Want To Reduce Obesity? Legalize Medical Marijuana, Researchers Say.

passing a medical marijuana law (MML) "is associated with a 2 percent to 6 percent decline in the probability of obesity."

Want to take a bite out of the American obesity epidemic? Legalize medical marijuana. That’s the counterintuitive finding of a new study in the journal Health Economics. Researchers from San Diego State University and Cornell University found that at the state level, passing a medical marijuana law (MML) “is associated with a 2 percent to 6 Read the full article…

Study From Arctic Canada Finds Cannabis Users Less Obese And Less At Risk For Diabetes

New research out of Arctic Canada suggests that marijuana users, are slimmer and less at risk for diabetes than non-users.

CANADA:  Forget the Funyuns and drop the Doritos. New research out of Arctic Canada suggests that marijuana users, for some yet-to-be-understood reason, are slimmer and less at risk for diabetes than non-users. A study by Quebec researchers found that among Inuit residents of Nunavik, the province’s northernmost region, use of cannabis was correlated with lower body-mass-index measurements, Read the full article…