Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke from Marijuana [74]
Date: Monday, January 28, 2019

Time: 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Room: Hollywood

   Phillip Gardiner , Dr.P.H., Senior Program Officer, Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program
   Cynthia Hallett , M.P.H., President and CEO, Americans for Nonsmokers Rights
   Suzaynn Schick , Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
   Matthew Springer, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Track: Health Effects
Session Type: Breakout Sessions

Despite the similarity of tobacco and marijuana smoke, many people are under the impression that secondhand marijuana smoke is benign. Very little research exists on the topic, but secondhand smoke from both tobacco and marijuana have been reported to have similar rapid adverse effects on vascular function in rats. Legalization leads to increased opportunities for the public to be involuntary exposed. These findings and their public health and policy implications will be presented and discussed.

Files & Handouts:
2nd and 3rd Hand Marijuana Smoke and Vapor: It’s All Around Us!
Cynthia Hallett
Matt Springer powerpoint presentation
File 7

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