Does Delta 8 cause respiratory problems?

There's a new psychoactive cannabinoid on the market and it goes by the name of Delta 8 THC. This cannabinoid is said to have more medicinal benefits than Delta 9 THC, the most popular psychoactive cannabinoid. But with any new drug comes questions about side effects. In this article, we'll cover whether Delta 8 causes respiratory problems and what you need to know about this cannabinoid.

Bad experience with Delta-8

Most people have great experiences with Delta-8 and choose to replace it instead of smoking marijuana, however, there are cases where people have bad experiences with this cannabinoid, too. One person reported feeling shortness of breath and chest pain after vaping Delta-8.

The individual stated that they had never felt this way before, even when smoking high THC strains. This is concerning for some people because it's unclear whether Delta-8 is safe to vape.

Delta-8 lung damage

There have been studies that show a link between vaping Delta-8 and lung injury. The study showed that of the people who had vaped cannabinoids, and some developed respiratory problems.

This is why it's not recommended to vape this cannabinoid, especially if you've never have experienced vaping before.

Smoking anything can damage your lungs.

Does Delta 8 hurt your lungs?

It's still unclear whether Delta-8 causes respiratory problems. However, we do know that smoking anything can damage your lungs. So, if you're concerned about your lung health, it's best to avoid smoking Delta-8 or any other cannabinoid, and consider alternatives such as edibles or water soluble oils instead.


We hope this article has helped clear up some questions you may have had about Delta-8. Be sure to check out our other articles for more information on psychoactive cannabinoids and its effects.