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Marijuana and Cancer

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph's Health Scene Report, marijuana use may raise a man's risk of testicular cancer. A recent report of pot smokers found 70% of users were more likely to develop the disease than nonusers. The risk appeared to be highest among men who had reported smoking marijuana for at least 10 years, used it more than once a week or started using it before age 18.


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