Thursday, May 24, 2007

Two Medical Studies Find Vaporized Medical Marijuana is Safe and Effective

by Marijuana Policy Project (19 Apr, 2007)

Vaporization Avoids Exposure to Contaminants in Smoke; Associated With Reduced Respiratory Symptoms

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - Two new studies, one from the University of California, San Francisco, and the other from the University at Albany, State University of New York, provide strong evidence that technology now allows medical use of marijuana with the rapid action and easy dose adjustment of inhalation, but without the respiratory hazards associated with smoking. This is considered highly important, as the risks associated with smoke inhalation have been cited by both government officials and independent experts as a major argument against medical marijuana.

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