Your genes could make you more likely to crave marijuana, a new study finds

If you smoke marijuana, your genes could be partially to blame.

That’s because a new study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that there are actually 35 different genes that make a person more likely to take a puff of a joint or munch on some pot edibles.

Researchers used data from 180,000 people — some who used the ancestry company 23andMe and some who took part in 16 other studies — to look for a connection between a person’s genes and their relationship with marijuana.

People who are predisposed to developing schizophrenia and ADHD are more prone to “lifetime cannabis use,” the study found. It also determined that there’s a correlation between consuming marijuana and other types of habits and personality traits impacted by genetics.

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