Find out all the other ways—good and bad—marijuana could be influencing your health. But it can have a major impact on your blood vessels, according to research from the American Heart Association.After rats inhaled secondhand smoke for one minute, their arteries carried blood less efficiently for at least 90 minutes.Even more unsettling: The brains of pot smokers were found to be abnormally shaped and looked similar to brains damaged by schizophrenia.(That's not to say that smoking weed causes schizophrenia, of course, and obviously a lot of research still needs to be done on the topic.) Artists, musicians, and other creative types sometimes credit marijuana as their source of inspiration.When it comes to polarizing health topics, few subjects spark more debate than weed (except maybe Cross Fit or the Paleo Diet). Before each round, they were told they could win 20 cents or —or they might lose that amount, or have no reward or loss. In the study, participants sat in an MRI while they played a game, in which they pressed a button when they saw a target on a computer screen cross in front of them.
Researchers believe the substance helps minerals get into the bone tissue, making bones stronger, sturdier, and less likely to break in the future.
MRT volunteers putting themselves at risk to prevent harm." The posts attracted more than 1,000 comments on Facebook, with many users suggesting they should foot the bill for the rescue.
Superintendent Justin Bibby said: "Never underestimate the mountains.
Smoking weed might also be more addicting than you think.
"Some people may believe that marijuana is not addictive or that it's 'better' than other drugs that can cause dependence," Heitzeg said.