"Raw cacao -- a more pure form of chocolate consumed by both mouth and nose -- is the darling of the world's sober-partying culture," says vegan chef Ariane Resnick. "Raw cacao can definitely give you a buzz. The 'high' feeling between regular, alkalized, roasted cocoa powder and raw cacao are distinctly different things."
Suzy Lanza, who vapes everything from kava and green tea to CBD, says relaxation is her goal. "Have you ever gotten acupuncture and felt immensely calm afterwards?" asks Lanza, who is launching a new vaporizer. "CBD sort of gets me to those levels, but on an as-needed basis."
"Not everybody wants to do mushrooms, where there's a lot of stigma attached," says Fossier, who says he experienced total ego death in a float tank. "People have always liked experimenting with their consciousness, and [legal highs] give people a way of feeling that without the guilt."