And just to throw some gas on the fire, there is this!
“Regular marijuana usage has been linked to a higher risk of testicular cancer, researchers from the University of California have revealed.”
...A previous study in February 2009, carried out by scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, also suggested a link between regular marijuana usage and testicular cancer...
..Testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer found in men aged 15 to 45 years....”
To be fair, I researched Scotch as well and found;
“Drink Whiskey While Supporting Testicular Cancer Research!”
Posted by Rob / July 11, 2014
“OriginalBOS, a Southern California company manufacturing drink coolers with a cause has launched its most recent whiskey chiller, named Balls of Steel. The Balls of Steel are designed to spread awareness and raise funding for testicular cancer. Balls of Steel Continue Reading ”
Humm. not quite what I was looking for. I did find this! (Direct comparison!)
“A review concluded that “There is no firm evidence of a causal relation between behavior risks [tobacco, alcohol and diet] and testicular cancer.””
Good news Scotch drinkers; But warning!
Alcohol and Hormones - Alcohol Alert ...
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism No. 26 PH 352 ... Alcohol is directly toxic to the testes, causing reduced testosterone levels in men. In a study...”