Newscasting from the USA: Asthma More Common Among Youth Reporting Cannabis Use

Asthma is more common among youth who use cannabis, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in Pediatric Pulmonology.

Kevin D. Silverman, M.P.H., from the City University of New York in New York City, and colleagues investigated the relationship between frequency of cannabis use and prevalence of asthma among U.S. youth. The analysis included participants in the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (grades nine to 12).

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