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Addiction

25 November 2010

Marijuana suppresses immune functions

An international team of immunologists studying the effects of cannabis have discovered how smoking marijuana can trigger a suppression of the body's immune functions.

An international team of immunologists studying the effects of cannabis have discovered how smoking marijuana can trigger a suppression of the body's immune functions.

The research, published in the European Journal of Immunology, reveals why cannabis users are more susceptible to certain types of cancers and infections.

Promoting cancer growth

 

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