VIDEO: What Happens When You're Drunk AND Stoned at the Same Time?

Personal Health

Drug and public health policy wonks worry about whether marijuana legalization will mean that people smoke pot instead of drinking alcohol, which they see as a good thing, or that people will tend to use both drugs—not such a good thing. But the fact is, millions of people are already drinking and getting high at the same time.

Is that a bad thing? The Canadian YouTube science geeks ASAP Science are here to help, addressing the question head-on in their video What Happens When You're Drunk AND Stoned at the Same Time? They don't offer up a moralistic answer, but they explain—through entertaining whiteboard drawing with voiceover—in a fun, but scientific way, just what mixing the nation's two most popular intoxicants does to a person.

Along the way, you'll learn:

  • What the combined use of weed and booze does to memory
  • Whether alcohol really does make you higher
  • The health benefit of pot use for heavy drinkers
  • The danger of pot use when drinking way too much

And more, so without further ado:

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