Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marijuana makes you want more sex, not less — and it might even make you enjoy it more

Smoking weed could enhance your sex drive. Canna Obscura / Shutterstock

By Lindsay Dodgson

 A common stereotype is that smoking weed makes you lazy. The image of a "stoner" is often portrayed as someone who sits around, snacking on junk food, and is too languid to do anything — including have sex.

But scientific research has pushed back on this cliché. According to one study, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine last year, marijuana use is associated with increased sexual frequency. In other words, people who used cannabis had more sex than those who didn't — as much as 20% more.  Read more >>