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    I'm currently in my first year of medschool and for a couple of years I've been, I guess, slightly addicted to pot. I started at a young age, currently spend over 150 pounds on weed/week. The only time of day I'm sober is when I'm in a lecture and I tend to skip them anyway.
    in 6th form I was managing, but the amount of material in uni is too large. I try to study when I'm high and when I do, I find it helping me make connections between stuff, especially in anatomy. Nevertheless, I rarely ever get around to actually sitting down and doing some work, even though I keep telling myself I'll start soon. Usually I just end up watching some random stuff or going out.

    I'm actually stoned right now writing this, but I wanted to hear out from people who also struggled to quit this. I in fact get headaches without a daily smoke, same when I hit up too much.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm currently in my first year of medschool and for a couple of years I've been, I guess, slightly addicted to pot. I started at a young age, currently spend over 150 pounds on weed/week. The only time of day I'm sober is when I'm in a lecture and I tend to skip them anyway.
    in 6th form I was managing, but the amount of material in uni is too large. I try to study when I'm high and when I do, I find it helping me make connections between stuff, especially in anatomy. Nevertheless, I rarely ever get around to actually sitting down and doing some work, even though I keep telling myself I'll start soon. Usually I just end up watching some random stuff or going out.

    I'm actually stoned right now writing this, but I wanted to hear out from people who also struggled to quit this. I in fact get headaches without a daily smoke, same when I hit up too much.
    what u smokin
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    Med school is an amazing opportunity, people would kill to be in your position. Go cold turkey on weed and focus on work, when you graduate you can earn bank and smoke as much you want.
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    what u smokin
    Not sure, cheese maybe.
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    (Original post by Keslo)
    Med school is an amazing opportunity, people would kill to be in your position. Go cold turkey on weed and focus on work, when you graduate you can earn bank and smoke as much you want.
    I always tell myself I'll quit the next day, but then end up going downtown to get some anyway ...
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    hard times. JUST DO THE BEST YOU CAN RIGHT NOW.
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    So silly. Many students are working their socks off to get into med school and here you are taking what you have for granted. God forbid you get through med school with this sort of mentality that you have
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    (Original post by Keslo)
    Go cold turkey on weed and focus on work
    Well that's definitely NOT going to work :rofl:
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    **** bro, what you need to do is ease yourself off over a few months.

    You can't be dependent on weed and get very far, trust me it'll screw you over at some point . like you'll be in a med conference ( or worse, surgery) , and get a headache and craving for a joint, and cant concentrate on the operation??!! **** no.

    also, it increases anxiety and depression.

    the biggest potheads i knew at uni both failed in first year.

    get help, get clean, you can do it.
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    I'd imagine you could lose your place at med school if people find out you're high most of the time. How are they going to find you fit to practice on placements if you're high 75% of the time? You will need to be at 100% to actually practice with patients. I am really no expert so IDK if slowly cutting down or going cold turkey is the best option but you need to try SOMETHING. What it will really come down to is having the willpower to not give in which isn't something anyone can help you with - that's on you. You could try things like having enough food in and then not having any cash on you and giving your card to a friend for a week so you have no money to buy anything.
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    What my friend did was he told his friend that if he smoked any drugs for the next month then he should tell the university, my friend agreed and he had to stop to keep his place at the university.
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    do you roll with tobacco
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    U need to stop smoking pot and fight the headaches (which are withdrawal symptoms). Drugs are just gonna make ur life worse, as is with any addiction- no matter how big.
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