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Does smoke from marijuana vaporizers contain carcinogens?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Numerous studies have shown that marijuana smoke contains carcinogens, and irritates the lungs.
Marijuana smoke contains 50-70% more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than tobacco smoke. Marijuana users usually inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than tobacco smokers do -- increasing lungs' exposure to carcinogenic smoke. Also there's dysregulation in pot smokers' lung epithelial cells.

In brief: YES

Numerous studies have shown that marijuana smoke contains carcinogens, and irritates the lungs.
Marijuana smoke contains 50-70% more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than tobacco smoke. Marijuana users usually inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than tobacco smokers do -- increasing lungs' exposure to carcinogenic smoke. Also there's dysregulation in pot smokers' lung epithelial cells.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Matthew Roman
Integrative Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes but not problem

Yes but does not cause increase in cancer, even smoked heavily in joints chronically.

In brief: Yes but not problem

Yes but does not cause increase in cancer, even smoked heavily in joints chronically.
Dr. Matthew Roman
Dr. Matthew Roman
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