Do you know anyone who smokes weed at the same rate as tobacco?
Are you up in your sleep? I use it for pain relief ... like about enough to cover my thumb nail around three to six hours apart. If you're getting high, you're abusing it
I'm pretty sure smoking pot will produce the same build up of tars and carcinogens as tobacco. In occasional users it might only produce lethargy, loss of memory and attention, binge eating.. in habitual users it likely causes depression, neurosis.. and possibly psychosis. There is no medical proof at all the pot does anything therapeutic.
I think anyone using it for 'medicinal use' probably smokes a good half a pack a day, unfiltered, and likely inhales and holds, more so. It's probably comparable to a moderate smoker.
Smoking a single marijuana joint may be as carcinogenic to the lung as 20 tobacco cigarettes, researchers here determined.
Those who smoked the equivalent of one joint a day for 10 years had a 5.7 times higher lung cancer risk than nonsmokers even after adjusting for tobacco use, reported Richard Beasley, M.B.Ch.B., of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand here, and colleagues in the Feb. 1 issue of the European Respiratory Journal.
Medical News: Lung Cancer Risk of One Marijuana Joint a Day Equals Daily Pack of Cigarettes - in Psychiatry, Addictions from MedPage Today (external - login to view)
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People who smoke marijuana do not appear to be at increased risk for developing lung cancer, new research suggests.
While a clear increase in cancer risk was seen among cigarette smokers in the study, no such association was seen for regular cannabis users.
Even very heavy, long-term marijuana users who had smoked more than 22,000 joints over a lifetime seemed to have no greater risk than infrequent marijuana users or nonusers.
The findings surprised the study’s researchers, who expected to see an increase in cancer among people who smoked marijuana regularly in their youth.
“We know that there are as many or more carcinogens and co-carcinogens in marijuana smoke as in cigarettes,” researcher Donald Tashkin, MD, of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine tells WebMD. “But we did not find any evidence for an increase in cancer risk for even heavy marijuana smoking.” Carcinogens are substances that cause cancer.
Tashkin presented the findings today at The American Thoracic Society’s 102nd International Conference, held in San Diego.
FOXNews.com - Marijuana Does Not Raise Lung Cancer Risk - Health News | Current Health News | Medical News
I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of the health risks were associated with the method of consumption.
Of course there is. If you provide evidence that Kinder is a liar and a killer, I can accept that. Calling him that without evidence is libel which I'm sure you know. Perhaps you should just put up or shut up. Provide evidence that Kindler is is a murderer. It really shouldn't be all that difficult given your wealth of "experience". Of course, now you will probably run away again.