Marijuana Use Before Sex Leads To More Satisfying Orgasms, Study Finds
Well good news for people who like marijuana and sex according to a new study in the journal Sexual Medicine, says marijuana intensifies orgasms. This is good news for people who live in states where marijuana is legal but in states, like New York you have to click the X on this survey.
While scientific evidence about the effects of marijuana use on sexual functioning is limited, there’s plenty of anecdotal claims online about cannabis improving libido, arousal and orgasm. So researchers decided to investigate, publishing one of the largest studies on the issue to date.
For their analysis, the authors used the anonymous survey responses of 373 participants (the majority of whom were straight, white women) who all sought care at a specific OB/GYN practice between March 2016 and February 2017. The survey included questions about overall sexual activity—including how satisfied they were with their current sex life, drive, orgasms and lubrication. The survey also asked whether or not they used marijuana if they used prior to having sex and how frequently they partook.
“Marijuana appears to improve satisfaction with orgasm.”
Of the sample, 176 women said they use cannabis. “Among those who reported using marijuana before sex, 68.5 percent stated that the overall sexual experience was more pleasurable, 60.6 percent noted an increase in sex drive, and 52.8 percent reported an increase in satisfying orgasms,” the study’s authors wrote.
Interesting results from this medical experiment, do you think results like this will increase marijuana use in society?