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Huh, cannabis can make you THINNER?!?!? That's not what I observed at Jack in the Box last night...

Clearly this does not work for everyone, but it does work for some people:

Regular marijuana use lowered the risk of insulin resistance, increased the levels of “good” HDL cholesterol, and reduced fasting insulin levels, resulting in a smaller waist circumference.

Fascinating that marijuana can achieve complete remission of Crohn's disease:

Medical marijuana achieves ‘Complete Remission’ of Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases. Cannabis sativa improved appetite and sleep with no significant side effects.

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