There are risks involved with both smoking and vaping. However, as vaping is relatively new compared to smoking, there is less data on the long-term health effects it can have.
The difference between smoking and vaping weed
To vape cannabis, the oil is heated through a vaporizing device such as an e-cigarette, whereas smoking marijuana is rolled up using papers and smoked.
Smoking weed comes with a list of negative health problems. The possible health effects of chronically smoking marijuana include:
- Weaker immune system
- Develop a cough
- Increased risk of bronchitis
- Increased risk of respiratory tract injections
- Possibility of developing a wheeze
- Excessive mucus production
But can you develop the same health problems from vaping weed? As we all know, there are risks associated with the use of any substance that alters your mind and body. However, there is not enough data at this point in time to know whether or not vaping can lead to the same healthcare issues, especially vaping cannabis. This being said, this doesn’t mean that smoking weed, or tobacco is a positive alternative option to vaping.
Both smoking and vaping can have an effect on your health, and it is not permitted. For this reason, if you are someone you know is addiction to weed, inhalants or any other substance, New Leaf Recovery are here for you! We are a residential rehab centre based in Birmingham offering recovery programmes for all types of addictions.
You are not alone! New Leaf are here for you! Reach out to us today by calling 0300 999 0330 or requesting a call back from a member of our team via our online contact form.