Pot Causes Cancer? No Duh

 Marijuana has joined tobacco and hundreds of other chemicals on a list of substances California regulators say cause cancer.
We know.  You are saying "No duh" right now.

But this is California remember, so someone had to order a study to tell us the obvious.

So here it is:  The ruling Friday by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment likely will force pot shops with 10 or more employees to post warnings. Final guidelines are expected by the time warning requirements take effect in a year.

The listing only applies to marijuana smoke, not the plant itself.

Spokesman Sam Delson says the state agency found marijuana smoke contains 33 of the same harmful chemicals as tobacco smoke.

Delson says the findings came from a review of more than 30 scientific papers.

California's Proposition 65 requires businesses to warn consumers of chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive harm.

Copyright AP - Associated Press
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