Study: Marijuana smokers more likely to get COVID-19

The researchers say those people likely have a lower immune resistance and many also have another disease.

News 12 Staff

Oct 12, 2021, 10:29 AM

Updated 1,010 days ago

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A new study shows that people who smoke marijuana are more likely to get COVID-19, even if they are fully vaccinated.
The new study found that those with a substance use disorder, specifically dependent on marijuana, are almost 8% more likely to get a breakthrough infection.
The researchers say those people likely have a lower immune resistance and many also have another disease. Both of the factors could explain why they are more likely to get COVID-19 after being vaccinated. 


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