By Steven Reinberg
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that smoking weed is far from benign: Toking every day might raise your odds of heart disease.
The increased risk is not insignificant. Daily marijuana users are about one-third more likely to develop coronary artery disease, compared with people who have never used the drug, researchers say.
Marijuana is becoming more widely available and its link with heart disease is concerning, lead researcher Dr. Ishan Paranjpe, a resident at Stanford University in California, said during a media briefing on the findings.
“Cannabis potency has actually increased over the past couple…