A recent study by researchers at Stanford University of 55,000 marijuana users has confirmed that those who smoke marijuana have more sex than those who don’t.
Urologist Michael Eisenberg, the study’s senior author, said “I had assumed there would be no relationship, or even a negative one, similar to that seen for smoking tobacco,”
Eisenberg found that marijuana users are having about 20 percent more sex than people who abstain from the drug.
The study also found that more frequent the user had marijuana with more frequent they had sex. The link was found across all kinds of demographic groups. “The overall trend we saw applied to people of both sexes and all races, ages, education levels, income groups and religions, every health status, whether they were married or single, and whether or not they had kids,” said Eisenberg.
He also cautions that the results don’t necessarily mean that marijuana causes people to have more sex. “There are arousal pathways that are stimulated by marijuana that could explain the results, but for this study, it’s important to know that correlation does not mean causation.”
The researchers said the effects of marijuana use on sexual function warrant further study.