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From a public health point of view, the immediate effects of marihuana intoxication on the individual's organs or bodily functions are of little significance. No conclusive evidence exists of any physical damage, disturbances of bodily processes or proven human fatalities attributable solely to even very high doses of marihuana. - Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding, Report of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse (The "Shafer Comission") (US, 1972)
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