Smoking Weed Means You Have Better Sex, Study Says

Science's latest aphrodisiac is one you can smoke

Conventional wisdom dictates that of all the recreational drugs available to us, weed is the least likely to help out in the bedroom. After all, there isn't much that's sexy about sitting in your dressing gown at 4pm coated in Wotsits dust giggling creepily at old reruns of Goodnight Sweetheart.

But hold on a second, because in the post-legalisation world – well, in much of America at least – getting stoned is a concept undergoing much re-evaluation, including the claim that it may be a powerful aphrodisiac.

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High Times reports (bleary-eyed, in frustratingly stilted sentences, etc.) that a study conducted in December by the University of Catania discovered that 50 per cent of people who consumed cannabis before sex enjoyed 'aphrodisiac effects' while 70 per cent claimed post-coitus consumption led to 'enhancement in pleasure and satisfaction'.

The caveat to your blitzed up love-making? It's apparently important not to 'consume too much', advice we're pretty sure also applies to oysters.