Pumping iron can get you stoned, researchers say



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.