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Does second-hand

-marijuana smoke cause asthma in a child?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:56 AM on Dec. 15, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • Any irritant can cause asthma problems in a child with asthma. So the answer would be yes.

    Answer by Gailll at 10:03 AM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • Without any research I couldn't tell you for certain. I would assume so though. Regardless of the answer it should never be smoked around a child to begin with.

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 10:04 AM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • Smoke is smoke is smoke is smoke.

    Cigarettes, herbal cigarettes, candles, incense, grease fires... anything that causes smoke in your home puts CO and CO2 in the air. Both of those things are BAD for humans.

    Studies have shown that the amount of tar - the sticky substance that coats the lungs - can vary greatly between brands of cigarettes and types of marijuana. Either way, both things contain tar, and that can really make the lungs ill.

    Not going to judge your choices. Your body. Choose a healthier delivery system. But smoking ANYTHING is bad. Smoke is bad. Smoking is the worst thing ever.

    Answer by ecodani at 10:32 AM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • love is love is love. educate yourselves, learn to love to love to love.

    Answer by evilive at 10:43 AM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • I'm with ecodani.
    BTW: the way that people smoke weed is very destructive to the lungs. Most people overinflate the lungs and hold the smoke in...this stretches out the little air sacs and contributes to COPD...emphysema.

    Answer by companygoddess at 10:53 AM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • Yes.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 12:05 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • Any smoke can cause asthma & irritate the lungs causing other major problems like emphysema & cancer.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 2:27 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

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