Marijuana Bad For Your Heart, Researchers Say

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/24 2014 11:32AM

Updated 04/24 2014 11:34AM

WTVO/WQRF - Young people who smoke weed may be putting themselves at risk for heart disease.

Researchers at the American Heart Association say from 2006 to 2010 they found 35 reports of patients who experienced heart complications after using marijuana.
They also found that all but one of these patients were under the age of 50.

The Chief of Cardiology at Georgetown University says these findings don't show the level of risk, but indicate a link between weed and heart disease.

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