Arianne Persaud has been using more cannabis this year, after losing a restaurant industry job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To cope with the stress of being unemployed, Persaud initially turned to alcohol.
But Persaud decided to cut down the drinking and consume more cannabis for relief after noticing a decline in physical and mental health.
“With alcohol there’s always this extreme emotion, it’s either you’re celebrating something or drowning in your sorrows,” said the Toronto resident.
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