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Study: Use of Pipes Most Common Consumption Method Among Cannabis Consumers

A new study published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine details what the most common consumption methods are among current cannabis consumers, finding that the use of pipes is the most common, followed closely (as in only a 0.3% difference) by the use of joints. For the study, researchers from …

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Study: Daily Cannabis Use for 20 Years Has no Negative Effect on Lung Health

Consuming at least one joint a day for 20 years has no negative effect on a person’s lung health, according to a comprehensive study published earlier this year in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society, and published online by the National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers at Emory University in Atlanta …

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NHTSA Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Make You More Likely To Crash Your Car

By Carimah Townes, ThinkProgress.com A study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA] concludes that driving after smoking marijuana does not make you more likely to get into a car crash — especially when compared to driving after alcohol consumption. Researchers studied 9,000 drivers over the past year to examine marijuana’s impact on driving. …

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Daily, Long-Term Cannabis Use Not Associated with Adverse Changes in Lung Health

By Paul Armentano, NORML Study Finds That Long Term Cannabis Exposure “Not Associated With Significant Effects On Lung Function” ATLANTA, GA — The inhalation of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Annals …

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