Cannabis for Hypertension

Studies and Information on Cannabis for Hypertension

According to modern medicine, “normal” blood pressure is 120/80. However, optimal pressure is not clearly defined. Some people are happy and healthy with either lower or slightly higher numbers.

However, the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure suggests that: “The risk of coronary vascular disease, beginning at 115/75 mm Hg, doubles with each increment of 20/10 mm Hg.”

Ratings for Cannabis and Hypertension

Rated 1.9 / 5 (How Ratings Work)

Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of hypertension.
Based on 10 Studies from 1979 - 2017

Studies on Cannabis and Hypertension

Study Name, Description & Year


A Single Dose Of Cannabidiol Reduces Blood Pressure In Healthy Volunteers In A Randomized Crossover Study
A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study conducted on 9 healthy volunteers. — 2017


Effect Of Marijuana Use On Cardiovascular And Cerebrovascular Mortality: A Study Using The National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey Linked Mortality File
A survey linked participants aged 20 years and above, who responded to questions on marijuana use during the 2005 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to data from the 2011 public-use linked mortality file of the National Center for Health — 2017