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12/11/12 at 10:14 PM 0 Comments

Alcohol or Marijuana, Which Is Worse?

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Marijuana is in the news.

Yesterday Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order in support of Amendment 64 which Colorado voters approved in November and legalizes limited marijuana use.

This infographic by Total DUI compares the dangers of alcohol and marijuana. The infographic reports:

"While alcohol may cause a good number of diseases with its extended consumption, marijuana has its own number of detrimental effects. Not everything is known about the long-term effects of consistent substance abuse, though research is constantly arising to present new insight.

Since I have never tried marijuana, some of this information was new to me. I didn't know that marijana would cause a faster heart rate.

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