The rumors about toking up and getting moobs have been around for a while. Now there's research that further links smoking marijuana and growing man boobs.
It's a study that shows doobies affect hormonal levels throughout the body, including those in the gonads. That's right, guys...smoking pot can mess with your testosterone levels and elevate estrogen in your body.
What happens when estrogen surges? Breast tissue grows. It doesn't matter that you have a twig and berries down below...estrogen makes boobs bigger regardless of what gender the owner of those boobs may be.
There's not a lot of research on the link between male potheads and moobs, but the president of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, Robert X. Murphy, Jr., says the majority of plastic surgeons feel as though the two are definitely connected.
Hey, NIH is headquarted here in the DMV...we should start a petition demanding more study into whether or not smoking dope means there's an epidemic of moobs among guys.