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Vaping is generally considered safer than smoking since the vaping devices heat cannabis at temperatures where the chemicals are released as vapors and theoretically don’t produce harmful materials such as tar or other cancer causing agents.

However for infrequent cannabis users, researchers have found that vaping delivers higher amounts of cannabis and hence causes increased rates of short-term anxiety, memory loss, paranoia and distraction.

Further, when these participants were involved in tasks to assess brain function, they had higher impairment when vaping versus smoking the same dose of cannabis indicating that higher dose of cannabis was delivered.

Read the full story: John Hopkins Medicine
Scientific publication: JAMA Network Open