I heard phytolacca americana (pokeweed) is smokable; true or false? What is pokeweed anyway?

I would not smoke it. Lobelia, which is sometimes called pokeweed, is smokable but i can't find reliable info on safety of smoking phytolacca & advise caution. Pokeweed is an interesting plant that can be toxic but also has potential medicinal uses. Phytolacca is used in folk medicine for cancer, rheumatism, dysentery, asthma & dermatitis. See http://varenya.Hubpages.Com/hub/the-pokeweed-beautiful-poisonous-and-useful.