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Study in Washington state suggests pot use relieves stress


August 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Perhaps the Dude was onto something.

Scientists at Washington State University have found evidence that regular marijuana users stay more relaxed in stressful situations.

The study found that daily cannabis users were significantly calmer than non-users when subjected to a barrage of stress tests. That's even though all the participants were sober on the day of testing.

The Spokesman-Review ( ) reports that the WSU study looked at whether a heavy cannabis user would experience stress-relieving or stress-inducing effects after a high wears off.


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