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Smoking Weed Is Not Good For Your Heart – New Research Shows

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A new report has shown that smoking weed is not good for the health and poses a potential threat to the heart, lungs and blood vessels.

Many countries are legalizing cannabis, as various study has proved it to be safer than cigarette, but a new report has now stated that smoking weed is not good for the heart.

In a new statement released by the American Heart Association, Dr. Rose Marie Robertson, the deputy chief science and medical officer for the association said;

“The American Heart Association recommends that people not smoke or vape any substance, including cannabis products, because of the potential harm to the heart, lungs and blood vessels.”

The new scientific statement, published Wednesday in the AHA journal Circulation, examined existing research on the connection between cannabis and the heart.

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The statement found using weed has “the potential to interfere with prescribed medications” as well as “trigger cardiovascular conditions or events, such as heart attacks and strokes,” said clinical pharmacologist Robert Page II, who chaired the medical writing group for the statement.

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