What the science says about these cannabis myths

By Alistair Gardiner

We all know the stereotypes: Marijuana users are lazy couch potatoes or free-wheeling hippies who are unmotivated to work, exercise, or otherwise engage in a healthy lifestyle. But does the research bear out those assumptions? Or, are they myths?

Marijuana laws—and attitudes—are changing at a swift pace across the United States. The drug, also commonly referred to as cannabis, has been legalized for recreational and medicinal use in numerous states, with legalization in more states on the way.

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