top of page

Is vaping cannabis safe? Prof. Barnes speaks to Cannabis Health

In an article reviewed by Prof Barnes and Dr Callie Seaman, Cannabis Health News explores the potential negative effects of vaping cannabis.

Professor Mike Barnes told Cannabis Health that there is awareness of the risks of vaping, which is shared with members of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society.

“When prescribed in the UK, cannabis flower must be consumed via a vaporiser, which studies have shown to be safer than smoking. However, there are always going to be risks that come with any medication, and it’s important that patients are informed of them.

“The MCCS makes new and ongoing prescribers aware of the risks of vaporising, particularly for those populations who may be more vulnerable to adverse effects, and these are covered as part of our ongoing teaching programme.”

Read the full article at



bottom of page