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          PLAYING ‘I Just Try To Stay High All Day Long,’ Says 20-Year-Old

          ‘I Just Try To Stay High All Day Long,’ Says 20-Year-Old


          February 28, 2019

          Jai says he started smoking medical marijuana for relief while recovering from two life-threatening diseases. “The cannabis was helping me tremendously while I was sick. Helping me sleep – just helping me feel good about my life,” he says.

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          Now, says the 20-year-old, he smokes about an eighth of an ounce a day. “I just try to stay high all day long. Weed is the only thing that’s kind of got me through everything I’ve dealt with.”

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          “I feel that his marijuana use is absolutely keeping him from being motivated to get his GED and get a job,” says Jai’s mother, Amy. She says he plays video games all day, and rarely leaves the house.

          Watch the video above to see Jai’s response when Dr. Phil demonstrates just how much cannabis he’s been consuming and how the drug could be affecting his ability to function.

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