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Studies Reveal Some Surprising Health Benefits Of Smoking Marijuana

Published on November 4, 2015 by   ·   No Comments



Medical marijuana has been commonly used for cancer, chronic pain, inflammation, nausea, glaucoma and many other ailments for thousands of years, although it must be said that cancer did not exist a few generations ago.

n recent times thanks to the hippie movements of the 1960’s and the promotion of the illicit drug, a lot of research has been done on the cannabis plant, producing amazing positive results that have baffled the modern medical fraternity, who commonly depend on the pharmaceutical industry for their directives in study and prescription.

Below are a few studies that show some the more surprising health benefits of cannabis.

Newsy reports:

THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, has been shown to reduce tumor growth in lab mice and human tissue; researchers believe the chemical triggers certain receptors that prevent tumors from growing.

Second up, the lungs. Despite all the coughing jokes, marijuana isn’t linked to lung damage –– in fact, it may improve how lungs function. (Video via Columbia Pictures / “Pineapple Express”)

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found while cigarette smoke damaged lungs, moderate marijuana smokers showed greater lung capacities than non-users.

One of the researchers told Time that inhaling deeply when smoking pot could be a sort of exercise that helps expand lung capacity.

Next, the brain. Marijuana has even been shown in some studies to boost creativity — at least to a degree.

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