Marijuana users have more sex, study finds – Story | KTVU

– A new Stanford University study found people who regularly use marijuana have about 20 percent more sex than those who abstain.

Men who smoked pot daily had sex about 1.3 more times per month as those who are infrequent users and those who abstain. Women who smoked pot every day had sex about one more time per month than those who never use cannabis and those who are infrequent users.

“Marijuana use is independently associated with increased sexual frequency and does not appear to impair sexual function,” researchers concluded. Past studies have linked marijuana use to erectile dysfunction.

Using data from the U.S. government’s National Survey of Family Growth, researchers asked roughly 28,000 women and nearly 23,000 men how often they had sex in the month before the survey and how frequently they used marijuana in the past year

The study, thought to be the first of its kind, was

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