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Attention weed users! Marijuana can impact the way people walk: Study

According To A New Study Published In The Journal Drug And Alcohol Dependence, Consumption Of Marijuana Can Alter The Way A Person Walks

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Abhishek Ranjit | Updated on: 04 Sep 2017, 09:45:40 PM
Marijuana smoking can affect the way people walk: Study

New Delhi:

All marijuana smokers out there, you need to read this. Using marijuana can affect you in more than just one way.

According to a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, consumption of the same can alter the way a person walks. 

The research revealed some shocking things. The team found out that people who smoke weed while walking move the shoulders less and elbows more.

This is not all. The research also indicated that marijuana smokers tend to swing their knees quickly while walking when compared to non-smokers. 

All these years, while smoking the weed people had no idea. The use of cannabis can lead a change in the way that people move. 

The research team compared 22 cannabis smokers to 22 non-smokers in Australia. All these 22 cannabis smokers had taken the drug more than five times. They had no history of opioid use or illicit stimulant. 

The group of researchers have called for more study in order to investigate the phenomenon. 

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First Published : 04 Sep 2017, 08:39:19 PM

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