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Marijuana may be risky for your heart

July 02, 2020


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Esther Schiller
July 02, 2020

Marijuana smoke is on the CA Prop 65 list of chemicals that can cause cancer. Marijuana smoke includes 13 of the same cancer causing chemicals as tobacco smoke.
from Esther Schiller, director, Smokefree Air For Everyone (S.A.F.E.)

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