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CNN: Does Smoking Pot Cause Man Boobs?

CNN: Does Smoking Pot Cause Man Boobs?

By Dr. Anthony Youn, CNN Contributor
December 5, 2013 -- Updated 1228 GMT (2028 HKT)

CNN) -- A young man in his 20s -- let's call him George -- sits across from me in the exam room.

"Dr. Youn," he says, "I have man boobs."

I notice a not-so-unfamiliar smell wafting from his body. It's the same odor that floated my way during a rock concert I recently attended.

"How long have you had a problem with this, George?"

"Hard to say. But it seems to have gotten worse over the past year or so."

"George, the first thing you need to do is stop smoking pot. Marijuana could be causing your man boobs."

Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/05/health/youn-pot-moobs/inde...

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Well I just checked

and I don't have man boobs.

From purely anecdotal research

I've noticed that there are certain environments where men seem to get more boob if they have a smoking pot. Haven't seen their action affected by any cooking pots or other types.

Is there any hard research out there on this topic?

The high carb munchies that

The high carb munchies that most people go for after smoking are more than likely the culprit.

Probably to the same extent

Probably to the same extent that couches cause obesity.

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Where is Bill3 to weigh in on this?

Bill3 has very strong opinions on boobs.

i have had strong opinions on

i have had strong opinions on b00bs ever since i snuck into the bohemian grove and went into the suana and found to my horror that all of the elites have exquisitely gilded nipples.

he is busy writing his new piece

"Why People With Man Boobs Should Not Be Allowed to Vote"

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how did you know that's what

how did you know that's what i was doing? Uncanny.

http://www.dailypaul.com/307326/people-with-man-boobs-should...

Did CNN lie about 911?

Did CNN lie about 911?

Be Your Own Media!!!

well if a propaganda network says it's true it must be true!

No link between pot & man-boobs:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/920892

Pot is good for development in fetuses:

http://druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/medical/can-babies.htm

I would speculate that the reason for the false-positive here is that the feminizing chemicals which are impacting all species across the continent may be more readily-absorbed through smoking than through eating/drinking... and that one would find the same results if one were to smoke domestically-grown vegetables/fruits.

At their inceptions, the #Liberty, #OccupyWallStreet and #TeaParty movements all had the same basic goal... What happened?

saw that on here a few weeks back

Chris, based on your comments/posts I bet we'd be great friends...

At their inceptions, the #Liberty, #OccupyWallStreet and #TeaParty movements all had the same basic goal... What happened?

face palm

I'd say eating to many munchies causes man boobs, not THC directly.

NO…but…

Smoking pot and sitting on your ass all day listening to YES and Led Zeppilin with a big bag of UTZ's and some sour cream dip will certainly soften them up. "Growth" will be determined by frequency of aforementioned paradigm…

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

i heard it makes you grow hair on your palms

“(A relative) was in graduate school in California when he began to smoke, dope. At 40 he could no longer add.”
Oregon Senator Betsy Close testifying against US soldiers using medical marijuana for PTSD

"Marijuana leads to homosexuality ... and therefore to AIDS."- White House Drug Czar Carlton Turner, 1986

"After two puffs on a marijuana cigarette, I was turned into a bat."
1937 Marijuana Tax Act Expert witness pharmacologist Dr James Munch

"Marihuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death."
Commissioner Harry Anslinger of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics

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I like how they try to run a

I like how they try to run a hit piece on Cannabis while there are Estrogen-mimicing compounds in pretty much everything we own from receipts to flame retardant sprays on our furniture:

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2013/9/science-3d/i...

oh yeah...

BOOM!

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