Research Indicates Problematic Marijuana Use Is Correlated With Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes

Cannabis Use Disorder: Another COVID Risk Factor
Should doctors take particular care to talk to patients about the potential dangers of COVID-19 if those patients have a problematic relationship with pot?
New research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests perhaps they should.

Diabetes, obesity, and a history of smoking cigarettes are all considered risk factors for poorer COVID-19 outcomes. Warnings and tailored information are targeted to people with these conditions, and doctors are acutely aware of the elevated risks they pose.
Findings from the lab of Ryan Bogdan, associate professor in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in …