NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Does smoking pot give you cancer, and also does it stunt height growth?
Marijuana smoke is definitely a carcinogen.....just one of many good reasons not to smoke this very addictive, dangerous drug. As far as I know, smoking marijuana does not stunt growth. However, if you smoke a lot of marijuana, you probably won't care how tall or short you are. There is no good reason to smoke marijuana.
Peter D Rogers, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University