Study: Second-hand pot smoke worse than tobacco

Study: Second-hand pot smoke worse than tobacco
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[Ed. – Whoa.  No way, dude.]

Secondhand marijuana smoke may damage your blood vessels even more than cigarette smoke.

That’s according to a new study from the American Heart Association.

In the study, arteries in rats that inhaled secondhand marijuana smokefor one minute carried blood less efficiently for at least 90 minutes.

Similar exposure to second hand tobacco smoke cause blood vessel impairment for 30 minutes. …

Researchers say arteries of rats and humans are similar in how they respond to second hand tobacco smoke.

Researchers also found the mere burning of the plant material appears to cause the impaired blood vessels, not chemicals like nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol.

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