Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why.

The day cannabis became legal in Canada, media coverage included jokes about grocery stores selling out of Doritos and tales about a plucky Girl Guide selling out of cookies outside of a dispensary.

Amusing though they may be, wisecracks about the munchies obscured a much bigger and surprising public health note: Weed might actually help people lose weight.

The relationship between body weight and cannabis use has become clearer only in the last decade. 

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Matt Strauss ~ Vice.com