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A 38-year-old female asked:

i know second hand weed is bad but how long after smoking is contaminated for a newborn baby ? is this classed as second hand smoke if teeth cleaned?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: There are a variety of dangerous off gasses/debris with either product. Either will risk increasing risk of cot death and respiratory disease in an exposed infant. Heavier exposures produce proportionally more risk. Teeth cleaning has nothing to do with the inhaled toxins.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Residue from smoking marijuana can persist in blood stream literally for months, is detectable in screening for toxins.
Jul 27, 2019

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