Marijuana

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QUIZ: The Facts on Marijuana — Test your knowledge!

by Senator Betty Unger

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans on legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Canada. But is this the right direction for Canada? Are we well-informed on the issue, or are we being misled? Take the following quiz on marijuana and then decide for your self. The Facts on Marijuana Is marijuana harmful? Should it be legalized? […]

What do the experts say about marijuana?

by Senator Betty Unger

Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal government have indicated that they intend to legalize marijuana usage. Canadians need to take a hard look at the facts and carefully consider whether this is the right direction to go.  The evidence indicates there are many reasons to be concerned about taking this road. Click on the titles […]

Taking the Wrong Road: Marijuana and Lung Health

The American Lung Association is concerned about the health impacts of marijuana use, especially on lung health. We caution the public against smoking marijuana because of the risks it poses to lung health. Scientists are researching marijuana, and the American Lung Association encourages continued research into the health effects of marijuana use, especially on lung […]

Taking the Wrong Road: Facts About Marijuana Smoking

Canadian Lung Association FACTS ABOUT SMOKING MARIJUANA Despite what some people may say, marijuana is not harmless. Marijuana smoke contains over 400 chemicals; many of these are the same harmful chemicals found in tobacco smoke. Using marijuana can harm your lungs. It can also increase your risk for these diseases: Chronic cough Recurring lung infections […]