New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

A new study has demonstrated that cannabis may reduce blood pressure in adults aged 60 and over.

The study, carried out by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and its affiliated Soroka University Medical Center, is the first of its kind to look at the effect of cannabis on blood pressure, heart rate, and metabolic parameters in adults aged 60 and above who have hypertension.

It has been published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine.

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