Article by Anisha Dhiman, Growth Op
Smoke is no friend of the lungs, whether it’s from tobacco, cannabis or even a burning wood fire.
As for how cannabis smoke affects lung health, up to date and long-term data remains insufficient. But erring on the side of caution, the pandemic is still a good reason to hit pause. Here’s why.
Cannabis smoke can injure the cell linings of the large airways in the body leading to an “increased likelihood of symptoms of chronic bronchitis (inflammation in the lungs),” notes a 2013 study. More recently, McMaster University researchers reported that the impacts of smoking cannabis and smoking tobacco are more similar than many think.