Marijuana And High Blood Pressure

People are increasingly turning to marijuana for medicinal purposes, but recreational use may cause a real medical problem.

Cardiologists said people who smoke pot are at increased risk for dangerously high blood pressure.

In fact, marijuana users are three times more likely to die from hypertension.

The European journal of preventive cardiology reports on the dangers of marijuana; they said it may be worse for the heart than smoking cigarettes.