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

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

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…