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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Report

Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis: Respiratory and Cardiovascular Effects of Cannabis Smoking [report]


Reviews research about the effects of smoking cannabis on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems (heart and lungs). Findings of the report include that cannabis smoke contains many of the same chemicals as tobacco smoke, emerging evidence that quitting cannabis smoking can reverse some of the negative respiratory symptoms associated with its use, and the effects of cannabis vaping.

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