Marijuana Versus Tobacco: Which Is Worse for Your Lungs?

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readApr 7, 2021

Researchers observe higher rates of emphysema in pot smokers

Canadian researchers have observed that individuals who smoke marijuana are more at risk than tobacco cigarette smokers for emphysema-a condition where the air sacs of the lungs become damaged, causing shortness of breath. The diagnostic radiology experts from Ottawa Hospital presented their study at the…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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