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Does smoking one joint give as much exposure to cancer-producing chemicals as smoking four to five cigarettes?

The USC webpage states MARIJUANA USE CONSEQUENCES The well-confirmed danger of smoking marijuana is lung damage and lung cancer. As examples: 1 joint = 5 cigarettes in terms of ...
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Are vegetable oils "worse" for your health than cigarettes?

There does not seem to be any supporting evidence for the claim. By 'vegetable oils' they must mean 'seed oils', which have been the object of discussion among the health-conscious. The specific claim ...
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Does smoking cigarettes cause lung cancer?

We know that smoking causes cancer due to research carried out a long time ago. In the original, and famous, paper Smoking and Carcinoma of the Lung by Doll and Hill, the authors attempt to answer the ...
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