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Being Tired May Make You Snack Like a Pot Smoker

When sleep-deprived, brain may release more of chemical that keeps you snacking

(Newser) - If you've wondered why you nosh like crazy after a night of tossing and turning, scientists think they've figured it out: Your brain may compensate for the lack of sleep by releasing chemicals similar to those that pot smokers breathe in, resulting in the tired person's version... More »

Man Allegedly Calls Police to Report Being 'Too High'

They found him surrounded by chips and cookies

(Newser) - Ohio police didn't need CSI to figure out what happened when they responded to an emergency call from an Austintown home last Friday evening to find a 22-year-old man curled in the fetal position on the floor "surrounded by a plethora of Doritos, Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, and Chips... More »

Hungry? Try '2nd Breakfast'

Americans are starting to snack their way through the morning

(Newser) - That cereal bar you scarfed down on your way out the door this morning was, well, perfunctory and all, but now your stomach is growling hours before even the most liberal definition of lunchtime. What to do? Time for second breakfast, reports the AP in a look at our evolving... More »

Senate Bill Threatens Double Time for Hash Brownies

Politicians not so sweet on edible dope

(Newser) - The nation might appear to be easing up on smoking dope, but that's not the case when it comes to eating pot—at least in the form of sweet munchies like hash brownies. The Senate plans to "harsh your buzz" bigtime, as Gawker puts it, by introducing a bill... More »

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