Pages you might find interesting include:
Marijuana and the Brain
by John Gettman, from
magazine, March 1995.
Material Safety Data Sheet
Preliminary results from a NORML/MAPS study have been released, and the
"Marijuana Smoke Study Demonstrates Waterpipes To Be Ineffective"
in protecting you from harmful chemicals in marijuana smoke. In fact, a bong may be worse than a joint!
"Preserving Pot Potency"
. All about the fungal and bacterial infections that can crash your stash and make you sick.
the health effects of marijuana in humans
, marijuana doesn't cause the sort of lung damage associated with cigarette smoking.
a comparison of the components of marijuana and tobacco smoke
how marijuana and alcohol interact
And read up on a scientific investigation into
There is increasing evidence that much of the carcinogenic activity of tobacco smoke may be related to radioactivity. A
series of letters from the
New England Journal of Medicine
discusses the findings.
summarizes what this means to marijuana smokers.
Here's a reference on
potentially dangerous interactions between cannabis and other drugs
such as tricyclic antidepressants.
Cannabis use seems to increase cerebral blood flow, according to
this abstract from
From the "Ask
Long-Term Pot Use?
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has an on-line pamphlet of
marijuana: facts for teens
, giving a summary of the reasons they think teens should just say no.
NIDA also has an on-line pamphlet called
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
The Sputnik Drug Information Zone