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  • Study: Occasional Marijuana Use Is Not Associated With Adverse Pulmonary Function

    According to a long-term study, smoking marijuana occasionally, even over a long period (20 years), is not associated with adverse pulmonary function.  In fact, the study found that occasional marijuana smokers had better pulmonary function than non-smokers.  Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, analyzed the risk of marijuana smoke on pulmonary function on […]

  • Study Finds That Lifetime Peyote Use is Not Associated With Psychological Or Cognitive Deficits

    A study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry suggests that lifetime peyote use is not associated with cognitive deficits.  Not surprising, the study also found that alcohol use is associated with many cognitive deficits.  The researchers recruited three different groups of Navajo Native Americans ages 18-45: a group that regularly use peyote as part of […]

  • Study: Psychedelics Don’t Harm Mental Health

    Longterm use of the psychedelics LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, and mescaline does not cause mental health problems according to a new study.  The study shows the use of the psychedelics may even reduce the rate of mental health problems. Lifetime use of psilocybin or mescaline, and use of LSD in the past year also decreased […]

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