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While studies show the majority of Americans admit to having tried marijuana at some point in their lives, it can be easy to forget the drug's use was once a huge taboo.
But a new video by The Cut shows three granddads, who have avoided weed their entire lives, overcoming that taboo to get high for the first time.
Marvin, Graham and Robert were presented with a bong, joint and vaporizer and asked to smoke it on camera.
This is the moment three granddads get high on marijuana for the first time
From left to right: Robert,Marvin and Graham, get high and tuck into munchies
'It smells like a dead skunk doesn't it?' one of the granddads pronounced.
The marijuana hit Graham, who was hitting the bong, the hardest.
'I'm just really relaxed,' he said, smiling. 'My mouth feels like peanut butter.
'I wanna lick my eyebrows. Everything feels a little different.'
The pensioners where presented with a bong, joint and vaporizer and asked to smoke it on camera
All three burst out coughing after their first toke - a common reaction for first time smokers
The marijuana hit Graham (right), who was hitting the bong, the hardest
Graham, who does not drink either, never saw marijuana as being for him. That may have changed now. 'I feel like I'm floating,' he said. 'I really have to do this more often'
Graham said that growing up, most of his friends were smoking weed, sniffing glue and paint. But Graham, who does not drink either, never saw marijuana as being for him.
That may have changed now.
'I feel like I'm floating,' he said. 'I really have to do this more often.'
The others were a little more skeptical.
'This feels weird,' said Robert, who says he's always had an open mind about cannabis but had 'never wanted to jump off that particular bridge.' 'I don't know how I feel about feeling weird.'
'I feel like my brain is six times bigger than my head.'
The most dubious was Marvin, who grew up in a religious household, and said his family had always disproved of marijuana - even more so after his brother got involved in other drugs.
'I just don't feel comfortable with what's happening,' he said.