Marijuana Slims? Why Pot Smokers Are Less Obese | TIME.com

«If cannabis causes the munchies, how is it possible that pot smokers are thinner than nonsmokers?

A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds an intriguing connection between marijuana use and body weight, showing that rates of obesity are lower by roughly a third in people who smoke pot at least three times a week, compared with those who don’t use marijuana at all.

Researchers analyzed data from two large national surveys of the American population, which together included some 52,000 participants.»

Marijuana Slims? Why Pot Smokers Are Less Obese | TIME.com.

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