Marijuana is now legal in New Jersey, which means those who are celebrating will be getting the munchies. Pizza, burgers, French fries, ice cream, do you have a go to treat when you have the munchies?!

So, what exactly are "the munchies"? A study published by Nature Neuroscience, says that the munchies happen because of the psychoactive component of cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC interacts with the cannabinoid receptors in the brain, specifically with the receptor known as CB1.

Nature Neuroscience found that people eat more food after using weed because the smell and taste of things grows intensely.

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Most importantly, I put together a top 20 list of the best Jersey Shore eateries for when you have the munchies. Now that weed is legal, I guess I can put a list like this together. I won't get fired, right?

All of these places below are Jersey Shore favorites. Restaurants in Monmouth &Ocean Counties are highlighted. This is my own personal top 20 list. I would love to know what yours is! COMMENT & SHARE.

Do you agree with what is number one? They are known best for their hot dogs, but the cheese fries are to die for! Check out my top 20 list is below.

Top 20 Best Jersey Shore Eateries For When You Have The Munchies

Missing any eateries? Let me know, comment & share! Enjoy the legalization responsibly!

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