Study: Pot Smokers Less Obese Than Non-users

"Munchies" aside, pot smokers are actually less likely than no-smokers to put on excess weight, according to a study by a French researcher.

Sections:  living   
Topics:  marijuana   obesity   pot   smoking   smoking pot   study   
  • Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden
    A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
  • Study Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care Use
    Come January, millions of low-income adults will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid in one of the farthest-reaching provisions of the Obama health care law. More
  • New study: debt limit deadline likely extendedNew study: debt limit deadline likely extended
    The likely deadline for Congress to prevent the government's first default will be later than earlier thought, a Washington think tank has found. The Bipartisan Policy Center said Friday that the government probably won't reach the brink of default until early September or early October. More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickensStudy: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Pot Smokers Are Skinnier
    A new study suggests ... levels of recent pot-smokers were lower during fasting and they had a lower insulin resistance score. They also had more "good" cholesterol and smaller waists. This could mean they are less likely to be obese, at a lower risk ...
    05/18/2013 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • Why Are Pot Smokers Less Likely to Be Obese?
    According to a recent Reuters press release, a study in the American Journal of Epidemiology reports that people who frequently smoke marijuana are LESS likely to be obese than those ... marijuana in Muskogee"). The pot-smokers are more likely to shop ...
    09/13/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Study finds pot smokers less obese
    A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology might make you scratch your head. It seems that individuals who smoke marijuana are about one third less likely to be obese than those who never indulge. … Read more
    09/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Marijuana Slims? Why Pot Smokers Are Less Obese
    If cannabis causes the munchies, how is it possible that pot smokers are thinner than nonsmokers? A new study published ... likely to be obese than the general population — so in this case, weight loss would precede or prompt the marijuana smoking.
    09/7/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Munchies, Shmunchies: Pot Smokers Are Less Likely To Be Obese
    It must be all those pot brownies and long nights spent playing video games. According to a new study, pot smokers are less likely to be obese than their non-toking peers. No, like seriously. A researcher at Louis Mourier Hospital in France was so ...
    09/7/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Cannabis (drug)
    Cannabis, also known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.
    08/3/2015 - 4:40 am | View Website
  • The Health Risks of Obesity: Worse Than Smoking, Drinking ...
    Obesity is widely recognized as a health risk. The negative effects of obesity and other known health risks, such as smoking, heavy drinking, and poverty, have been ...
    08/2/2015 - 4:15 pm | View Website
  • Pot Smokers: why are they skinny |
    Pot Smokers: why are they skinny. Pot Smokers Why are they skinny? Total in study 4,657 46% never used marijuana 12% Currently use marijuana (at least once in the ...
    08/2/2015 - 4:26 am | View Website
  • Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects
    Data collected from over 60,000 Canadians reveal that obesity leads to more doctor visits and ill health effects than smoking.
    08/2/2015 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 -- Marijuana use might contribute to heart and artery disease among young and middle-aged adults, particularly those already at ...
    04/23/2014 - 5:00 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News