Canadian Study Finds Cannabis Use Disorder Associated with Higher Risk of Heart Disease Interview with:
Anees Bahji, BSc(H), MD, CISAM, CCSAM, DABPN, FRCPC (pronouns: he/him/his)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary
Ph.D. Student, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
Addiction, Concurrent Disorder, and General Psychiatry
Opioid Dependency Program, Sheldon M. Chumir Centre
Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine Service, Calgary
Adult Addiction Centre, 6th Floor, Foothills Medical Centre What is the background for this study?

Response: The background for this study is rooted in the need to understand the potential health implications of cannabis use disorder (CUD), especially in relation to cardiovascular health.

Cannabis has become increasingly popular for both recreational and medicinal purposes, and it is essential to assess its impact on various health outcomes.

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