if from withdrawal or CHSCHS appeared a week ago but hasn’t gone away at all so think it might be a combination Australia2016MaleDaily 3-6 bongs a dayBong sometimes ediblesHot shower provides temporary relief Paracetamol for my headache2021-08-03australia20
I felt it was interfering with my productivity and i felt my life was stagnant and my way of dealing with it was to continue to smoke weed everyday. Vivid dreams, craving, low mood, reduced appetite Day 1United Kingdom2517MaleEveryday Joints with tobacco and weed. I usually smoke with tobacco, so ive got fruit flavoured vapes to help with nicotine cravings. 2021-08-03united-kingdom25
I didn’t want to do anything else.Diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, depression, sweats, anxiety, major brain fog, tinnitus, heavingWithin a week of stoppingUnited Kingdom2927Female4 cigarette size a daySmokeBeing around family2021-08-03united-kingdom29
Better health more energy more ambition Depression anxietyFew days after stopping I tapered New Jersey6314MaleConstantly twenty four seven during pandemicJoints one hitters vape pen Gabapentin started anti depressant welbrutin 2021-08-03new-jersey63
I was getting fat (munchies), lazy, and just unhappy Lack of sleep, lack of appetite and cold sweats 24 hours after last jointAustralia3120FemaleSeveral times a weekSmoke with tobacco mixedNo I 2021-08-03australia31
Work and to improve lifestyle Not this timeN.aUnited Kingdom3017FemaleDailyMix with tobacco in paperKeeping occupied2021-08-03united-kingdom30
Risk of losing driving licence Can’t get too sleep Lack of appetite Tiered all the time Headaches First day United Kingdom3327FemaleEveryday Smoke Sleep aids 2021-08-03united-kingdom33
Looking after long term healthDepression, anxiety and panic attacks, interrupted sleep, brain fog (especially in the morning)2 days after quittingUnited Kingdom2618Maledailydry herb vape, jointsWalking, yoga, meditation 2021-08-03united-kingdom26
Perceptible impairment of working memory & attention, and a general sense of feeling unwellWorking memory still feels impaired. I feel funny or "off" during familiar experiencesProbably immediatelyCalifornia3127MaleAlmost daily for a few monthsEdibles or vape penJust cold turkey2021-08-03california31
i feel like i changed mentally and my thoughts and beliefs are easily altered causing me to think nothing is realirritable, lack of control for any emotion2nd day of no. useMichigan2120Femaledailyclear; vape penno, just winging it2021-08-04michigan21
It takes away motivation for anything I'm experiencing brain fog, some dizziness walking, insomnia and the occasional runny noseOne the first daysPortugal2415MaleAlmost dailySmokable jointNo2021-08-04portugal24
Opportunity cost Lack of focus and motivation to do anythingDay 1Malaysia3923MaleAll day. 9 to 10 joints a dayRolledNo2021-08-04malaysia39
personal reasonssleeplessness, irritability, depression, lack of motivationafter 2 days of abstinence2913Maledaily for over a decadespliffs with tobaccoexercise, reading2021-08-0429
Seems like the next logical step after a year and half of not drinkingIrritability and sooooo boredDay 3Rhode Island3813FemaleEveryday, multiple times a dayBowl or vape pen, edibles never worked Exercise and talking with friends/therapist 2021-08-04rhode-island38
Been smoking for years and its just making me anxious now. I also want to put a bit of weight on as i'm quite slim now due to cannabis.Yes, shakiness, loss of appetite, nausea, anxiety, sweatingDay 2United Kingdom2719FemaleEverydayJointExercise and trying to regulate my eating and drinking2021-08-04united-kingdom27
For better cognitive function.Irritability, insomnia Week oneFlorida4032FemaleDailyJointsMelatonin 2021-08-04florida40
Financial, and also apparent memory impairmentAfter 3 days the headache started to appear, left side of head.After 3 daysCanada3735MaleEvening daily, and over the whole weekendJointNo2021-08-04canada37
Anxiety and unable to navigate my emotions. Not really, I do get cravings every now and then, especially when I'm in a good mood, which is very different to how I used it before. I'd use only when i felt terrible or anxious. 1 month into quitting.Europe2918MaleFirst 5 years about 5-8 joints a day. Then it decreased to about 1-2 a day. To once a week, and then only social settings. Joints or edibles. Observe my cravings. 2021-08-04europe29
To increase productivity as well as a planned career changeYes. Not sleeping well. I fall asleep easily but it is not restfull and I want up several times a night. Low appetite. CravingsImmediately Georgia3514FemaleDaily, almost on a consistent basisBowl, recently switched to vape 3-4 months agoMeditation. Keeping busy. A glass of wine here and there but not as often as I would have smoked2021-08-04georgia35
It increased my anxietyYes. Stomach irritability and nausea. Also tirednessThe day after quittingCanada3715FemaleMultiple times a day for 8 yearsPipe or rolled jointNo2021-08-04canada37
It was making my anxiety and panic attacks worse, but I was too dependent on it to quit. Eventually, the panic attacks just after smoking was not worth the relaxation that followed. Low mood, sadness, boredom, lack of interest in things, reoccurring panic attacks and anxiety Was very bad the first week, now on week 3-4, the fear of anxiety attacks remains, but seems getting less intense 4137FemaleDailySmokeExercise, walking in nature, yoga, breathing exercises, reading self help literature2021-08-0441
I didn’t want to abuse it anymore I wanted to change my life around I’m on day 3 and so far I’ve only experienced anxiety and loss of appetiteFirst day I stopped smoking Louisiana1918MaleEveryday Blunt No2021-08-04louisiana19
Better my healthHeadache and anxietyAbout 3weeks after quittingOhio3215MaleEvery dayBowl then switched to vape pens and ediblesTylenol and hot showers2021-08-04ohio32
making me sick nausea, vomiting, sweating, light headed, malaise, Diarrhea a day after quitingCalifornia3434Male3 months, Edibles mostlyEdiblesmall meals, peptobismol helped some. Mostly just being aware that it was happening and trying to stick through it2021-08-04california34
started to give me anxiety more anxiety after day 1 United Kingdom2617Maledailyjointno2021-08-05united-kingdom26
Anxiety and boredom, feeling no control over my lifeSleep problems mostlyFirst night after quittingEurope2221MaleEveryday, multiple times a dayJoints, bongNot yet2021-08-05europe22
I stopped feeling like myself and realized, after multiple quitting attempts, that I would get extremely anxious, unproductive and uncreative. Right now I'm experiencing headaches and random sweats. It was very difficult to fall asleep and the sleep was numb. I sweated a lot at night (it's very cold here). My consciousness feels like it's adapting.Day 3.Brazil1918Non-binaryDaily, 1-4 times a dayI would roll up a joint.I'm drinking a lot of water and trying to keep a sleep routine. I think I'm going to exercise harder so I can sleep faster. When a trigger comes up i light up some incense so I can like... smell smoke.2021-08-05brazil19
Health reasons, both mental and physicalReduced appetite, mild insomnia, anxietyFirst day3430MaleEvery DayBowl or jointNothing concrete2021-08-0534
Out of town vacation with family that doesn’t use thc. Vivid dreams12 days after stopping thc use. Florida5016Male2-3 hits on one hitter 4-5 times a day. Smoking flower from one hitter pipe. No2021-08-05florida50
My memory was slipping too muchSlight irritability, restless sleepDay 5Canada2218MaleDailyJoint, bowl, penJust keeping myself busy with my regular activities2021-08-05canada22
To see if I couldJust intense craving, problems falling asleepSleep was immediately, cravings at day 4 New York2716MaleDaily/multiple times per day Bowl Whenever I get a burning desire, I work out instead 2021-08-05new-york27
Something I’ve been wanting to release for a long time. No longer makes me feel good.Insomnia, not hungry, headache, anxiety, anger/irritability Within first dayWashington4114FemaleDailyJointBeing prepared ahead of time, not making big plans, waited until my menstrual cycle was over, eating well, lots of water, walking, journaling, meditation 2021-08-05washington41
I think it prevents me from engaging socially with peers and this has hurt me at workMajor brain fog and exhaustion. Little appetite. Immediately - the day after use stopped. New Jersey2717FemaleDaily - multiple times a day Vape 2021-08-05new-jersey27
I wanted to be more positive and mindful. I was tired of feeling down, disassociated, and tired all the time, and using it to get through my days. Yes -- I don't sleep easily so I do my best to take as many over-the-counter sleep aids to get any relief. I wake up in the middle of the night with major night sweats. I also have no appetite and my chills are pretty persistent. Symptoms began to appear within 18 hours of stopping. Texas2318MaleMultiple times a day, daily Gravity bongSleep aids, exercise, saunas, a lot of water/sports drinks, etc. 2021-08-05texas23
I didn’t feel good anymore bc I smoked too much all the timeI cannot sleep and I’m more sensitive A couple days after i stopped smoking United States4921FemaleAll day everydayBowlSleep medicine over the counter 2021-08-05united-states49
I am 44, run a company I started when I was 32 that just hit $10 million and growing at 30-40%, have a wonderful wife, 2 kids ages 3 and 6 and figured I should try life without being stoned - I am / was a very heavy user.Cravings, loss of motivation, and insomnia. I am at day 12 of no pot.Within 24 hoursColorado4416MaleDaily, 4-10x Water bong with ice3 times I have taken an anti-anxiety medication to offset strong intense cravings.2021-08-05colorado44
I want to experience life as it is. I want to be more social. I want to find a partnerCravings 24 hours after quitting California3119MaleEvery day Bong Walking 2021-08-05california31
It’s stopping me achieving true peak performance at work and its difficult to sleep without itMood swings, irritability lack of sleepDay 2Thailand4718MaleDailyVape CBD, melatonin2021-08-06thailand47
To go clean and look after my health and future wellbeingYes, I feel nervous, headache, irritation, anxiety, depression, intrusive thoughts, fear, shaking, cold sweats, fuzzy vision, insomnia, DP/DRDay 32724MaleEverydayDry herb vaping No 2021-08-0627
Because I realised that I had become dependent on marijuana I’m a little irritable at times and I don’t sleep as well Day 1United Kingdom4514MaleEvery day In a rizla No just willpower 2021-08-06united-kingdom45
Taking over my lifeDepression,insomnia,stomach pain and headachesDay 1Scotland3316MaleAll day .everydaySmoking Paracetemol2021-08-06scotland33
Holidays FinishedYes. Short bursts of severe anger issues. "Blowing up" in the faces of family members. This is followed by a self refection, apology and the realisation that I was angry at an insignificant thing, but in the heat of the moment, the thing I am angry at seems like the most significant thing in the world.4 days after quittingAustralia1919MaleDaily for 2-3 weeksEdible - homemade infused coconut oil with ~100mg THC per use.No2021-08-06australia19
Mental health, lack of motivation.Vivid Dreams, sweating, irritability, hypervigilance, extra energy, anxiety.About 6 hours after last use.Tasmania2519MaleDaily, sometimes twice or thrice daily.Dry Herb VaporizerExercise, Rhodelia Rosea, Ashwaghanda, Masturbation, Distractions.2021-08-06tasmania25
5 days ago No sleep body not feeling normal yet headache cravings Day 1Louisiana2117MaleEvery single day A blunt No I just quit cold turkey no medicine or nothing 2021-08-06louisiana21
Family, mental & physical health, financial reasons Irritability, tiredness, decreased appetite, sleeplessness Day 2 of abstinence Texas3015FemaleMultiple times dailyVape pen mostly. Joint occasionally No2021-08-06texas30
Cognitive deficitsShort term memory issues. Anger or low patience. Motor function is impaired. Impaired planning capability After I quit immediatelyConnecticut2017Male3 times a dayVape penNo2021-08-06connecticut20
Mental health Insomnia, mood swings and appetite changes 2 days after stopping United Kingdom4240Male3 or 4 times a week Smoke Yes 2021-08-06united-kingdom42
Financial difficulties, lack of motivation to pursue passions Yes. Anxiety, restlessness, anger outbursts, difficulty sleeping, craving. Within hours of quitting. Michigan2621FemaleMultiple times daily. Nearly all day. Vape pen, wax concentrates. Breathing. 2021-07-20michigan26
b/c I am about to have a nursing license and can't deal with the professional liability of testing positivesex doesn't feel as good, trouble orgasming, moodiness, depression, vivid dreamsweek 1-2Louisiana2421Femaleevery day almostbong bowl and vapedrinking or yoga2021-07-20louisiana24
Too much anxiety and slows down normal brain functions Loss of appetite completely Mood swings Tiredness Day 13322MaleDaily A rolled up blunt No 2021-07-2133
Experiencing existential dread and lacking in positive reasons to use it. Trying to fix the underlying problems sober.Sweats and cold chills, headaches, severe anxiety and restlessness, moderate to severe depressionIts still Day One.Australia2615FemaleMultiple grams daily. Before and after work. Before completing any tasks as an enticement and then after as a reward. Heavy use of straight green without tobacco.Started with bongs and then went to joints over the last 2 yearsPhenergan to help me sleep tonight. 20mg. Hopeful to stick it out the rest of the withdrawal without other medication.2021-07-21australia26
Can't get it.Mostly just anxiety feeling like my entire body May explode.Few hours after stopping.Mississippi5215MaleDailyBowlHemp cigarettes and CBD gummies and oils seem to be really helping.2021-07-21mississippi52
I am having some more anxiety from it and possible mania from increased consumption. I want to be clear headed Stomach discomfort , loss of appetite, irritability, anger, tired, sweating, hot and cold. Within like 36 hours of stopping Colorado3317FemaleDaily, 3 times per day or more Vape pen, edible, wax, flower joints, bongs, etc….A couple hits from a vape pen to minimize discomfort 2021-07-21colorado33
Want to feel clear headed all the time. Sick of it. Headache, extreme fatigue, joint aches (that could be from something I ate but altars to correlate with quitting) disturbed sleepAfter 2 daysMichigan3325FemaleAlmost dailyTincture, smokeNo2021-07-21michigan33
Tired of addiction I want to be freeAnxiety shivering low moodFirst nightUnited Kingdom4417FemaleEvery daySoliffNo2021-07-21united-kingdom44
To be more present and one less addiction to worry about Sweats, low appetite, anxiety, loss of energy, trouble falling and staying asleep, crazy dreamsAfter a day or so New Mexico2914Male3-5 times daily Bong Bath tub 2021-07-21new-mexico29
Spending too much money & had a desire to take a tolerance breakI sometimes have difficulty sleeping, I often find myself being bored because weed has become more of a hobbyThe day after I decided to take a break. Mississippi2120MaleMultiple times a day, multiple times a weekBluntNo2021-07-21mississippi21
Personal ChoiceNausea. Appetite loss. Loose stools. Irritability. 48 hours after cessationColorado3616MaleMultiple times per dayBowl. Joint. No2021-07-21colorado36
The thing I wanted to treat with cannabis became much worse as time progressed and tons of negative effects for cognition which to me is horrible. Insomnia, agitation (not too severe), mood swings, anxiety(not severe). The symptoms are really not severe.After about 24 hoursIllinois2322MaleEvery night A fair amount Natural herbs and some medications for sleep.2021-07-22illinois23
PregnancyLack of sleep, lack of appetite lack of concentration and mood swinsgfirst dayUnited Kingdom2213FemaleDaily 5-6 times Smoke spliffNo2021-07-22united-kingdom22
to feel the full emotional spectrum, be a better person for people around me and myselfYes, depressive mood, irritability and nauseaon day 15, now on day 21 Netherlands2622Maleonce a daysmokeno2021-07-22netherlands26
I started to think for my futureYes i am on day 5 craving for weed loss appetite mood swings depression From the day i stopped smokingIndia1817MaleI m heavy user i use to smoke every hour just to feel normalI smoke in bongI use Xanax ( alprazolam ) to reduce craving 2021-07-22india18
My usage was steadily increasing. Weight gain and feelings of apathy, avoiding responsibilitiesYes. Loss of appetite and trouble sleepingWithin 24 hours I noticed decreased appetite to the point of feeling nauseous and disgusted after a few bites, trouble sleeping, some irritabilityIllinois2919FemaleEvery day, sometimes multiple times Bowl, joint, edibleExercise, eating regularly, chamomile tea2021-07-22illinois29
I want want to stop the frustrating feeling after not having weed and it affect my skin and mental healthAnxiety, irritated, depression, could shivers, lack of appetiteAfter day threeSouth Africa3919FemaleRight through the day, every dayRizzler smokeAshwaganda tabs, entress druppels and mybulen2021-07-22south-africa39
Unhealthy thoughtsHeadaches, carvings, mood swingsAfter 10 daysSwitzerland5020MaleDailyDesktop or portable VaporiserNo2021-07-22switzerland50
Because I stopped enjoying getting high and I want to be myself againVery intense mental clouding and memory problems, anxiety, depression, appetite loss, sleep problems24 hoursUnited States1613MaleAll dayAny way I couldExcercise and eating healthy 2021-07-22united-states16
To save my lungs , causes anxiety , too expensiveYes , boredom. Lack of appetite , easily annoyedDay one after quitting Arizona5917FemaleDailyOne hitterYes , exercise , good food , meditation and yoga2021-07-22arizona59
I have a severe decrease in appetite and feel nauseated when I don't use, which causes a lot of discomfort in situations where I wasn't able to use. Found myself avoiding things, places and people that I love for the fear of feeling sick if I wasn't able to smoke.Yes. Loss of appetite, nausea, headaches and occasional abdominal pain that I believe is a side effect to not eating.1st day of abstinence. Tennessee3218Female2-6 times daily.Large bong or vape pen.I planned my schedule around it and try to eat bland or liquid foods whenever I can stomach a few bites. Only eat a few bites at a time until I feel too sick.2021-07-22tennessee32
It wasn’t serving my needs any longer. Retired and much less stressVivid dreams. Waking up from dreams and can’t sleep. Night sweats, boredom, feeling that the future is bleakDay 2California6718MaleTwice daily Flower in a pipeWine for sleep and anxiety 2021-07-22california67
it was affecting my ability to regulate my emotionsheadaches, dreams, brain fog, nauseaabout 5 to 7 daysCalifornia5955Maledaily, smoking multiple times a daysmoke bowlsno2021-07-23california59
For my futureAngry without any reason , stomach pain mood swing tremor anxiety depression The day i stopped smokingIndia1816MaleI used to smoke every hour for 2 years just to feel normalBong and joint I use alprazolam ( xanax ) to sleep and for my anxiety 2021-07-23india18
FamilyShakes, dizziness, irritable, cravings, tired, anxiousAfter 3 monthsEngland3115MaleDailySpliffsCBD buds2021-07-23england31
Epiphany that I have had loss of motivation since I started smokingIrritable, anxiousFirst dayNevada3018Maleat least 3 times a dayJoint and vape penTrying to find different things to do2021-07-23nevada30
Tolerance break. Lungs were starting to feel sore.Yes. Sweating, chills, difficulty sleeping, sore lungs, anxiety, and depression.2nd day after stopping.3315MaleSeveral times per dayVape pen, joints, bowlsVaping nicotine here and there, but it just makes the sweating & anxiety symptoms worse.2021-07-2333
Interfering with memory and focus First few days, stomach pain . Hot flushes. Now days 4-7 extremely hard to sleep . Some depression and anxiety spikes Within 24 hours of stopping Hong Kong3939MaleEach night Vape pen Anti-histamine helped with sleep for first 2 days then became none effective 2021-07-23hong-kong39
PregnancyNo appetite, fatigue, Day 12617FemaleDailyBlunt or joint2021-07-2326
MoneySuffer2nd dayGreece2417MaleEveryday1 gramYes2021-07-23greece24
Because I wasn't enjoying it anymore. I needed more and more to get high. I didn't enjoy doing anything unless I was using.Just a mental craving. I keep thinking about itday 1Oregon5219Maledailyedible or vapejust cold turkey2021-07-23oregon52
Life change Yes Sleeping issues, cravings, and fatigue The first full day of stopping Illinois4017MaleDailyBlunts, bowl and edibles No it’s a learned behavior that i am settled on quitting2021-07-23illinois40
finances and shoolirritability, GI disturbances, 2 days agoIllinois3730Femaledailybluntexercise, healthy eating, 2021-07-24illinois37
It has been an excessive daily habit for my whole adult life and it has led to the breakdown of my relationshipI’m heartbroken at the moment so it’s hard to tell. I’m shaking, can’t eat, struggling to sleep and have a bad stomach. Day 2United Kingdom3712MaleEvery dayJointI’ve started therapy2021-07-24united-kingdom37
Recently diagnosed with bi polar disorder and wanted to get healthyJust when I get bored or lonely The first few weeks California3416MaleEvery day all day long Bong Nothing in particular 2021-07-24california34
Need to change my lifeCrying, restless, anger at past situations.Instant after last useNew York2918Male3 times a dayJointNO2021-07-24new-york29
It was altering my mood and how I felt on a daily basisHeavy brain fog and anxiety and depressionOne day after quittingWisconsin2218MaleEvery dayJointsExercise, driving around, working to stay busy2021-07-24wisconsin22
To relieve anxietyVery vivid dreams, decreased anxiety, increased appetite (I had very low appetite when smoking regularly)Immediately after stoppingKentucky2416FemaleEveryday multiple times a dayBowl2021-07-24kentucky24
it consumes methrowing up, shivering in the night, insomnia, heavy vivid ptsd dreams, depression, depersonalizationwithin 4h of not smokingEurope2915Male14 years dailyedible / jointyes everything in the book but that just replaces the addiction with something else2021-07-24europe29
Trying to be completely sober, tired of being in a mental hazeRestlessness, boredom, trouble sleeping, shakinessThe day I quitNevada3016FemaleDaily, multiple times per daySpliff, weed and tobacco cigarettes Exercise and Advil for headache2021-07-24nevada30
Because I wanted to break the addiction and it was getting in the way of my relationships Yes, extreme fatigue, vivid dreams, low libido, decrease in motivation and energy, irritable, apathetic Immediately upon quitting California3615FemaleDailyBowl/smoke flower and vape penEating healthy foods, working less, drinking water, working with a therapist, sleeping as much as I can 2021-07-24california36
I was addictedNot anymore only light dreams3 days after quit dayGeorgia3215MaleEverydayBluntsJust exercise to keep me busy2021-07-24georgia32
Brain fog, irritability, anxietyInsomnia, mild depression, loss of apetite, nausea, cravings, day 1United Kingdom3029Male1-3 times per weekvaporized herbno2021-07-24united-kingdom30
Tolerance break and awareness of my overusageHeadaches during week 4Week1-2 was irritability and insomnia, week 3 was weakened symptoms, and during week 4 I was getting light headaches in the evening Oklahoma2117Male1 ounce per 2 weeksVape pen, dabs and flower from a bongWork and a little bit of nicotine vape2021-07-25oklahoma21
Health Cravings. Mood changes. Anxiety 24 hours in Australia3420FemaleDailyBowlNo 2021-07-25australia34
Financial and health reasonsIt’s been 24 days, I felt like going back to it but I think it’s normal to think like that so I held myself back. Feeling proud of thatFirst week and 4th weekMyanmar2717MaleEvery time I got the chanceSmokeYes. 2021-07-25myanmar27
Concern for my health and fear of cancer Not so much. But my dreams are very vivid. I don't like it. I used diazepams for sleeping. I also experienced severe sleep paralysis in the early days (today is my 32nd day of not using cannabis). I experienced pain in my leg muscles. Initially, I started to eat alot. Like alot more than I could ever eat. But a month later, my appetite is waning. The first few weeks were tough. I experienced sleepless and severe sleep paralysis. Had minor muscle pain in my legs. Other than that, I was fine. Pakistan2924Male4 to 5 or more joints per day. Rarely took breaks. My use was extreme. Mixed with tobacco and rolled in a paper. I used cannabis Yes. I used diazepams to sleep. Plus I have severe anxiety. So I take zolpidam and inderal during office hours to help me cope with anxiety. Also I'm taking Velo (non tobacco nicotine product). 2021-07-25pakistan29
Be better and save money for the future Mood swings some days Since I stopped 20 days ago England2913MaleEveryday all day Spliffs Mainly working out and work 2021-07-25england29
A traumatic experience of a friend with other drugs. Persperation, sleep troubles, irritability day 2.3215Maleevery day, all dayevery hour, or twoNo2021-07-2532
I am an addict. I stopped years ago, and started smoking weed again about 2 months ago. I don’t want to go back. Headache, cravings, GI upset, crankinessTodayMassachusetts3116FemaleDailyVape, edibles, joints No2021-07-25massachusetts31
To improve productivity.So far not really besides trouble falling asleep.The first day I stopped smoking.Louisiana1914Male3 or so times a day.Edibles, smoking, and vaping.Yes, I try to distract myself by making music or working.2021-07-25louisiana19
Money, motivation, energy and to prove to myself I can. Mostly depression and boredom. Around day 3-4. Massachusetts3015FemaleEvery day (usually in the evenings). Vape pen, bowl, edibles and the occasional joint. High potency CBD and trazadone for sleep. 2021-07-25massachusetts30
New jobAnxiety and depression Day 3Pennsylvania3615MaleEveryday Bowl and cape penCbd 2021-07-25pennsylvania36
Was not good for my mental health, and want to be more physically active.Bodu aches, anxiety, disturbed sleep, decrease in appetite, fatigue.Immediately after cessation and into week 3 which i am now.New York3115MaleDaily as i got older BowlExercise 2021-07-25new-york31
Decided to quit 7 days agolow libido, sore throat, boredom5-6 days after stoppingTexas2523Malemultiple times a daysmoking from a bongworking out, playing sports2021-07-25texas25
Yesterday Yes, sweats, chills (its July in GA (HOT)), decrease in appetite, nausea, and mood irritation.Day 1Georgia2617Female2-3 times every day Smoking Yes, nausea pills, peppermint oil and cbd. Not being around people who still smoke helps too. 2021-07-25georgia26
Weight loss was impossible due to munchies. Too expensive and I was living in a motivationless hole getting nowhere and relying on it to numb me through my days. I experience cravings for it mainly out of habit. I went through a period of emotional time where I’d cry because I missed it. It was like my friend that kept me company during long lonely days at home alone and it would get me through days of depression. I experienced irritability and a lot of feeling overwhelmed. Insomnia was the biggest hardest part and restless legs. Straight aWay. A day without. 3229FemaleEvery dayJoint with tobacco I went cold turkey. 2021-07-2532
It was causing more anxiety than helping Nausea, diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, shakes, chills, loss of appetite. The worst of it was after 3 days. Texas2523FemaleEveryday, all day. Especially to before eating. BongPrescribed anti nausea medicine and anti inflammatory medication for diarrhea. 2021-07-25texas25
I didnt like it any more. Yes. Brain fog confusion tired cant sleep sweatingFirst dayHawaii6815FemaleAll day every dayBowlMelitonan2021-07-26hawaii68
WorkAnxiety, I can not sleep my mind is thinking only negative thoughts. Random Anxiety and sweating a lot through my work day. I am depressed and have no interest in food. 1 day after quiting I started having trouble sleeping. I used to smoke about 2 grams of indica right before I went to bed. Now on day 3 of not smoking I have horrible anxiety and I am sweating a lot. I called out of work because I was having a panic attack and couldn't stop sweating. Massachusetts3635MaleEveryday. I would easily smoke 7 to 14 grams a dayI used a bowl or I would make an edible using coconut oil and honey and put it on my waffles in the morning before work. I smoked zig zag king size cones all day about 8 to 12 of them every day. Each cone would weigh approximately 1.8 to 2.2 grams depending on how tight I would pack it. I usrd the vape pen a few times but did not like it. I tried going to the gym to exercise. It helped a lot with the anxiety. I am currently taking Unisom to help me sleep but it does not help at all. 2021-07-26massachusetts36
I was getting anxious and having "final destination" thoughts everytime I smoked. It was not enjoyable or relaxing anymore.I did not have any withdrawal symptoms this time. In the past I've had anxiety or was irritable for about 2 days after ending use.They did not appear this time.Michigan4215MaleNightly before bed RigNo2021-07-26michigan42
Broke and need to stop anyways. Been less than 24 hours Just coughing more and some nauseaMorningAlabama3021FemaleDaily, as needed, for back painSmoke, would prefer to ingest if it were availableNo2021-07-26alabama30
Was effecting my life in a negative wayNot yetDidn't yet2321FemaleOnce a dayJointsNo2021-07-2623
It started giving me extreme anxiety to use. I had been a heavy smoker, using concentrates multiple x daily for 5 years with flower, and smoked for a total of 10 years. The anxiety got so bad it wasn’t worth it anymore. Bouts of severe anxiety and paranoia, I am diagnosed schizoaffective bipolar type as well. Stomach pain. Headaches, fatigue, difficulty sleeping A week after stopping use Colorado2313FemaleDaily concentrates, edibles, flower. I worked in the industry and live in a Rec legal state. All of the above No, I do drink daily coffee. I’m trying to reason with my anxiety 2021-07-26colorado23
Dental school Depression , anxiety, sweating , and hot flashes After 4 daysVirginia2718FemaleEverydayLeafVapor 2021-07-26virginia27
To gain back idle time. Focus on health and career.Nausea, fatigue, headaches, weakness, restlessnessAfter 24hours of abstainingCanada3318MaleEverydayVape pen, joints, bongDistraction, naps2021-07-26canada33
trip to franceirritability, mood swings, tiredness3ish days afterCanada1916Femaleevery day, 1-3 timesvape pencoffee for sleepiness2021-07-26canada19
Brain fog lethargy laziness Head tension Hot flashes Nauseous Anger Complete 100% Lack of hunger Vivid dreams Anxiety Day 2 California2416MaleAn ounce every two weeks PAX herb vaporizer Ketamine makes it a lot easier to quit. It’s administered by a licensed anesthesiologist and psychiatrist. 2021-07-26california24
to get out of my rutdecreased appetite, sleeplessness, GI disorders, headachessecond dayMissouri6315Maledaily, constant heavy usesmoke and last 5 years, ediblesstaying busy, playing music2021-07-27missouri63
For job opportunities, and because it wasn’t giving me the same high any more and felt like more of a dependenceNot this time because I tapered off first. Last time I had horrible nausea, brain fog, jitteriness and insomnia at night and fatigue during the day.N/A for this time (clean over a month), but last time (from heavy to cold turkey) they started halfway through day 1Australia3120FemaleMultiple times a dayBongSadly I’m now smoking cigarettes again but aiming to give those up too2021-07-27australia31
Health concerns Insomnia, anxiety, depression, lack of appetite, inability to focus 72 hours Colorado2720MaleDaily All forms No2021-07-27colorado27
money issue and tobaccoirritable, mood swings, fast temper first weekCyprus3622Maleevery dayspliffs (ruled marijuana & tobacco cigs)no2021-07-27cyprus36
2 days agoCraving and slight restlessnessUnited Kingdom2617MaleEvery evening for 2 weeks, previously every day for 6 months. Before that intermittently for various years Roll a pure marijuana joint Exercise. Time with family 2021-07-27united-kingdom26
My wife left meAnxiety, loss of appetite, boredom, no meaning, night sweats, suicidal ideationRight awayUtah4015MaleMany, many times a dayChillumExercise2021-07-27utah40
Memory impairment Depression, anxiety, tiredness, irritability, boredom, not in the mood to do anything.First night of stopping. 2nd night as of todayMalaysia2422FemaleEvery alternate days or every night before sleepJointsVaping and smoking ciggs, sleeping during the day.2021-07-27malaysia24
Medical scareAnxiety, lack of appetite, sleepless nights, unexplained fear, vivid dreamsFirst Day after I quitCalifornia5216Femaleeveryday, every hourbowl, vape pen no2021-07-27california52
Money, future kids and healthAnger, dont want to eat, low sex drive,feeling abit illFirst dayUnited Kingdom2616MaleAll day every day none stopJoints with tobaccoNitotein patches and gum2021-07-27united-kingdom26
Smoking is not good for our bodies. Although cannabis isn’t anywhere as awful as cigarettes, I’m still filling my body with carbon monoxide and stressing out my heart. Also, it’s costing my partner and I about $200-400 a month to support our habit. Yes- Panic attack, loss of appetite, fatigue, insomnia, cravings, brain fog, increased sweating and body odor, sore throatThe cravings are diminishing but it hit on day 2. I had insomnia on days 1-3. I was also very smelly and sweaty on days 2-4. Day 2-3 I had a small sore throat. Intense coughing on day 2. I’m on day 6 now and am experiencing a lot of fatigue and almost a complete loss of appetite. I have lost 5lbs since I quit 6 days ago. Nevada3429FemaleThe past 4 years I have smoked daily. 1 or 2 bowls at a time from 5-10 times a day. Bowl for a bong. I am reading about it and sharing with people on r/leaves I also saw my doctor today to check my health and to get his support. 2021-07-27nevada34
Money, time, life goals, dating, healthRestlessness, boredom, the inability to think of something else than smokingThe first dayThe Netherlands2618Male1.5 gram per day, mostly in the late afternoon, evening, night and weekend daysJoints with tobaccoThe best thing I did was going on vacation with people who don't smoke, to a country where it’s illegal, for about two weeks 2021-07-27the-netherlands26
It disrupted my day to day life and I started to stop going out or meeting peopleBrain fog, craving for marijuana, anxiety Day 2Mexico3721Femaledailysmoke, consume and paxNo2021-07-27mexico37
Interfering with life, work, relationships. Easy to "not care" which is not healthy long term.Irritability, anxiety, abdominal discomfort, insomnia, depression, headacheWithin about 12-18 hours of cessationMichigan4119every dayvape pen, pipesNo2021-07-27michigan41
To save money, to help improve physical and mental health. It had become all that I do most of the timeNight sweats and insomnia, restlessness Restlessness started around 5pm on the first day (had my last joint around 3am that morning). Night sweats and insomnia began around 9pmUnited Kingdom3119FemaleEvery day, around 3 joints per day, maybe 5 on a weekend. Around 2.5g per spliff.Joint rolled with rizla papers and half a cigarette Alcohol, excercise 2021-07-27united-kingdom31
I wanted to stop wasting my money loss of appetite, irritability on the first 2 days, sleep disruptionthe second day after cessation Florida1916Maleevery dayflower using a bong no, i’ve been going cold turkey2021-07-27florida19
Cold turkeyanxiety, lack if appetite, trouble sleeping, vomiting 24 hrs Pennsylvania2515Female4-5 times a dayvape & dabsno2021-07-27pennsylvania25
Emotionally distant, dependent on it, improve health, improve fitness, unable to concentrate, Night sweats, insomnia, anger24 hoursUnited Kingdom5016MaleDailyJointsNo2021-07-28united-kingdom50
I want to release my full potential in life. At the moment, low mood, Depression. Day 1 after stopping United Kingdom4415MaleEvery day JointI am working out and eating lots of fruits, vegetables and drinking lots of water. I feel tired so I am sleeping a lot. 2021-07-28united-kingdom44
Applying for jobs, and wanted to see how I felt sobered up.Not sure if it’s withdrawal from weed, but I’ve been overthinking a lot lately and have had way more mental space to overthink then I normally do when I just smoke at the end of the day. I’ve also been moody.After 1-2 weeks no use.2220MaleDailyJoints and penNot really2021-07-2822
Family vacation to Greece!Increase irritability most noticeablely after a week in a half in. I may have been more irratable in the first few days if I wasn't so enamored by the destination. Also, like most people, being around a slightly quaralsome family may contribute to building irrattabilty 🤔 Appetite is also less, but hiking everyday and years of habitually eating too fast help me get the food down even if I dont particularly enjoy it. Minor headaches some 3-4 days after I stopped smoking. Minor nasea, although this could be from the jetlag/sleep scheduleheadaches: 2-3 days after I stopped smoking Appetite loss: 2-3 days after Slight Nausea: 2-3 days after and persisted for about a week Irratability: Didn't notice it until a week and a half after I stopped smoking. Its pretty bad at this point and I can't be as passively content as I used to be so I have to occupy myself with something engaging. Nevada2417MaleSometimes it was up to 7 times a day for a week of gaming with my friends. Usually down to once a night after I start working. Maybe 2-3 times a day on the days I have off of work.bong rips and vape pen. A joint if we're celebrating something Getting outside, texting friends, listening to music, studying Greek language, reading, etc.2021-07-28nevada24
Lack of energy, motivation and feeling a growing sense that this isn't a "good" thing for me.Light headed. Feeling on edge. No appetite or motivation. Just want to go back to bed.This is only day two...I quit yesterday after four weeks for gradually cutting back. I woke up this morning feeling the symptoms I noted on question #3.Virginia6727MaleDaily for 7 years. Intermittently prior to this period of time.Vape PenNo.2021-07-28virginia67
I was tired of not feeling as motivated as I used to be prior to my heavy use of marijuana. I was tired of overeating and feeling like crap from overeating. I felt like I was living in a constant haze and was ready to experience life without the need or want to be high all the time. Overall, I was sick of relying on something to make situations “more fun” and life “more manageable”. Yes, lack of appetite and weight loss have already kicked in and it’s only been 2 days since I quit. Terrible sleep at night and waking up with headaches both days so far. Constant thought of smoking and cravings throughout the day. Slight irritability and anxiety. Day 2. Washington3020FemaleEvery day, multiple times throughout the day. Gravity bongs and joints. I got rid of/hid all my marijuana paraphernalia and made sure there wasn’t any marijuana in the house. My partner also quit with me so we are helping each other through these times. I’ve been keeping myself busy with old and new activities that make me feel good and take my mind off the cravings for at least a moment or two. 2021-07-28washington30
I lose ambition to accomplish tasks that are important. For example, I built an entire e-commerce business when I was not smoking and once I chose to smoke again I didn’t move my project forward and certainly lost out on money. Irritability and exhaustion Day 3Texas3918FemaleDaily Bowl Exercise and sun … prayer 2021-07-28texas39
Help problems and almost died from dehydration Yes dreaming every night jumping when im trying go to sleep no Appetite feeling blah where I couldn’t even get out the bedLike 2/3 days after i quit3518FemaleAll day ever dayBlunts And edible No2021-07-2835
It was making me crazy and just thought enough is enough 13 years and last 4 months iv been very heavy on the stuff because of life problems i now wish to deal with these problems without the need off cannibis Weridly nothing majour but have been emotional slight headaces and eating disorder but if anything im ztill eating . I belive my symtoms are not as bad because i really can see that cannibis has destoryed my life and now 27 iv given my self hope that by 30 i will never look back to the years of abusive iv done to my brain. Day instoppddUnited Kingdom2714Male6 spliffs a day then i cut it to three then stopped all together after about 3 weeks Papers rizzler Yes ice water and lemon and lime and a swedish product called snuz which is pure nicotine . I decied if i was to stop cannibis i might as well stop smoking too and its helping me stay clean as i think about my lungs and benfits off not spending wasting money on stuff that hurts the body 2021-07-28united-kingdom27
I used marijuana to dull my feelings, dull my anger and make boring tasks more appealing. 10 months ago I became a father to a baby girl, and since I believe modeling to be the best way of value transfer I wanted to teach my daughter to deal with issues instead of masking them. Some depression and craving for weed. First day of quitting. Canada3620Male2-3 joints a day ~1 gramJoint almost exclusively. Very intense excersize, to the point of exhaustion. 2021-07-28canada36
I used almost everyday, multiple times a day, for a year and my memory has become so much worse and i overall feel less intelligent and functional than i used to. It’s also altered my personality and my perception of the worldweight loss, anxiety, depression, decreased libido? 2nd day 1817Malemultiple times a day for awhile i only used a bowl and carts sometimes, but i got a bong about halfway through the yearno2021-07-2918
Healthi smoked daily for 10 years. i sweat more then usual, especially my hands and feet. irritable, i can snap at anything. it doesnt take much to make me upset. lack of appetite, next morningAustralia3018Maledailybongstopped cigarette at the same time. i currently use a non nicotine based vape2021-07-29australia30
My family Headaches , anxiety , migraines and panicAfter 3 of me quittingColombia3727MaleFirst thing in the morning before breakfast and throughout the day 4 times at least .Bowl ,pipe Yes , drink Tea , meditate , spending time with family and working2021-07-29colombia37
I have anxiety problems, thats why i started smoking. I decided to stop because i wanted to deal with My anxiety without the use of marihuana.Vivid dreams and phisic anxiety. Second day when i stopped smoking2415MaleDaily.Pipe and bongGoing out with Friends to distract myself2021-07-2924
Want to be able to enjoy life without being stoned 24/7Day-1 - nothing, day 2 had work, sever uncomfort at 5pm as body expects to smoke - basicaly did nothing after work, watched stuff , was bored, went to sleep, day 3- work again, abit better after work, didnt feel that bad, sleep was ok, day 4 - felt dizzy, withdrawal comes in waves but im not giving myself a choice, felt bad so went to sleep at 11pm vs 3am normally before, still no dreams as I smoked everyday for around 10 years, managed to get to sleep and woke up 10am next day day - 4 feeling dizzy, but mentally keeping strong - drinking plenty of water to try to speed up detox, honestly not that bad so far - as long as i dont buy weed I think i can return to normal, vision not as obscure, might actualy be able to play abit of games today without finding it boring.. day-5- still to come but I think i can do 2United Kingdom3118Maleevery day, multiple times a day, since waking up to going to bed - smoked around 30 grams every 2 weeksVaporiseRandom meditation, watching shows, talking to friends, vaping ecigs - day 1 i ended up drinking, day 2 i got rid of all alchohol to not replace weed with something else - no appetite so no eating much but its ok, I stopped before 3 years ago for a month and after a night out with a bad crowd i fell off, this time will be different.2021-07-29united-kingdom31
Money Lack of feeling hungry ,headache ,restless Day 1 United Kingdom2716FemaleDailySmoke in sliff /blunt No 2021-07-13united-kingdom27
Trouble with police, want to find a girlfriendSevere depression, loneliness and boredomAround day 7-14Ireland2716MaleDailyBowlExcerise and deep breathing2021-07-13ireland27
Cause I suffered from "la palida" and that caused me anxiety and a little trauma from that eventYes, anxiety, lack of appetite, no motivationWhen I got intoxicated Peru2818Femaleevery dayediblebach flowers2021-07-13peru28
New jobLoss of appetite and libidoAppetite - straight away Libido - after a few days United Kingdom2419FemaleEvery daySpliffSmaller portions of food but eating more often 2021-07-13united-kingdom24
JobSleeplessness, anxiety, depression, low energy After 24 hours2316Female3x daily BowlSleep aid2021-07-1323
JobsLight headedness, feel hypnotized4 days after quittingFlorida3017Maleevery other daybowl, leafI have substituted some alcohol or tobacco2021-07-13florida30
Family and work.Intrusive thoughts, lack of sleep and appetite, muscle cramps.Sunday.California2618MaleEvery day for 7 years.BluntCBD oil2021-07-13california26
Pains in chest and following smoking and vaping became persistent. Trying to fix it. Just passing 48hr since last toke. So far, craving pot intermittently. Better than last time I quit. Some coughing. Upon cessation. Canada3817MaleDaily, multiple times. Dried flower in a handheld vaping device, and also smoked in joints. More outside time, exercise, playing guitar. Computer games. 2021-07-13canada38
Work, my kid, my negative attitude, I’m not motivated, I’m lazy, I’m addicted Insomnia, metallic taste in mouth , food isn’t as good I’m on day 7 so like day 4Missouri3512FemaleDaily… 2-4 per day blunts Cigar Nah… I just keep eating every couple hours… 2021-07-14missouri35
To expensive, and I was sick of that lifestyle Sleep disturbance , tiredness, irritation24 hours after quittingAustralia4241MaleEvery day1 ounce every 2 weeks Excersise which is helping 2021-07-14australia42
It was impacting my work Headache Irritability A feeling of anxiety in my chest Cravings Unquenchable thirst The first night of not smokingAustralia2619MaleEvery dayBong No2021-07-14australia26
Travelling Throwing up, can’t eat, can’t sleep, irritability Second dayCanada2220FemaleEveryday Vape pen2021-07-14canada22
It was affecting my cognition, memory, and motivation. Yes. Headaches, fatigue, vivid dreams, stomach pain and nausea, depressed mood, anger/irritability, fever, and sleep difficulties Day 1Colorado2016FemaleMultiple times every dayBowlRegular exercise helps2021-07-14colorado20
Stop feeling emotionless and dull all the timeYes, Depressed mood Restlessness Trouble staying asleep Lack of motivation5 days following stoppingFlorida2818Female5 times a dayVapeWorking out, which helped a bit2021-07-14florida28
Too muchYes, day 1. Depressed, restless, lack of concentration, can't sleep, appetite is wonky, and cravings are realDay 1 South Africa 🙁2616MaleEveryday all dayJointA vape, and chocolates 2021-07-14south-africa-226
I was going into debt to buy it, and was extremely physically addicted by being high all day everday. Insomnia, anxiety, depression, no appetite, night sweats, headaches, dysphoriaafter 12 hours California2818Femaleall day, every day for the last 3 yearsedible, capsules, and tincturesExercise and hot showers2021-07-14california28
Just felt like it Only cravings but nothing elseDay 32216MaleMultiple times a dayBlunt, Joint, Bowl, BongNo2021-07-1422
IdkExtreme fatigue, Sweats, chills, brain fog Day 2Australia2824MaleEveryday, all day BowlMeloxicam2021-07-14australia28
Way too expensiveYes. GI problems, feeling depressed, trouble falling asleep24 hoursMissouri2222MaleThe day I quit I smoked an entire eighth. Vape or flower. I used to do edibles but when I became addicted they stopped workingNo2021-07-14missouri22
Long term Relationship breakup Can't sleep still 2 months agoUnited Kingdom5321MaleEverything day morning till night JointsExercise 2021-07-14united-kingdom53
Caused worsening depression and paranoia. Ruined quality of sleep. Made me withdraw from family and society. Couldn’t give my child 100% of their parent. Worried about passing my addiction onto my child. Lung health declining. Generally affecting every aspect of my life. Brain fog. Depression. Irritability. Absolutely no motivation. Poor appetite and only craving sugar when hungry. Heavy eyes and face. Emotional outbursts. Crying for no reason. Very antisocial. Sleep disturbances. About day 4 or 5 of quitting. British Columbia Canada3217FemaleSeveral times a dayBowlMeditation. Melatonin. Comedy movies. Lots of Netflix. Taking it easy and not placing unnecessary pressure on myself. Scrapping to do list as much as possible. 2021-07-15british-columbia-canada32
It's destroying my life so better quit now then let it succeedFeeling unmotivated, depressed and lonelySecond dayNetherlands2814MaleDailyJointSmoked a cigarette, played some games2021-07-15netherlands28
Wanted to reduce consumption. Also quit alcohol. On this journey to remind myself of the joys of being substance free as I felt increasingly dependent on being drunk or stoned to cope with my anxiety disorder and social situations. None, thankfully. N/AFlorida2318FemaleEveryday after work and wake and bake on the weekends Bong, j’s, pax vaporizer, concentrate pensWorking out everyday after work (when I would usually smoke), practicing gratitude (5 minute journal), being kind to myself, eating well, drinking enough water, taking sleep supplements (pure encapsulations best rest formula and magnesium) and quit lit (particularly Quit Like a Woman by Holly Whitaker)2021-07-15florida23
Health, money, and most of all my lack of control and the negative effects of cannabis on my life. Memory problems, always feeling tired, isolating myself and not being able to be productive are the things I want to leave behind Sleep disturbance, sweating, complete loss of appetite, brain fog, lack of concentration, being irritable and overly emotional reactive1st dayNetherlands2826FemaleAll day longI smoked it mixed with tabacoOnly nicotine bandaids for the tabaco part 2021-07-15netherlands28
To save my mental health. And to also calm my paranoia and laziness I have been sober for about 5 days now. I was a daily concentrate smoker who smoked Atleast a gram a day. My withdrawal symptoms quite honestly were scary. I was in constant panic. I had a wave of panic attacks. I couldn’t sleep and I also started to feel a lot of pain in my chest and body in all. I tried to find any story’s that matched mine. However none matched the amount I used. It was pretty upsetting and even pushed me to go to a doctor. The doctor just assured me I wasn’t dieing and it seemed to calm my anexity dramaticly. (Basic check up). I wish I had the courage to put more of my story out there beacuse I know there are other chronic concentrate smokers out there. And I want them to know it will be life changing how diffrent the sun looks when your sober. Day 2 Indiana2217MaleEveryday. Every hour of the day. Even at work. Concentrate on a hot nail/bong I went to my doctor 2021-07-15indiana22
Wanted toNoneGone after 3 daysIllinois4316MaleEvery day.All waysDoinf exercise helps 2021-07-15illinois43
To get a better job.Yes; irritability, dreams returning, lack of appetite, shorter longevity of sex, memory troubles, and head aches at bed time.2-3 days after quitting.Mississippi2614Male5-10 times a day.Bowls and blunts.No2021-07-15mississippi26
It is expensiveVivid dreams, waking up in the middle of the night and wet from sweat, head ache, mood swings, los of appetite, After day 3/4Netherlands2814Female2/3 grams a dayJoint with tabbacoNo2021-07-15netherlands28
I’m required to pass a couple exams to attain licenses and I have found that I’m not very focused or motivated. I figured taking a break would help.I’m not sleeping as long. That seems to be the most obvious symptom. The third night. Texas4014MaleEvery dayBong or dabsI started taking melatonin and going on long walks an hour before I start winding my day down. 2021-07-16texas40
Drug swab tests also have abused it for years Mad dreams moods swings angry board Few days later now day 24 and people round me say am still nasty to themUnited Kingdom3513Male10/ 15 joints a day very chronic use always highPure joints also the odd bongNo just will power of the mind2021-07-16united-kingdom35
Money and being more sociable . Fed up with the lifestyle Fatigue is really bad . Control emotions Sleep problems Week one bit worse in week 2 United Kingdom4415FemaleEvery day Joints mixed with tobacco Nytol for help with sleep 2021-07-16united-kingdom44
CHSInsomnia, nausea, reduced appetite, sweating, chills, headachesFirst dayMissouri1816MaleDaily5-10 times a dayZofran, Lexapro, kaopectate, smoothies2021-07-16missouri18
To improve my health, gain motivation, and fulfill my lifelong dreams that went dormant with heavy pot usage.I have short term memory loss. I forget conversations I had earlier in the day, leave faucets running, and forget where I put things. I had nausea, vomiting, and headaches for 2-3 days after abstaining. Immediately, the day after stopping I vomited. Now 9 days in, I notice issues with short term memory loss. Illinois3716FemaleDaily, as soon as I woke up until I went to sleep. Bowl Just lots of water and rest, I also attend MA meetings. 2021-07-16illinois37
trying to quit tobacco smokingheadache, fatigue, boredom, irritability first weekNew Hampshire4532Maleall day every daysmoked using papers and sometimes a bowlno2021-07-16new-hampshire45
Arrested. So, if I do smoke any I will go back to jail.Sleeplessness, sweating, cognition issues, issues with focusing, depression, anxiety, lethargic feeling.Day 1-2Tennessee1917MaleEveryday Bowl, blunts or joints if I was with somebody No, besides trying to fill the time with other hobbies2021-07-16tennessee19
After 16 years, it's time for a change Boredom, stress, exhausted, difference in sleep patterns, change in sex drive, no motivation for simple tasks which I complete easily while using cannabis, depressionThe day after stopping, the cravings were intense, after 20 days the cravings are gone, however other health problems have arisen.United Kingdom3616MaleEverydayJointMarking days on a calendar, stress relief techniques 2021-07-16united-kingdom36
ParanoidCravings After a week or two Canada3324MaleDailyVape pen Magnesium biglycate for bed time 2021-07-17canada33
Depersonalization disassociation, headache, IBS12 hrs afterMaryland1913Femaleall day every daypen,bowl,dabsnicotine2021-07-17maryland19
Remove mental fog, better focus, better finances, to be more presentBrain fogWithin the first day New York2216MaleMultiple times a dayLately concentrates, I used to vape bud and rolls jointsNot yet, I am going to try exercise, meditation and some CBD2021-07-17new-york22
weight loss surgerysadness & boredness & restlessnessalmost 2 weeks after quitting California2419Femaledailypipe, pen, bong, joints and ediblesno only meditation but eh2021-07-17california24
Depending onitIntense dreamsI've not really had withdrawal symptoms, I've thought about smoking it again but I know I need to stop so my will power is helping me alot United Kingdom2813MaleEveryday, 1-2s a day definitely, sometimes 3-4 , as I've got older I've not smoked so much , when I was 13 I used to smoke bongs and I used it around 12-16 times a dayJoint , bong, edibles I've quit before and I've tried calms tablets , but I've now been quit for over a week and I'm staying off cannabis , this time around I've used nothing but I also smoke cigarettes2021-07-18united-kingdom28
I have used since a teen. Want to feel alive again Headaches, mood swings, dizzinessDay 2-3Canada4015MaleDailyAll of above Journal2021-07-18canada40
Ran outToo early for symptoms but will likely feel irritable within 24hrsRefer to aboveUnited Kingdom2816MaleDaily 5-8 times averageRoll jointsCrack2021-07-18united-kingdom28
Too expensive £1000 per monthAll the bad things eg. Family funerals, messy divorce was relived again without the cushion of thc and had suicidal thoughts and depressionDay 1United Kingdom4215MaleConstantly, 4 grams per day from first thing in morning till before bed at nightJoint mixed with tobaccoRegular exercise 2021-07-18united-kingdom42
Ready for a change. Baby on way. Yes. Mood and trouble sleeping Day 2-5Massachusetts3516Male2-3 times daily. All weekend. After work, before bed, middle of night All three. Primarily bowlNo2021-07-18massachusetts35
even though I only used it at night to sleep, it would mess me up the next day - lethargic, unmotivatedtrouble sleeping, nausea, lower appetite, irritable, anxious< 24 hoursGeorgia3228Maleevery nightjoint or vape penI tapered a bit, but not much. also take cbd oil sometimes2021-07-18georgia32
Trying to have a child and THC diminishes sperm qualityBizarre and intense 'hero dreams' Energy crash just before noon Insomnia Dullness of mind2 days after stopping useCanada3732MaleDaily with some month long breaksBong and dry herb vapeFluids, rest, guitar and video games2021-07-18canada37
AnxietyYes, edginessRight awayFlorida6014FemaleAll day, every dayJoints, vape pen, capsulesDrinking water2021-07-18florida60
Parenthood, Sport performance, and just wanted a breakJust miss being highNaMaryland2517MaleDailyBongCbd oil(thc free)2021-07-18maryland25
To advance in life with a better job.Yes. Cravings, anxiety, depression, and change in sleep patterns.2 days after quitting New York state3416MaleEvery day many timesBowl and jointsNew hobbies and spending more time with family 2021-07-18new-york-state34
Smoking weed made me so lazy and blind to how much my life was going nowhere. I barely connected with my friends or family.. all I thought about was when I was going to be smoking my next joint because I seen it as my only way to relax. I was using for years until I fell in love with someone who showed me that the world is a beautiful place that I was taking for granted. I quit for not only him, but for myself.. I realised I want to have a better life than what I'm living and smoking weed was never going to improve my life in any way. Vomiting, nausea, insomnia, iritibility, anger, resentment, low apitite, mood swings, depression, anxiety, uncertainty, dizziness, headaches, stomach aches.2 days after stoppingIreland2214FemaleEvery dayRolling with tobacco Meditation, mindfulness, listening to music, reading, watching TV, exercise, keeping busy2021-07-18ireland22
I went on vacationYes, mostly nausea, shakiness, and dizziness.Around 36 hours after smoking last New Jersey2216FemaleEvery single day at least 4-5 times a day Bong or edible Not exactly, but drinking a lot of water helps and practicing my breathing2021-07-18new-jersey22
Addiction, over useYes, depression. Stomach pains, mood swings and coughingWith 24 hoursMassachusetts5147MaleDailyBowl, vape penClonazepam sparingly2021-07-18massachusetts51
Getting oldMood swings, depression, low sex driveA week laterTexas3912MaleEverydayJointsNo2021-07-19texas39
Just lost intrest in it, then the withdrawls hit and I want to get far away from it as possilbleInsomnia, loss of appitite, weight loss, anxiety, brain fogday 2Texas6012Femalea few hits every eveningone hit pipemelatonin, Fish oil omega 32021-07-19texas60
Potential jobJust the craving to smoke and seeing how boring I am.The day after I stoppedUtah3414MaleDailyOne hitter pipeNo2021-07-19utah34
wanted to reduce consumption to just occasionalYes, panic attacks restlessness, trouble sleeping and weird stomach movementswhen i reduced consumption, so i stoped consumption all the wayCanada3318Malealot every daybongno2021-07-19canada33
Kind of accidentally while on a trip, but also to stop using it as a crutch for my anxiety and to stop wasting money on it. Trying to promote a healthier lifestyle for myselfFatigue About 4 weeks after stopping Florida1913MaleAlmost every day Blunt or bong Sleeping more, exercising2021-07-19florida19
I want my life backYes , mood swings , discomfort, anxiety unable to express feeling1day after quitingIndia2119MaleOften regularlyBongNoo2021-07-19india21
I found myself getting high before every activity or outing. After 10 years, I was afraid I had created an alternate reality for myself. I was also feeling too “old” to be the stoner friend. Slight nausea after eating, feeling full fast. Lack of appetite. Sleeping a lot, but no vivid dreams. 2 days after quitting. California3525FemaleDaily. I would go through an ounce a month. Flower/bowlNo2021-07-20california35
Improve my life, be more motivated and involved.Lack of sleep. Irritability. Anger. Depression. Dullness. Boredom. Mental fog. Within a day.Netherlands2822MaleDaily, multiple timesJoint with tobaccoNothing, just bracing it. 2021-07-20netherlands28
Depression, anxiety, loss of appetiteMood swings, anxiety, nausea, very little appetiteFirst few hours after stoppingConnecticut5220MaleAll dayBowl anBowl and vape penNo2021-07-20connecticut52
Health money and better lifeInsomniaDay 1-3United Kingdom3415MaledailyjointAlcohol2021-07-20united-kingdom34
For financial reasons, health, career and almost every other rational Nausea, restlessness, my brain now feels ‘loud’ again, a busy, overstimulated state that I found respite from in cannabisApprox 12 hours after last intake. Lack of appetite initially, then nausea and active repulsion towards food. I was smoking around 4-5 grams daily. 2518MaleHourlyRolled with tobacco and smoked. Reminding myself; that I am trying my best and that is enough. that I have so many people who would gladly support me if I was struggling to abstain. Incentivising success by reminders of my new, easier financial situations, weight loss, more meaningful connections with people. The biggest thing that will keep me on the right track was having previously listed all the reasons why I think I smoke, and finding that I use it to avoid and disinhibit, and reminding myself that I don’t want to be a person who purposefully avoids responsibilities and difficult times. I want to cope with life sober so I can proudly say I coped, not weed helped me cope. 2021-07-2025
Job opportunitiesCravings and anxietyGeorgia2415FemaleDailyBowlCBD, OTC Meds 2021-07-20georgia24
Feelings of dissociation, fogginess, lack of drive and a feeling that I am reliant on marijuana to escape.YES. I am very depressed as soon as I stop. I think this may be as a result of having underlying issues that marijuana lets me ignore when I use it.Cravings can start as soon as I wake up when I'm smoking a lot, but this time it is not so bad. By the time I try to go to sleep on the first day of quitting, I always have undeniable depression, irritability, hopelessness.South Africa2018MaleEveryday, roughly two joints per day minimum.Joint smoking.Alcohol, cigarrettes, reading, movies, YouTube... anything to distract.2021-07-01south-africa20
Felt as though it was affecting health to much. Coughing ,sinus etc. Knew it couldn't be good for meHeadaches, sore stomach3 days after ceasingNew Zealand6215Male4-5 small hits / daySmall pipePanadol2021-07-01new-zealand62
Drug test job interviewLoss of appetite, burning stomach, depression/anxietyDay 8California2520FemaleEverydayVape pen then bowl then edibleNo2021-07-02california25
because it fogged up my mindmy mind is a foggy messright away United States1614Maleeveryday all dayvape pen, flower bowl, bong, ediblestea2021-07-02united-states16
because of weight losscold , headache , epitite problemday 2India2621Maletwice in a dayvape pennooo2021-07-02india26
To improve my lifelack of energy, lack of motivation, depressiona soon as I stoppedConnecticut4817Malemultiple times a daybowlno2021-07-02connecticut48
to be more connected to myself and loved ones. to make more time for my goals and hobbies.yes. depression anxiety lack of appetitefirst day homieCanada2512Femaleeverydaysmoking a jointnope, just like relaxed and stuff for the anxiety2021-07-02canada25
My brother died and I missed his funeral because I spent money on weed instead of gasCan’t focus on things people sayDay 1Illinois2518MaleEvery hour until I go to sleep Bowl, dabs on rig, vape penGallon of water a day2021-07-03illinois25
Marijuana induced panic attacksRestlessness, loss of apetite, acute pyschosis, feeling out of breathAfter my last marijuana useCanada2619FemaleEveryday in heavy dosesBowls and CombustiblesNo2021-07-03canada26
I became a chronic weed smoker to help with my anxiety and depression. Seven years later, it’s worse than ever, and I’m starting to identify parts of my life that I want to work on but just don’t have the energy or will.I’m filling out this form way past my bedtime (so, insomnia). This is day 1 of not smoking. I also have had a persistent headache today, and had a crying breakdown midday.Midday today, a few hours after I’d normally smoke. It was very immediate.California2717FemaleDaily. Pre-pandemic, as soon as I got home from work. While working from home, all day long. It’s been awful for my career.At my apartment, an herb vaporizer. At my boyfriends, edibles because he doesn’t smoke. At my parents house, I have a stash of stiiizy vape pens and cartridges I am prescribed Ativan for panic attacks. I’m took one to try and help sleep, but no luck. I also gave all my weed stash at my parents house to my brother and asked my boyfriend to find a new home for my nicer paraphernalia (beautiful artisanal bong, expensive herb vape)2021-07-03california27
It slowed me down. It increased my depression and anxiety in long term. Difficulty sleeping. Bad conscience in general.Occasional severe depression. Vivid dreams. Cravings. Continuation of brain fog.Next day and they peaked approx. a week afterFinland2518Male1-4 times a dayJoint and vaporizerI use ashwagandha which helps with restlessness and anxiety2021-07-03finland25
Don’t want to be reliant on something to make me happy Irritability 24 hours after quitting United Kingdom2718FemaleEveryday Smoke No2021-07-03united-kingdom27
I was forced to if I wanted to remain on a Suboxone program. If I failed another urine test I would be kicked out.Yes, absolutely. It's taking me literally hours to fall asleep at night and I'm waking up at the slightest disturbance. I feel very bleak, gloomy and unhappy. My already bad appetite is even worse now. It's awful!The mental stress started day 1 and the insomnia from the first night.Mississippi3318MaleDaily, high quality stuff too. I usually would smoke half a bowl or so at a time starting around noon until I fell asleep at night. Heavier smoking at night usually.I've used the same small glass peace pipe for years. When I was a young teeny bopper I smoked blunts but as I got older and the pot got better and more expensive the blunts became less economical. I drank one beer one night (I'm not a drinker at all) thinking it may help me sleep but it just made me feel worse.2021-07-03mississippi33
Less and less satisfying. Low energy and brain fog side effects were more problematic and getting in the way of fulfillment of responsibilities. Yes . Insomnia and apathy, periods of lowered mood. Day 2Canada6415Male3 times weekly (after a 22 year period of abstinence. Dry herb vape. Yes . Exercise and supplements. NAC and tyrosine for mood. GABA and theanine for relaxation . 2021-07-03canada64
Didn’t get satisfaction from it and felt like it was making me stupid. Also too content with being bored PAWS, lethargy depression no motivation low libido. (On month 2, smoked for nearly 8 years multiples times a day nonstop) The first day Georgia2416Male3-8 gram joints a day Joint or blunt Exercise 2021-07-03georgia24
I was tired of spending money on something that took up my time without a positive return. I felt like I was doing it out on necessity not enjoyment.Nausea and depression (My business is failing so that doesn't help) 5-7 day after quitting Canada3416Male3 or more times per dayJointsNope2021-07-03canada34
tolerance increased dramatically, feeling of worthlesness and emotion numbing Headache, nausea, heavy sweating, irritability, sleep disorders1st dayAustralia2915Male1-2g a dayvape, blunts, and ediblesaspirin for headache, intense exercise, omega 3 supplements to support the endocannabinoid system, lots of fluids2021-07-03australia29
I don’t want the smoke to impact my lungs and I want more energy in my day. I think so? I haven’t been sleeping well and when I finally do, I dream. My appetite is gone.I’m not sure, I think immediately but I’m 12 days off marijuana.California3017FemaleEveryday multiple times a dayJointsI downloaded a sobriety app and hid all my weed things that trigger me.2021-07-03california30
It was ruining my life tired, anger, bored, sadday 1Arizona3214Femaleeverydayallgaterade, rest, aa meetings2021-07-03arizona32
I finally wanted to take control of my life and stop being comfortable where I am I did for the first week, no sleep, big and rapid mood swings, loss of appetite. This all faded after a week or 2Week or 2 after. Australia2016MaleEveryday Bong, maybe a joint here and there Not really, just wanted to toughen it out to make my mentality bulletproof 2021-07-04australia20
To better myselfNight Sweats, Lack of appetite, cant sleep, shaky, irritable, cloudy head high feeling, cravings, crying, exaughsted1st day i quitConnecticut2015MaleMore than 3x a day for 1 yearBongTake night time sleep aid The rest im dealing with 2021-07-04connecticut20
Loss of motivation, learning new skills, and negative impact on close family.Depression, loss of will, very irritable, no motivation to do organize the mess in my living and work area. Suicidal thoughts.Instantly, they are also the reason to stop smoking. However sleepyness is new, irretability is getting worse 2. weeks in.Norway4219MaleDaily last 3 years, daily 7 years from the age of 20smoke, mixed with tobacco. Bong, cigarettes. Try to take long easy walks, listen to audiobooks to stop thinking depressing thoughts, try to clean up the mess I live in, try to learn new technical skills supplementary to my work.2021-07-04norway42
It causes more difficulties than relief. Yes; no sleep, diarrhea, clammy, irritability, On day 3 now. Hopefully soon! California3317MaleDaily.Vape pen and edibles. Exercise, hydration, prayer, 12 step program. 2021-07-04california33
Allergic and wanted toNot now I've been stopped almost 3 monthsDidn't really United Kingdom3621MaleEverydayJoints rolled with tobaccoThe risk of dying was enough2021-07-04united-kingdom36
Been smoking cannabis with tobacco for 23+ years I quit smoking tobacco almost two years ago and still using pure weed joints without the pure weed joints don’t think I could have quit! The tobacco is the most addictive substance I have ever tried Now been of the weed two weeks very easy to quit as not as addictive as nicotine lot’s of dreams as my mind is clear also my lung feel very good had a chest infection when I stopped using tobacco when smoking cannabis by itself my lung were good no coughing every morning main reasons for quitting are my Nan died of lung cancer two years ago and gave me motivation to stop also had chest infection doctor sent me for a X-ray of my lungs it scared me quit tobacco first Using pure weed instead then using volcano vaporiser help me come off tobacco and now been off weed two weeks feel good! No more paranoia or being lazy hope this helps others First week I would think what should I do when round I would think have a smoke out of habit but now it’s starting to go and changed my thinking now do not feel like smoking anymore everyday is better having lots of dreams First weekUnited Kingdom3613Male15 joints a day never ran out endless supply made me a chronic smokerMostly joints with tobacco then when I quit smoking tobacco started using pure weed joints then using a volcano vaporiser my lung felt so clean after stopping tobacco and using weed only No just mindfulness thinking and also thinking that if the police stop me I could get done for drug driving reminds me why I stopped 2021-07-04united-kingdom36
Tired of wasting money and not being motivated to make my life better.Nausea, trouble sleepingWithin the first 24 hours.2615MaleDaily. Bong or bowlNo2021-07-0426
I lost many good opportunities in my life due mental haziness I was alyawas in from constant smoking. plus, it changed so much of my thinking and mental life in general, that now I feel I was totally a different person when I was consuming it. like I was haunted!I'm into my 4th week now. I experienced paralyzing anxiety, depression, irritability, and hopelessness. add to that all the other physical symptoms that are known and mentioned in this website, that is, shakiness, mild fevers, and sweating. I do still have recurring anxiety and depression though it's milder now I guess. what hasn't got any better at all is my nightmares, vivid dreams and sleep problems. in fact I haven't slept a good night sleep these past three weeks.after 48 hours. I had problem sleeping after 24 hours though.3517Maledaily. joints; like cigarettes.I tried pills like codein for a night or two to help me sleep and alleviate anxiety, it didn't help at all.2021-07-0535
So I can get a jobCravings, diarrhea no appetite in the beginning, vivid dreams some nightmares insomnia About 2-3 days after quitting Idaho3320Female4g dab oil a weekOil rigNo, went cold Turkey 2021-07-05idaho33
Becoming unhealthy habit. Had issues with “clogged ears” Yes. Panic attacks, night sweats, tintinus (lasted 2-3 weeks) - please educate people about this as i know others who have experienced it and its scary, depression, weight loss due to no appetite, tremors, headaches. 2-3 days after stoppingCalifornia3015MaleHeavy use for 3 months then stopped cold turkey. Prior to that 1-2x a weekBowl and vape pen interchangeably Took many walks, hot showers, breathing techniques, positive self-talk regarding distortions of never feeling better.2021-07-05california30
It was causing anxiety. I could consciously feel the anxiety rising when smoking a joint as the high kicked inCravings, nausea, sweatingAfter a few daysUnited Kingdom3114MaleDailyJoint with tobaccoDistraction2021-07-05united-kingdom31
Improve mental health, save money, improve relationships with friends/family, many reasonsNausea, vomited, cravings, insomnia/sweatsDay one of stopping. Cravings and nausea all day then vomited at night. United Kingdom2420FemaleEvery single day multiple times a dayJointsKeeping myself busy, colouring in, watching films/funny videos to keep mood up, drinking lots of water/tea, being around family and non using friends 2021-07-05united-kingdom24
Because of school and girlsHeadach,sleepless nights and bad dreamsThe first dayZambai1814MaleTwo to four times a dayEdibleNo2021-07-06zambai18
A Sickness made the idea of smoking weed unappealing Night sweats, brain fog, difficulty sleeping, lack of appetite Shortly after i greatly decreased the amount i was smokingCanada2818MaleEveryday at least 3 times a dayBowl, or vape penNight rescue, a sleep aid2021-07-06canada28
To investigate whether my constant brain fog is due to marijuana use or Fibromyalgia.Headache, emotional lability, fatigue, brain fogWithin 48 hours of discontinuing use.Kansas3835FemaleDailyFlower, vape, ediblesExtra sleep2021-07-06kansas38
To be able to have a better quality of life. I am done relying on a substance to get a high. I want to be able to just be high off of life itself again.Mainly sleep disturbance as well as appetite and mood issues.Within the first week.Canada1915MaleDaily, multiple times a day.I would typically switch the way I smoked a lot but it would range from bongs, vape,pipes,joints, edibles, you name it.Usually try and distract myself. I find when I want to relapse it is because my feelings are no longer numbed from cannabis. When I feel anything whether it is good or bad that feeling is enhanced. With that said whenever I feel negatively that’s when I get the strongest urge to relapse. Usually turning on music helps to change my mood.2021-07-06canada19
To help me on my path towards ascension and to better connect to my higher self.Days 1,2+3- Severe irritability and anger, severe sweating, anxiety, high cravings for marijuana. Days 4,5+6- Peak of irritability and anger, extremely vivid dreams and intense bad dreams, depression, lack of motivation and sex drive. Mild sweating. Still craving marijuana. Days 7,8+9- Continued irritability and anger, although dying down now. Depression, lots of random crying, lack of sex drive. Sweating all but stopped. Craving marijuana during bad moments. Days 10,11&12- All symptoms starting to subside. Still taking hold are irritability, bad dreams and depression. Not really craving marijuana anymore. Days 13,14+15- Still mild irritability/anger. Insomnia set in for 2-3 nights, bad dreams subsiding. Feelings of happiness and motivation taking over. Days 16,17+18- All symptoms almost gone at this point. Still occasional irritability. Vivid but not bad dreams. Motivation and happiness taking full hold. Days 19,20+21- Feeling amazing. Not wanting marijuana at all. Happy and motivated. Last bits of random irritability. Day 22 onwards- Ready to live my new life in charge of myself. Overjoyed by my progress. Never looking back. Not interested in marijuana at all.Day 1.United Kingdom2619FemaleEvery day. For 7 years.Joints. Rolled with tobacco. (which I also quit at the same time)Nothing to help quit other than will power and giving myself words of encouragement and repeating positive affirmations. Cooking/eating super healthy foods, breathing exercises, alone time/meditation, time in nature, music and dancing, and reading - All of which helped dramatically in alleviating/taking my mind off withdrawl symptoms. 2021-07-06united-kingdom26
I want to be successful in life, it’s holding me back.Loads, all of them. I lash out quick, angry, not as sad because I keep my self busy, I can’t sleep for hours for the first 8 days, I wake up everyday drained as if I haven’t slept, I’m always tired like as in fatigue sets in straight away, I’m sweating constantly, always boiling hot 24/7, the point where if I sleep with a blanket I sweat bucketsFew hours into the day of stopping smoking United Kingdom2116MaleEveryday Joints, tobacco and weedNothing at all, no.2021-07-06united-kingdom21
I am signing a medical contract that I will not use Marijuana, in exchange for ADHD treatment. Irritability, digestive upsetWeek 1, I did however relaps several times during the 1st weekOregon3017MaleEveryday, from wake up until bed time. All day long, and as a social thingFlower, oil, edibles 🤷🏼‍♀️ whateverCBD isolate Vape juice (250mg)2021-07-07oregon30
For my career and future Anxiety emotions and sweatingDay 1California4122FemaleSmoke 2 to 4 times a dayCigarNo2021-07-07california41
Because after decades of daily use, I felt it was high time I stopped, both for financial reasons and for reasons of mental and physical health.Most symptoms, such as sleeplessness, restlessness, anxiety, depression and aggression have ceased. I am however still experiencing persistent coughing and respiratory irritation. Withdrawal symptoms appeared within 24 hours of cessation.Australia5628MaleDailyInitially rolled into joints; later I mostly used vaporisers.I found that alcohol helped to take the edge of the worst symptoms.2021-07-07australia56
Mental health, productivity, drug screenIrritability, confusion, depression/anxiety, sleeplessness, vivid dreamsFollowing night for approximately a weekOhio2316MaleDailyBowlExercise2021-07-07ohio23
Save money, achieve goals, take a break to potentially reestablish my relationship with itI experienced some nightmares at the beginning, but it's mostly just regular dreams now. Had strong cravings the first few weeks.Day 3Illinois3320FemaleDaily, several times a dayBowl via bongWorking out, keeping busy with chores around the house2021-07-07illinois33
I didn’t want to rely on something outside of myself to manage my feelings.Depression, anxiety, hyper-vigilance, anhedonia, disconnect from family, no motivation. Worst in first 2 weeks, got better, then returned about a month in.Australia2523MaleAll day everyday following traumatic event, then less during the day and more at night, then during the final six months-a year just at night, naturally reducing my dose to as little as .33 of a vape (capable of holding .15mg, the vape is an Arizer Solo 2) twice in the evening. Reduced because weed was triggering my anxiety. Started doing that when I switched strains with my doctor (I thought It might be a good idea to have a strain change. From (I won’t give the fancy Australian medical names, rather the actual strain name) more potent medical version of Kosher Kush (which worked great, Canadian) to OG Kush (Australian), then when it was triggering some anxiety to Black Label Kush (Israeli), which still triggered anxiety. This caused me to think about if I actually wanted to use marijuana anymore, and I didn’t. Think the anxiety was my body telling me to stop. Vape, THC oilI resumed cbd at my doctor’s advice after initially using nothing. It helps a fair but tbh, it’s also way stronger since I quit THC. I used to use 80mg of cbd where now I use 40mg, and it’s way stronger even at that dose! I exercise 3 times a week and try to stay distracted from the feelings using video games, books. I also read into self-care and psychotherapy, such as grounding, the breath, IFS.2021-07-07australia25
it was affecting my life. i was not studying and wasn’t doing a lot of things i wished i was, like more sports or fun activities (besides smoking) with my friends, because it made me lazy. Plus i wasted a lot of money.i’m having a lot of mood swings. i’m fine most of the day, because i’m being more productive and that makes me happy, but i’m crying at least once a day, because there are moments i get really sad and/or anxious about some things in my life or something that happened in the the 1rst day of withdrawal2017Femaleeveryday. jointonly planning my days in order to feel productive and happy about it.2021-07-0820
New job/personal decision Cravings when I’m bored, mild anxiety 15 hours after stoppingCalifornia3015MaleMultiple times a day, everyday Bowl, bong, joint, blunt, vape penToxin rid detox system 2021-07-08california30
Because it made me apatheticMoodiness, insomnia, strange dreams, anxiety2-3 days after I quit2518FemaleFor some years daily. Even multiple times a day. For last 2 years, 3-4 times a weekJointhah well alcohol… not a good choice probably2021-07-0825
Drug testHeadaches, anxiety, loss of appetite, stomach achesWeek 2California2520FemaleEveryday, more than once a dayVape pen, more than half the week edible, every other day bowlExercise, sedative allergy meds2021-07-08california25
Tooth extractionAnxiety, depression, lack of appetite The next dayCalifornia3115Male7-8 times per dayBluntNo2021-07-08california31
I’m either quitting for good or taking a long tolerance break. I’m going to make that decision after a month or two.Deceased appetite G.I. Upset including pain and discomfort The opposite of brain fog it’s like I can’t stop my brain from thinking ( this one is really hard to describe, but it’s the worst one)Immediately Texas1816MaleEvery night at a minimum Sometimes it’s would be all day everydayJoints and pipes Also I would go through a 1g delta 8 cart in 1-3 daysI went cold turkey, and focused more on school 2021-07-09texas18
the cost, no motivation, do not want to be high all day when I try to cut down it never sticks it is either all or nothing. ashamed, unhappy with my situation, lack of sleep, poor appetite, chills, headache, poor fine motor skills (dropping a lot of items) anxiety, boredom, self blaming, depression, hoplesness, misery.24 hours after stoppingWashington5320Male7 to 15 times a daybowl, jointno2021-07-09washington53
Wastage of funds to buy cannabisYes. Am shaking, deep thinking about something and feeling tiredFirst dayKenya2118MaleAround 5 times a dayJointNo2021-07-09kenya21
Desire to live a healthy lifestyle DepressionWeek 4-5California3215MaleDailyBowlNo2021-07-09california32
Using it went from magic to medicine and finally misery. I became extremely anxious and not myself Yes! Chest tightness, shortness of breath, anxiety and panic attacks, vivid dreamsAs soon as I stopped, I lowered the percentage smoked from 25% to 15% for a week and completely stopped recentlyCanada2920FemaleDaily - first thing in the morning, lunch, after work, before bedSmoke Cbd oil helps but it’s important to use it in moderation, I only use it when I have a really bad panic attack instead of smoking. Once my stomach settles I am going to start working out again2021-07-09canada29
Fear of losing control of substance abuseIntense dreams, sleeping difficulties.Right after stopping4028MaleDailyVaporizerAlcohol 🙁2021-07-1040
I lost my job, after seeing my unemployed friends and how their marijuana use impaired their ability to find work, I decided to stop.At first it was difficulty sleeping, I would get about 5 hours a night. Then came the vivid dreams, where I would have hyperrealistic dreams about sex, death or driving fast. It has been a month and the dreams are ongoing, and I am also experiencing a heavy feeling of depressionRoughly 3 days after quitting, it became hard to sleep and I became irritable.France2515MaleI was smoking around 5-10 joints per day Joints Not really, I went "cold turkey" and haven't looked back. It's not the first time, but the symptoms are more intense this time.2021-07-10france25
Don’t want to be high all the time.Anxiety boredom3 days3324MaleMultiple times a dayJointNo2021-07-1033
Increased feelings of anxiety, numbness and diminished sexual performance.Currently I am experiencing low libido, mood swings and anxiety.Within 48 hours of stopping useNew Jersey2119MaleDaily 1 to 3 times a dayJointsWord search puzzles and supportive girlfriend.2021-07-10new-jersey21
It was hard to get good stuff and I just wasn't feeling so good after smoking.Anxiety, fatigue, depressionwithin a few days7221Maledaily bowlexercise, plenty of sleep, good diet2021-07-1072
I had been smoking everyday for almost three years. I kind of lost track of who I am in depth, and I had no energy doing anything else but smoking, and I started to isolate myself and didn’t look forward for the things I used to look forward to. It’s been two and a half week since I last smoked. The first couple of days was the worst. I couldn’t sleep at night, I had extreme cold sweats. I was easily irritated and could get angry at almost anything. The first day without smoking. 2119FemaleEveryday, several times a day. Some days - from morning to night. Just rolled ones The only thing I’ve done is hung out with my family and friends and doing things that gets my mind of smoking. 2021-07-1021
Worknight sweats, no appetite, moodiness, fatigue, lack of energy, insomniaday 2 cold turkeyFlorida2316Femalenumerous times a day dailypapers, papers with grabba, or bowldrink water, workout2021-07-10florida23
WorkAnger, insomnia, restless, brain fog, depressive, lack of motivationWeeks 2-3 post stoppingAustralia4117MaleDaily 4-5 per dayJointsExercise Yoga2021-07-10australia41
Upcoming surgeryAnxious, depressed, shaky Day oneCanada2119FemaleDailyVape penno2021-07-10canada21
Have to take a drug test soonCurrently on Day 6. At first I was feeling nauseous every night. Very irritable. Every little thing was getting on my nerves. Now I don’t feel that way, I’m just craving a lot. Trying to stay strong.Day 2Alabama2519FemaleDailyJoint/bluntUnfortunately I have turned to wine. 2021-07-10alabama25
Vomiting Yes. Vomiting, anxiety After on day of quitting Florida3916FemaleDailyVapeMeds2021-07-10florida39
Prevented me from doing anything productive whatsoever and I began to neglect my goals, obligations and friends/family. Headache, intense anxiety, depression, physical pains, decreased appetite, suicidal thoughts, dreams returning, memories returning, extreme fatigue.24hoursCanada2218MaleNearly daily at many points. At least several times a week usually. Joint — but bong, thc pen and edibles prior at some points. Gabbapentin, excercise, eating healthier and more often. 2021-07-11canada22
Focus and memoryBoredom, withdrawl, vivid dreams, and fatigueDay 2-3Washington2319MaleConstantly after work, everyday for 4 years.Vape, bowls, and dabsExercise, school, and reading2021-07-11washington23
I want to be healthier physically and mentally. I feel really lonely 2-3 days after quittingWashington2117Malemultiple times a daysmoke flower working out and studying 2021-07-11washington21
COPD fearsFatigue, depression, sleep apneaImmediatelyCalifornia3018MaleDailyJointCbd helps with the sleep issues, anger outbursts and cravings2021-07-11california30
Because I feel as if the drug is holding me back as a human being all together.Yes. The first week I was sweaty, not much of an appetite, kept irritability under control. But now I’ve been super tired and my sex drive is super low going into week 2.Immidietly after I slowed down. I had gradually slowed down this week. Only taking 2 hits total. One around 2pm and then one right before bed. Georgia3018MaleEveryday. Joints, pipe, and mini bong now. Occasional blunt.Tapering off helps, but it makes it hard to stop because I am always looking forward to that one hit2021-07-11georgia30
Because I feel like I can’t control myself with it. I love the drug so much I dropped out of college for it. And I also seem to have an easier time trying to talk to girls when I am sober.Intense craving for weed, and major social anxiety.I usually am high only at night, so when I quit, the next night was miserable because I couldn’t sleep. So I’d say the next night.Colorado2017MaleEvery night before I went to bed. It used to be constantly day and night but I found out I could regulate myself to nighttime.All of the above. It was whatever my friends and I had on us at the time. Most of the time it was bud.I regularly rock climb so I have tried to focus more on working out.2021-07-12colorado20
Because I wasn’t doing it for fun or enjoyment anymoreSweating, insomnia, irritability Day 2Australia2118FemaleEveryday Bowl and vape penNot yet2021-07-12australia21
Not getting a high, just normal, time to resetHard to sleep First night I quitMichigan7225MaleEvery dayJointNo2021-07-12michigan72
My daughter Yes, chills, sweets, nausea, vomiting, no appetite, wanting to just lay down.Day 23518MaleAt lest 5 times a day Blunt or hemp wrapWater, walking, eating healthy foods.2021-07-1235
I was getting sick CHSHeadaches extreme fatigue Day 2Pennsylvania4719FemaleEvery dayJointNo2021-07-12pennsylvania47
It causes the opposite effect of coffee. You cannot be really productive and enjoy life to its fullest. It’s a big trap. Nothing is better than being sober. Not really. I worked on my education for years now, and weed was one of the last things to get rid of.Withdrawal symptoms are just in our minds. I use to think I’m nervous because I’m not smoking. No. I’m nervous because I cannot handle myself while being sober. Some people do, why couldn’t I ? The mindset.Moldova2723MaleAlmost every day for an year. Keep educate yourself and do yoga with beautiful people. It’s easy and helps a lot.Bowl and joints.Yoga and meditation for years. It definitely played its role. 2021-07-12moldova27
Brain fog. Amotivational syndrome. Headache nausea loss of appetite Within 24 hours Missouri6666MaleTwice a day Bowl Tylenol Pepcid tums Prilosec. Doesn’t work well. 2021-07-12missouri66
Simply because I want to continue my with my studiesIt's five years now since I stopped. Initially,I encountered difficult in sleeping, constant thinking etc. As per now, the only symptom is constant thinkingThe first three consecutive days after quittingSouth Sudan2014MaleSometimes,I used it up a month and stopped,just like that for those yearsSmoking through a rolled paperNo.I don't use any2021-07-12south-sudan20
Health reasonsNoneNot yetWashington6316MaleDailyBowlNo2021-07-12washington63
I stopped briefly using after accepting a new job offer, and to cut back on heavy use. I've temporarily ceased using, because my tolerance is at the point where I barely feel high after smoking, making the experience far less enjoyable, and overall pricier. Appetite loss, sweating, shaking, depression, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and insomnia. My withdrawal symptoms had been worse in the past, when I had been smoking more frequently. I would say loss of appetite has always been the most difficult symptom to deal withphysical symptoms appear around 12 hours after last use, usually sooner Illinois3412Femalemultiple times per dayvape penherbal teas, water, and exercise 2021-07-12illinois34
Sick of it and the money spentNo sex driveStraight awayAustralia4721MaleDailyBongNo2021-07-12australia47
2 weeks agoIrritability, depression, helplessness, cravings, stomach pains, but not as bad as first 3-4 daysDay 1Canada2620Male5-6 times dailyBowlWalking, playing a game (video games or card/board) Distancing, lots of sleep2021-07-12canada26
I started to get headaches while smoking and when not smoking. Also started to feel like my life is defined by marijuana. Although, I have a successful business, it Feels like it stopping me from progressing in life, and achieving other goals.most pronounced are headaches and pressure in my head. also very evident is every night while sleeping i suffer from over sweating like a fever symptoms, my pillow is soaked and when I wake up I feel drained physically and emotionally. Also I noticed low sex drive.while smoking regularly, sweating while sleeping like fever symptom. also mood swings and irritability when not smoking.California4434Maleeveryday. jointssmoking CBD instead of THC. 2021-07-13california44
I was having trouble motivating myself and wasn’t able to care properly for myself anymore Headaches, restless nights, sweats, chills, lack of focusThe second day after stoppingEurope3126MaleOne or two joints every eveningJointNo2021-07-13europe31
Job opportunitiesCravings and anxietyGeorgia2415FemaleDailyBowlCBD, OTC Meds 2021-07-13georgia24
Psychosis Two years after stopped using I have premature ejaculation After stopping Portugal3128MaleEveryday Joints Get into more activities 2021-06-23portugal31
I realized I had become psychologically dependent on it as well as physically, and realized that dependence wouldn't go away until I faced the fact of my addiction.Extreme anxiety (physical and mental); sleep disturbance; decreased appetite; inability to find joy in simple pleasuresWithin a couple of days of severely limiting useMaryland3624MaleMultiple times dailyHand-rolled jointsI have some CBD flower I've tried smoking. Not sure it works. Otherwise, trying to stay as active as possible and not spend time alone.2021-06-23maryland36
Caused depression/anxietyHeadache, nausea, stomach cramps, decreased appetite, interrupted sleepA few hours after I stopped smoking (woke up nauseous)California2716FemaleHeavy, daily smoker for about a monthBowl and vape penReliefband for nausea, exercise for appetite/sleep2021-06-23california27
Tired of being dependent on it for everything and seems like my short term memory is lost..Headache, salivating, stomach pains, lethargicDay after I stoppedWashington4514MaleEverydayVape pen, occasional jointExercise and sitting outside.. Drinking water.. 2021-06-23washington45
mind fogyes, abdominal pain and bad brain fog. Also, very vivid dreams that I can remember3 days after stoppageTennessee6052Maledaily but mostly just a couple of hits to help me sleepedibles and bowla little cbd oil 2021-06-23tennessee60
To feel more normal and in controlCravings, fatigue, loss of appetite, anxietyFirst dayCalifornia2921FemaleDailyEdibleAntihistamines to help sleep2021-06-23california29
To reduce anxiety, be emotionally available for my partner, to dream dreams again, so I am no longer dependent on it as a emotional crutch, for lung health, for neuro chemical health, so I can get my motivation back. Headache, anxiety, irritability, emotional, sweaty palms, eyes are in pain when there is light, easily overwhelmed. 2nd day of abstinenceNew Zealand3018MaleAlmost every day for 3 and a half years Mostly via bong, sometimes pipe, rarely joints and vapeBed rest, drink water, tapping 2021-06-23new-zealand30
Feeling like psychosisNope1 week of quittingSri Lanka2017Male5 time a dayRolled jointI started studying for exams everyday 24/72021-06-23sri-lanka20
For me after more rhen 20yrs of useSweating lots , stomach knots , la knof sleep for a week , dreams have started in week 3 , tired lots …. 1st week i couldnt eat much even though i was hungryWithin the 1st 3 days i could feel symptoms of the withdraUnited Kingdom4321Male6am to 11pm every dayJointNo , ive made myself get out of bed at 5.30am , gone gym and drank lots of water 2021-06-24united-kingdom43
Disliked compulsive drive to useSleep disturbance, rageDay 2California6018Male2xdailyBongExercise 2021-06-24california60
I learned that marijuana users have an increased risk of suicidal thinking. I've had an uptick in suicidal thoughts recently. I also learned that you can have withdrawal symptoms from weed (such as headaches) and that the "stress" headaches I was treating daily with weed were probably actually withdrawal headaches.Foggy thinking, headache, emotional sensitivity.18 hrs after the last time I smokedCanada2716Other (specify)5-6 days a week. (2 days of all day usage, the rest of the days just at night)VapeNope. Once I realized that it was an actual addiciton (with withdrawal symptoms) that was sufficient for me.2021-06-24canada27
Improve ability to function well day to day and be more productive outside of work, improve relationships Headaches, restlessness, clammy, irritability, aches and pains all over, increased anxietyDay 2 of stopping smokingAustralia3515FemaleDailyJointsKeeping busy with things I’d been putting off due to heavy use. Diazepam in the evening to aid sleep and calm anxiousness2021-06-24australia35
Emotional dysregulation, binge eating, watching life pass me by, using it as a coping mechanism for mental illness. Irritability, upset stomach, depression, anxiety, racing thoughts Almost immediately upon sobering up (heavy user of many years) New Hampshire2818MaleMultiple times a day, continually Any and allThrowing away paraphernalia, keeping mind preoccupied, being around people who disapprove of smoking. 2021-06-24new-hampshire28
I was using too much and felt addicted, I smoked cannabis with tobacco and wanted to quit tobacco for health reasons Yes, sweats, irritation, feeling sickly Day one basically or two, I quit after a last morning joint and had symptoms by the next morning United Kingdom4617MaleDaily instead of cigarettes JointsNicotine patches to combat the tobacco aspect 2021-06-25united-kingdom46
I have been trying to control consumption for a while to once a week, but have been failing. I was tired of too much thinking, always feel like being in cloud, the impact on my appearance, not able to follow through my plans and committents and feeling bad about itIn the first week it's been with sleep. I have been feeling bit down and anxious about futureStraight awayUnited Kingdom3424MaleAlmost every daySmoke in a jointContinue working out etc2021-06-25united-kingdom34
To see my kids Miss the feeling First day Florida3414MaleDaily AllNo2021-06-25florida34
Felt like it was holding me back from making necessary changes in my life - job change, healthier choices Night terrors when finally able to sleep, uncontrollable tremors out of nowhere, night sweats and chills, anger, sudden bursts of crying, depression, nausea, feelings of worthlessness, stomach and leg cramps, a strange dizziness but it last only a split second and happens many times a dayDay 2 after quitting cold turkey Georgia5320Femalefrom morning to night every single daymostly vape pen but also bowls and edibles when available No2021-06-25georgia53
I ran out and I decided to take a break to improve my short-term memory.I have insomnia, a lack of appetite, a unique feeling of tenseness/wiredness that I only feel during weed withdrawal (and that is sometimes enjoyable), episodes of racing thoughts and physical discomfort, and irritability.About one day (24 hours) after my last hit.California1915MaleUsually once a day at night.I frequently used an oil pen because of the reduced health risks compared to combusting plant matter.Not this time around, although chamomile helps me sleep during the most severe part of the withdrawal.2021-06-26california19
had enoughemptinessday 1United Kingdom5525Maledailysmoke with tobaccono2021-06-26united-kingdom55
To allow my brain time to recover before my brain is fully developed.Not that much, I just miss smoking. I did have a hard time falling asleepDay 1-5 (insomnia)Canada2113MaleMultiple times a dayjoints, blunts, bongNo2021-06-26canada21
annual drug test by doctorExtremely tired, bored, lack of sleepDay 2Kentucky6015MaleDailyall theseI am occasionally smoking a non thc non tobacco flower when urge hits 2021-06-26kentucky60
It has consumed my life for decadesSevere depression. Suicidal ideation. Extreme brain fog to the point I don't feel like I am even able to form real thoughts3 daysFlorida4015MaleHabitually. Had to smoke before doing anything periodBong, some edibles, rarely vapeNo. Not sure what to do2021-06-26florida40
To improve my lung health Irritability, cravings, increased mucosa1st weekIllinois2616Male1x/dayWater bongExercise, activities with friends 2021-06-26illinois26
life unmanageable. loss of desire to do anything. Money loose stools. no appetite. Flu like symptoms.5 daysOregon5545MaleDaily, all dayDabno2021-06-26oregon55
1 weekExtreme anxiety mood swings depression irritability constipation stomach aches after eating Day 1Wisconsin2815FemaleDaily, never through the work day, but immediately when I got home, and a wake and bake and all day on non work days/weekendsBowl/one hitter Melatonin at night, chain smoking cigarettes (not effective) Advil. Walks, water. Deep breathing2021-06-26wisconsin28
Court orderedYes. Iritability, lack of sleep, anxiety, lack of appetite, mood swings, stomach problemsWithin days Maryland3515MaleDailyDabsAnxiety medication prescribed by my doctor2021-06-27maryland35
Felt extremely guilty and the drug made me too lazy and depressed. I was supposed to quit yesterday for good but in the morning I had a little zoot. I haven’t smoked since then and it’s now the next day. I feel irritated and hungry. As soon as my high wore off. United Kingdom2019FemaleI was smoking 2/3 times a day. Smoke it with paper Nope2021-06-27united-kingdom20
I started feeling badAll of the above. More so, gastro intestinal unpleasantness. Food aversion, nausea, diarrhea2-3rd day3017Male2-3 times maybe moreSmokeNo, trying to power through. Some pill to help with diarrhea2021-06-2730
Licence work driving keeping my licence and job as I’ve built a life and don’t want to lose that None other than movies tv and basic things are a bit less fun than when stoned miss the feeling I guess A few weeks Australia4817MaleEvery day 2-5 times Bong Exercise and reassurance this is the best way forwards 2021-06-27australia48
Brain function and general good healthAll of them. Anxiety for days and a very cloudy brain, intermittently though... clarity seems to come and go Day 12920MaleEvery day mostly Big bongsYes Prozen tablets (l-theanine and suntheanine) and magnesium to assist sleep 2021-06-2729
I traveled to visit my parents and I decided to clean up in this time with my familyYes, anxiety and la k of sleep. As a médica student I as weel aware of manh2of the effecgs of marijuana such as the reduction of Rem períod while we slepp, Im on my day 13 and this last week has been the hardest one in terms of humor, not sleeeping and anxietyAt the end of the first week, actually the first couple of days were easyCalifornia2322MaleDailyVape penYes I have been doing excercise and that helps me with the anxiety 2021-06-27california23
I couldn’t get anything done. I realized I was using it as a coping method. Irritability, fatigue, loss of appetite, mood swings, sleeping issues, vivid dreamsDay 1 California2926FemaleAll day, everyday Vape penEating healthy, exercise, staying busy, throw away supply, reminding myself how much motivation I had before becoming a regular smoker2021-06-27california29
I realized that I although functional, my life was stuck, dreams and ambitions were lost due to continuous weed use.Nausea, depression, empty stomach sensation, boredom. And I am worried that no movie or book.or hobbies brings any kind of satisfaction.Since the first couple of daysMexico3918MaleEvery single dayPipeExercise. I've been jogging almost every day. Cleaning. Trying to organize my life.2021-06-27mexico39
Effects on quality of life, family, mental healthSweating a lot, especially at night. Irritability. Poor appetite. Low energy levels.Within 24 hours of quitting.West Virginia3124MaleMultiple times dailyVaporizer and smoking from a bowl, occasionally blunts.Sleep, prayer, exercise2021-06-27west-virginia31
i was feeling lazy , demotivated for life. i lost my senses of belonging and couldn't focus on on my day 30 so the symptoms have almost faded! i was having headaches and cravings the first two weeks but now im good.first 2 weeksSpain2319Femaleevery day jointsjust melatonin before sleeping2021-06-27spain23
I wanted to stop because I feel like I can’t move forward if I’m controlled by using.Depression and short temperedWeek 2Kentucky2414Male3 or 4 times a dayBowlMeditation2021-06-28kentucky24
Don’t want to be stoned anymore…don’t want a drug to rule me. Relationships suffer from it etc Yes. So lethargic, spaced out, heart beating really hard and a short breath. Feeling hot and cold.Day 33518FemaleEverydayRolled with a cigaretteNo2021-06-2835
It was making my social anxiety worseThe first week I experienced anxiety The first few daysCalifornia6460FemaleDailyAll of the above Relaxing tea (Chamomile, Velarian) Melatonin to sleep2021-06-28california64
Money, dependencyTired, fatigue, brain fogDay after last smoke Maryland2617FemaleEverydayBongCbd 2021-06-28maryland26
Upcoming drug testInsomnia, irritability, nausea, fatigue2 days after quittingMichigan2824FemaleDailyBowlMelatonin, unisom, yoga, meditation2021-06-28michigan28
It was noticably taking a toll on my mental health motivation and desire to live Not as much anymore cause I'm on day 27 but I feel like Im still depressed more so then I was before I was using every day Took till about 3 days in but probably cause the first 2 days I was to exhausted to care anyways Alabama2216MaleEvery dayGravity bong Not really just stopped and made sure to follow through this time2021-06-28alabama22
It just wasn't good for my health Yes, I am feeling withdrawal symptoms such as inability to sleep. Sudden mood swings. Abdominal pain and anxiety 3 days ago Oklahoma3715MaleEverydayI would smoke blunts Yes2021-06-29oklahoma37
I've spent 15 years of my life smoking it daily. This is my first day off lol I have no appetite. Couldn't sleep last night. AsapNew Zealand3015FemaleEvery dayBong or a cone. I do have a vape too No2021-06-29new-zealand30
Because I am addicted to itRestlessness, cravings and feeling boredWithin the 1st day of stopping (anticipating the fact that I won't smoke that day triggers the withdrawal) Belgium3119MaleEveryday, normally at the end of the day, with normally 3-4 periods of abstinence (1-4 weeks) during a year.Joint, smokedExercising more (intense workout).2021-06-29belgium31
Wanted to get my sh*t together to put it bluntly - I turned 25 and needed to make a break through. Needed to make a change and this was a step forward. I originally stopped smoking to possibly pass a drug screen for a job. I wasn’t successful and found out on the 3rd day of being “sober” I thought, it’s been three days.. why not 30? It has now been over a month and a half and mentally I feel myself again and I’m not cursing myself or getting emotional over my progress in life. - it’s life. Mentally had a big thing, I was turned off by the amount of mess I would make or just the overall social perspective and put my foot down and made the change!I think I mentally prepared myself to quit and the withdrawals were actually very minimal. Nearly none, I was expecting severe withdrawals after 11 years of hard on use Had mild sweats first week maybe 5th day Australia2514MaleI was smoking between 2-6grams a day. 3 times or more a day 7 days a weekMainly bowl/bong Sometimes a joint And only once using a vape pen Edible half a dozen timesI started on Mirtazapine 6 weeks prior and noticed it did not make a difference when I was smoking and dare say this aided me to coping 2021-06-29australia25
It hurts my throatCan't sleep, reduced appetite, terrible night sweats, and crankinessSymptoms began as I tried tapering off,, and got worse as time went onFlorida5750FemaleAll day everydayRaw hemp conesNo2021-06-29florida57
Had a bad batch and started throwing up bile and getting sick.I feel cold but will sweat. I have a headache and was seeing stars at a point.24 hours after not smokingCalifornia2321Female3 to 4 times a daybowl from a bongI take Tylenol for the headache and have been trying to sleep more.2021-06-29california23
Pesticides Depression Immediately Maryland2514FemaleMultiple times a day BowlMovies 2021-06-29maryland25
I was just full of that shit and didn't want it to interfere with every pore of my life anymoreI was, many of them, except insomnia(surprisingly), but now, after month and so, they have just disappeared. Usually when i am bored or done with job. Or watching tvSerbia2619MaleFirst couple of years it was 2-3 times per week, but in the last three years i was high on average about 250 days of the year Smoking If you mean some medicine-no2021-06-29serbia26
Work Exaggerated depression1st dayCalifornia2116MaleDailyBlunts, bongs No2021-06-29california21
Anxiety and depression worseningAnxietyAn hour after last jointCanada5125MaleEvery hour8 doobs a dayNo2021-06-30canada51
to cleansecravingsthe whole time aka the last 10 days (not super bad...just randomly thinking about it)North Carolina2825Femaledailybongno2021-06-30north-carolina28
Needed to be more productive at work and personal life. My work-life balance was heavily affected. Initially it’s a tolerance break, but I am not planning on using again any time soon. I am experiencing various withdrawal symptoms, mostly increased restlessness and loss of appetite. I am also experiencing increased clarity and motivation. Day 22316Other (specify)EverydayMostly bowls, but before stopping I was only using vaporizer and decreasing dosage. I’m trying to use Cbd oil and flower to alleviate restlessness and loss of appetite. 2021-06-3023
I'm in another country with no access - but this is a cycle that always happens and next time I'm on holiday I would rather it didn't coincide with experiencing withdrawal. I am also spending too much money on weed.Yes, I'm feverish, unable to sleep properly, anxious and unable to focusDay 1, I'm now on day 4United Kingdom3120FemaleDaily, frequently throughout the day if I was working from home, or just in the evening if I was working.Spliff with tobaccoI bought a CBD pen and taking 5-HTP before bed2021-06-30united-kingdom31
Been made to by wifeAnxiety mood swings boredom depression suicidal thoughts plan to get some in future and trying to fight idea leading to frustration and a vicious cycle of all of these. Immediately Australia4515MaleDaily4 times a dayNo I am doing this cold Turkey 2021-06-30australia45
It cost too much money and its about time I sort my shit out. I am bored all the time. Even when attempting activities that I know would be fun on weed, or before i smoked regularly, I just can't do them very long without getting immeasurably bored. I have never really been a big eater, but food is suych an after-thought now. I eat when im hungry - thats it. Almost instantly after waking up the day I chose to stop smoking. United Kingdom2624MaleEveryday without fail. Any physical way possible. Papers usually, and if I didnt have any, I'd use a bong. It has only been a few days, nothing I have tried has worked.2021-06-30united-kingdom26
Money and harming my marriage.Extreme irritability and stomach upset 24 hoursVirginia3615MaleDaily multiple times All the watsDelta 8. Hot showers.2021-06-30virginia36
Anxiety got so badNot at the moment but the first week was dreadfulAfter a couple of hours of not usingDC, Washington3124FemaleEveryday several times a dayBambu sheets, rolling paperNo2021-06-30dc washington31
4 days agoAnger, irritability, loss of appetite, anxiety, bored, depressed, on edge, hopeless, no motivation, no energyWithin 24 hours or less Maryland2614Female2-5 times a dayBong, blunt, bowl, vape penGummies with l theanine, lemon balm, chamomile, melatonin 2021-06-30maryland26
Taking antidepressants and pot is reducing effectiveness. Pot was exaggerating depression Insomnia, night sweats, loss of appetite, anxiety, dreaming again(super vivid). I think the last one is a good one Within 24 hours Oregon4220FemaleAlmost daily. With breaks for pregnancy Joints and ediblesSelf compassion, tea drinking with cravings, naps, getting out of the house, yoga 2021-06-30oregon42
Memory and clarityIrritability 48-72 hoursNew York4317FemaleMorning afternoon eveningBowl or vapeSleep aids and anxiety medication2021-06-30new-york43
I expect to have a drug test for workBoredom and anxiety mostly, some loss of appetite and sleeping issuesI never really noticed at first but probably day 3, asides from cravingsCanada3619MaleNightlyA bowl usually, but sometimes I'd vape, or use gummiesNo2021-06-30canada36
I wish to regain control over my time schedules, wish to be emotionally more balanced.Difficulty of falling asleep, though manageable, Intense night sweatThe first night after a clean dayGermany5043MaleDuring the last 3 years almost dailyIn a joint mixed with tobacco. I did not even habitually smoke tobacco before. No 2021-07-01germany50
For my new jobYes, muscle aches, headaches and really bad vivid nightmaresWithin a few days of quitting and they’re still ongoing 6 weeks later United Kingdom4920FemaleOne every day Smoked with tobacco No, I haven’t found anything to help2021-07-01united-kingdom49
I was losing weight rapidly and was not even able to recognize whether I'm high or low at any moment.I was sleeping the whole day today and still feeling down. Lack of motivation and energy.About 24 hrs after quitting.India2318MaleAlmost 5-6 joints daily.Joints and bong.No, Not yet.2021-07-01india23
A better and healthier lifeNot at the moment Mississippi2717FemaleEverydayJointNo2021-07-01mississippi27
TiredHeadache Nausea Fatigue Insomnia Day 2Canada3230FemaleDailyAllExercise and meditation2021-07-01canada32
Mental healthAnhedonia. Insomnia.Days 9-10United Kingdom3633FemaleEvery day Spliffs Meditation. Exercise. Walking in nature.2021-07-01united-kingdom36
To save money. Not yet today is day 1 2815FemaleEverydayBong No6/16/202128
Although i work as an accounting analyst and have found weed does not impair my performance too much i wanted to feel completely sober and see how much more studying i could accomplish without marijuanna.I have tried to quit in the past and mostly i found i was very edgy and had little motivation to do things like workout or studythe day after quittingCanada3321Maledaily however i would take breaks roughly every monthsmokeWorking out daily i found would help (on the days i could motivate myself). Also cleaning up my diet also helped6/16/2021canada33
The amount I was spending and my mental health, primarily the mental health aspect as relationships were becoming strained or damaged due to paranoia and low self esteem brought on by 13 years or use. I am 14 days clean as of now, prior to that I was having severe mood swings resulting in destruction of my property, nasty attitudes to friends and family, very irregular sleep pattern and lack of motivation. Also when I did sleep I'd find I was waking up in pools of sweat. Day 2 to day 8 apxUnited Kingdom3017MaleEvery day Shotty rig, Ie: just like a bong and bowl but no gauze, the cigarette would plug the down pipe in a bottle and then cannabis on top, lit and inhaled until cig and cannabis Ash is sucked through pipe and into water. No, I do however take sertraline for my mental health which upon stopping use if cannabis did help to some extent. 6/16/2021united-kingdom30
Covid restricted traveling in the country I'm staying and there's police roadblocks everywhere, plus marijuana are illegal in this country so I thought now is good time for me to take a T-Break. Cold sweats, night sweats, loss of appetite, difficulty in staying asleep, mood swings, feeling a little depressed. Day 1 of stopping since I tried to reduced my intake before stopping.Malaysia2423MaleDaily, very often. Bong. None6/16/2021malaysia24
I didn?t want to smokeVomiting, stomach pains, Irritation, loss appetiteThe day after I smoked Washington1814FemaleLike 2 every weekWrappedYes medicine and cold showers6/16/2021washington18
Lung and mental healthAnxiety, loss of appetite3 days after quitting weed cold turkeyCanada1816Male3-4 times a dayBowl from a bongExercise, movies, anything to take my mind off the withdrawals6/16/2021canada18
Drug testYes. Anxiety confusion anger irritability euphoriaAbout 36 hours into cessation New Jersey5315MaleEverdayBowlNo6/16/2021new-jersey53
Pregnant Short temper First week Washington3616Female4 days a weekJoint No6/17/2021washington36
Health Severe mood swings About a week or 2 after quitting, although they feel to be getting worseEngland2616MaleEveryday SmokingNo6/17/2021england26
Switching jobs and may need to pass a drug test Cravings, headache, insomnia, decreased appetite, easily overwhelmedColorado2319FemaleDailyBowlNo but I should ask my doctor about mirtazapine 6/17/2021colorado23
For my family especially my observant 3 year old Yes - anxiety Physical addiction Stomach cramps, bloating and constipation for about 2 weeks, wind from day one until now lol Emotional discomfort Boredom Crazy dreaming Around day 5 United Kingdom2914MaleMinimum twice a day Maximum around 6-7 times a day so quite heavy useSpliff smoking No6/17/2021united-kingdom29
I was experiencing vomiting, stomach pain, acid reflux and I could not get put of bed I went to the doctor and they told me it sounded like I have (CHS) cannibinoid hypermesis syndrome I am on day 9 the first 3 days were terrible I was having severe anxiety, paranoia emotional break down I cried alot for no reason life had no point to me I didn't enjoy anything o just wanted to roll up in my bed and sleep day 4 was the breaking point I woke up on day 4 everything was still there except my mood had changed and I could see a future now everything had decreased by 80% and I was able to cope. From day 5-9 everyday it gets easier and easier I do not feel like I am dying anymore all the major symptoms are pretty much gone but I am still dealing with anxiety a bit of the mood swings and irritability but I can definitely see positivity from all of this. I smoked all day every day maybe 20min or so between smoking symptoms start as fast as my first missed bowl. And progressively worse until about day 4 where they just were sorta of were 80% less thereCalifornia1914MaleI smoked 3 bowls about every 40min all day every day the longest I went with out smoking was the time I was asleep but would have withdrawal symtoms and feel horrible as soon as I woke up each morningI was using a vape, dabs, edibles as well as mixing with nicotine I have changed my routine I try not to hangout in the same places I have my 2 best friends who for my benefit both stopped smoking with me I have a huge support system with my family who I can call day or night n talk my way threw I also found these things that are stress gummies and they really work when I start to feel anxiety lurking6/17/2021california19
It was timeYes, irritability, headache, anger, abnormal appetite, vivid dreams, relationship discord Beginning of day 3, day 4 feel terribkeCalifornia3715MaleDaily Bowl, one hitterExcercise and Epsom salts bath6/17/2021california37
Lack of motivation, increased tolerance, increased risk of schizophrenia.Yes. Irritability, insomnia, aggression, lack of appetite. Two days after quitting. Michigan4432Male3-4 times a dayVaporizer and oils.Sleeping medication, reduced caffeine, more exercise. 6/17/2021michigan44
After years of using it as a sleep aid in addition to my prescription medication, it started to make me anxious and unable to sleep.NoFew symptoms because I drastically reduced my usage once it became clear it wasn?t helping and made me anxious/paranoid, which hadn?t happened much beforeDC, Washington3521MaleEvery day, almost all day during the pandemicSmoke and vape penNo6/18/2021dc washington35
Family problemsLow appetite, anxiety, stomach pain, less sleep After 12 hours India2017MaleMultiple times a dayBowlNo6/18/2021india20
Started affecting my finances and mental health Loss of appetite, stomach discomfort, irritability, shakes, sweats, restless, lack of sleep. I started to slowly taper down my marijuana intake to once a day, but super late. Like 9-10pm, so my body would slowly get used to not smoking so much. My symptoms started that Monday. The day I only smoked once. Wednesday I stopped fully, and my symptoms hit me immediately. California2516Female(Weekend use) Once a month or so. Not that much honestly. Blunt, joint, bong, pen, dab. Stomach medication, hydration, tapering down. 6/18/2021california25
It was causing mood drop and depression Insomnia, vivid dreams A week after stopping6616MaleDaily Straight joint and pipe and vapouriserNo 6/19/202166
Tolerance brake, wanted to see how im doing if im sober.NAUSEA, anxiety, depression, anger issues, lack of motivation, bored.After 12 hours of abstinence they start.Finland4013MaleDaily every 3 hours or so.bowlExersice, healthy foods, Diapam meds when too anxious6/19/2021finland40
Trying to conceiveIrritable, sad, bored, feel like I?ve lost my best friend, constantly think I should be smokingWithin a day of quittingUnited Kingdom4115FemaleEvery day, about a gram a day, for 20 yearsRolled in a jointExercise, cry, diversion, alcohol6/19/2021united-kingdom41
I want to experience life directly. Cannabis makes me happy but I get nothing done because I can't focus and I don't like how life feels unless I'm smoking every few hours. Eventually I hardly feel a high, but life is so flat without it.depression, hopelessnessDay 1 - Wasn't too bad. Day 2 - Slept almost all day, could barely function Day 3 - Felt pretty okay Day 4 - Depressed and hopeless, wanting to smoke and get reliefCalifornia6014FemaleMultiple times every day starting first thing in the morningSmoked with a glass pipeno6/19/2021california60
Legal reasons Loss of appetite, unable to sleep, severe cravings, depression, anxiety, restlessness. 2 days after I stopped Texas3015FemaleUp to 6 times a dayIn a tobacco wrap No 6/19/2021texas30
I'm sick of myself. Depression, lack of focus. I am on day 7. It's been hard since day 1. Washington3615FemaleAt least 2-3x/weekVapeExercise. 6/19/2021washington36
Tired of brain fog, being stuck In my couch, and it?s causing relationship problem , I just want to become the best person I can. Sleeplessness, loss of Appetite, stomach upset/nausea. Emotions rising a bit. Since I Truly want to quit this time , I am not having cravings. Day 1 - 0 sleep Day 2 - 2 hours of sleep - starting to lose appetite Day 3, 4, 5, 6 - napping during day to catch up on sleep, stomach / nausea, loss appetite Canada3016FemaleEveryday, multiple times a day Joints onlyNo6/19/2021canada30
Healthy reasons Vivid dreams stomach pains and can?t sleepDay 3Colorado3217MaleEvery day Concertes Detox teas6/20/2021colorado32
its affecting some of my relationships anxieties, heavy sweating and loss of appetite Peaked in my third day, which is now that I'm writing this Malaysia3026MaleI didn't start heavy only about once a week, to weekends, to a few times a week to everyday when it's accessible through thc vape juices Joint, bong and vape no6/20/2021malaysia30
I've used it daily for 20 years - I'm 38. There's no particular reason why I now feel compelled to stop, however this is the first time I've ever made the decision freely and willingly (for example, not doing it because of a vacation). Part of it is because I live in Australia and I have to spend a lot to get quality product, which sometimes disappoints and feels like a total waste of money, in turn depressing me and sometimes even triggering withdrawl symptoms. I lived in Los Angeles until 2011 and really need high THC cannabis to sustain my addiction. Despite starting at 18 and floundering for many years, I eventually made something of myself and have a very successful career. I do wonder what I would have become had I never tried cannabis, though.Yes - insomnia, nightmares, extreme irritability, cravings, occasional headaches and a lower pain tolerance. After 20 years, any reduced amount of THC triggers withdrawl symptoms in mere hours. This was no exception.Australia3818Male5-10 times every day.I used to only use bongs. For the last few years I've used vapes (Dynavap mainly) with flower. Never used carts or concentrates outside of a few times.Yes - CBD tincture (completely THC free) has become available in Australia and I received a prescription after reading a lot of anecdotes from others in similar situations (heavy, long term users) who say it helped them finally quit. I'm using it with the awareness it may make no difference, but at least it's given me some hope that it might. After several nights with the worst insomnia I've ever experienced and terrible nightmares I am also using a an OTC sleep aid sparingly (Doxylamine). 6/20/2021australia38
Employment opportunity Not bad ~ a little jittery and cravings1st dayMassachusetts5119MaleDaily - Bowl or dug outExercise6/20/2021massachusetts51
Pre employment drug test, tolerance break Irritability, lethargy, mood swings, bad dreams Day 3-5Florida2921MaleDaily the last two years Joints and spliffs (mixed with rolling tobacco)Using a support system of friends, leaving the house for a drive, making myself busy by exercising 6/20/2021florida29
Because I realised that I can't accomplishm my life goals because of weed. Veryyy strong cravings, tiredness, headache, loss of appetite, brain fogHours after stopping, Day 3 4 5 being the worstGermany1816Femaleeveryday jointno6/20/2021germany18
It's making me lazy and tired. I have lost motivation and stopped enjoying the little things. Confidence was a big part of taking the decision to stop since I was highly entousiastic and positive personality. My reltionship was week with everyone almost because of my mood swings everyday. I couldn't function properly without THC in my body. Low job performance. Also one of the main things was anxiety, everything could trigger my anxiety, thus feeling scared and depressed. Yes almost everything mentioned in the weedless guideline was literlay happening to me. Loss of motive, feeling bored, irritable, loss of sexual drive, loss of appetite, sleeping problems, sweats at night and even during the day...etcFirst week was a bit of hell to me, I was extremely lost and scared. It is not my first withdrawal, Its the 4th time I quit and whenever I reach day 30 to 40 I started feeling myself again. It is always the first 4 weeks where I couldn't wait to pass them because of the withdrawal symptoms. after almost a month and a half, I feel energetic and strong to battle my mind, from tiredness and lack of motivation.Lebanon2720MaleEveryday, not more than 4 joints per day. In average I was consuming 2 joints per day. There is always a joint, 1 to 2 hours before bed. At the beginning of using Marijuana half a joint was enough but after a period of 2 months I started gradually consuming more. Rolling weed with a bit of tobacco, and if I'm consuming hash I would put half tobacco and half hash in a joint. I tried meditation it was great, but it depends on my mood. sometimes I'm too angry or tired to even try to meditate and this leads to depression where I find myself unable to solve my problems although I know the solution. Exercising is the best way to calm my symptoms but it always come back after a while from finishing my workout. Walking in nature is also great technique to make me forget or accept psychological pain. Alcohol was also an escape for me obviously, but sometimes worsen the symptoms the second day. 6/20/2021lebanon27
No motivation to do anything other than smoke weed.Not really anymore I might be a little more moody but most of the withdrawal symptoms have gone away.They started for me the first day I was such a heavy smoker I needed to be high 24/7Canada2414MaleFrom morning until night. I have quit multiple times in my ten years of smoking so maybe 7 years of smoking all together and 2 years plus I?ve been back on it. Usually go for bong hits since it was so fast and easy for me to achieve my high I have been taking cbd and melatonin and this has helped me sleep and reduce anxiety6/20/2021canada24
Mental healthSleeplessness, irritability and angerAfter 24 hours Scotland3622FemaleAll day every day With tobaccoNightol for sleep6/20/2021scotland36
I was way to lazy got nothing done lost two jobs not spending any time with family losing all my friends hanging out with the wrong people Yes first two days was ok but then say 3 4 and 5 my anxiety is through the roof and my mood chances every 30 mins but I heard it get better from here so I?m staying on track and pushing through it all and I don?t get to sleep intill about 4am but I make sure I wake up every day at 930 am because I know if I sleep in I won?t be able to sleep at all the next night always yesterday was night 4 I had crazy dreams and I was waking up every hour coverd in swet Day 1 but got worse on day 3Australia1916MaleAbout 5 grams a day mixed with tobacco all day from when I wake up till when I sleep and I would even wake up at 2 am and smoke more Bong hitsExercise daily really helps and I listen to motivational speeches and that really helps to keep on track 6/20/2021australia19
Difficulty with school and motivation, severe mood swings and anxietyExperienced insomnia, brain fog, irritability, cravings, mood swings, depression, panic & anxiety attacksAbout 2 days in, they reached noticeable levels-in hindsight I had them before this, but they were minor up until this pointConnecticut1814MaleMultiple times a day, every dayRegularly in a bowl, rarely in edible form & bongsFull spectrum CBD reduced my anxiety, melatonin helped with insomnia. Regular exercise gave slight mood boost and helped with appetite and cravings6/20/2021connecticut18
To feel more alive and energetic! -Heavily sweating ( 2-7 days) - insomnia 2-5 days - small periods of depression followed by intense happiness . So rollercoaster of ALL emotions. 5-7 days - No hunger for a week which turned in to 7% weightloss. 4-7 days - vivid dreams even right now See previous pointBelgium2716MaleDaily . 2-4 joints a day. ( belgium- europe) Paperjoint with Tobacco mixed in . Drink lot?s of water. Minimum 3 liter. No caffeine ( or as little as possible) to reduce stress. No sodadrinks after midday and preferably none at all. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Lot?s off walks . And after quitting cigarettes lot?s of running. So preferably running to burn the fat which contains the thc-rests. Find a good serie / show in which you can ?lose yourself? for first 2-3 days to cope with moments you have nothing to do. 6/21/2021belgium27
It hurts meAnxiety and depression After one month of quitting Nevada3515MaleDaily useCigarettes No6/21/2021nevada35
Decline in mental health Not this time Other times I?ve tried to stop have been very hard due to extreme mood swings and cravings England3715FemaleEveryday Spliff with tobacco I?m physically active 6/21/2021england37
It took over my life, I chose it instead of socialising etc. I lived with anxiety and paranoia for many years and I Want to be a better role model to my daughterI didn't sleep at all for the first 7 days then slept poorly for the next two weeks, barely ate for two weeks, just small snacks, experienced vomiting in the first two weeks, had sever headaches for two to three weeks, mood swings and no energy for three weeks.From the very first day. I had my last smoke on the Tuesday night and Wednesday night was my first sleepless night. Australia3918FemaleDaily, all day from when I'd get up. Except through my work day, as soon as I got home from work, until bedtime. When I stopped working due to sever back pain I was using all day every day, more than 40hits a day. BongI did wean off slowly for the last two or three weeks until I ran out. By the time I completely stopped I was smoking a quarter of my normal daily intake. I also has a slipped disc as was prescribed codeine and was taking them daily when I stopped smoking. I took phernergan two nights to help me to get to sleep, it worked one night. Once I stopped taking codeine I started getting headaches to migraine level, for about a week. 6/21/2021australia39
Health scareHeadaches, lack of motivations, a sense of heaviness, vivid dreams, poor appetite.I quit alcohol at the same time so I'm not exactly sure. But I did experience a peak of headaches and anxiety around day 10.California3818FemaleOnce a day. (1-2 hits) Then my tolerance started to increase towards the last month which is why I decided to stop.Vape pen.No6/21/2021california38
on vacation intermittent mild nauseaafter a dayMassachusetts5049Femaleevery eveningbongeat smaller portions; stay hydrated6/21/2021massachusetts50
Initially mostly financial but also hoping to break pattern of low motivationYes. Nausea, chills, sweats, tremors, unsteadiness, anxiety, depression, cravings, bizarre dreams and possible resurgence of manic symptoms (I also have bipolar 1 disorder)Stopped smoking MJ to wks ago but used edibles up until 1wk ago. Symptoms started pretty dramatically after about 24hrs after last oral dose. Manic symptoms started to appear about 2-3 days afterwards Canada4516FemaleApprox 6-8x/day (1/4g each time)Primarily via vaping but also used Phoenix tears (type of oral concentrate oil)Sleep, rapid dissolving ginger tabs (for nausea), high quality electrolyte drinks & water (to address dehydration from sweating), eating small servings of nutrient dense foods, very gentle exercise outdoors, watching tv & knitting (for distraction), deep breathing (for anxiety & feelings of being overwhelmed) & drinking more alcohol at times (to manage variety OG negative feelings and symptoms -NOT effective)6/21/2021canada45
Took a trip and didn't smoke while I was gone. Started coughing black stuff and not sure I should start againDepression, thoughts of suicide, agitation and irritability. Persistent thoughts and urges to smoke Noticable changes in irritability between 24-36 hours after last smoke. Reduced motivation and appetite for 2nd and 3rd dayFlorida3019MaleSmoking a bowl 5-6 times every day, sometimes more.Bowl, vape pens, blunts and jointsNo6/21/2021florida30
Memory lossSleep disturbance, mood changes, upset stomachSecond or third dayCalifornia4946MaleDailyVape pen, ediblesNo6/21/2021california49
Didn't get me highMood swings bad sleep constant brain fog3rd dayMissouri2016MaleAll day everyday I could I had a 1080 mg THC amountAny and allNothing can6/21/2021missouri20
Anxiety Anxiety, depression and sweating 1 Hour after last useMissouri1918Male1-2 times a week Vape penSsri's6/21/2021missouri19
I ended up doing way more of it than I originally planned. As such, it was very expensive, and due to tolerance provided only marginal pain relief. I think it actually made my anxiety worse over time. I also had significant side effects. I feel sa medical treatment it was a complete failure.Very hyperactive GI tract. Had diarrhea for over 2 weeks, and almost continuous severe cramping. No appetite. Brain fog, heightened anxiety, muscle spasms, emotional outbursts. Lethargic, exhausted.Abou 24 hours after last vape session Pennsylvania7019FemaleMultiple times ever dayVape penTylenol6/21/2021pennsylvania70
Money, Teaching jobDiarrhea, stomach cramps and insomniaDay 1 diarrhea and headache, day 2 and beyond insomniaWisconsin3222Male1 gram per day morning to bedtime. Stopping only due to being physically at workBowl, bong Excercise6/21/2021wisconsin32
Anxiety, feeling lazy, missing out on living lifeEvery single one 1st 2 weeks the most difficult, then less and less. Now at 2 months cravings coming backAustralia2822MaleDailtJointExercising, cooking and eating 6/22/2021australia28
It was interfering with my memory and daily activities Yes. Anxiety, fatigue, depression and loss of appetiteAbout 24 hours after I stopped smokingNew York3432NonbinaryAt least 3-4 times a dayBowlCBD oil, vitamins, exercise6/22/2021new-york34
Want to change my life At beginning 1st week, ache in lungs that lasted a few days. By 2nd week, mild beginning day 1-3 headache, days 3-5 aches in lungs, feeling fine by days 7. By days 10-14 mild depression. Illinois4216FemaleEveryday for past 24 years. Quit 3 separate years for pregnancies.Bowls and hittersTylenol for discomfort6/22/2021illinois42
felt badanxiety/ brain fogafter 24 hoursArizona6362Femaledailybowlexercise/ meditation6/22/2021arizona63
ran out and dealer has gone awol Yes - Irritability, poor sleep, becoming overstimulated very easily (having no hairband when i wanted one made me cry), constant thoughts about weed When I?m alone. Typically start to show 3-4 hours after last usage of weed England2222FemaleHalf oz a week JointI try and focus on one thing, every time i think about weed i think of the number 9 and fixate on it6/23/2021england22
Wasting my life. Mental healthEdgy, restless, cravingsWithin 24 hoursUnited Kingdom4218FemaleAll daySmoke in a jointTaking propanolol6/23/2021united-kingdom42
developed a coughnightmares. vivid dreams. more ear wax. during use, upon waking in the morning I would immediately have a BM, now that is delayed by 30+ minutessleep changes after 2 days, still having nightmares 30 days laterNew York5816Female4-5 times per daybowlno6/23/2021new-york58
Negative cognitive effects such as memory loss, sleep issues, inability to learn. Ruined my school performance Insomnia , irritability , depression, fatigue, low appetite, racing thoughts.Day 1. New York City2421MaleDaily, multiple timesTypical cigarette styleMelatonin, drinking water , a little exercise , hanging out with family, going for solo walks6/23/2021new-york-city24
Found out I was pregnant.I can't tell whether they are symptoms of pregnancy or withdrawal. Significant brain fog, periods of seeming dissociation, extreme tiredness, general fatigue, short term memory is awful - I can't remember what I did yesterday. I found out I was pregnant and I had last smoked a day before that. After a day I don't get any withdrawal apart from a desire to smoke. The next few days though I began to feel exhausted, which is a symptom of early pregnancy so was likely unrelated. While I was smoking weed I had no memory and awful brain fog and I have been sober for exactly 14 days and I still have terrible memory and brain fog, as well as a consistent urge to smoke - however I have many friends that smoke so this likely has an impact as I see them doing it and feel jealous. Alaska1817FemaleEvery other day Joints NoJune 23, 2021alaska18
I stopped using because i found that the high just wasn't the same and for financial reasons.Hot flashes, excessive sweating, difficulty sleeping, headaches, reduced appetite and irritability.They started to appear within 24 hours of stopping.Northern Ireland1714MaleEvery day apart from other times i tried to stop but only lasted a few daysSmoking itNo6/23/2021northern-ireland17