According to a new study, researchers found that people who smoke cannabis habitually had a higher incidence of gum disease, but otherwise, chronic marijuana use is not associated with any physical health problems.

By comparison, tobacco use resulted in issues far worse than dental health, including decreased lung function, systemic inflammation, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels and glucose levels in early midlife, as well as health decline from ages 26 to 38 years.

Check out the full article by the Washington Post here.