Cannabis and the Lung

Component two of a continuing series on cannabis and cannabinoids. This episode focuses on the impact of smoking cannabis joints on the lungs.

1. Cannabis smoke, chemical evaluation
Chem Res Toxicol. 2008 Feb21(two):494-502.
“A comparison of mainstream and sidestream marijuana and tobacco cigarette smoke created below two machine smoking situations.”

two. Cannabis smoke, genotoxicity
Chem Res Toxicol. 2009 Aug22(eight):1406-14.
“The genotoxicity of mainstream and sidestream marijuana and tobacco smoke condensates.”

three. North Africa pooled lung cancer study
J Thorac Oncol. 2008 Dec3(12):1398-403.
Cannabis smoking and threat of lung cancer in males: a pooled evaluation of 3 research in Maghreb.”

four. New Zealand Cancer Registry case-handle study
Eur Respir J. 2008 Feb31(two):280-six.
Cannabis use and threat of lung cancer: a case-handle study.

five. The UCLA study
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Oct15(10):1829-34.
Marijuana use and the threat of lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: final results of a population-primarily based case-handle study.”

six. The pooled ILCC study
Int J Cancer. 2015 Feb 15136(four):894-903.
Cannabis smoking and lung cancer threat: Pooled evaluation in the International Lung Cancer Consortium.”

7. Bronchoalveolar lavage in tobacco and marijuana smokers with matched controls
Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Jun135(six):1271-five.
“Differential examination of bronchoalveolar lavage cells in tobacco cigarette and marijuana smokers.”

Typically helpful background reading:
eight. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Jun10(three):239-47.
“Effects of marijuana smoking on the lung.”

9. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2005 Jun63(two):93-100.
“Smoked marijuana as a result in of lung injury.”

10. J Clin Pharmacol. 2002 Nov42(11 Suppl):71S-81S.
“Respiratory and immunologic consequences of marijuana smoking.”

11. Eur Respir J. 2010 Jan35(1):42-7.
“Effects of cannabis on lung function: a population-primarily based cohort study.”

12. Thorax. 2007 Dec62(12):1058-63. Epub 2007 Jul 31.
“Effects of cannabis on pulmonary structure, function and symptoms.”

13. Addiction. 2000 Nov95(11):1669-77.
“The respiratory effects of cannabis dependence in young adults.”

14. Specialist Rev Respir Med. 2011 Aug5(four):537-46
“Effects of smoking cannabis on lung function.”

15. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2014 Mar20(two):173-9.
Marijuana and lung illnesses.”

16. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1991 Nov40(three):629-36.
Marijuana and tobacco smoke gas-phase cytotoxins.”

17. Respirology. 2014 Jul19(five):655-62.
Cannabis smoking and respiratory well being: consideration of the literature.”

18. J Immunol. 2015 Jun 1194(11):5211-22.
“Important Part of Mast Cells and Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ in the Induction of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells by Marijuana Cannabidiol In Vivo.”

19. Eur J Immunol. 2010 Dec40(12):3358-71.
“Cannabinoid receptor activation leads to enormous mobilization of myeloid-derived suppressor cells with potent immunosuppressive properties.”

20. Toxicology. 2013 Jun 7308:60-73.
“A worldwide toxicogenomic evaluation investigating the mechanistic variations involving tobacco and marijuana smoke condensates in vitro.”


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