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Latest Scientific Findings: Casual Marijuana Smoking Not Harmful to Lungs

from Scientific American

By Christopher Wanjek and LiveScience Bad Science Columnist  | January 10, 2012 |

It wouldn’t have mattered if Bill Clinton inhaled, as far as his lungs are concerned. Smoking up to a joint per day doesn’t seem to decrease lung function, according to a study published in Jan. 11 edition of Journal of the American Medical Association.

In fact, occasional marijuana use was associated with slight increases in lung airflow rates and increases in lung volume, the study found. . . Complete Report