New Study Concludes Cannabis Increases Appetite by Enhancing Sense of Smell

A new study published this week in the journal Nature Neuroscience has revealed why cannabis can act as an appetite stimulant.saved55

A group of European scientists examined the standard smelling and eating patterns of mice, and compared them to patterns exhibited by mice given THC.

Both groups of mice were offered almond and banana oils; while the mice in the control group sniffed the oils and eventually lost interest, the group of mice who were administered THC just kept sniffing. When offered food, the mice who were given THC ate substantially more than the control group.

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