Comparing cannabis with tobacco: Arithmetic does not add upBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7407.165 (Published 17 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:165
- Les Iversen (firstname.lastname@example.org), professor
- Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QT
EDITOR—The editorial by Henry et al comparing cannabis with tobacco implies that in the future as many as 30 000 deaths a year in Britain may be caused by smoking cannabis.1 But this conclusion seems to have been based on a series of questionable assumptions.
To expose the lungs to the same amount of …