Medical Marijuana ProCon
A public service of
, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
I S S U E S
Diseases / Conditions
U.S. Govt. & Med. MJ
Access to Medical Marijuana
Return to Sub-Issues
Is marijuana too dangerous to be used as medicine?
Is medical marijuana more dangerous than legal drugs?
Can marijuana use cause death?
How do marijuana deaths compare to deaths from FDA-approved drugs?
Does marijuana use significantly impair driving ability even when not under the immediate effects of the drug?
Does the regular smoking of marijuana cause lung cancer or in any way permanently injure the lungs?
Does marijuana use permanently damage the human brain?
Is today's marijuana significantly more potent than past marijuana, and if so, does that make it more dangerous to patients?