The Lungs and Cannabis

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Lecture Overview

Is inhalation an appropriate route of administration for medicinal cannabis? This session will explore the evidence on the relationship between smoking cannabis and respiratory diseases (COPD, lung cancer, and others).


Portrait of John Serginson
John Serginson

John Serginson has been a nurse practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy and COPD models of care. See Educator Profile