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Is smoking cigarettes more or less dangerous than smoking marijuana the new study just came out and the results might surprise -- Smoking marijuana is -- less dangerous than smoking cigarettes and much less harmful than previously thought according to a study by the University of California San Francisco.
Marijuana smoke does not significantly damaged lungs an occasional users according to the study.
Even those who haven't smoking three years these findings have people talking I think there's a lot more to the health effects that just.
The -- You know it's way it's.
How does that affect your brain well I would have a tendency to say is still the carbon monoxide.
Marijuana smoke does contain a lot of the same chemicals as tobacco.
But the study discovered some major factors affecting the outcome.
For one cigarette smokers tend to smoke more than marijuana smokers -- that the -- today the study's participants who smokes cigarettes smoked about eight -- day.
The marijuana smokers lit up two to three times a month.
Also marijuana smokers inhale deeply which the study says might increase lung capacity.
And some actually perform better on a lung function -- -- nonsmokers.
Still heavy marijuana users -- show negative results and pulmonary test.
But the study says it's still not as risky as tobacco.
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