Research on this is ambiguous and ideologically freighted, but you put your finger on the right spot with: "though maybe not as much". Because given all the toxic compounds from burning carbon based plant matter, the question is why the "smoking cannabis leads to lung cancer" evidence is much more of a mixed bag and less clear, than it ought to be, compared with tobacco smoking.
This gap in the figures between regular tobacco users and pure cannabis smokers, allows for the plausible conjecture that there is an anti-cancerous effect (of Cannabis in your bloodstream, irrespective of method of admin; of course smoking augments risk).. Survey the studies, these harms are minute compared to risky legal behavior, such as tobacco, alcohol etc. Prof. David Nutt's work on harm assessment is particularly interesting for anyone wanting a large scale and broad assessment of harms of different drugs in comparison. I think even NIDA found an anti-cancerous effect in their 2006 report, while other studies note the opposite. This is less clear than people think. m On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 5:26 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > On 8/29/2012 7:03 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: > > We know since 1974 that cannabis cures cancer, (american discovery hidden > by Bush senior) but it is only since this has been rediscovered in Spain, > that some media talk about it, but it does not yet make the headline. > How many people died of cancer since? I can give you tuns of references > and links on this, but the same lies continue. > > > The media talk about anything. You're going off the rails there, Bruno. > There's no way cannabis cures cancer. If anything, smoking marijuana will > cause lung cancer - though maybe not so much as tobacco. > > Brent > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. > To unsubscribe from this group, send email to > everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.