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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  • 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 use on the rise in U.S., but not the cause of obesity, study says
    The larger of the surveys found that 14% of pot smokers were obese compared to 22% who didn’t smoke pot. Similarly, the smaller survey found 17% of pot smokers to be obese compared to 25% of non-smokers. Of all respondents to both surveys, between 4% and ...
    09/12/2011 - 11:17 am | View Link
  • Study: Smoking Marijuana Not Linked to Obesity
    The larger of the surveys found that 14 percent of pot smokers were obese compared to 22 percent who didn't smoke pot. Similarly, the smaller survey found 17 percent of pot smokers to be obese compared to 25 percent of non-smokers. Of all respondents to ...
    09/12/2011 - 12:48 am | View Link
  • Study: Pot smokers less obese than non-users
    The "munchies" aside, pot smokers are actually less likely than non-tokers to be obese, according to a study by a French researcher. The examination of data from two separate studies of more than 50,000 U.S. adults found that 14% to 17% of people who ...
    09/11/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Smoking marijuana not linked to obesity: study
    The larger of the surveys found 14 percent of pot smokers were obese compared to 22 percent who didn't smoke pot. Similarly, the smaller survey found 17 percent of pot smokers to be obese compared to 25 percent of non-smokers. Of all respondents to both ...
    09/9/2011 - 6:35 pm | View Link
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  • Chronic Pot Smoking May Alter Brain, Study Suggests
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  • Study: Why Pot Smokers Are Skinnier
    Marijuana users had smaller waists and scored higher across several measures of blood sugar regulation.
    05/15/2013 - 9:13 am | View Website
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