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Cannabis kan forårsake alvorlige lungeskader

Jevnlig røyking av cannabis øker risikoen for en rekke lungeskader. Ved enkelte sykdommer tilsvarer risikoen av å røyke 3-4 cannabissigaretter om dagen samme fare som ved å røyke 20 eller flere vanlige sigaretter om dagen.

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