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Why does marijuana smoke make me cough so hard?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Because its a toxin
The lungs were not made to inhale smoke, and if an irritant such as smoke is introduced there job is to try to get it out by causing coughing and increase mucous production.
Be lucky that your lungs are telling you that they do not like it and please listen to them.

In brief: Because its a toxin
The lungs were not made to inhale smoke, and if an irritant such as smoke is introduced there job is to try to get it out by causing coughing and increase mucous production.
Be lucky that your lungs are telling you that they do not like it and please listen to them.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: An Irritant
Marijuana smoke, and smoke in general is an irritant to the throat and the lungs.
Your body, by coughing, could be trying to tell you: "hey, i don't think i like all of that smoke." you would probably agree with that, right?

In brief: An Irritant
Marijuana smoke, and smoke in general is an irritant to the throat and the lungs.
Your body, by coughing, could be trying to tell you: "hey, i don't think i like all of that smoke." you would probably agree with that, right?
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Lydia Collins
Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Carbon monoxide
Smoking marijuana is bad for the lungs because of the carbon monoxide toxicity.
Using a vaporizer is a much safer way of using marijuana if there are medical indications for use.

In brief: Carbon monoxide
Smoking marijuana is bad for the lungs because of the carbon monoxide toxicity.
Using a vaporizer is a much safer way of using marijuana if there are medical indications for use.
Dr. Lydia Collins
Dr. Lydia Collins
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