The effects of smoking marijuana, the good and the bad.

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Vincent Weitoish Biology Report Withrow - 1st Biology Is pot good for you? Well, no. But the latest research suggest that health risk from occasional use is mild and it might ease certain ills. No one has ever died THC poisoning mostly because a 160 pound person would have to smoke roughly 900 joints in one sitting to reach a lethal dose. But that doesn't mean pot can't contribute to serious health problems and even death -- …

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…significantly higher increases in their lymphocytes than those who took a placebo. Smoking marijuana elevates the risk of head and neck cancers. The latest research suggest that THC may have a duel affect, promoting tumors by increasing free radicals and simultaneously protecting against tumors by playing a beneficial role in a process known as programmed cell death. There are many more pros and cons of smoking marijuana and many more are being found each day.