Numerous press accounts have relayed the story of an Ohio man who recently called police to complain that he was “too high” after smoking marijuana. The mind reels... there is just so much here to comment on.
The evidence is mounting—despite the legendary munchies, marijuana does not make people fat.
So much for the munchies. Recently published data from Canada shows that a steady diet of cannabis is associated with smaller waistlines.
We'd love to know, for scientific purposes, when the munchies set in for you.
Research published today in Nature proposes a cellular mechanism by which the munchies work. The author found a strange and seemingly contradictory result: THC stimulates appetite by regulating a group of neurons that normally suppresses appetite.