Marijuana Smokers - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/31/07

Marijuana Smokers

Smoking just one marijuana joint could have the same effect on your lungs as smoking up to five cigarettes at one time.

That's according to a study from New Zealand, where researchers compared lung function among cannabis smokers, tobacco smokers, and non-smokers.

The study pointed to a potentially greater danger among marijuana smokers because they tend to use unfiltered joints, inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than cigarette smokers.

 

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.