It wasn't until Martin Tindall walked around a Colorado dispensary and saw firsthand how cannabis could lengthen and save lives did he become a believer.
The rare cannabinoid THCV, according to scientists, could provide treatments for diabetes, lower cholesterol, and other health benefits.
A study published showed that frequent and active cannabis users were able to metabolize carbohydrates more efficiently helping their diabetes.
The cruel fact seems to be that habitual cannabis users take in more calories and yet are less inclined toward obesity and diabetes.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, Americans consumed 11 million tons of sugar, with most of that coming from sports drinks, juice and soda.
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