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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A study's found consuming marijuana - whether smoking, vaping or eating - is linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke

    A study's found consuming marijuana - whether smoking, vaping or eating - is linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke


    The Journal of the American Heart Association analysed data from 430 thousand adults across four years.

    The study found a person's stroke risk rose 42 percent and heart attack risk rose 25 percent, if cannabis was used daily.

    Lead study author Abra Jeffers told CNN smoking cannabis has significant cardiovascular risks - just like smoking tobacco.

    He says this is important because cannabis use is increasing, while tobacco use is decreasing.

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    Law and Order:
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    Entertainment:
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    International:
    A woman's place is in the sumo ring 16:47

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry could reportedly face a bill of more than £1 million over his security funding court fight 16:40

    Soccer:
    Wellington Phoenix coach Giancarlo Italiano intends to slowly ramp up striker Oskar Zawada's minutes as he miraculously returns from a season-ending injury 16:17

    Law and Order:
    A man's critically injured after an assault involving a group of young people in Waipukurau late last night 16:17

    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
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