Can cannabis help you get in shape?

Before Tyler Hurst sets out for his morning run, he slips on a pair of those shoes that fit each toe like a glove. Then he takes a few hits off a vape pen packed with Agent Orange, a particularly uplifting strain of cannabis.

“The chemicals that are released in our brains when we run are the same ones that are released when we get high,” said Hurst, 28, a freelance writer and recreational runner who lives in Phoenix.

“I just run a lot better once I have my runner’s high.”

Tyler Hurst during the 420 Games in Portland in 2016. Hurst incorporates cannabis into his running routine. (Courtesy of Tyler Hurst)
Tyler Hurst during the 420 Games in Portland in 2016. Hurst incorporates cannabis into his running routine. (Courtesy of Tyler Hurst)

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