Most people think that because of the munchies, that cannabis causes weight gain and would be anything but helpful for those who are trying lose weight. It turns out the opposite might be true! A recent study from the American Journal of Epidemiology found that rates of obesity are about 1/3 lower among regular cannabis users than non-cannabis users. [http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/08/24/aje.kwr200.abstract]
By Chris Roberts on 1/31/12
San Francisco's medical cannabis dispensary program resumed licensing and inspecting medical marijuana collectives, Department of Public Health officials announced Monday. The move comes after the agency said last week that the application process was suspended.