Have a Super High Tolerance? Here's How to Get More Bang for Your Bong squib

by Frances MacGregor
It wasn’t time to quit smoking; it was time to start smoking smarter. But how to get more bang for my bong?
It wasn’t time to quit smoking; it was time to start smoking smarter. But how to get more bang for my bong? NOAH VAN SCIVER

For a brief time, I kept a spreadsheet of my monthly expenses. It had the usual entries: rent ($650), utilities ($80), and weed ($250). This was years ago, when rent was still in the triple digits and instead of buying my weed from a "budtender" named Chad, I bought it from the drag queen up the street. My expenses have certainly gone up since then, but my weed habit has remained stubbornly the same all these years: $250 a month, every month, forever.

You don't have to be good at math to see that's a lot of money. I could have purchased a new double-wide by now, easy. Even worse, these days most of that money goes up in smoke—after years of smoking weed all day, every day, I've plateaued. I just can't get high anymore. My financial adviser would be appalled at the amount I spend with so little return. And if I stopped buying all this weed, I could probably even afford a financial adviser.

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