“Miami Cannibal” Rudy Eugene may have been having a psychotic episode when he stripped naked and started chewing on the face of homeless man Ronald Poppo. But the 31-year-old’s behavior wasn’t triggered by the drug known as “bath salts,” as many have suggested.
There are two schools of thought on how to deal with marijuana. One group is still resistant to full legalization, but feel marijuana should be treated as a misdemeanor, not a full-blown federal offense with a long prison sentence.
People who smoke pot once a week are about 25 percent less likely to be obese than non-smokers.
According to a study by French researchers, marijuana smokers have a 16 percent rate of obeseity, whereas those who don’t partake enjoy a rate of obesity between 22 and 25 percent.