Vaping cannabis is still a relatively new practice, but according to a new study recently published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, “Those that do vape consider it to be a safer, more positive experience than smoking. “
The study, “Online survey characterizing vaporizer use among cannabis users” by Dustin Lee, Benjamin Crosier and three colleagues notes that new products are emerging in the changing legal climate, and these new ways of consuming cannabis may have implications for public health. Vaporizing or “vaping” cannabis is gaining in popularity, but according to the study not much is known about its consequences.
The study was conducted by way of a survey distributed through Facebook ads. There were 2,910 subjects with their ages ranging from 18 to 90. Eight-four percent were male, and 74 percent were Caucasian. While not a random and therefore representative sample of cannabis users, the survey had a large