BREATHING EASIER: SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED 46 YEARS AGO THAT INHALING CANNABIS OPENED UP AIRWAYS IN THE LUNGS

Marihuana smoke, unlike cigarette smoke, causes broncho-dilatation rather than broncho-constriction and, unlike opioids, doesn’t cause central respiratory depression.”

New England Journal of Medicine, 1973.

A 1973 FDA-approved study involving nine participants and published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that airways in the lungs were expanded by 44% among eight participants inhaling cannabis with a 2.6% THC concentration.

The two physicians conducting the study went on to achieve among the  highest professional status in Medicine.

Emeritus Professor at University College Dublin, Muiris X FitzGerald, is a former Dean of Medicine at the university.

Boston University School of Medicine’s former chair of Psychiatry, Dr. Louis Vachon, practiced for 52 years as a psychiatrist and last year died just shy of his 85th birthday.

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