Study confirms cannabis smokers love to snack – duh
Yet, legalization has only led to a modest 2 per cent increase in junk food sales in the U.S.
By Kieran Delamont
Yes, you can get a CBD-infused yogurt bowl, or smoothie. But let’s be honest: those things suck when you’re stoned.
A new study has confirmed one of the most obvious facts in the world — that when weed is smoked, the people will snack on junk food.
Researchers from the University of Buffalo found that two-thirds of marijuana users are still going to pick junk food when given a choice of a healthier option.
[Author’s note: DUHHHHHH!]
But despite concerns about the nutritional impact of legalization, the study found that marijuana legalization has led to a modest 2 per cent increase in junk food sales in the United States.
That could mean that you see a greater push among diet experts and doctors in legal states to have a new message: if you’re going to smoke pot, and if you get the munchies, reach for some fresh fruit instead. (Which is, after every other kind of junk food, the tastiest option.)