Evidence linking marijuana and risk of stroke grows.  February 19, 2015, DALLAS – Smoking marijuana may increase your chances of having a stroke, according to a review of 34 different studies published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.    http://newsroom.heart.org/news/evidence-linking-marijuana-and-risk-of-stroke-grows

The researchers found that marijuana users were almost twice as likely to develop stress cardiomyopathy compared to non-users, even after taking other cardiovascular risk factors into consideration. Active marijuana use was identified either by information provided by the patient in their medical history, or by a marker in the patient’s urine.   http://www.heart.org/en/news/2018/05/01/marijuana-use-may-be-linked-to-temporarily-weakened-heart-muscle

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