Marijuana May Make Us Thinner, Even with the Munchies

By Elizabeth Simmons for

This infographic breaks down data from a new research study that finds a correlation between smaller waist size …
It sounds counter-intuitive, but marijuana may help people be thinner. The illegal drug known for causing the munchies was at the heart of a recent study (published in May’s Journal of American Medicine) that examined its effect on metabolic processes. The results, though certainly not conclusive, show a correlation between smaller waist circumference and marijuana use. Not only were users thinner, but they also appeared to be healthier overall than those who have never used marijuana.
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