Marijuana the grim reaper

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Marijuana the grim reaper

  1. 1. MarijuanaThe Grim Reaper<br />
  2. 2. Myths About Marijuana<br />It’s good for you<br />It’s nothing like tobacco<br />It has medicinal properties <br />
  3. 3. A Public Health Concern<br />The AMA has issued a public health statement warning that marijuana is a dangerous drug.<br />“Marijuana smokers have many of the same respiratory problems as tobacco smokers.”<br />“Continuous smoking can lead to abnormal functioning of lung tissue”<br />
  4. 4. Marijuana vs. Tobacco<br /><ul><li>In 1988, the IMMH analysed marijuana and tobacco and published its findings.
  5. 5. The analysis had a:</li></ul>Gas Phase and a <br />Particle Phase.<br />
  6. 6. 1 - Gas Phase Analysis<br />
  7. 7. Gas Analysis (continued)<br />
  8. 8. 2 - Particle Phase Analysis<br />
  9. 9. Particle Analysis (continued)<br />
  10. 10. Carcinogens <br />Carcinogens are not medicinal<br />Carcinogens cause cancer.<br />Benzapyrene is a carcinogen.<br />It can’t be filtered out of marijuana smoke, because it’s a gas.<br />
  11. 11. Benzapyrene<br />The Journal of Immunology has published that Benzapyrene has been shown to be a key factor in promoting lung cancer.<br />There are hollow cavities in the lung called alveoli, where oxygen exchange occurs with the blood.<br />Benzapyrene attacks the alveoli.<br />
  12. 12. Benzapyrene’s Effect <br />Healthy Lung<br />Cancerous Lung<br />
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