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.

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    The Daily News reports the researchers found that "between 22% to 25% of participants who didn't smoke pot were obese." Only 14% to 17% of people ... The study followed American adults, so you know the smokers had access to the world's finest fast foods.
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