Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Bladder Cancer Risk

Cannabis use is associated with reduced incidences of bladder cancer, according to a study published in the Februarysmoking a joint issue of the journal Urology.

For the study, researchers “evaluated the records of 84,170 participants in a multiethnic cohort of men aged 45-69¬†years”, and used the data to investigate the association of cannabis use and tobacco smoking on the risk of bladder cancer.

Researchers determined that a history of cannabis use was associated with a decreased risk of bladder cancer, whereas tobacco use was associated with an increased risk.

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