Who are the moms who microdose? First of all, what is microdosing? Microdosing is when you smoke just enough weed, or eat just enough edibles, to take the edge off, but not to become truly high. You're relaxed, yes, but not out of control. And, apparently, this is a growing trend among stressed-out mothers. Specifically, white mothers. What does microdosing have to do with white privilege? According to a recent article published by Vice, a lot.