- 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.
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