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tar in cannabis

Discussion in 'Apprentice Marijuana Consumption' started by enjoyandlive, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. how does it work when you take it into your lungs? knowing tars bad, and many get lung cancer from using tar thats in cigs, why has no one Got cancer of the lungs from using cannabis? it may seem i come off as anti weed from this but not im all for it im just curious
  2. Where's Dr. Sheldon Cooper or Granny when you need them?
    check the studies...may be the anti cancer read the science, you decide.
    Granny Storm Crow's list has it all.
  4. ill keep er basic for ya. Your lungs clean them selves. The chemicals found in cigarettes damage the natural cleaning system your lungs have. Trapping chemicals in. Cannabis does not do this. I know there is oil and resin from the by product but not sure about tar.
  5. great thats all i needed to know. needed somethin on the fly
  6. In your lungs, there are teenie-tiny little finger-shaped things called cilia. Now their job is to clean out your lungs. Tobacco paralyzes your cilia. Cannabis does not! So with cannabis, all the crap can be cleaned out! With tobacco, it stays in there to do damage.
    Also the chemical composition of the tars is quite different. We all know what nicotine and tobacco tars do to your lungs- cancer, COPD and more! Cannabis, on the other hand-
    Large Study Finds No Link between Marijuana and Lung Cancer      (news - 2006)
    Study: Smoking Marijuana Not Linked with Lung Damage             (news – 2012)
    {Delta}-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits growth and metastasis of lung cancer.  
    (abst - 2007)
    Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half, Study Shows      (news – 2007)
    Cannabis and the Lung: No More Smoking Gun?          (editorial – 2013)
    Marijuana habit not linked to lung cancer          (news – 2013)
    Effects of marijuana smoking on the lung.    (abst – 2013)
    Now send me a PM with your email, or check out the bottom of my sig for mine, and I'll send you 1000+ pages of links like that. Then you can just look up the answers on your own!
  7. i wish i could give you a hug your so amazing
  8. (((E-hugs))) are gladly accepted! 
  9. thank you!

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