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Study: Long-Term Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk for Adverse Lung Function, May Reduce Emphysema Risk

The long-term use of marijuana isn’t associated with a decrease in lung function, and may reduce the risk of emphysema, according to a new study published by the journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases. For the study, researchers examined the relationship between the long-term use of marijuana and lung health in 2,300 patients ages 40 to 80. “This …

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