When It comes to cannabis, weight loss is rarely brought into the conversation. With munchies (strong cravings for food) one would imagine cannabis smokers being on the heavier side. Some scientists have discovered that heavy users of cannabis are actually 40% more likely to not be obese. At this point, no one knows for sure why cannabis can be linked to weight loss but some hypotheses have sprung up. Overuse of the cannabis receptors in the body can actually cause a down regulation, thus lessening the munchies affect, in other words creating a tolerance. On the other hand, the cannabinoid THCV has been found to cause appetite suppression. This video will go over this weight loss idea at more depth.