The high from Laughing Buddha strain takes hold quickly, manifesting as a pressure around the eyes and temples. Smokers may be initially caught off balance by feelings of altered perception, attaching their attention to all kinds of external stimuli. Sights and sounds can take on a new intensity, and visual distortions are commonly reported. As this new sensation becomes more familiar, users notice that their tensions and stresses have dissipated and given way to a giddy, euphoric mood. These friendly, positive vibes are right at home in social settings, where Laughing Buddha can facilitate interesting and free-flowing conversation. As the high wears on, an indica-inflected body high creeps in, making smokers more physically relaxed — but by no means incapacitating them. Because it can encourage productivity and relaxation in equal measure, Laughing Buddha is a great strain to enjoy either during the day or later on in the evening.