Weed Smoking Post-Surgery Period Statistics

Studies show that patients who smoke weed post-surgery are more likely to experience complications and delays in recovery compared to non-smokers.

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"Studies found that 41% of surgery patients use cannabis."

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"Cannabis users had a 14% decreased risk of in-hospital mortality post-surgery."

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"Users of cannabis have a 30% increased risk of postoperative stroke."

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"Smoking marijuana before surgery can increase risk of complications by 20%."

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"Among patients who had surgery, cannabis users required more anesthesia."

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"About 12.5% of adults in the U.S. use marijuana."

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"Cannabis users stay 11% longer in hospitals after surgery than non-users."

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"Cannabis consumption post surgery increases risk of MI by 50%."

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"75% of chronic pain patients reported using cannabis to manage post-surgery pain."

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"26% of surgical patients concealing their cannabis use from their healthcare provider."

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"Cannabis could decrease the need for opioids in pain treatment by 64% after surgery."

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"About 85% of patients continue cannabis use after surgery."

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"Cannabis users have a two-fold increase in ICU admissions post surgery."

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"79% of patients reported a decrease in anxiety post-surgery using cannabis."

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"People who smoke cannabis regularly may require up to 220% more anesthesia."

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"Only 46% of health care professionals routinely ask about cannabis use pre-surgery."

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"In the U.S, medical cannabis consumption increased 45% between 2008-2013, covering a portion of surgery patients."

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"Patients who smoked cannabis had 14% higher hospital costs post-surgery."

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