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Pumping iron can get you stoned, researchers say
By William Breathes in News, Say what?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:20 am

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If you ever wondered why SoCal surfers, skaters and even some body builders (Arnold Schwarzenegger in his early, Venice days) are often reliable weed smokers, this might provide at least a part of the answer.

A new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that you don't need wax or purple strains to increase the potency of your marijuana session: Exercise can give your buzz a serious boost. THC levels increased by 15 percent after tokers did cardiovascular exercise, according to researchers at the University of Sydney. LA Weekly has the full story.

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