Café Scientifique "Meet the MUNCHIES: Cannabis Research in Manitoba" (June 9, 2021)

“Meet the MUNCHIES: Cannabis Research in Manitoba” In 2018, Canada became a leader in cannabis legalization for non-medical purposes and the interest in using cannabis for medical purposes continues to increase. While there are some rigorous research studies that support potential benefits, most diseases and conditions that patients report using…

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If Weed Gives You the Munchies, Why are Pot Heads Skinnier and Healthier Than Everyone Else?

Getting the “munchies” is one of the most common effects of being stoned. So common, in fact, that even entire movies have been dedicated to it. Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, anyone? This is also why the junk food industry has benefited so much from the rise of…

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Munchies, meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 2:21 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 6:28 pm By Lindsey Bartlett and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s a pairing as natural as milk and cookies, or beer and pretzels. The Girls Scouts of Colorado have decided it’s now cool to peddle their baked goods…

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Jack in the Box to launch meal tailored to cannabis consumers with the munchies

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 12:18 pm By Craig Giammona, Bloomberg For Jack in the Box Inc., the warm smell of marijuana is rising in the air. As California prepares for legal recreational pot on Jan. 1, the fast-food chain is partnering with a…

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Brands want to cash in with 4/20 munchies jokes. Marijuana advocates say it’s time to grow up

Published: Apr 18, 2017, 10:01 am • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 10:05 am By Maura Judkis, The Washington Post When you and your buds get the munchies on April 20, the high holiday for marijuana users, a small army of marketing professionals are working to ensure that in your haze,…

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