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Marijuana linked to high blood pressure risk

Research we’re watching People who smoke marijuana may face a higher risk of dying of complications of high blood pressure than people who never use the drug, new research suggests. The study included 1,213 people ages 20 and older who were part of a larger national health survey that began in 2005. Those who said they’d ever used marijuana (57%) were considered users. Researchers then looked at data on different causes of death…

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