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A 34-year-old member asked:

please explain why every time i smoke weed my throat gets tight and feels weird?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Sensitivity to smoke: For some reason, or there may be some adulterant in the pot. However, when someone gets a negative effect each time they use a drug, whether alcohol, pot or heroin, but they keep doing it, I have to wonder whether they have a significant drug problem. You should see your doctor for an examination, and should consider whether continuing smoking weed is good for both your body and your mind.

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How right you are. We are being unethical if we do not admit we do not know something. Our job is to render the most honest opinion we can, but if we do not know, say so and go find out!
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