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Smoking Marijuana Is Not Good For Your Heart, Says American Heart Association

Submitted by Marijuana News on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:30

The AHA found that smoking THC causes your heart to beat faster, demand more oxygen, and possibly cause a higher blood pressure when inactive.

A review of previous studies connecting heart health and smoking cannabis may cause you to reconsider your consumption habits. Conducted by the American Heart Association and published in the organization’s flagship journal Circulation, the review concluded vaping or smoking cannabis does not provide therapeutic benefits for your heart but possibly the opposite.

“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,” Dr. Rose Marie Robertson, the deputy chief science and medical officer for the American Heart Association, said in a statement.

Source: https://420intel.com/articles/2020/08/06/smoking-marijuana-not-good-your-heart-says-american-heart-association

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