Marijuana Use and Cardiovascular Disease

@article{Franz2016MarijuanaUA,
  title={Marijuana Use and Cardiovascular Disease},
  author={Christoph Franz and William H. Frishman},
  journal={Cardiology in Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={158–162}
}
Marijuana is currently the most used illicit substance in the world. With the current trend of decriminalization and legalization of marijuana in the US, physicians in the US will encounter more patients using marijuana recreationally over a diverse range of ages and health states. Therefore, it is relevant to review marijuana’s effects on human cardiovascular physiology and disease. Compared with placebo, marijuana cigarettes cause increases in heart rate, supine systolic and diastolic blood… Expand
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