The holidays are fast approaching, and this means having to deal with family members coming over, many of whom might be opposed to your use of cannabis. Do not fret over the possibility of getting caught, though. We are happy to tell you that you can still merrily smoke weed despite having your family members over for the holidays. Luckily, there are several effective ways to hide your high. 

To hide your high, you can wear sunglasses 

It is a no-brainer that the eyes change their state when one is under the influence of cannabis. 

Their eyes turn bloodshot red and their pupils dilate. Once your family gets a good look at your eyes, you are in for a lot of scolding. 

The easiest remedy for this kind of problem is to wear sunglasses. Of course, do not heed this advice if you and your family are spending lots of time indoors. Nothing is more suspicious than wearing sunglasses in a place where there is no hint of sun at all.  In this case, only wear them if you are outdoors with your family. 

In the event that you are not, you may opt to use eye drops instead. Visine is a common eye drop product for users, although some store brands work just as well to get the red out. 

Stop talking

When you’re as high as a kite, you may tend to ramble without realizing it. To prevent this from happening, simply stop talking. 

Do not randomly strike up a conversation with a family member, as it may lead to nonsensical babble — at least that’s how they may perceive it. So, to hide your high, you should keep to yourself and blend into the background as much as possible. 

Find a way to mask the smell 

Cannabis is capable of giving off strong odors, plus it clings onto the skin and clothing, so this is one way that you will possibly get busted. 

To avoid this, you have to mask the smell. Luckily, there are tons of solutions to address this kind of problem. 

  • Strip down your clothes and change into new ones
  • Take a shower
  • Freshen your breath by chewing some mint gum or brush your teeth
  • Use some perfume or deodorant

Do not get too relaxed and zone out

Cannabis is commonly known for its relaxing effect. 

In turn, this can lead to users being couch-locked. When this happens, it is going to be too obvious for your family to not notice. 

In order to hide your high, try to stay upright and not too relaxed. Try not to plop yourself onto the couch and look like a mess. 

Aside from this, cannabis also affects a person’s mental state. You would frequently have the most profound or utterly absurd thoughts during these times, such as, “Is water even wet?” “Can people even daydream at night?”

Do not allow yourself to dwell on these thoughts and try to stay focused to hide your high. 

Windows, vents, and fresheners are your best friend 

The aroma coming from cannabis not only attaches itself to clothes and skin, but it also lingers on carpets, rugs, furniture, curtains, and pillow cases. 

The moment your family sits on your couch, they will instantly get a whiff of your last pot session. The best fix for this would be to open your windows and vents to allow the air in your home to circulate. Also, use air fresheners and scented candles to your advantage. 

No need to blow your cover! The holidays can get pretty tedious without the occasional botanical relief, but you can enjoy both your family and a toke now and again without being found out.

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