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12 September 2011

Dagga not linked to obesity

People who smoke marijuana may be prone to "the munchies", but surprisingly, they are less likely than non-smokers to pack on the pounds.

People who smoke marijuana may be prone to "the munchies", but surprisingly, they are less likely than non-smokers to pack on the pounds, suggests a recent study from France.

"Initially, we thought we made a mistake," said Dr. Yann Le Strat, a psychiatrist at the Louis-Mourier Hospital in Colombes, France. He and co-author Dr. Bernard Le Foll had to check the results several times to make sure they were correct, Le Strat said.

 
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