Marijuana Users Less Likely to Be Obese and have Lower Diabetes Risk – Recent Study Concludes

Investigators from the Conference of Quebec University Health Centers assessed cannabis use patterns and body mass index (BMI) in a cohort of 786 Inuit (Arctic aboriginal) adults ages 18 to 74. Researchers reported that subjects who consumed cannabis in the past year were more likely to possess a lower BMI, lower fasting insulin, and lower HOMA-IR (insulin resistance) as compared to those who did not use the substance. – Read more  by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director at: http://blog.norml.org/2015/08/12/study-cannabis-users-less-likely-to-be-obese-possess-lower-diabetes-risk/#sthash.NkLZAlQr.dpuf.

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