A 37-year-old member asked:
What happens if you inhale burning weed?
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Pulmonology 36 years experience
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Psychiatry 26 years experience
IT HARMS YOUR HEALTH: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged & deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing & ^ in sputum production.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2017
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