Marijuana and lung diseases.

@article{Joshi2014MarijuanaAL,
  title={Marijuana and lung diseases.},
  author={Manish K. Joshi and Anita Joshi and Thaddeus Bartter},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          173-9
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Cannabis sativa (marijuana) is used throughout the world, and its use is increasing. In much of the world, marijuana is illicit. While inhalation of smoke generated by igniting dried components of the plant is the most common way marijuana is used, there is concern over potential adverse lung effects. The purpose of this review is to highlight recent studies that explore the impact upon the respiratory system of inhaling marijuana smoke. RECENT FINDINGS Smoking marijuana is… CONTINUE READING

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