Getting injured at work is really frustrating for a number of reasons.
Aside from the scrutiny you receive from management about the employee compensation form, it feels defeating to become partially disabled through a job and not doing something I love or within my daily routine.
I ended up falling and injuring my back and several ribs in the process. It was a hard experience for a number of reasons, especially since they treated me like a drug addict at first and questioned if I had “taken something” the morning of my accident. Part of me was insulted by the mandatory employee drug test, but the other part of me was eager to clear my name and vindicate myself in the eyes of my employers. But once I had a negative drug test on my file, I decided to take this opportunity as a chance to try using cannabis again after years of being off the substance altogether. With constant pain everyday, I needed some form of relief to get me by. I experimented with various kinds of cannabis products and quickly learned that I preferred inhalation products over anything else. I tried varying doses of oral THC with no changes from one to another, and then I read about this effect in a medical journal regarding medical marijuana consumption methods. There are a handful of people out there who have livers that are virtually incapable of processing THC like a normal liver in a normal person. People like me have two options—we either gamble with the ineffectiveness of topical treatments, or we can inhale the plant material via combustion or vaporization. I choose to vaporize cannabis concentrates and cannabis flower products as my primary method of consumption.
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