National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Marijuana smoke (N96004)

Marijuana smoke

Specific Substances: Marijuana smoke

Nomination Date: 03/22/1996

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: There are critical issues regarding marijuana's impact on public health that remain highly controversial. One of these is the carcinogenic potential of marijuana smoke. There are numerous reports of a higher than expected incidence of lung cancer in young individuals.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending


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CASRN: 8063-14-7

Agent Name: Marijuana smoke

  • No studies are available.
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