You Can Now Get Paid To Exercise While High on Cannabis In the Name of Science

For those with an interest in staying as high as their heart rate, a new study is offering to pay people to combine exercise with smoking marijuana.

Researchers at University Colorado Boulder are recruiting people who regularly "use cannabis concurrently with exercise" to see how weed impacts working out.

An advert on the college's website explains that they are looking for subjects that are male between 21 and 40 years old, and female within the ages of 21 and 40.

Those who take part in the study can earn up to $100, but they must live in the Boulder area of Colorado, where cannabis has been legal for medical and recreational use since 2012.

The call-out explains that the reason for the study is to ascertain the "potential harms and benefits" of doing exercises such as running while high on cannabis.

It states: "We want to understand how varying levels of cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) can impact factors associated with regular exercise, such as enjoyment, motivation, and pain."

The project is known as SPACE, which stands for "Study on Physical Activity and Cannabis Effects," and you can sign up here if you are interested.

Participants will have to meet with researchers three times in total. The first meeting will "include completion of a baseline survey as well as a brief run on a treadmill."

For the second and third meetings a mobile lab that will come to pick you up and drive you to their facilities in Boulder.

The website explains that "these meetings will both involve questionnaires and a 30-minute run on a treadmill. We will also draw your blood."

Before these meetings participants are required to use cannabis.

In other marijuana-based news, a cannabis operator in Massachusetts believes it has baked the world's largest pot brownie.

The ginormous brownie was made with 20,000 milligrams of THC and measures 3 feet wide by 3 feet long and 15 inches tall, weighing 850 pounds.

It was created to celebrate the launch of MariMed's Bubby's Baked brand, and is a large-scale version of one of their products. It was also made to coincide with National Brownie Day on December 8.

Ryan Crandall, MariMed chief product officer, said in a statement: "For many of us, homemade brownies were our first taste of cannabis-infused edibles.

"Bubby's recreates and elevates that nostalgic experience, infusing full-spectrum, craft-quality cannabis into timeless recipes, for a reliable high reminiscent of simpler times."

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