STUDY: Marijuana Users 1/3 More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Maybe weed isn't as safe as people think it is?

  • People who use cannabis are up to a third more likely to suffer a heart attack, a major study suggests.
  • The research is another blow to the idea that marijuana is safe because it is ‘natural’ — a common claim made by users of the drug.

  • Experts from Stanford University looked at the rates of coronary artery disease (CAD) and cannabis use among 175,000 people across the US.
  • The more someone used cannabis, the more likely they were to be diagnosed with the condition, with daily users at a 34 percent greater risk than non-users.
Click to read full article

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Join our list!

Sign up here to get our daily newsletter with the top trending headlines.